Piedmont Corporate and VIP Events
When you book your VIP or Corporate event in Italy, The GastroNomad will be your single point of contact for local activities, curating your experience with our network of strong ties and partnerships with our most preferred suppliers in the region. We will work with your Corporate event planner to ensure a smooth journey.
Coupled with our experience in dealing with travel planning and unforeseen challenges in Italy, along with Margie's passion for exceeding your expectations, puts you in great hands for your memorable event in Italy. Our goal is to make your adventure unique and memorable for all attending.
Although we initially started with wine tours, we have since built a portfolio of options to cover all interests and provide alternatives for those not interested in the wine tasting activities. You can browse through an outline of options below.
We look forward to plan your event!
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Boutique and Luxury Hotels, Private Villas
Our accommodations range from boutique to 5 star hotels, or private villas. The latter allows the option to hire a chef and attend a cooking course in the comfort of the villa.
Functional meeting rooms will be provided.
Piedmont boasts some of the best cuisine in Italy, is home of the SlowFood movement, and has the most Michelin star restaurants of any region. There are plenty of options from trattorias, osterias, enotecas and high end. We can also arrange for a cooking course for a team building lunch.
Another fun option is a dinner in the gorgeous cellar of a Barolo producer.
Piedmont is also known for the prized Alba white truffle (Oct-Nov), hazelnuts, local cheeses such as Castelmagno, sausage from Bra, tender and lean Fassona beef for steak or tartar, and last but not least, the majority of risotto rice grows along the Po river plains.
Choose from our fleet of luxury boats for small and larger groups. Enjoy stunning Lake views while passing by gorgeous villas, guided by our. knowledgeable and hospitable English speaking drivers.
Cooking courses and truffle hunting
Not far from Lake Como, there are two wine regions. Valtellina, north of the Lake, produces gorgeous reds using Nebbiolo, the same grape in the famed Barolo. If Champagne style wines are preferred, Franciacorta is another fantastic option, just southeast of the Lake.
Day trips include 1 or 2 wineries visits, and choice of lunch at a winery with pairing, or a local restaurant, both with panoramic views.
Take a ride on the scenic glacier train through the most breathtaking Alpine landscape. Stop for lunch in the luxurious mountain resort, St Moritz. Additionally, an overnight stay in St Moritz or Valtellina wine country can be arranged.
Other fun excursions
Enjoy some fun events with collaboration and teamwork such as a cooking course with panoramic views, scenic hikes with optional picnic lunch for all levels, kayaking or paddle board in the warmer months, or golfing and lunch at a gorgeous course overlooking the lake.