Wine Tasting

In our cellar from the 1600s, we offer a wine tasting before dinner. We taste wines from the Piedmont area, which is recognized for wines like Barolo and Spumante, as well as our own produced wine. We offer exclusive and private wine tastings on request.

SPUMANTE TASTING

Villa La Madonna lies in a valley, which is a specially designated area for the production of sparkling wine. In this area, there are many producers dedicated to creating high quality sparkling wines through innovative production methods and the use of a variety of grapes. Why not be our guest on our new piazza this summer for an unforgettable and informative Spumante tasting with our resident expert and house sommelier Josh – we can’t think of a better way to spend a sunny Italian afternoon!

VISIT VINEYARD VILLA LA GUARDIA

Visit the Priarone family, which have produced wines for generations and are responsible for the production of our Villa La Madonna wine. The visit includes lunch and wine tasting at Villa Delfini, a restaurant in a lovely rustic setting on the farm. The tour including also the history and to see the wine production. 30 min by car from Villa La Madonna and takes approximately 4 hours. Wines can also be ordered home!

Jogging or Hiking

There are several hiking trails around the vineyard to discover. The area offers many beautiful nature experiences combined with jogging and hiking! We also recommend you to book a guided tour with a guide for a maximum experience.

Picnic

From Villa La Madonna, you can hike the trails with stunning views of the Piedmont landscape. Take along a wonderful picnic prepared by our own kitchen. Perfect for making your experience between the Italian wine hills complete. The walk can be arranged with our private guide.

Cooking Classes

Enjoy an inspiring cooking experience with our own chef Davide, with your family and friends in a group. This is also a fun activity for children. We have a modern kitchen with a fantastic outdoor area to top off this experience. 

Lunch

Lunch among the vines! Enjoy a tasty three-course lunch with a glass of white wine, between the rows of vines where the view is magical. This is a very popular experience and a memory for a long time.

VINEYARD TOUR BY TRACTOR

A fun trip for family and friends. Our neighbour Vittorio comes to pick you up at Villa La Madonna with his tractor and drives you to his rustic vineyard 15 minutes away. Here you get to take part of the life on an Italian vineyard and even make your own wine bottle to bring home. The tour includes wine and snacks and takes approximately 2 hours.

HORSEBACK RIDING

We organize private riding lessons for both beginners and experts, for rides in the Piedmont area located only 15 minutes away from Villa La Madonna. Sturdy shoes or boots and long pants are recommended.

Truffle hunt

During October and November you can hunt for the world famous white truffle, one of the world's most exclusive delicacies, in Piedmont. Join us in a real truffle hunting with dogs in a fantastic vineyard district in autumn colors. In the midst of the hunt, we take a break to enjoy a grappa from the nearby grappa maker Berta. After the hunt it's possible to buy the truffle to bring home or add truffle for dinner in the evening. See our two exclusive truffle package in October.

harvest

In early October we harvest our wine at Villa La Madonna. This is an amazing experience where you get to learn more about wine and the harvest, which has a major role throughout the production of wine. Here we offer a very limited number of seats, and an exclusive package containing a long lunch in the rows, cooking classes and truffle dinner in addition to wine harvesting process.

Cheese tasting

The area is very famous for its tasteful cheeses and here you will find several small cheese producers who live for the old traditions. Try our cheese tasting of the local cheeses in the local area and take part of the family history behind the production.

Yoga

Villa La Madonna has a great yoga studio with a beautiful view of the surroundings. Together with our yoga instructor Francesco you can workout at your level. On nice days we like to do yoga out amongst the vines. Experience your best yoga session ever!  

Cycling

We have four bikes for our guests to use when you want. Take the small road from Villa La Madonna over the vineyards and finish in the small neighbouring village Monasterio. There, you can sip a cappuccino at the local bar. Professional bicycle tours can be arranged with our local guide.

Body Treatments

Villa La Madonna is the place for relaxation. We offer various body treatments in our treatment areas. During the warm and sunny summer days, we offer outdoor massages. Relax during the selected treatments applied by our therapist Barbara.

Mountain Biking

There are beautiful surroundings around Villa La Madonna to experience mountain biking! We arrange professional mountain bikes and a guide for an extraordinary experience, and you can even customize your tour. We also have four regular bikes for free use at Villa La Madonna!

Thermal Bath

This is a real health resort! In the warm, underwater springs of Acqui Terme, you’ll find one of Italy's most famous health resort "Lago delle Sorgenti". Here, the water has a unique combination of minerals for vitality and wellbeing for both body and soul. Do not miss this if you're a fan of spa experiences!

golf

About one hour from Villa La Madonna are several fantastic golf courses, both 18 and 36 holes. We recommend the following courses here.

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