I Baloss di Poggio Radicati
- Continental Breakfast
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- Room service
- Free parking
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Why you ask, died and gone to Alba, well Alba is the home of Ferrero Rocher.
We left Perletto and our wonderful friends (they we slightly hungover) and took a quick trip to the small village of Alba. It is approximately 50km from Perletto however the trip took over an hour. Once again Fifi and Brendan's driving skills were definitely put to the test. The countryside is truly amazing and how they fit and build homes into these hills and mountains continues ...
... br> Meandered through the old town and had light meal at a small café then bought some groceries to take back to our room at the Oasis Hotel.
... not counting the three times we went through several while getting lost in Genoa!)
Visiting the Piedmont region was a first for us. Fall was definitely in the air, and very few grapes were still hanging on the ubiquitous vines. The vines were beautiful colors of green, yellow, orange and red, depending on their location and the type of grape produced.
For our five nights in Piedmont, we stayed at a family owned B&B, Mongalletto, ...
... the Barolo region and the G D Vajra winery which produces 400,000 bottles a year. It is a family winery run by the 3 children of the founder. We tasted 3 Nebbiolo reds and a moscato all produced from grapes from their vineyards. Wine makers are strictly controlled by govt regulations as to how long a wine is aged among other things. This then allows them to gain certification as either DOC or DOCG. We also stopped in the town of Borolo and walked the cobbled streets for 40 minutes. ...
... out, we are off to town for manicure and gelati, then we hit the road to Lake Orta. It's a pretty easy drive on good road, 3 lane highway much of the way. Again we go through a 5 k stretch where immigrant girls are touting their wares by the side of the rural road! Every time web have to pay a toll, we have a little moment...pull over and watch what others do to make sure we get the right lane, after one of our early experiences! On the way to France we had to run one when ...