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Fattoria dei Barbi

Localita Podernuovo 170 | Strada Consorziale dei Barbi, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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Fun Educational Tasting Experience & Tour

We are English speaking and visiting from the US in Tuscany. Today we went to Fattoria Dei Barbi in... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Vintagepair
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Great visit to excellent winery

We visited Fattoria dei Barbi in the winter and sadly not many wineries were open. On arrival at... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Meagan s
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The Fattoria dei Barbi is one of the most famous and historic wine producers in Italy. Since the end of the 1700s, the Fattoria dei Barbi is the property of the Cinelli Colombini family, who have owned land in Montalcino since 1352. Since 1892 it has produced Brunello and it opened its cellars to visitors in 1960. More than three million wine lovers have visited it to date and have been able to see in person the care and attention we put in every phase of production of our Brunello di Montalcino. Besides visiting the cellars, with their countless rooms of oak barrels and the bottle cellar holding wines from 1870to our own day, visitors can taste, free of charge, the wines made by the Fattoria.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Localita Podernuovo 170 | Strada Consorziale dei Barbi, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We are English speaking and visiting from the US in Tuscany. Today we went to Fattoria Dei Barbi in Montalcino. We have been looking forward to this visit for a while and were not disappointed. Simona was an excellent hostess and teacher. We love Wine...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We visited Fattoria dei Barbi in the winter and sadly not many wineries were open. On arrival at Barbi Simona told us to come back at around 2:30pm for a tasting. We did this and we were not disappointed. Paid for a tasting, experienced excellent...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Within quite an extensive list of options, we chose to come to Fattoria dei Barbi for wine tour because they claim on their site that you do not need to have the reservation, just show up at noon, pay 5 euros and enjoy the tour....More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We visited early this week on a beautiful autumnal day. The vinery is set in glorious countryside, not far from Montalcino and easy to find. One of the oldest wineries in Italy with a tradition of producing Brunello that goes back centuries. The wines are...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

First of all the service is very very slow. They bring dish by dish, but only the same diah. Like of 10 people in the whole restaurant order 10 pasta carbonara, they will get serve first the rest. So we were 9 at the table...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

During our holiday stay in Montepulciano we went to Montalcino to visit the wine yard at Fatoria Dei Barbi for a tour in the winery and a wine tasting. In the shop we met a very nice lady, Simona Bianchi who also gave us the...More

1  Thank hbach2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We always learn something from Simona - extremely competent and such a wonderful person! She will give you an honest answer to you questions -not the tourist-everything-is-nice answer. This is a must-visit for us to get information about the wintages. We always ask for Simona...More

1  Thank Karin Yan K
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The wine offered at the tasting was good, but not nearly the best Brunello I have tasted. The tour was not enlightening. The tour leader gave mostly generic information that I already knew about Brunellos. She seem to go through the motions, perhaps she has...More

1  Thank Frank Y
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

With only three full days to spend in Tuscany during a 10 day trip to Italy, one day devoted to wine was far less than I would have preferred, but Brunello di Montalcino was at the top of my list. After a stroll through town...More

1  Thank Scott L
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Drove almost 2 hours to have a tasting her and was well worth it. You have several choices of flights to taste. Just do the Brunello, that's what you are there for. The pourer was fluent in English and knew her stuff. They had a...More

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