Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshop 2023

Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023

The Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023 is an enchanting journey into the heart of Italy’s truffle country, showcasing the exquisite taste and unique cultural significance of the famed Alba truffle. This event, spanning from October 9th to November 27th, invites food enthusiasts, culinary professionals, and curious travelers alike to immerse themselves in a rich tapestry of flavors, aromas, and culinary traditions.

Here, amid the historic backdrop of Roddi Castle, attendees will partake in a diverse array of cooking classes, wine tastings, and truffle sensory analyses, all guided by some of the most respected chefs and industry professionals in the region.

This grand celebration of Alba’s truffle heritage promises to be an unforgettable experience filled with learning, discovery, and, most importantly, the joy of sharing and savoring exquisite truffle-infused delicacies. Welcome to the Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023 – an Italian gastronomic adventure like no other.

What is Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops?

The Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023 is an annual event that celebrates the world-renowned Alba truffle. It’s a gastronomical event that includes a series of cooking classes, wine tastings, sensory analyses, and pasta-making workshops, all centered around the prized truffle. In these workshops, guests get the chance to participate in interactive experiences led by renowned chefs and industry professionals. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn new culinary skills, discover the unique flavors of truffle-infused dishes, and deepen their understanding of truffle cultivation and its importance in Italian cuisine.

The Alba Truffle Show typically takes place in the fall, aligning with truffle season. For 2023, the event is scheduled to run from October 9th to November 27th. The event is located in the town of Alba, situated in Italy’s Piedmont region, which is renowned for its white truffles.

The cooking classes are conducted at Roddi Castle, which adds a touch of historical charm to the event. It’s not just about food and drink though, this event is a true cultural experience that celebrates the culinary traditions of the region. So, whether you’re a passionate foodie, a professional chef, or simply someone who appreciates fine Italian cuisine and culture, the Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023 promises to be a memorable and enriching experience.

Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023

The Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023 is a series of events that are a must-attend for gastronomy enthusiasts. The workshops allow you to explore, learn, and delight in the culinary treasures of Alba and beyond. This year’s lineup is filled with incredible experiences designed to tantalize your taste buds and enrich your knowledge about truffles and Italian cuisine.

Attend the Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023 and explore Italian culinary treasures with our range of immersive workshops. Learn pasta making, truffle sensory analysis, and sample specific regional fares. To book your spot, visit our official website or call us at +39.0173.361051.

Event Location Dates Time
Fresh Pasta Atelier Sala Beppe Fenoglio Multiple Oct-Dec 3pm
Truffle Sensory Analysis Cortile della Maddalena Multiple Oct-Dec Varies
Taste Valle D’Aosta Sala Beppe Fenoglio Sat. 28 Oct 3pm
Raclette Cheese Tasting Sala Beppe Fenoglio Sun. 12 Nov 3pm
8Pari Wine Tasting Sala Beppe Fenoglio Sun. 26 Nov 3pm

Cooking Classes Schedule 2023

Cooking Classes Schedule

or those who are unable to attend the Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023 or for those who simply wish to deepen their knowledge of Italian cuisine beyond truffles, there is an exciting alternative available all year round. Introducing the Barolo Private Cooking Class, a gastronomic journey into the heart of traditional Italian and Piedmont cuisine.

In this immersive culinary experience, participants are given the opportunity to learn the secrets of Italian cooking from expert chefs. The course covers a wide array of Italian dishes, from the simplest to the most complex, allowing participants to recreate the enchanting flavors of Italian cuisine in their own kitchens. The focus is not only on cooking techniques, but also on the history and culture that inform these gastronomic traditions, offering a comprehensive understanding of the Mediterranean diet.

From creating silky strands of homemade pasta to simmering a heart-warming ragĂą, every aspect of the cooking process is covered. Participants are guided step-by-step, allowing them to acquire the skills necessary to cook like a true Italian chef.

Chef Restaurant Date Time Location
Raffaele Lenzi* Ristorante Al Lago Mon. 9 October 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle
Enrico Marmo* Balzi Rossi Mon. 16 October 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle
Michelangelo Mammoliti La Rei Natura, Il Boscareto Resort & Spa Mon. 23 October 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle
Paolo Griffa* Al Caffè Nazionale Mon. 30 October 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle
Luca Politano Hotel Ristorante Da Politano Tue. 31 October 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle
Maurizio Bufi Ristorante Il Fagiano, Grand Hotel Fasano Wed. 1 November 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle
Fernando Tommaso Forino Arborina Relais, Osteria Arborina e The Lab Mon. 6 November 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle
Antonio Ziantoni* Zia Restaurant Mon. 13 November 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle
Michele Minchillo* Vitium Restaurant Mon. 20 November 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle
Stefano Sforza Ristorante Opera Mon. 27 November 2023 10:30 am Roddi Castle

However, the Barolo Private Cooking Class is more than just a cooking course. It is an opportunity to immerse oneself in Italian culture, to understand the passion and love that Italians pour into their food, and to share in the joy that comes from cooking and eating together.

