Don’t forget your wine travel case if you are visiting Piedmont for the Annual Alba White Truffle Fair.
You have probably noticed that we’ve been talking a lot about Piedmont - and specifically the winemaking areas of the Langhe and Roero in the past month. That’s because it is the area’s high tourist season with the annual Alba White Truffle Fair.
The Alba White Truffle Fair takes place each weekend from October 10 to November 15.
Located in Alba’s centro storico (historic center), the fair offers visitors an opportunity to explore the fabled Alba White Truffle as well as other typical products of the region –especially the wine.
If you are headed to the Langhe and Roero during this season, here is a list of places to buy your wine travel case to get these amazing wines home.
Demarie:Third-generation wine producing family located in the Roero. See them at the Truffle Fair or visit the winery; visits by appointment only. Address: Via Castellinaldo 16, 12040, Vezza d’Alba Email firstname.lastname@example.org call +39 017 365454.
Brezza: Historic producer located in the village of Barolo. Hotel and ristorante. Address: Via Lomondo, 4, 12060, Barolo (CN); visits by appointment only. Call +39 0173 560 921.
La Spinetta: Giorgio Rivetti's magic touch with Moscato, Barbera and Nebbiolo took the world by storm. La Spinetta produces approachable yet age-worthy wines that capture the attention of wine critics. Address: Via Annunziata 17, 14054 Castagnole Lanze Email email@example.com or call +39 0141 877396
Enoteca Regionale del Barbaresco: Located in an old restored church in the village of Barbaresco. They always have three wines open for tasting (only Barbaresco wines); 3 euros each. Address: Piazza del Municipio, 7, Barbaresco (CN).
Enoteca Regional del Roero: Located in the Roero’s main wine town of Canale, the enoteca offers Roero tasting flights and an onsite restaurant. Address: Via Roma, 57, 12043, Canale (CN).