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Culture

Alba-torri

Alba: city of towers, truffle and wine

Alba is famous all over the world for wine and truffles, and it is nowadays considered as the gastronomic capital of Langhe. Autumn is the busiest period in the year: grape harvesting for wine production and the International White Truffle festival, that turns Langhe products into celebrities every year in October and November since 1929. Nowadays the festival is home for gourmands and experts from all over the world. Beside the market, many workshops, tastings, conferences, events and historical reenactments take place. The historical centre turns back into a Middle Age city, with games, traditions and jobs, but also important ceremonies such as […]