Hotel Relais Montemarino
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... many wineries in the region. We also chose to visit the UNESCO site winery in Canelli named CONTRATTO, and toured their amazing huge underground complex and tasted their wines. This winery is famous for what we call in the US asti spumonte, however I had never tasted asti such as this - just delicious and very dry, like a lovely dry champagne.
In the tiny town of Barbaresco, a local very old church has been turned into a site for tasting ...
... to get supplies from the open air market for our picnic dinner that night. Then it was on to meet truffle hunters in the hills outside Alba and their dogs which are English pointer cross. It was explained to us the difference between black and white truffles, how and where they grow. The two brothers had removed vines to plant truffle trees, mainly oak, poplar and willow. The fungus grows on the roots of the trees and it's the dogs job to sniff out and start digging at the ...
... people on our trip who enjoy the drink they certainly thought it was good. The company uses the freshest pomace from White and red grapes. The grappa is aged in oak barrels for 9, 12, 15, 20 or 27 years. This ageing process must be supervised by govt inspectors at a cost if the company wants accreditation for the grappa label on their bottles. We drove into Bra where we caught ...
... and the slow food movement, a hotel, restaurant and wine bank. We tasted a couple of wines in the cellar and saw the wine bank which holds 100,000 bottles of wine from all regions of Italy. From there it was a short drive into Bra the home of the slow food movement started by a local chef in response to the opening of a McDonalds fast food restaurant in 1986 near the Spanish steps in Rome. Our guide took us on a tour of this small town visiting the Baroque churches of St ...
... br> I join the autostrada south of Genoa. Heavy clouds are building.
Not long after I get on the autostrada the heavens open. I head into a service station to take stock. The weather doesn't look like clearing up any time soon, so I switch to the rain gloves, button up with care, raise the screen and get my head down.
Ask any of my touring mates and ...