Robiola di Roccaverano DOP
In the area between the provinces of Asti and Alessandra, in the easternmost section of the Langhe, for hundreds of years a delicate cheese has been produced, with raw and white pasta, known by the more generic term of “formaggetta” but become famous throughout the world as Robiola di Roccaverano.
Not everyone knows that Robiola di Roccaverano is the only historic goat’s cheese of Italy and that it can be produced exclusively with goat’s milk, goat’s milk and cow’s milk, with goat’s milk and sheep’s milk. It is also the only goat to have obtained the Protected Designation of Origin.
For those who love good food and visit our territories, tasting this cheese is a must.
For information: consortium for the protection of “ROBIOLA DI ROCCAVERANO” cheese 0144 88465
You can find many wineries along the territory of Langhe and Monferrato, from those closer to Loazzolo, Canelli, Nizza Monferrato up to the largest cellars of Barolo and Barbaresco.
You can taste the best wines: Barbera, Dolcetto, Nizza, Nebbiolo, Barbaresco, Barolo, Moscato, Cortese, Arneis, Chardonnay, Alta Langa … and many others.
Do not miss the underground cellars-cathedrals of Canelli, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These are kilometers of tunnels and tunnels dug directly into the tufa of the hills between the 16th and 19th centuries.
The truffle is a fruit of the land known since ancient times, so much that it was already used by Sumeri and Athenians in different recipes. This hypogean fungus was so well known that historians and philosophers of every age were investigating and daring theories about their origins.
Today the white truffle is one of the most sought-after and expensive delicacies in the world and every year in Alba, the capital of the white truffle, takes place one of the most important fairs of enogasteonomic character, where the protagonist is the truffle.
The Fiera Internazionale Del tartufo Bianco di Alba takes place in the months of October and November each year, just 40 km from Roccaverano.
Piedmont is famous all over the world for its wines and its cuisine, there is a whole world of flavors to discover and experience. It is possible to rediscover unique tastes and emotions in every small village and in every winery perched among the rows. From local cheeses, to typical sweets, to local products such as the famous hazelnuts and chestnuts.
It is worth traveling a few kilometers to experience completely different emotions and landscapes without ever leaving this fantastic region, a step between sea and mountains.