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Tasting Tours

Via Degli Alpini 6 | Ter, 14019 Villanova d'Asti, Italy
+39 0141 948327
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Tremendous introduction to Piemonte

After considering many options, we decided to engage Tasting Tours for our first day in the... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
marksanford
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
via mobile
Touring Langhe

Silvia (from Tasting Tours) put together an exceptional 3 day tour for us starting with... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
SHD24
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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TASTING TOURS is a licensed tour operator specialized in exclusive private wine tours in Piedmont, northern Italy, where some of the finest Italian wines are produced – Barolo, Barbaresco and Barbera to mention but a few. Our tour company customizes private food and wine tours with licensed tour guides/wine experts and chauffeurs who will introduce you to the local history, traditions and the extraordinary food and wine heritage. We also provide transportation services with our elegant Mercedes V minivan. We arrange transfers with private driver from/to the main airports and train stations of northern Italy, e. g. Milan (Malpensa or Linate airports), Genoa or Turin. Our chauffeured minivan is also available for tours in the famous Langhe and Monferrato wine districts, as well as for day-trips to Turin, the Ligurian coast (e.g. Genoa, Portofino, Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo, Sanremo, etc.) , Milan or the lakes (Lake Maggiore, Lake Como).
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Via Degli Alpini 6 | Ter, 14019 Villanova d'Asti, Italy
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

After considering many options, we decided to engage Tasting Tours for our first day in the Piemonte region of Italy. Silvia was incredibly helpful in setting up a tour for the four of us that included both wine tasting in Barbaresco & truffle hunting (and...More

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SilveryAsti, Owner at Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Dear Mark, many thanks for your feedback, it is always very helpful for us. I promise I'll be your guide next time - my little daughter will be older by then! See you soon then. Silvia Aprato

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Silvia (from Tasting Tours) put together an exceptional 3 day tour for us starting with recommending a stay at the Villa d'Amelia (great food and service) combined with visiting a number of first-rate wineries in Barolo and Barbaresco. Sylvia led the tour on the first...More

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SilveryAsti, Owner at Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Many thanks for the appreciation. It has been a pleasure to take you around and show you some of our jewels. Hope to see you again in the future. Silvia

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

What a fantastic day exploring the backroads and best wineries of Barbaresco and Roero! It was leisurely, educational, delicious, and loads of fun. Susanne was a great guide who clearly knows the area, the wine business, and the wineries themselves. Silvia handled our arrangements deftly,...More

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SilveryAsti, Owner at Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thank you Lisa! Hope to have you here again in the future! Silvia

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Spent the day with our guide Elisabetta and our driver Fabio. They were terrific! We attended tastings in Barolo and Barbaresco, had a wonderful lunch, and saw as many towns as we could fit in. Elisabetta was very knowledgeable and charming. Fabio, our driver, was...More

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SilveryAsti, Owner at Tasting Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thank you Bill! It was a pleasure to welcome you and your wife here in Piedmont. Me and my staff always try our best to make visitors happy. See you next time! Silvia Aprato

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

Silvia was a charming and acutely informed tour guide who knew the ins and outs of this region. She and her driver took us through several townships and vineyards in the Langhe region, including the famous town of Barolo, and in between stops, she gave...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Silvia was an excellent tour guide when my husband and I went wine tasting in the Barolo and Barbaresco regions. She was very knowledgeable about the area and the wineries we visited. He English was fantastic and she was very helpful with coordinating drivers for...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

Sylvia was professional, knowledgeable and personable. We specifically wanted to tour the Ellena winery, in addition to some other wineries she suggested. She made it happen without skipping a beat, even though she had never visited the Ellena winery before. She was so much fun...More

1  Thank Denise B
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Silvia is lovely - very knowledgeable, professional and a pleasure to spend time with. Our group of eight all appreciated her guidance and passion for the region. Couldn't have been better!

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Reviewed October 14, 2016

We spent 2 days with Silvia in September and I cannot speak highly enough of the experience. She was able to take our requests and craft the perfect itinerary. We were able to meet winemakers that it would have been impossible to connect with otherwise....More

1  Thank Brenna V
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

I had found out about Silvia via another guide who recommended her for tours in this region. She organised a great one day tour for us , met us at Asti stain as we were coming from Turin. Then we just had a wonderful drive...More

Thank Andrew M
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Dear Sir/Madam, we will reply to your kind request by the end of the day. Sorry...
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For any question regarding our tours, please have a look at our web site (Tasting Tours) Thank you
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Hi! You can send us an e-mail 8it's on our website... Many thanks, Silvia
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