La Morra to Barolo Vineyard Walk

Barolo, Barolo, or Barolo which one do you mean?

  • Barolo DOCGDenominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (controlled designation of origin guaranteed) the official Italian government sanctioned area which can produce wines with the “Barolo” designation.
  • Barolo – the name of one of the communes (or towns) within the area prescribed as the Barolo DOCG.
  • Barolo – the wine, from 100% Nebbiolo grapes, grown in the Barolo DOCG and officially tasted by a panel to approve its designation.

Today, we’ll walk from La Morra, another commune within the Barolo DOCG, to the commune of Barolo.  Along the way, we’ll be walking through vineyards of Nebbiolo grapes used to produce famous Barolo wines. Don’t worry!  Its only 3 miles or so between the two communities.

Barolo DOCG showing all 11 communes.

Barolo DOCG showing all 11 communes, only 5 miles across at its widest point.

(Click on any photo to start the slideshow)

Walking the vineyards in this region is a rare treat.  If you ever visit the Langhe, make sure you get out for a hike?  Julie and I will be spending a full week in the Langhe this fall.  If you’ve visited before and have any recommendations, please pass them on to us!

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3 Responses to “La Morra to Barolo Vineyard Walk”
  1. Love the visual tour! A wine trip to Italy is high on our list of to do’s. Cheers and thanks for the inspiration.

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