Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer
Back to Blogs By Cecilia

Langhe Region, Piedmont | A Culinary and Wine Lover’s Paradise

a group of people walking on a grassy hill

Embracing the powerful energies of Nature in Piedmont.

Discover the Langhe Region: A Culinary and Wine Lover’s Paradise

Nestled in the heart of Italy’s Piedmont region, the Langhe area is a treasure trove for food and wine enthusiasts. Famous for its rolling hills, medieval castles, and, most importantly, its exceptional wines and culinary delights, the Langhe region offers an unparalleled gastronomic experience. For those looking to immerse themselves in authentic Italian culture, exploring Langhe’s food and wine scene is a must.


The Essence of Langhe: Wine and Gastronomy

a plate of food with a slice cut out

Your culinary odyssey in Turin and Piedmont with our top rated and bespoke food and wine tours

a piece of cake sitting on top of a table

Langhe is renowned for its world-class wines, particularly Barolo and Barbaresco, which are often referred to as the “Kings of Wine.” These wines are crafted from the Nebbiolo grape, known for its complex flavors and aging potential. Wine tours in the Langhe region provide visitors with an opportunity to taste these exquisite wines directly from the source, offering an immersive experience into the winemaking process.

A man drinking wine

Wine Tastings in Turin and Langhe region with I Eat Food Tours

a large room a close up of a bottle and a glass of wine

But wine is just one part of the Langhe experience.

The region is also celebrated for its rich culinary heritage.

Truffles, especially the prized white truffle of Alba, play a starring role in the local cuisine. Visitors can partake in truffle hunting tours, followed by meals featuring this luxurious ingredient in various dishes.

Tartufo bianco d'Alba, Piemonte

The diamond of the ground: white truffles from Alba

Other culinary highlights include tajarin (thin egg pasta), agnolotti del plin (stuffed pasta), and a variety of local cheeses.

a close up of a tajarin pasta

Tajarin pasta, Piedmont

a man and a woman sitting at a table eating food

Enjoying a fancy local rose wine.

a man standing in front of a cake

Also our doggies are enjoying a beautiful and private fine dining in La Morra, Piedmont

Connecting Langhe to Turin: A Seamless Culinary Journey

Turin, just a short drive from the Langhe region, serves as the perfect starting point for an unforgettable gastronomic adventure. Our food tours in Turin offer a taste of the city’s vibrant food scene, renowned for its chocolate, vermouth, and innovative cuisine. However, for those eager to delve deeper into Piedmont’s culinary heart, we provide bespoke tours that extend beyond the city limits into the picturesque Langhe countryside.

a woman sitting at a table holding a glass of wine

Gastronomic tours with wine tastings. I Eat Food Tours

By combining a food tour in Turin with an exploration of Langhe, visitors can enjoy a comprehensive culinary journey. Start with Turin’s bustling markets, historic cafes, and modern eateries, and then venture into Langhe’s serene vineyards and rustic trattorias. This combination allows travellers to experience the full spectrum of Piedmontese gastronomy.

Tailored Experiences for Discerning Travellers

We understand that every traveler seeks a unique experience. That’s why we offer personalized tours designed to cater to your specific interests and preferences. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, a foodie, or someone looking for an off-the-beaten-path adventure, we can curate an itinerary that aligns with your desires.

Our bespoke tours can include:

-**Thoughfully curated food tours, to let you breath & taste the essence of the best authentic food and ambiances.

a woman sitting at a table with a plate of pizza and focaccia

Placing at the table a set of interesting flavours

– **Private Wine Tastings**: Visit family-run wineries in Langhe for exclusive tastings of Barolo, Barbaresco, and other local wines.

– **Truffle Hunting Expeditions**: Join local experts and their dogs in search of the elusive white truffle, followed by a gourmet meal featuring this rare delicacy.

– **Cooking Classes**: Learn to prepare traditional Piedmontese dishes with hands-on classes led by local chefs. And in Turin with Chef Abram, of course!

a person standing in front of a television

Cooking with Chef Abram in Turin

a woman sitting at a table with a plate of food

Chef Abram Cooking Classes in Turin. Live and Virtual Bespoke Cooking Experiences

a person cutting a cake

With 25 years experience in the finest and starred restaurants of Benelux and Northern Italy, Chef Abram is the perfect go-to local expert to give you an unforgettable culinary adventure in Turin

– **Cheese Tastings**: Explore the rich variety of cheeses produced in the region, paired with appropriate wines.

food on a table

Cheese Tasting and Gastronomic Tour. I Eat Food Tours, Turin

– **Historical and Cultural Tours**: Discover the region’s historical landmarks, medieval castles, and charming villages.

a group of people standing in front of a building

Walking Cultural Tours with top tourist guides

Book Your Culinary Adventure Today

Embark on a culinary journey that transcends the ordinary. Our tours offer a deep dive into the heart of Piedmont’s gastronomic traditions, providing memories that will last a lifetime. By choosing our tailored tours, you’re not just a tourist; you become a part of the local culture, experiencing the Langhe region and Turin in the most meaningful and authentic way possible.

Contact us today to start planning your personalized food and wine tour in the Langhe region and Turin. Let us create an extraordinary itinerary that will delight your senses and ignite your passion for Italian cuisine and wines!

Cheers and thanks for reading,