The castles of Langhe and Roero meet the parks of Parma and Piacenza

Strada del Barolo organizes a special Wine Tasting Experience® and an inter-regional dinner to celebrate the twinning between the two territories. 


By virtue of the common wine and food vocation and the beauty of the respective landscapes, both dominated by beautiful castles and natural scenery, Comitato per la valorizzazione dei castelli delle Langhe e del Roero and Parchi del Ducato di Parma e Piacenza together with Unione Montana Appennino Parma Est are about to sign a twinning, supported by Fondazione CRC, which will materialize throughout 2015 with a series of exchanges between the two areas hosting each other during the respective territory fairs: on 23rd and 24th May in Alba, during the “Spring of culture, taste and wine” and on 2nd June at the Medieval Festival of Torrechiara (in the province of Parma).

To celebrate the twinning, which will be formalized in Alba on the weekend of 23rd and 24th May 2015, Strada del Barolo is planning a special Wine Tasting Experience® in the Barolo Castle and a dinner with an inter-regional menu at the restaurant “La Crota” of Roddi. Both initiatives will be held on Saturday, 23rd May, while on Sunday, 24th May, the castles of Langhe and Roero and the territories of Piacenza and Parma will present themselves in Piazza Risorgimento in Alba with activities for children and adults.

Furthermore, the cooperation between the two entities includes the realization of educational tours and training sessions, an exchange of visibility on the respective websites and the joint promotion of the two territories for what concerns the foreign market.