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Truffle Festival Culinary Adventure October 8-16, 2020

Your Price: $5,490.00
Part Number:1330

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

·        Breakfast daily

·        5 dinners including one at the iconic Osteria del Boccondivino the home of the Slow Food movement.

·        5 lunches at local family owned trattorias

·        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

·        Cooking classes

·        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 Milan

·        Food crawl in Milan

·        Tour of the Brera district


Special Opportunity!

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.

Not included:

·        Airfare

·        Gratuities

·        Personal Travel Insurance

·        Expenses of personal nature such as telephone calls, cigarettes, gifts

·        Anything not indicated in the itinerary

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. 

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