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Mate Winery

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Personalized, intimate tasting and delightful, bright wines

We had a lovely group visit to Mate Winery in July. The hosts even allowed our toddler to tag along... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Malibu, California
Warmest of welcomes, stunning wines !

I have recently returned from another memorable trip to Tuscany but the highlight was, without... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reservations are required for winery tours and tastings. Please contact us via email or the phone number above. The Etruscan celebration of life--beauty, food, and wine--is alive today on the Mate family's boutique wine estate. Twenty years ago...more
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Podere il Colombaio | Località Santa Restituta, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 847215
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a lovely group visit to Mate Winery in July. The hosts even allowed our toddler to tag along and entertained her with some books while we sipped. The grounds are lovely and the experience is altogether unique and memorable. Not to mention the...More

Thank LetsGoChina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have recently returned from another memorable trip to Tuscany but the highlight was, without doubt, a visit to the Mate Winery. The location is breathtaking and from the moment Jessica, the Sommelier, greeted me in the morning sunshine, it was a visit that will...More

Thank NEILP2143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had identified Mate as a winery I wanted to visit based upon the wines they make and the reviews the wines have received. Wow! I emailed Mate on a Monday and received a quick response from their somolier Jessica. We arranged a 4:30 tasting...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I traveled from Bainbridge Island all the way to Mate before we realized that they were closed during our arrival. We're used to California 'stop-in' wineries and were embarrassed that we came all that way - after reading all 3 books, and...More

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Tips: 1.Read at least one of their books before going - strongly recommend A Vineyard in Tuscany. Gives great background and foundation for your visit. 2.Make reservations in advance. 3.Book the private tasting that includes light snacks. Jessica, the sommelier, provided excellent communications and driving...More

Thank hellmbeck
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Although I'm more used to the "drop-in" tastings that are nearly universal at California wineries, the wine here was excellent and the hour went by fairly quickly. We had quite a bit shipped home ;-D

Thank Jonas A
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Having read all of Ferenc Mate’s writings about Tuscany, my husband and I were ridiculously excited to visit his beautiful property and taste the Mate wines produced by Candace. However, our expectations were not quite met as somehow the experience was a bit flat, and...More

Thank Roshea
Reviewed July 23, 2018

After reading two of Ferenc Mate's books, "A Vineyard in Tuscany" and "The Hills of Tuscany", we planned a trip to Italy and to their vineyard. We had an outstanding private tasting and tour of the property by Jessica, their phenomenal Sommelier, which was the...More

1  Thank caresskennedy
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Six of us enjoyed a tasting at Máté after seeing several referrals in travel and culinary articles. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience - from the warm and knowledgeable hostess to our first Brunellos of the trip to walking around the lovely grounds. Well worth a...More

Thank ljpatterson
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Tried Mate Brunello in US and not impressed so wanted to get more first hand experience of all their wines, certainly an amazing property and our hostess was very nice and helpful. And we tried some very nice wines, much better than we had thought...More

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Jonas A
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Candace M | Property representative |
Dear Jonas, Thank you for your message. We always prefer a reservation because, as Miles suggests, we are a small winery and we need it for organize the day. Please, email me at visits@matewine. com. Thank you very much.
Beth E
April 2, 2018|
Response from Candace M | Property representative |
Hi Beth - We're closed in the winter and on the weekends, but we've just reopened for the season. You can send a request to our website. Thanks! Candace Máté
April 11, 2017|
Response from 251candace | Property representative |
Hi - I wish I could say that your could take a bus here, but we're 10 km outside Montalcino, so a rental car is really what you need. I think you can rent a car in Buonconvento - our nearest train station, and a 1.2 hour... More
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