Course about Fresh Pasta Atelier

Fresh Pasta Atelier

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to master the art of fresh pasta making. At the Fresh Pasta Atelier, experienced chefs will guide you step-by-step through the process of pasta-making. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced cook, you will enjoy the hands-on experience and the satisfaction of creating your own pasta from scratch. The workshops will take place in Sala Beppe Fenoglio at 3pm on several dates throughout October, November, and December 2023.

Truffle Sensory Analysis

Truffle Sensory Analysis

Experience the magic of truffles in a whole new way with the Truffle Sensory Analysis workshops. Held at the Cortile della Maddalena, these workshops will guide you through the process of analyzing the unique characteristics and nuances of truffles using your senses. Multiple sessions are scheduled throughout the day at 11am, 3pm, and 5pm on selected dates from October to December 2023.

Alba Wine Tasting Experience at International Truffle Fair 2023

Barolo en primeur Exclusive Tasting 2023

The Fiera Internazionale del Tartufo Bianco d’Alba, also known as the Alba International White Truffle Fair, is a renowned annual event that celebrates one of Italy’s most sought-after culinary delights, the white truffle. However, wine lovers also have plenty to look forward to, as the fair hosts an array of wine-related experiences. Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Exquisite Wine Selection: With the region’s reputation for top-quality wines, the fair is a fantastic opportunity to taste a variety of offerings, from robust Barolos and Barbarescos to delicate Moscato d’Asti wines, and everything in between.
  2. Wine Showrooms: Visit the dedicated wine areas, where you can sample a vast selection of wines from local producers. Each winery has its own stand, giving visitors the opportunity to engage directly with the winemakers and learn about the unique characteristics of each wine.
  3. Pairing Experiences: The fair offers various opportunities for wine and food pairing experiences. The most notable is the “Alba Truffle Show”, where renowned chefs prepare exquisite truffle-based dishes that are paired with the region’s wines.
  4. Educational Sessions: Wine experts and sommeliers conduct informative sessions and workshops, where you can learn about wine appreciation, grape varieties, viticulture, and the winemaking process.
  5. Wine Purchases: If you find a wine (or several) that you absolutely love, you can purchase bottles directly from the winemakers. This is a great way to take a piece of your wine tasting experience home with you.
  6. Wine and Truffle Walk: Many visitors enjoy partaking in wine and truffle walks, which involve visiting truffle markets, wine cellars, and local gastronomy spots.

This is your opportunity to take a culinary journey like no other at the Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023. Book your spot now and get ready to broaden your horizons in the world of truffles and Italian cuisine.

Wine Tasting Experience®- The Taste of the Hills

  • English: October 7, October 28, November 18 at 3:30 P.M. / 5:30 P.M.
  • Italian: October 8, October 29, November 19 at 3:30 P.M. / 5:30 P.M.

Wine Tasting Experience®- The Crus of Barolo

  • English: October 14, November 1, November 4, November 25 at 3:30 P.M. / 5:30 P.M.
  • Italian: October 15, November 5, November 26 at 3:30 P.M. / 5:30 P.M.

Wine Tasting Experience®- The Many Faces of Nebbiolo

  • English: October 21, November 11, December 2 at 3:30 P.M. / 5:30 P.M.
  • Italian: October 22, November 12, December 3 at 3:30 P.M. / 5:30 P.M.

Alba Truffle Show Taste Ticket prices 2023

Tickets for various events at the Alba Truffle Show 2023 are available for purchase online at Pricing varies depending on the event.

  • Cooking Class with a chef: €100.00 ($119.00 USD, $162.00 AUD, 1020.00 SEK, 967.00 NOK, 893.00 DKK)
  • Fresh Pasta Atelier: €30.00 ($36.00 USD, $49.00 AUD, 306.00 SEK, 290.00 NOK, 268.00 DKK)
  • Wine Tasting Experience: €33.00 for entry at 15:30 and 17:30 ($39.00 USD, $53.00 AUD, 337.00 SEK, 319.00 NOK, 295.00 DKK)
  • Truffle Sensory Analysis, which includes Truffle Market admission: €22.00 for entry at 11:00, 15:00, and 17:00 ($26.00 USD, $35.00 AUD, 224.00 SEK, 213.00 NOK, 197.00 DKK)

Please note that €1.00 of the amount paid for the Truffle Sensory Analysis will be donated to the Crowdfunding project “Breathe the Truffle” for the safeguarding of truffle lands.

These prices may be subject to change, so please check the official website for the most accurate and up-to-date pricing information. Also, please note that the currency conversions may vary slightly due to fluctuations in exchange rates.

Other Taste Workshops

Fontina DOP – Valle d’Aosta

Additional workshops feature tasting experiences from specific regions and special projects. The “Taste Valle D’Aosta” workshop on October 28, 2023, will allow you to sample the culinary treasures of this mountainous region. On November 12, 2023, the workshop will introduce you to the Raclette cheese and tourist destinations of Verbier. Lastly, the Progetto Emmaus will present “8Pari” on November 26, 2023, featuring a wine tasting event of wines produced through the employment of fragile people.

For more information, please visit the official website or reach out to the event organizers via phone (+39.0173.361051) or email ([email protected]). The Alba Truffle Show Taste Workshops 2023 are located at Piazza Medford 3, 12051 Alba (CN).

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