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WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo, Barolo

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Set among Piedmont's hills, WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo reveals the history of the region's wine-making industry. Explore the museum's grounds within a historic castle. Join a guided tour to learn about wine's place in myth, legend, literature, and more as you descend through the fortress. Afterward, savor a glass of a local specialty or take part in a tasting session. Before you head to Barolo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Barolo vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Barolo has to offer, including WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo.
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  • Visited on a gray rainy Sunday of February. The site is interesting and analyzes, under all points of view, the history and civilisation of the wine.
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  • Very happy to have made a visit to the Museum. It is located in a real Castle and the exhibits are quite well done. I think children would enjoy some of the interactive displays. It was very informati...  more »
  • Day trip with family in the beautiful Langhe for an interesting and educational range at Christmas holidays on the snow. Just a few minutes from the parking lot with a nice walk in the beautiful village of Barolo, the castle which houses Wimu is immediately appreciate from the outside. Location and position, as with almost all the castles of the Langhe/Roero, enviable with beautiful scenery on the round. But the real treat was the Museum. Interactive and engaging (even for a child of 4 years), the path of Wimu can give very pleasant emotions. Absolutely recommended, a museum not to be missed.
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  • the information given on the brochure is mischievous. Seems to visit a museum dedicated to wine, but the information provided are nonexistent. The visit consists of many audiovisual experiences that don't really say anything. Plus, reading the brochure you may understand that at the end of the visit there is a wine tasting ..there is, but it's not included in the museum ticket and so it's basically like going in a normal shop. The only positive thing was the view of Barolo from the top of the terrace.
  • THE MUSEUM IS MODERN AND INTERACTIVE AS WELL AS WELL-MAINTAINED. IT DEDICATES GREAT SPACE TO THE GENERAL HISTORY OF WINE. I WOULD HAVE ENJOYED A GREATER FOCUS ON THE CURRENT LOCAL PRODUCTION OF BAROLO WINE SPECIFICALLY. THE VISIT CONCLUDES AT THE ENOTECA REGIONALE DEL BAROLO WHERE YOU CAN TASTE BAROLO WINE (WHICH YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR ON TOP OF THE ENTRANCE FEE OF 8 EUR).
  • Nice museum in the castle of Barolo, dedicated to the region's pride, the barolo-wine and wine in general. Interesting to visit, even in the company of children. Attractive displays explaining the history of wine-culture. At the end of the visit: possibility of wine-tasting (with an extra fee), focussing on Barolo DOP wines. Opportunity for budget-aware wine-lovers to taste more expensive wine. Must-see in the Piedmonte region, which is known for its excellent wines. The museum is surrounded by some nice restaurants, often using barolo-wine in their recipes. Prices are ,unfortunately, not that low.
  • Surprisingly beautiful and fun museum. Lots of things to explore for adults and kids. Finish with a wine tasting.
  • Experiential Museum worth a visit! the cost is 8 € per person, but there are discounts for groups that free tickets (if you own the card for museums of Piedmont). The history of wine told in three stories with extremely catchy and original mode.
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