Bed and Breakfast in Monferrato - da Levi, Piana del Sole

Bed and Breakfast - Piana del Sole

 

Typical wines and products of the Acquese

DOC and DOCG Wines

In these lands, vineyard cultivation is one of the main economic activities...
The main wines that you can taste in the area's elegant wine bars, in taverns, wine-tasting shops and restaurants are:

Full-bodied red wines

  • Dolcetto d'Acqui DOC and Dolcetto di Ovada DOC
  • Barbera del Monferrato DOC and Barbera d'Asti DOC

Delicate white wines

  • Cortese dell'Alto Monferrato DOC

Prestigious sparkling wines and dessert wines

  • Brachetto d'Acqui DOCG
  • Moscato d'Asti DOCG
  • Asti Spumante
  • Moscato Passito di Strevi

At the l'Enoteca Regionale di Acqui Terme (Regional Wine Cellar's offering of Acqui Terme ) you can taste and purchase a selection of wines of the area.

Typical products

  • Mushrooms - porcini, ovuli, chiodini, and galletti coming from the area's woods and fried, cooked in the open air, and used for the preparation of numerous sauces
  • Truffles used for the preparation of risottos, meats and fondues
  • Honey of acacia, honey of thousands flowers, honey of lavender
  • Cestnuts
  • Formaggette (cheeses) - goat and sheep, and robiole (Italian soft-ripened cheeses of the Stracchino family) served with grape mustard

Local dishes

  • Farinata of chickpeas baked in the wood oven and flavoured with rosemary.. you can taste it in the best taverns of the acquese
  • Bagna cauda: a delicious sauce containing anchovies, oil and garlic, served with raw vegetables dipped in olive oil with pepper and salt
  • Stock-fish "all'acquese"
Dessert
  • Excellent dessert such as amaretti, canestrelli, baci di dama
  • We recommend tasting those of the Pasticceria Antica Forneria Artigiana of Rivalta Bormida which can be enjoyed for breakfast at our Bed and Breakfast.

Bed & Breakfast - Da Levi - Piana del Sole
Reg. Presa, 71 - 15010 Rivalta Bormida, Alessandria - Piemonte
Tel e Fax: +39 0144 372419 - Cell. 338 5955846
info@pianadelsole.eu