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01/04/2024 - 31/10/2024
Acqui Terme


Brachetto DOCG is a red berry aromatic wine. It is a native vine and the most representative area is a hilly zone of 26 municipalities between the province of Acqui Terme and the province of
The highlight of our journey to discover the 2024 vine is the Roman city of Acqui Terme. Legend has it that the wine-skins of "Vinum Acquense" departed from here for Egypt to delight the palate of Queen Cleopatra.
A weekend full of history, art, food and wine, in a unique territory.


Day 1

Arrive in Acqui Terme and stroll through the centre to discover the spa city of Aquae Statiellae, one of the most important urban centres of Northern Piedmont, renowned since antiquity for the presence of rich hot springs. In the small shrine temple of the Bollente you will be amazed by the sulphur-rich water that gushes out spontaneously in the city centre at 75°.
Visit the Cathedral of the Assumption which is home to the masterpiece of the Spanish painter Bartolomè Bermejo, the triptych of Our Lady of Montserrat.
Stop at the Regional Wine store Terme e Vino and under the guidance of a skilled sommelier you will discover the Brachetto DOCG in all its variations, straight-corked version, spumante and passito. Lunch at leisure. The tour continues in the afternoon, with a visit to the Archaeological Museum. The exhibition is divided into three sections (prehistoric, proto-historic, Roman period and late-antique and medieval period), with a visitor's route comprising six halls. The large number of finds of great historical and archaeological interest offer significant evidence of uninterrupted human presence in the local area, providing an overall view of the population of the city, from the remotest time to the threshold of the Modern Age. At the end, walk along Corso Bagni to admire the Roman pool and imposing Roman arches.
Dinner in osteria of the historic centre.
Overnight accommodation in 3* hotel in Acqui Terme.

Day 2

After breakfast, set off to discover the area of Brachetto.
Arrive at a well-known winery of Strevi where you will take an enjoyable scenic off-road tour among the vineyards. On your return, enjoy a classic tasting of 3 glasses of wine accompanied by a platter of local cured meats and cheeses.
The tour continues in the afternoon in the medieval village of Cassine. Visit the church and chapter room of S. Francesco. Stop off at a winery to experience apiculture and education (Visit to workshop and explanation of honey extraction Relax in wellness beehive, approx. 30 min of Bee sounds and Aromatherapy). Head towards Ricaldone and the Museum of Luigi Tenco, home to a collection of records, photos, texts and portraits of the singer-songwriter: the Museum is curated by Associazione Tenco which has also been managing the famous "L'isola in collina" festival for many years, the music event dedicated to Tenco in which original music is the protagonist.
Dinner in osteria in Ricaldone with traditional menu.
Return to Acqui and overnight in hotel

Day 3

Short transfer to Bistagno and visit the "Giulio Monteverde" plaster cast gallery. Monteverde was a sculptor of considerable fame during the 19th century, sculpting important public and
burial monuments.
The gallery is home to an exhibition and visitors will also become acquainted with the techniques of sculpting and preserving plaster.
To follow, stop off at a local farm to taste the renowned outstanding cheese,
Roccaverano DOP.

Alternatively, we suggest an e-bike tour through the hills of Brachetto accompanied by our licensed cycle tour guides. Visit to winery included (prices on request).

Rates / Supplements

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€ 335,00 (groups of 2 pax)


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