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Truffle Hunting & Barolo tasting

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Truffle Hunting & Barolo tasting

39 reviews
Paused through June 14. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Italian
foraging

Truffle Hunting & Barolo tasting

foraging

Truffle Hunting & Barolo tasting

39 reviews
Paused through June 14. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Italian

What you'll do

Discover the secrets, the traditional techniques in a true hunting of the precious white or black truffle with a professional "Trifolao" and his inseparable dog. Understand how, where & why truffles grow up in our area, learn the differences between black & white truffle, enjoy the intense & costant scent, understanding the degree of ripening of a truffle by your nose. You will meet me or Margherita at Alba train station, then you will be led up the surrounding Langhe's hills to admire the striking view, walking through it, enjoying the nature & of course looking for truffle!! Then after hunting you will have a wine tasting in a typical family's conduction cellar where you will taste their great wines as Barolo or Barbaresco, Barbera, arneis, tasting typical & local product as salame cheese and grissini. WHITE TRUFFLE HUNTING SEASON from 30th September until 31st January BLACK TRUFFLE HUNTING SEASON from 1st February until 29th September. The tour usually is shared with other guests; travelling alone & reserving for one we required € 50 as extra by cash directly the day of the tour( not in case someone joins that tour). Childs under 9 years old free!!( reserving min. 2 guests)

Your host

Learn more about Daniela Adolfo E Margherita

Daniela Adolfo E Margherita

I'm a professional truffle hunter from 3 generations in Alba. My grandfather after 2nd world war was one of the first truffle hunting/seller in Alba,he taught to my father all the secrets about the precious "ipogean fungus" then my father taught it to me.i'm a dog trainer & actually i've got 3 great dogs: Stella, Kelly & Perla. I would like to teach "some"of my truffle hunting segrets to travellers. During the tour you will helped by my friend Margherita. She's an official tourist guide Cuneo province with great passion for truffles and wine providing to translate every part of the hunting.

What's included

Food
cheese , salame and grissini
Drinks
barolo or Barbaresco wine tasting plus other 3 wines degustation.
Equipment
raincot in case of rain

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Where you'll be

we will start from Alba train station ( with your own car follow us) and you will led up in the surronding hills enjoying the huge view . then on walk You will be driven through the woods of the Langhe immersed in the nature. After Hunting tour continue visiting a family cellar & enjoying a Wine tasting.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend. this is an activity with dogs so is suggested for dog's friendly guests. travelling alone & reserving for one we required € 50 by cash as extra (not in case someone joins that tour). childs under 9 years old is…

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

comfortable and warm clothes are recommended in winter time

More tips

comfortable, warm clothes & 2nd pair of shoes are recommended especially in winter time. travelling alone & reserving for one we required € 50 by cash as extra (not in case someone joins that tour).

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Daniela Adolfo E Margherita
Truffle Hunting & Barolo tasting
39 reviews
From ﺩ.ﺇ464/person
39 reviews
From ﺩ.ﺇ464/person