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The Terroir of Barolo

Guests on our Barolo Walk and Wine tour in Piedmont enjoy some of the best wines in Italy in their breathtakingly picturesque terroir. Let’s begin by defining terroir: terroir refers to the complete natural environmental conditions in which a particular … Continue reading

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Agnolotti del Plin – Piedmont’s Favorite Stuffed Pasta

I recently returned to the lovely Italy region of Piedmont to continue to research for our Barolo Walk and Wine Piedmont Walking tour. I recall my very first trip to the region, and my first taste of the local stuffed … Continue reading

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Barolo – Where Luxurious Wines Spring from Italy’s Loveliest Vineyards

The most prestigious wine zone in the region of Piedmonte, and certainly a contender for the best in all of Italy, is the Barolo DOCG. Barolo is located in the Langhe, the southwestern portion of Piedmonte, a few miles from … Continue reading

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Semifreddo di Nocciole con Salsa di Pesche

One of the many benefits of an active holiday, like our Italy cycling tours or walking adventures, is the ability to indulge guilt-free in dessert at the end of our meal. Often we cannot decide which wonderful treat to order, … Continue reading

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Torta di Nocciole – Hazelnut Cake from Piedmont

Located in the northwest corner of Italy, and isolated from much of Europe by the mountains of the Alps is the region of Piedmont. The second largest region in Italy, with it’s capital of Turin/Torino, Piedmont’s position between the sea … Continue reading

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