Truffles and Risotto in Piemonte!
October 22 - 27, 2012
5 Days / 6 Nights tour
2950 euros per person
This tour is personally hosted by our expert in Italian food and wine; Pamela – an acclaimed American cookbook author on Italian cuisine, who moved her family to Italy 15 years ago.
"Truffles and Risotto" is held only one week each year, in the height of Italy's famous white truffle season. Enjoy visits to a twelfth-century Cistercian abbey where premium rice has been grown for centuries and take part in a cooking class and luncheon with a Contessa. Explore the charming cosmopolitan Torino and the quaint town of Alba. Experience the the heady discovery of the fragrant white truffle while hunting in the woods. Some of Italy's best wines are from this region, to be sampled in a wine country visit to Barolo and Barbera.