The luxurious Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Milan offers an exclusive wine and gastronomy visit to the neighboring Piedmont, available from October 1, 2017. Guests booking the White Truffle and Wine Experience package will have the opportunity to taste the famous wines from Piedmont during a guided tour of a local winery and enjoy two gourmet meals with Piedmontese white truffles as protagonists, in restaurants with Michelin stars.
Home to Italy’s finest wines, including the famed Barolo and Barbaresco, Piedmont is famous for its white truffle, a gourmet delicacy traditionally harvested in the wild between mid-September and early November. This time is the perfect time to discover the most exquisite and gourmet Piedmont. For this reason, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Milan has decided to launch an exclusive tour that will allow its guests to taste the best Piedmontese products, its white truffle and its wines, in the place where these world-famous gastronomic delights are born.
Guests booking the White Truffle and Wine Experience package from Mandarin Oriental, Milan, will be taken to the town of Canelli, in the province of Asti, in the heart of the Piedmont wine region, to visit the winery’s underground cellars Coppo of the XVIII century, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
There they will be able to enjoy a tasting session of paired wines with local products and a presentation on white truffles and their collection techniques, after which they will receive a bottle of Riserva Coppo Brut Metodo Classico, the best sparkling wine from the winery, and a traditional truffle recipe that highlights the flavors of regional ingredients.
Concluding the visit to the winery, you can savor a traditional lunch at the Michelin-starred San Marco restaurant, located between vineyards on the border between the wine regions of Langhe and Monferrato. Once back at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Milan, you can also savor a delicious truffle-based tasting dinner at the hotel’s two-Michelin-starred restaurant Seta, run by award-winning chef Antonio Guida.
The White Truffle and Wine Experience of Mandarin Oriental, Milan is priced at 1,760 euros per room per night, and includes: luxury accommodation at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Milan. Buffet breakfast for two at the hotel’s Mandarin Bar & Bistrot. A private guided tour to the historic underground cellars of the Coppo Winery, with a wine tasting and a presentation of white truffles. A bottle of sparkling wine and a traditional truffle recipe. A three-course lunch for two (excluding wine and white truffles) at the San Marco Michelin restaurant.
Transfer back to Canelli, in the province of Asti, home of the Coppo winery and San Marco restaurant. A truffle-based dinner for two with a three-course tasting menu (excluding wine) at the Seta restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Milan. This exclusive package will be available from October 1 to December 21, 2017 for minimum stays of two nights.