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Wonderful wines and fantastic host

We were able to secure a visit at Elio Altare about 3 weeks in advance and are so glad we did... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Susie W
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Denver, Colorado
This is a winery not to be missed.

This is one of the most historic of the wineries of Barolo. Altare is a small, beautiful boutique... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
flygirl123
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Pennsylvania
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Fraz. Annunziata 51, 12064, La Morra, Italy
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We were able to secure a visit at Elio Altare about 3 weeks in advance and are so glad we did. Silvia, one of two sisters and the 3rd generation of the Altare family to grow wine in the area, gave us the tour and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Susie W
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is one of the most historic of the wineries of Barolo. Altare is a small, beautiful boutique winery now run by Elio Altare’s daughter, Sylvia. Sylvia has appeared in the movies, “Somm: Into the Bottle” and “The Barolo Boys”. In both movies Sylvia tells...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Silvia Altare is a passionate 3 rd generation owner and winemaker. A bit tricky to find but a great tour, story and tasting !

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

All the previous reviews are spot on. The tour is a great exemplar of Piemontese history, hospitality and culinary delicacies. Silvia could not be more welcoming and generous with both her time and her wines, which are simply breathtaking. It is rare to have the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Ali K
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I have been to this well known and famous winery with a group of tourist from Canada. It was my first time in there and let me say that spending time with Silvia was the highlight of the week. Pure passion for her life, family...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank IWOL
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Silvia Altare is just as wonderful as the wines she produces. We started with a tour in the celler and she told us the story about her fathers work to improve the wine production. We moved on and she explained all the different stages in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank mariannehenckel
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We had the chance to visit with Silvia Altare today and what an amazing experience. The wines as a standalone are fantastic, but they are complimented by the most gracious hostess who wants to make your entire Piemonte experience memorable. The personal collection and reserve...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Chicagoan1234
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

Today I was visiting one of those young abitious wine producers in Romania who intends to make romanian wine a leading delicacy ... and suddenly I had to remember the day in the early 90s when I met Elio Altare the first time. Ever since...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Francis_Eastwood
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Elio Altare was the leader of the "Barolo Boys" that made the revolution in Piedmonte in the eighties-nineties. piedmonte today is diamond in the Italian wines and their story is tols in this winery. Very moving, very interesting to any winw fan. Silvia altare hosted...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank meirgeva1
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Fantastic wines, Beautiful panaroma views of the vineyards from the tasting room and the terrace. Family run and family owned. World renown brand, part of the modernisation of the wine business of Piemonte, known from the Barolo Boys - the Movie documentary and all wine...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank JanochBarbro
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