Photos: Secret Hotels of Italy There aren’t a lot of places left in Italy that can qualify as "under the radar." At the farmhouses in the country’s northwestern corner, you’ll not only find room at the inns, you’ll also get a taste of the old country—the wine, the food, the connection to the land and its past—that’s as authentic as the sauce bubbling away on the stove. Budget Travel Thursday, Sep 1, 2011, 8:00 AM Rolling slopes planted with Nebbiolo grapes at Tenuta Montanello. (Raymond Patrick) Budget Travel LLC, 2016
 

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Photos: Secret Hotels of Italy

There aren’t a lot of places left in Italy that can qualify as "under the radar." At the farmhouses in the country’s northwestern corner, you’ll not only find room at the inns, you’ll also get a taste of the old country—the wine, the food, the connection to the land and its past—that’s as authentic as the sauce bubbling away on the stove.

Source Article: Secret Hotels of Italy
  • Tenuta Montanello
  • Tenuta Montanello vineyards
  • Terrace view
  • Casa Isabella pool
  • Monica Barattieri
  • antique wagon
  • Tetto Garrone
  • La Traversina
  • family heirlooms

Rolling slopes planted with Nebbiolo grapes at Tenuta Montanello.

(Raymond Patrick)

A closer look at Tenuta Montanello's 27 acres of vineyards.

(Raymond Patrick)

The vineyard view from the terrace of Tenuta Montanello.

(Raymond Patrick)

The pool at Casa Isabella, which overlooks fields of Barbera and Cavernet grapes.

(Raymond Patrick)

Monica Barattieri of Casa Isabella holding an apple pie, fresh out of the oven.

(Raymond Patrick)

The blue room—one of five individually decorated rooms at Cascina Sant'Eufemia.

(Raymond Patrick)

An antique wagon outside of Villa Ile.

(Raymond Patrick)

Fulvio Faccia and his son Pietro in the orchards at Tetto Garrone.

(Raymond Patrick)

The rustic communal table at La Traversina.

(Raymond Patrick)

The inn's family heirlooms on display.

(Raymond Patrick)
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