Join us in Piemonte, Italy for the
world’s biggest international truffle event where we will eat, drink and learn
about truffles cheese, wine, charcuterie, bread and pasta. We will embark on a
culinary adventure into the heart of the Northern Italy's famed food and wine.
The lovely medieval town of Alba, in the Piemonte countryside, is home to the
Truffle Festival every year. The pristine streets of this ancient town are the
setting where truffles take center stage and it's all about truffles! This cuisine
here focuses on local, natural and heritage ingredients and methods to produce
the best products in the world.
We will hunt for truffles and visit
iconic wineries, cheese makers, farms, Michelin restaurants and have intimate
encounters with the endlessly delicious Piemonte culinary world.
This is a complete package with
transportation from Milan airport (if arriving with the group), deluxe hotels,
most meals, wine, truffle events, private caves, cooking classes and more.
Price $5490 per person plus air
$1200 single supplement
$1200 deposit due to hold
reservation of which $350 is nonrefundable
What Is Included:
5-nights accommodations in Piemonte
in the iconic Barolo region overlooking historic vineyards-Hotel Diffuso Le
Case dei Conti Mirafiore at the Vigna Magica in the heart of Serralunga d’Alba
3-nights accommodations in central
Milan at the Chateau Monfort or the Grand Hotel et de Milan or similar hotel
5 dinners including one at the
iconic Osteria del Boccondivino the home of the Slow Food movement.
5 lunches at local family owned
2 days at the truffle at the
festival to eat, drink and explore the hundreds of truffles, cheeses,
charcuterie, wine and breads
Private tastings at the festival
Private visit to Luigi Guffanti, a
formaggier since 1876, with cave tour and cheese tasting
Authentic farm-to-table cuisine at
unique family-owned restaurants
Barolo wine tastings at family wineries
in the birthplace of Barolo
Truffle hunting, fresh truffle
tasting with typical products of the region
Visit to Beppino Occelli, a butter
and cheese producer and affineur steeped in the tradition of stewardship of the
land and animals.
All local transportation in an
airconditioned Mercedes Sprinter with drive
Transfers to and from Milan when arriving
and leaving with the group
Cooking in a villa with a local chef
Visits to local Markets
Behind the scenes tour of Peck in
Food crawl in Milan
Tour of the Brera district
As a special addition to the Truffle
Festival Adventure join our James Beard Foundation Quintessential Croatia
Cruise aboard the state-of-the-art sailing ship with just 310 passengers
aboard. Ask for details.
Personal Travel Insurance
Expenses of personal nature such as
telephone calls, cigarettes, gifts
Anything not indicated in the
Please note that travel insurance is
required in order to participate. Due
to the fact that this is a culinary, adventure we cannot be responsible for
food allergies or food preferences.