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Tasting in the Langhe is generally not like here. It is unusual to be able just to rock up to an open cellar door, like we take for granted on a day-trip to the Barossa, Yarra, Hunter or Margaret River eg. While there are larger producers with open cellar doors, most production in the Langhe area, or most interest especially, is focused on the smaller either family, or co-op producers. Most of these latter need an introduction for you to visit.
Almost looking down on Barolo, the more elevated La Morra township is a favourite place for people to base, with tons of good options. We like Al Vecchio Gelso (“at the old mulberry tree”) on the way into La Morra. A cutsie-pie style, and very friendly, embracing place. Like neighbouring Barolo, La Morra is ideal to wander around such an historic, scenic village…as long as you have a bit of oomph in those legs? A little further outside the township in the frazione of Annunziata is the lovely B & B of a top Barolo producer Revello