Here are some of the more important forthcoming events in our part of the world. It is far from exhaustive and if you feel there are others I should include please email me at

Weekly Markets (am)

Monday- Monforte d’Alba, La Morra, Mango

Tuesday- Dogliani, Canale d’Alba, Canelli

Wednesday- Neive, Santo Stefano Belbo

Thursday- Castagnole delle Lanze

Friday- Bra, Cortemilia, Murazzano

Saturday- Alba, Asti

Sunday- Costigliole d’Asti

A fuller list can always be found and downloaded at the local tourism site

Another invaluable site that provides weekly updates of events via email is Piemonte Eventi



Vinum, Alba– Food and wine festival with a series of events in the streets and piazzas of historic Alba, end of April beginning of May

A cena con il Barolo di Barolo a Barolo – 5 restaurants in Barolo offer a fixed price dinner including a blind tasting of 10 local producers’ wines. 3 consecutive Fridays


Barbaresco a Tavolafor 3 Fridays around a dozen local restaurants provide an opportunity to taste the new Barbaresco vintage with fixed price menus. around 20 wines each evening Barbaresco a Tavola

di Cortile in Cortilethe historic centre of Castagnole delle Lanze opens its courtyards for a huge celebration of Barbera with local wine producers, food stalls and lots of music


Alba Jazz Festival – Jazz around the city of Alba


Alba Music Festival – series of concerts in July and August in the villages of the Langhe and Roero

Monforte Jazz Festival – Open Jazz Festival in historic Monforte d’Alba in the heart of Barolo

Collisioni, Barolo – Not to be missed music festival with international headline bands


Asti Paliohistoric horse race and market in Asti

Douja d’Or AstiAnnual Festival of food, wine, art and other cultural events

Piacere Barbarescoimmerse yourself in the world of Barbaresco with tastings and tours of the crus

Slow Food Cheese Festival – every other year Bra closes its streets for a massive cheese festival


Alba International White Truffle Fair(and into November) a month of events celebrating the famous Alba White Truffle and other exceptional local produce

Cantina Communale di La Morra – each Saturday in October a chance to taste the Barolos of about a dozen local producers

Coazzolo Cougnà Festival – (9th) Street celebration of typical local produce with lots of stalls,food,wine, music and entertainment

Neive Vino e……. – a full weekend (8th/9th) festival celebrating the amazing wines of the zone in the historic centre. Wine tasting, Local food, arts and crafts, live music etc


Costigliole d’Asti – Barbera, I Gusto del Territorio – 4 day Barbera Tasting Festival (4th-7th). 100+ producers, 200 wines!