Io, Barolo 2019

Saturday, 1st June 2019, Roddi is going to host the great tasting event to celebrate the “King of Wines” together with the producers of Strada del Barolo e grandi vini di Langa.

The traditional spring appointment of Strada del Barolo returns and the protagonists will be Barolo and its producers. The “King of wines” will be presented to the domestic and international public with a walking tasting in the historical centre of Roddi, gateway to the Barolo Langa and a few kilometres far from Alba.

From 17.00 to 22.30, at least thirty producers will meet the enthusiasts of Barolo and the landscapes of Langhe, declared World Heritage, in a “widespread” tasting which will tour the participants in a journey to discover the “King of Wines”, along the narrow streets and the little squares of the concentric medieval village of Roddi, from Piazza Umberto I up to the belvedere, at the foot of the Castle.

An appointment that has been repeated for six editions, for this 2019 this event will propose a programme conceived to celebrate Barolo, which every producers will present in its many facets by proposing different crus and vintages to taste. The public will have the opportunity to taste hot and cold dishes prepared by chef Danilo Lorusso of the La Crota restaurant.

As usual, alongside the main event, there will be Masterclasses and workshops for those who wish to better discover Barolo and the great wines of Langa, thanks to the guidance of an expert.

With the Food&Wine Experiences, led by Federico Bellini, it will be possible to try gourmet pairings between a selection of Piedmontese wines and some top quality food products.

In the Wine Tasting Experience® 4.0 the public will be led by Sandro Minella to discover the wines through their personal sensorial perceptions. The latter will be an interactive game where participants will be able to evaluate the different parameters of the tasted wines and discover the sensorial profile of each wine using their smartphone.

Finally, major innovation of this edition, is the Masterclass about the sparkling wines from Nebbiolo grapes by Cantina Social (in two languages: Italian and English).



Pass “Io, Barolo 2019” (17.00-22.30) to taste the wines of all the attending producers. Each producer will present up to three labels of Barolo and Nebbiolo, describing traits and peculiarities.
On-site sale on the day of the event: € 30,00

Wine&Food Experience ITA (16.00-17.00) + pass “Io, Barolo 2019”
On-site sale on the day of the event: € 40,00

Wine&Food Experience ENG (18.00-19.00) + pass “Io, Barolo 2019”
On-site sale on the day of the event: € 40,00

Wine Tasting Experience® 4.0 ENG (16.00-17.00) + pass “Io, Barolo 2019”
On-site sale on the day of the event: € 40,00

Wine Tasting Experience® 4.0 ITA (18.00-19.00) + pass “Io, Barolo 2019”
On-site sale on the day of the event: € 40,00

Masterclass Cantina Social ITA-ENG (20.00-21.00) + pass “Io, Barolo 2019”
On-site sale on the day of the event: € 40,00


Each participant will receive a glass to bring home as a souvenir of the evening and a coupon that will allow him to visit one of the wine producing companies attending the event with a 10% discount on any purchases.

(*) By making the online purchase, no electronic or paper ticket will be issued: in order to enter the event, you will only have to show the PayPal receipt

(**) Tickets purchased on PayPal are not refundable

The event will take place also in case of bad weather


Throughout the entire afternoon, from the garden of the Roddi Castle there will be live interviews with producers and visitors that will be broadcasted on Facebook and Instagram. These interviews will be made by the team of Cantina Social, a project started in December 2015 with the aim of reaching and informing people connected to the wine sector through a conscious and entertaining communication system.

Furthermore from 15.00 to 20.00 (last departure at 19.30) the Castle of Roddi will be available for guided visits: information and costs on

The event is organized with the contribution of Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio of Cuneo, the patronage of Associazione per il Patrimonio dei Paesaggi Vitivinicoli di Langhe-Roero e Monferrato, the Barolo&Castles Foundation, thanks to the collaboration with Municipality and Pro Loco of Roddi and Turismo in Langa.

Here’s the list of wineries:

  1. Arnaldorivera – Castiglione Falletto (CN)
  2. Boasso Franco – Serralunga d’Alba (CN)
  3. Bric Cenciurio – Barolo (CN)
  4. Broccardo – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
  5. Cadia – Roddi (CN)
  6. Cascina del Monastero – La Morra (CN)
  7. Cascina Sòt – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
  8. Ciabot Berton – La Morra (CN)
  9. Costa di Bussia, Tenuta Arnulfo – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
  10. Crissante Alessandria – La Morra (CN)
  11. Damilano – Barolo (CN)
  12. Diego Pressenda – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
  13. Franco Conterno, Cascina Sciulun – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
  14. Fratelli Serio & Battista Borgogno – Barolo (CN)
  15. Gemma – Serralunga d’Alba (CN)
  16. Gigi Rosso – Castiglione Falletto (CN)
  17. Josetta Saffirio – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
  18. La Biòca – Serralunga d’Alba (CN)
  19. Le Strette – Novello (CN)
  20. Marchesi di Barolo – Barolo (CN)
  21. Marrone – La Morra (CN)
  22. Monchiero Fratelli – Castiglione Falletto (CN)
  23. Morra Diego – Verduno (CN)
  24. Negretti – La Morra (CN)
  25. Olivero Mario – Roddi (CN)
  26. Palladino – Serralunga d’Alba (CN)
  27. Podere Ruggeri Corsini – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
  28. Rizieri – Diano d’Alba (CN)
  29. Rocche Costamagna – La Morra (CN)
  30. Silvano Bolmida – Monforte d’Alba (CN)
  31. Sordo – Castiglione Falletto (CN)