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brilliant place

I was for a winery testing and tour, and highly recommend, that is a fantastic place with an... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Puntazo S
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Sierra de Guadarrama, Spain
Lovely wine & olive farm

This is a lovely place, they offer tours of the building and the underground area where the wooden... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
74gerhardj
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Badia a Coltibuono or "The Abbey of good harvest," is approximately two thousand years old, which today serves as a vast estate composed of vineyards, chestnut and olive trees, all producing some of Tuscany's finest wines.
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All reviews wine cellar excellent food dining place pappardelle our tour guide great tour great wine gardens are beautiful during our stay chianti area few hours take home wine and olive oil different wines the kitchen abbey setting
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

I was for a winery testing and tour, and highly recommend, that is a fantastic place with an amazing location, history, landscapes... the tour was great, very attractive, instructive and interesting, walking by the old walls of the abbey and gardens beautiful, and visit the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Puntazo S
Reviewed September 23, 2018

I am so sorry to write a negative review because in the past this was one of our favorite restaurants in the area. I will say that the staff could not have been more pleasant or willing. However the kitchen, which was the reason we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

This was not our first visit to this restaurant. We had a lovely meal there a couple of years ago. I've used the olive oils and drunk Badia a Coltibuono wines over the years as well. We were so looking forward to another great meal...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Badia C, Proprietario at Badia a Coltibuono, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Really sorry that you had such a bad experience at our restaurant. Me writing I am one of the children of the old owners (I’m now 62 years old and I am the manager since 25 years). The previous people that where running the place...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place, they offer tours of the building and the underground area where the wooden maturation vats are located as well as the area where the wine is stored in bottles, going back to the 1930’s. The wine tasting was also cool,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We organised lunch on the patio overlooking the Tuscan countryside. Chose the degustation menu. Absolutely wonderful meal and wines included. Five courses and all lovely with great wine to accompany. Service was exceptional and after three hours we were finished. Beautiful view and highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rodneyc692
Reviewed August 22, 2018

After three stays at Badia a Coltibuono, I can't wait to return! Wonderful staff, incredible ambiance, great fine, and a fantastic restaurant. The superlatives don't say enough. You are close to several nice destinations in the Chianti area. I could write a book, but all...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MichaelVelo
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We arrived a bit early (or the other people in our group were late...) we were invited to visit the garden in the meanwhile... wow, what a beautiful place! Visit was excellent, having a look at both history and wine, and tasting 4 different wines...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PieterVB74
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

After a good experience in 2017 (see my review) a second visit to this “hidden germ”. Excellent again. High quality food, good wines, beautiful views on the surroundings.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pieter20
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Beautiful place, well maintained. We had an excellent tour through garden, house and cellars, hosted by a guide in perfect english. She took all the time for questions and wine tasting. Nice experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MartyMarty
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We arranged a private tour of Badia a Coltibuono with wine tasting and lunch in the restaurant to follow. This was second only to our favorite family winery in San Gimignano and that is a very high standard. This was well worth the drive from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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