The rolling hills of the vineyard landscapes in Langhe-Roero and Monferrato in Piedmont in north Italy are picture perfect almost beyond imagination. Every little hilltop gives you enchanting panoramic views of the cultural landscape, not of the spectacular kind, but rather understated and consistent in form, yet full of nuances and true to centuries of wine-making and agricultural traditions. Breathtaking but in a very gentle and harmonious way. Let your eyes follow the ridges of the the hills, from one village or castle to the next, until they disappear in the distant mist. On clear days you can see all the way to the majestic Alps.
The region enjoys a mild and pleasant spring and autumn with relatively hot summers and short but at times cold winter days with spells of frost and snow. The climate varies from the humid Po Plain in the north to the drier and sunnier Langhe-Roero and Monferrato further south.
The wines of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato speak for themselves. Here you’ll find vineyard after vineyard producing wines ranging from the well known Barolo or Barbaresco of the Nebbiolo grape, the Barbera or the Dolcetto, to the sweet and sparkling Moscato as well as lesser known varieties such as the Arneis produced in smaller quantities.