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Ottimi Vini

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Italian, Wine Bar
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Via Niccolo' Aggiunti 50/B, 52037, Sansepolcro, Italy
+39 0575 741115
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Steph's lovely shop and wine bar is a pleasant and comfortable place to be introduced to a variety of local wines that are reasonably price and sources from small producers. Steph is working toward her classification as a sommelier and will help you divine the flavors and the noise of each wine. Even if you don't have time to stop... More 

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Thank Steven G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I love selecting wine here. There are quality wines for all budgets, and Steph's recommendations are great.

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Thank Gareth J
Henfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Visited here recently and found this to be run by Stephanie a young lady with a great personality and good knowledge of wines especially Tuscan. Sampled some wines all of which were excellent. There is a comprehensive selection in the shop so spoilt for choice! Stephanie makes any visit a pleasure. Stephanie can organise wine tasting which is great for... More 

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Thank ian239
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed meeting Stephanie today at Ottimi Vini. She recommended a fantastic syrah from Cortona. She is everything I like in a proprietor of a wine shop, enthusiastic, well informed, and with a passion for what she is doing and has a fantastic selection of wines from central Italy and the Fruili region. I look forward to returning.

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Thank ChrissieTodd
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Steph did an amazing job. As we were staying a little outside of Sansepolcro, would have meant some of the group would be driving and not possible to enjoy the tastings. So, instead Steph came to our villa, laden with 8 great wines for us to try and some great nibbles to accompany each one. Great knowledge of wine, and... More 

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Thank adrianmanion
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

As a group of friends we've travelled to the area before and were looking for a new experience to add to our ongoing love of Caprese Michelangelo... Stephanie was invited over to give us a wine tasting. With a passion for Tuscan wines, and only a passing knowledge of what's what I looked forward to our evening. Stephane brought a... More 

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Thank _phillip_gee
Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

*THE* place to go for great wine in Sansepolcro. Steph does a fantastic job shining the light on many of the smaller producers around Tuscany. We've learnt heaps from the wine tastings and recommendations.

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Thank NCBMCC
Stephanie S, Proprietario at Ottimi Vini, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was great to meet you and I am glad that you enjoyed my wines. I look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Stephanie Strugnell Ottimi Vini & StePH's Wine Bar More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We were so grateful for Steph's help and advice. Firstly, relying on her knowledge of local wines, and without breaking the bank, we tasted and selected cases of white, red and sparkling wine for our celebratory meal. Guests thoroughly enjoyed the wine and we are certainly looking forward to opening the few remaining bottles that we managed to send home.... More 

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Stephanie S, Proprietario at Ottimi Vini, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a wonderful review. It was my pleasure to help you out and I am so glad that the meal and wines were thoroughly enjoyed. I very much look forward to seeing you all again soon. Kind regards Stephanie Strugnell Ottimi Vini & StePH's Wine Bar More 

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

I would thoroughly recommend Ottimi Vini or Stephs Wine Bar it is an excellent find just off the main street in Sansepolcro. We have been visiting this wine shop over the past couple of years. It is not just a shop, there are comfy sofas where you can sit and enjoy the many varied wines on offer. Also you can... More 

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Stephanie S, Proprietario at Ottimi Vini, responded to this review

Dear Sue, Thank you for your wonderful review. It has been a pleasure having you and your daughter as customer of Ottimi Vini over the past two years. Hopefully I will see you again soon to be able to enjoy more tasting evenings / aperitifs together. Kind regards Stephanie More 

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Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

What a gorgeous time we had a few weeks ago at this beautiful little hidden gem boutique wine shop. We were a little concerned before we went as we had 4 small children in tow all 6 and under. We figured we had a 50-50 chance of surviving it and getting at least some tasting done before abandoning ship due... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
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Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Niccolo' Aggiunti 50/B, 52037, Sansepolcro, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Sansepolcro
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 741115
Description
Stephanie is the third generation of her family to be involved in the wine trade. Her grandfather and father both owned retail and wholesale wine businesses in the UK from 1959 onwards. Obviously Stephanie must have wine in her blood having opened Ottimi Vini in 2010. She has carried on the strong family tradition of sourcing, wherever possible, wines from small producers. This offers guaranteed quality, as well as benefitting the consumer due to the excellent price/quality ratio. Whilst enjoying a glass of wine in the bar Stephanie would be only too pleased to give you the story of how the Wine Bar got its name! English and Italian spoken

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