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Castello Banfi Wine Estate

Poggio Alle Mura - Sant'Angelo Scalo, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 877500
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Very impressive location - but beware of the wine prices !

Castello Banfi is one of the biggest wine producers in Montalcino and well known for its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mikester948
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Munich, Germany
Uncorked & Cultivated Australians Wine & Food Tour Visit,Tasting

Banfi is one big concern and so important because its plantings are of one of the largest and most... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Scudamore-Smith
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Brisbane, Australia
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Wine connoisseurs will welcome a tour of the Castello Banfi estate, which is not only very large (more than 7,100 acres,) but features a state-of-the-art winery that was started from scratch less than 25 years ago.
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  • Average9%
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Poggio Alle Mura - Sant'Angelo Scalo, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castello Banfi is one of the biggest wine producers in Montalcino and well known for its Brunello. The Castello is a really beautiful place. Their facilities include a hotel, a restaurant, a museum etc. and of course a place for wine tasting. Everything is splendid,...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Banfi is one big concern and so important because its plantings are of one of the largest and most significant warm area Italian grape varieties known - sangiovese grosso. The drive-in straddles a series of large vineyards grown by Californian viticultural systems as the erectors...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Banfi winery was founded in 1978 by the Italian-American brothers, John and Harry Mariani. Since then, the winery has grown to become of the largest wineries in Italy, with production both in and outside of Italy. The winery is known for modern and innovative wine-making...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We loved our experience, unfortunately we couldn't go for the tour, but the wine tasting along with local products at the Enoteca was amazing. The wine is from out of this world, the staff is very kind and helpful, they can clarify all your doubts...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

A great atmosphere in their beautiful location of the Banfi castle. We truly enjoyed our wine tasting and cheese pairings. We didn’t get to visit the whole castle but what we saw was spectacular. Would recommend it to all. A little on the pricey side...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The hotel concierge who is an italian called to Castello Banfi to make a reservation to have a wine tasting. He was informed that no reservation was necessary and the winery was open until 7PM. Based on this, we planned a visit there to taste...More

Thank Anderson G
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Made a spur of the moment visit to Banfi. Stunning location and the Castle and other buildings have been restored to an incredible standard. The product display area is great just to look at. At the end of this vast room there is a bar...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We only went to the wine tasting room, where no appointment was needed. We were 5 people and tasted 15 wines from 5 different tasting options. All the wines were good and interesting. The tasting room staff were nice and helpful and we had a...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The wine tour was packed with people. The hotel was spectacular but the actual wine tour wasn't that interesting and had way too many people. The tasting itself was very good. They poured excellent wines and served cheese to a group of 12 of us.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Great overall experience! Great wine, tasting facility & staff. All 3 employees were very welcoming and friendly. We had the pleasure to intimately interact with two fantastic Banfi employees - Lisa & Bruna. With their expertise we learned more about the wine we have enjoyed...More

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leffertslady
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Response from Italiana84 | Reviewed this property |
Tasting in enoteca is 50 Euro each
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4 March 2017|
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Response from MelnNige | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, their menu is set out as a five course dinner. We only had breakfast included and had three course dinners a couple of nights. All their food is excellent. Our car Renata was included in the package. However... More
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