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Julia, DipWSET

Julia, DipWSET

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Barolo, Piedmont, Italy

I am a certified sommelier and wine educator driven by a passion for wine, food, and hospitality....

Gabriele Ferrero

Gabriele Ferrero

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Barolo, Piedmont, Italy

Wine lover, I was born and raised in the Langhe, a beautiful wine region in Piedmont (Italy) and...

Letizia M

Letizia M

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Barolo, Piedmont, Italy

Passionate about everything food and wine. She studies at University of Gastronomic Sciences near...


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Frequently Asked Questions

The most frequently asked questions by our visitors

Where is Barolo?

Barolo is a commune in Italy, located in the Piedmont region, in the province of Cuneo. The Barolo wine region starts 3 km from Barbaresco to the southwest. Between them are the vineyards of Diano d'Alba, where Dolcetto is grown. Two small tributaries of the Tapago River-Talloria dell'Annunziata and Talloria di Castiglione-divide the Barolo into 3 parts with uneven hilly terrain, so the zone is located 50 m above Barbaresco.

How to reach wineries in Barolo?

Following the Strada del Barolo(Barolo road) would be the best way to discover this beautiful corner of Piedmont. This fascinating route through the vineyards and Castles of Piedmont, exclusive way of exploring the best wineries in Barolo. The lush hills of the Piedmontese Langhe are the backdrop to one of the most appreciated sensory experiences by those looking for an itinerary that can create a great mix of wine-gastronomy, history, art and magical landscapes. The road of Barolo combines the beauty of the landscape with the history and taste that is behind the production of one of the most valuable wines of Piedmont, Barolo.

What do wineries in Barolo offer?

Wineries in Barolo are well-organized and provide many facilities for the comfort of their guests. If you plan a family or a group visit, here are organized kid activities, available bus parking and reduced mobility access. Some of the wineries provide tasting rooms with restaurants offering exquisite local foods. For those who would like to extend their stay on the estate, there is a range of accommodation in the winery property. However, you can check the availability of the services on our page.

what is the best season to visit wineries in Barolo?

The season to experience wineries in Barolo opens in Spring. It is the perfect time if you are looking for great weather and fewer crowds.
You can visit exciting events around this season, to taste the newest Barolo vintage. During fall season, you can go for a truffle harvest in Piedmont. A number of wineries also offer harvest experiences and of course, Autumn is the best season if you would like to take part in this very important moment in winemaking and then enjoy the wine tasting and the tour in the cellar. Summer is undoubtedly one of the best times to experience wineries in Barolo. At the end of the summer and beginning of Autumn, you can attend different events, which will be a good opportunity to discover local food and wine traditions.

The most common grape varieties and famous wines from Barolo

Among the many factors that determine the magical charm of Barolo, a special place is occupied by the grapes from which this wine is made — a mysterious, capricious, and very complex variety-Nebbiolo.
Its berries are small, with thick skin and large bones, they give little juice. The wine turns out to be dark, sharp and acidic, with a lot of tannins. Nebbiolo has a striking connection with the terroir. Only the soil, landscape, and microclimate of Piedmont allow this variety to reveal its extraordinary qualities. Even the exposure of the hill on which the grapes are grown is important. Terroir has a huge impact not only on the taste of wine but also on its quality, gives individuality, gives potential.
Barolo wine is in the group of full-bodied reds. Barolo wines, without exceptions, should be made from the Nebbiolo grape variety.
The wines are rich, with a strong presence of acidity and tannins. Barolo is often compared to the great Burgundy Pinot Noirs because of their pomegranate shades and acidity. According to the DOCG rules, wines must be aged for at least two years in oak and one year in a bottle, while the Riserva label requires a five-year age (three years in oak), both with an alcohol content of at least 13 percent.

Discover more about wineries in Barolo

Small village Barolo located in the foothills of the Alps differs with one unique thing: along with eleven other communes, it is the exclusive producer of the wonderful red wine "Barolo". Barolo wine has the highest DOCG category, which means that the quality of the drink is guaranteed not only by the geographical origin of the raw materials but also by the production method. Wineries in Barolo produce one of the most prestigious wines in Italy and it is no exaggeration to repeat after the Italians that "Barolo" is the king of wine and the wine of kings. The second statement has historical grounds.

What are the best wineries to taste Barolo wine at?

These are the best wineries in Barolo to have wine tasting:

Which wineries in Barolo produce organic wines?

These wineries in Barolo produce organic wines:

where to stay in Barolo?

Some wineries in Barolo area also offer accommodation. Here is a short list of wineries in Barolo where you can have a stay:

When are wineries in Barolo open?

Most of the wineries in Barolo have open cellar doors during the week. You will find wineries that are also open on Saturday. We recommend you to check opening hours for individual wineries and If you decide to visit, it is always better to pre-define the time of the visit for your convenience. When you decide to visit, it is always better to pre-define time.

How many wineries are in Barolo?

There are more than 500 wineries in Barolo, out of which, almost 300 produce and bottle Barolo wine. Here, you will find the big number of wineries that are open for visitors.

Which wineries in Barolo offer restaurant?

The best way to experience the gastronomy of Barolo is to pair it with wine. Here is a list of wineries that offer food in their restaurants:

Read more about Barolo

Get more information about Barolo wine subregion located in Piedmont, Italy. Explore other nearby subregions, like Côtes du Rhône and Bandol to discover tips and suggestions for your next trip.

Discover more wineries near Barolo

Check out the best Wineries in Piedmont. If you are looking for more nearby wineries to visit, you can explore Wineries in Côtes du Rhône or Wineries in Bandol.