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Love the wine - love the winery

What a great story. The tour of the winery showed us some of the innovations being done here. And... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Jordan C
Thornhill, Canada
The Most Beautiful Vineyard

There are two faces to this gorgeous vineyard. One is that this is the state of the art of making... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Stuart R
Wyncote, Pennsylvania
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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.
Poggio Alle Mura - Sant'Angelo Scalo, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 877500
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

What a great story. The tour of the winery showed us some of the innovations being done here. And the wine is great to boot. Had the good fortune to meet John Mariani and what a gentleman.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

There are two faces to this gorgeous vineyard. One is that this is the state of the art of making wine. They use an optical scanner to help chose the grapes that make up their wonderful wine. The other side of this endeavor it that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Visiting a winery that produces millions of bottles each year... that includes some of the very best Brunello was a curious exercise before arriving. the welcome was Titanium Class and the staff (including the owner) were happy to see every visitor. Tours are complete... and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

I finally had the opportunity to visit Castello Banfi after decades of enjoying its fabulous Brunellos. The estate is beautiful and the vineyards expansive. The tour and wine cellar should not be missed. We stayed after the tour for wine tastings, we opted for wine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place not only for a tour of the wine cellar and a tasting, but the Restaurant was the most amazing dining and wine pairing experience ever! Make a reservation. Go hungry. You will not be disappointed. It is worth every penny!...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Lorenzo gave us a wine tour as a wine tour should be. Although we had a typical Italian rain shower he gave us the perfect tour. We stayed a little longer in the cellars and he was very patient explaining all the details about one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

We had to visit the home of one of our favorite wines. We expected it to be a beautiful and delicious visit but it was so much more. The private tour was incredible! It was so very informative and well worth the time. The tasting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places! The food and te wine at the restaurant is amazing. The service too. You should visit the castle the museum and taste some wine at "enoteka Banfi" everywone was kind and ready to help you with everything.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fatma m
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Lots of reviews are written about Banfi, a multi-million bottles kind of winery. Don't need to add to that. Do yourself a favor and ask to peek into their calmly aging Balsamic barrel "bank", and ask to taste it. Thank me later !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank amnon s
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We drove up from Montalcino and were visiting for a day trip. Glad we visited Castello Banfi, beautiful estate and enoteca! We will be back for sure next year. Sincere thanks to Paul who informed us about the history and all notes on the amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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February 19, 2018|
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Response from Italiana84 | Reviewed this property |
Tasting in enoteca is 50 Euro each
March 4, 2017|
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