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Podere Le Ripi

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Montalcino Brunello

Francesco Illy’s Podere Le Ripi produces one of the most appreciated wines in Italy on the densest... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Oakland, California
Stunning Winery and Very Personal Experience

Our visit was set up by our bed and breakfast, Siena House, and what a wonderful choice! First... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Laura H
Doha, Qatar
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| Località Le Ripi, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Francesco Illy’s Podere Le Ripi produces one of the most appreciated wines in Italy on the densest vineyard in the world. The eldest son of the third generation of Italy’s famed espresso giant, Illy is no stranger to creating superior products. Illy’s biodynamic approach allows...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Our visit was set up by our bed and breakfast, Siena House, and what a wonderful choice! First, note that you need to drive to the town of Montalcino before entering the winery into your GPS, it gets confused with a road that you can't...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We had a tour and tasting followed by delicious dinner. So lucky to have the winemaker, Giovanni conduct our tour; we felt like we learned so much in this evening... about the winery, the grapes, the owner, the area, and the culture of this small...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing time seeing the Podere winery. The setting is absolutely stunning seeing the Tuscan hills and the Orcia River. We had an extremely friendly host (can’t remember her name) show us around the vineyard and the beautiful storage building....More

1  Thank henryantenen1
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is a beautiful winery on an amazing, history rich plot of land. We had a phenomenal guide, Giovanni, that took us around and told us the history of the land, the grapes, the owner, Mr. Illy, and the barrel room with its amazing architecture....More

Thank WanderfulJess
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We only had time to visit one winery during our day tour of Tuscan hill towns and wanted it to be in Montalcino. Due to uncertainty of our plans, we only scheduled a tasting and tour the day before our visit. We chose Podere Le...More

1  Thank Connjr
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were on a tour of Italy and were staying in Cortona. We skipped a planned outing and hired a driver to take us to places that produced our favorite wine, Brunello. this was our first stop. We were met by Giulia, who provided a...More

Thank Ray E
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We traveled to Montalcino in July to tour the region. Our concierge told us that Podere Le Ripi is one of the premier vineyards in the area. His recommendation was outstanding and we had the loveliest time. Guilia took us through the vineyard and explained...More

2  Thank Kristin L
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Read reviews and decided on driving out and visit this winery. We left Montalcino and followed the “garmin” in driving to the winery. Thankfully I have driven to other locations outside Montalcino using the GPS and know that we may end up on roads that...More

Thank SteveE144
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We were referred. To this winery by an Italian friend. At first we thought it might be a joke as it is really a Long way out, you might say "in the boonies." That being said I will say this winery has compared to my...More

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Marianne C
1 September 2017|
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Response from TexasSunrise | Reviewed this property |
As the previous replies indicate, some do not require and appt and you can just drive up. Others (the smaller, more boutique wineries will need an appt). Just depends on what you are interested in visiting. Cheers!