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History, excellence and excitement in the hills.We are fortunate people for living in the Langhe, and that is very clear for most of the tourists who come to visit us to our cellar at Diano d'Alba.

In this area, at the south of Piedmont, between the provinces of Cuneo and Asti, the Langhe extends from the Albese to the Monferrato, passing through the Astigiano, and to the south, to the Ligurian limit. Our wine farm is at Diano d'Alba, town that forms part of the Low Langa Albese, terroir of good wines, such as the Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba.

The history, the culinary excellence, and many other emotions get together on our hills, which are painted with vineyards and hazelnuts, surrounded by medieval castles, dominating the towns. A landscape that takes your view as far as the Alps, a wonderful picture with all the ingredients for a great relaxing stay.

Here are some tips to make your stay with us simpler: places to stay and/or eat, typical from this area.

Locanda 'd Batista restaurant and rooms to Diano d'Alba www.locandadbatista.it

Trattoria nelle Vigne restaurant to Diano d'Alba www.trattorianellevigne.it

Ai Tardì, hotel and restaurant to Diano d'Alba www.albergoaitardi.com

La Salinera restaurant to Grinzane Cavour

La Tagliata brasserie to Grinzane Cavour www.latagliata.com

Agriturismo Il Cortile rooms to Diano d'Alba www.agriturismoilcortile.it

In Langa B&B rooms to Valle Talloria frazione di Diano d'Alba

VILLA GRAZIELLA casa in affitto house for rent Via Roma Bossolasco (CN) zona lo Monte centro storico.

 

Unesco Eritage:

Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato

This landscape covers five distinct wine-growing areas with outstanding landscapes and the Castle of Cavour, an emblematic name both in the development of vineyards and in Italian history. It is located in the southern part of Piedmont, between the Po River and the Ligurian Apennines, and encompasses the whole range of technical and economic processes relating to the winegrowing and winemaking that has characterized the region for centuries. Vine pollen has been found in the area dating from the 5th century BC, when Piedmont was a place of contact and trade between the Etruscans and the Celts; Etruscan and Celtic words, particularly wine-related ones, are still found in the local dialect. During the Roman Empire, Pliny the Elder mentions the Piedmont region as being one of the most favourable for growing vines in ancient Italy

 

Visiting Diano d'Alba: places of interest

Town Hall

Built in the mid 1700's in Piedmonts baroque style, originally intended to be a noble private residence. It was purchased by the Town Council and became the municipality headquarters.

Parish Church of St.John the Baptist

Built between 1763 and 1770, by a project made by the architect C.F.Rangone, it is in Piedmonts baroque style, with the 700's facade and portico and a bell tower pointed at 1200. The influence of architect Juvarra's school can be seen here.

Municipal Cellar " I Sorì di Diano"

For those of you who want to taste the wines of the producer members of it or to organize guided tours in the territory.

Very close to Diano d'Alba, you can visit the city of Alba, the capital of the Langhe, famous for its International White Truffle Fair, for its peculiar old town and for its lively business. For those interested in visiting castles, you can visit the following: Roddi, Serralunga, Grinzane Cavour and Barolo. The WIMU(wine museum) is at Barolo's castle, it presents to the visitor a remarkable experience discovering the wine and the Langhe from old ages to present day.

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