Fontanafredda Srl

Nestled in the beautiful hills of the Langhe region, Fontanafredda’s wines reflect the true tradition of Piemonte, delivering an authentic taste that honours the distinctive and unique characteristics of the local terroir.

The Fontanafredda Winery lies on an estate first purchased in 1858 by the King of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele II, as a gift for his favourite mistress, Rosa Vercellana. Winegrowing first began on the estate in 1878. It is located in an ideal location in the beautiful Langhe area of Piemonte, famous for its picturesque rolling hills and producing some of Italy’s most famous gastronomical treasures, including; white truffles, a variety of cheeses and especially wine. In fact, due to the area’s cultural and historical significance in Italy in 2014, it became the first agricultural area to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Fontanafredda vineyards cover a total of about 100 hectares, with grape varieties mainly Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto, and Moscato; the typical varieties of the Langhe. These grape varieties are used to make various famous Piemonte wines, including Barolo, Barbaresco, Gavi and Asti. Fontanafredda is actually one of the world’s largest private producers of Barolo wines, producing 780,000 bottles each year, accounting for 6% of the total production.

Fontanafredda wines are known worldwide for their quality, which is derived from the unique composition of the soil and the growing conditions in the Langhe, which, when combined with the expertise of the winegrowers, nurtured over many years, creates some of Piemonte’s best wines.

Grapes

Wines

Red

  • Serralunga d’Alba Barolo DOCG
  • La Lepre Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba DOCG, (Dolcetto)
  • Marne Brune, Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC (Nebbiolo)
  • Papagena Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC
  • Coste Rubin, Barbaresco DOCG (Nebbiolo)
  • Briccotondo Piemonte Barbera DOC, Piemonte DOC (Barbera)
  • White

  • Alta Langa DOCG, (Chardonnay, Pinot Nero)
  • Gavi, Gavi DOCG (Cortese)
  • Pradalupo Roero Arneis DOCG
  • Sparkling Wines

  • Asti Spumante DOCG, (Moscato)
  • Foresteria delle Vigne – Boutique Hotel

    Our boutique hotel offering 11 rooms in a building dating back to the early 1900s.

    The furnishings, fabrics and colour schemes are a synthesis of simplicity and elegance that is typical of a property set in the great charm of the Barolo hills.

    The rooms are all equipped with every comfort: minibar, TV, phone, hair-drier, toiletries, free wi-fi, air conditioning, safety box.

    The breakfast buffet features a vast choice of sweet and savoury products selected by Eataly.

    Conveniences

    • Air-conditioning
    • Heating – in winter
    • Parking
    • Pets allowed
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Rates

    Low season (December, January, February, March, July and August):

    • Double/Twin bedroom with continental buffet breakfast (and € 3,00 as regional tax): € 115,00/night
    • Single bedroom with continental buffet breakfast (and € 1,50 as regional tax): € 95,00/night

    High season (April, May, June, September, October and November):

    • Double/Twin bedroom with continental buffet breakfast (and € 3,00 as regional tax): € 120,00/night
    • Single bedroom with continental buffet breakfast (and € 1,50 as regional tax): € 100,00/night

    Payment can be made with all major credit cards.

    • Pedelec bicycles
    • Golf Club of Monforte d’Alba
    • Golf Club of Cherasco
    • Barolo Paths
    • Castle of Serralunga d’Alba
    • Wine and food pairing
    • Discovery ride
    • Old vintages tasting: Upon request.
    • Wine Tasting : From 9:30 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 18:30 in our Wine Bar
    • Cellar visit: Guided tours of historical cellars.

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