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Address: Localita Manzano, 15, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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+39 0575 618667

Welcome to Borgo Syrah in Manzano, the heart of one of the most important...

Welcome to Borgo Syrah in Manzano, the heart of one of the most important agricultural businesses in the Val di Chiana for over 300 years. The winery at Borgo Syrah is the prestigious Tenimenti d’Alessandro, which has garnered tremendous praise for the production of fine wines from syrah and viognier grapes.The owner, Giuseppe Calabresi, welcomes wine experts and other connoisseurs to visit his properties and enjoy his wines.

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Excellent winery to visit. Easy and nice!

We just stopped at d'Alessandro and we got a guided nice tour of the winery and the cellars tasted wines and walked on our own around the vineyard. The guide was very friendly... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Eric S
Drøbak, Norway
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a cooking lesson and lunch through a local agency and had a fantastic tour, lesson and lunch prepared for us by the Chef, Lucca. The tasting room staff, Maria, translated our lesson for us and they were very gracious. Wines were delicious and a great change of pace from the usual Tuscan reds. We would love to come... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We made reservations for a lunch and wine tasting for 7 adults and 3 children. The food was delicious and freshly prepared by the chef. Everyone enjoyed what they had ordered. Our hostess did a nice job telling us about the wines and serving the table. They were short staffed (our guess) and did not offer us a tour of... More 

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Drøbak, Norway
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We just stopped at d'Alessandro and we got a guided nice tour of the winery and the cellars tasted wines and walked on our own around the vineyard. The guide was very friendly, calm and nice. She answered all sorts of questions we had and took good time. The wine tasting was also very relaxed and positive. Visit this winery... More 

1 Thank Eric S
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We did not stay at this property, though we did book a cooking course through the Operations Manager, Massimo with Chef Lucca in the restaurant. The course included a tour of the property (including the wine cellar), lots of information about the wines they produce, a cooking lesson with the chef of the restaurant in the restaurant kitchen for 4... More 

1 Thank Traveler2015201
Clearwater, Florida
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

This being our first trip to Tuscany, but not out last, we were hoping to find a centrally located home base that we could travel through Tuscany and much of Italy. We rented the loft for four weeks, our longest vacation ever, and the Tenimenti d'Alessandro and grounds exceeded our expectations in every way. Upon returning home to the U.S.... More 

Thank rlb902
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We had this arranged for us- a cooking lesson and tour and tasting at the winery. We were def not disappointed. The entire location was stunning- we got to tour the grounds where the the wine is made and the apartments with spa-like facilities that are across the road. This is a small slice of paradise in wine-making country. After... More 

1 Thank Finocchio-bello
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We visited the cantina but not the vineyards as it was raining.however the highlight was the food and we were given the choice of tasting the 4 wines before,after or with the meal. We chose with and so sat down in the dining room of the Osteria. We a delicate amuse bouche with a white wine to taste followed by... More 

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

We were very limited with time, and had speedy tour of wine cellar, but it was really great. Property itself is amazing, with winter gardens and lots of sculptures. Interior of restaurant was so unique and interesting. Minimal and yet with so many details to check out. Food was soooo good, paired with wines of course. Wines were really good.... More 

Thank Sandra D
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Impressive location worth every minute you spend there either touring the vineyard, the factory - where the magic happens, the hotel, cooking from their vegetable garden, everything is impeccable. The Villa is situated about 15 minutes from Cortona, in the Valley of Chiana, surrounded by mountains, pine trees and yes, vineyards, previously owned by a Tuscan noble family. There is... More 

1 Thank Stephanie S
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Stumbled across Tenimenti d'Alessandro when we were unable to find a winery that had been recommended to us. Chose their degustation Lunch option. The food was just magnificent and the accompanying wines were fabulous - there were even refills offered. Unfortunately, we missed photographs of each course as we dived in immediately we were served ...

1 Thank Hazel C

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