Nizza Monferrato, one of the most famous cities in Piedmont for the production of wine, is located in the three main cities of Piedmont such as Alba, Asti and Alessandria, in the heart of Monferrato. The main wines produced each year on the hills of Nizza Monferrato are red wines such as Barbera, Nebbiolo, Nizza, white wines like Gavi, Moscato and Spumanti.
Nizza Monferrato located in the upper Monferrato, in the Belbo Valley is 26 km from Asti, 86 km from Turin, 40 km from Alba and 12 km from Canelli. The Belbo Valley area is an area rich in vineyards where the superior Barbera d’Asti is also produced, which like Barolo wine, can be produced only in some municipalities with certain restrictions. Barolo wine can be produced in a small circle of municipalities: Barolo, Castiglione Falletto and Serralunga d’Alba and part of the territories of the municipalities of La Morra, Monforte d’Alba, Roddi, Verduno, Cherasco, Diano d’Alba , Novello and Grinzane Cavour.
Are you looking for a wine tour from Turin or Milan? Do you need to pick up or drop off at the Asti train station (the closest to Alba)? We are offering you this kind of service for free.
The starting time is customizable. Usually tour starts at 09:30 Am
During the Nice wine tour you can take part in several tours in the cellar during which you can observe the rooms where the transformation from grapes to wine takes place, where it is stored and bottled and the aging rooms. After each visit to the winery, you can taste the wines produced in the cellar together with the cut of typical Piedmontese products. Here, in the Monferrato, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can enjoy an entire day discovering the best wines of Piedmont.
The first winery you will visit, in the heart of nice will open up to you the prte towards their cellar, here you will face the path that makes the grapes to become wine. Starting from the pressing, passing through the fermentation to the aging room in barrels of fine wood.
At the end of the Nice tour, you can taste 5 wines: Spumante Brut, Barbera d’Asti DOCG, Nizza DOCG, Moscato d’Asti DOCG, and an aromatized Barbera Wine. The tasting will be accompanied by breadsticks, canapés, cheeses and cured meats typical of Piedmontese cuisine.
Later we will move to another winery in Nice. Here you can stroll through the vineyards and then move to the cellar to watch the wine production steps.
Finally you will be able to taste at your choice different wines, along with cold cuts and cheeses and Piedmontese desserts, such as hazelnut cake and small pastries like Baci di Dama. Here, if you wish, you can buy bottles of wine that you tasted during the tasting.
There is no fixed schedule of wineries. At the time of pre-registration we will customize the tour to meet your needs and to take advantage of the best wine experiences available on that day, including any special events during your stay in Piedmont.
Absolutely yes! Our tastings are designed to inform all participants about wine, you will learn something new regardless of your level of knowledge. During the visits to the winery, the phases of wine production will be explained, in addition to the organoleptic information. During the tasting you will be able to recognize the characteristics of which you have learned during the visit, which must have a Piedmontese wine.
60 days before departure will be subject to 30% of the program price.
59 – 30 days before departure will be subject to 60% of the program price.
29 days or less upon departure will be subject to 100% of the program price.
Yes, of course, at the wineries you visit you can buy more bottles of wine than you tasted during the tasting.