Barolo, land to visit

A journey through history


The Faletti and the Piedmontese fiefs

A millennial tale, set between hills and scents...

The Faletti family

Origins
Powerful family of bankers, exponents of the new bourgeoisie, the Faletti marked the fate of Barolo and the surrounding areas. In 1250 the family acquired all Barolo possessions from the Alba municipality.
1300
Around 1300 they came to control up to fifty Piedmontese fiefdoms.

The decay

1486
In 1486 the town became part of the Monferrino state, then passing to the Savoy in 1631 with the Cherasco treaty.
Adhesion

In 1486 Barolo joined the Monferrino state, then passing to the Savoy in 1631 with the Cherasco treaty. He then became Marquisate in 1730, the first Marquis was Gerolamo IV, followed by Ottavio Alessandro Falletti and Carlo Tancredi.

On the death of the latter he ruled his wife Juliette Colbert, who distinguished himself for his actions in favor of the weakest.

Barolo

Land of colors and perfumes



Discovering the corners, faces and protagonists of the history of the most noble of the Langa red wines.

Wines and places of interest

Barolo and museums



Discover the history of this fascinating garnet red wine and the most visited places in the Langhe.

The attractions in the hills

An interactive and emotional journey through the culture and tradition of wine...

Typical products

Delights on our Hills


In addition to the charm of the landscapes, the food and wine excellences make Langhe a unique heritage in the world ...