Staying at the Relais Montemarino, located in Borgomale, in the province of Cuneo, in the Langhe in Piedmont, means discovering the festivals and traditions of this beautiful region.
On April, Alba hosts VINUM. The ancient vineyards close to the Tanaro have been able to produce precious red wines for centuries such as Barbaresco DOCG, Barbera d’Alba Doc, Barolo DOCG and other fine wines whose fragrances enrich the event dedicated to them in April.
On July in Barolo you will be able to attend COLLISIONI. Barolo is not just an enchanting timeless town or the name of an important Italian wine, but also the place where a group of artists and journalists created the Collisioni Festival in 2009. Born to create a bond with the new generation, making more accessible to everyone the world of art, music, literature, cinema and food, has come to its 10th edition, and hosted artists like Bob Dylan and Jamiroquai.
On August in La Morra, you can join the MANGIALONGA. Tasting typical products accompanied by good wine in a pleasant company, crossing breathtaking landscapes are the ingredients that make unique the Mangialonga walk. Started 32 years ago, this 4km walk will lead you through the hills and vineyards of La Morra.
CALICI DI STELLE
On August, in Barolo takes place in CALICI DI STELLE. Thanks to the Wine Tourism Movement, again this year, there is the unmissable appointment with the tasting of good wine and excellent cheeses with the background of the raining stars of San Lorenzo night on August 10.
In September (biennial) in Bra, there is CHEESE. 270,000 visitors, 300 exhibitors, 23 participating nations. These are the numbers that testify the success of a 20th anniversary event. Organized by the association Slow Food Italia and the city of Bra, Cheese focuses all its attention on raw milk cheeses and natural cheeses produced without the use of industrial ferments.
INVESTITURA DEL PODESTA’
In September in Alba you will be able to attend the INVESTITURA DEL PODESTA’. The White Truffle International Fair is inaugurated with the re-enactment of the historical event Investitura del Podestà, which takes place on the last Saturday in September at the Piazza del Duomo in Alba.
PALIO DELGI ASINI
In October in Alba take place the PALIO DELGI ASINI. A race with donkeys held on the first Sunday of October in Alba, at the end of a traditional costume parade.
WHITE TRUFFLE FAIR
In October and November in Alba is held the WHITE TRUFFLE FAIR. The exhibition stands of Alba Qualità, which we find inside the Fair, as well as offering the opportunity to appreciate the truffles from Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, offer a wide choice of typical gastronomic and wine products of the area.