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Castello Banfi Wine Estate

Poggio Alle Mura - Sant'Angelo Scalo, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 877500
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Lorenzo was an outstanding wine enthusiast

While we were staying at Castello Banfi Il Borgo we took a tour with Lorenzo at the Banfi Wine... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MissS85
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Syosset, New York
via mobile
Beautiful surroundings

The castle/gardens/enoteca and the surroundings are impressive, we did not visit all the domain but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
utopium
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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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.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Poggio Alle Mura - Sant'Angelo Scalo, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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+39 0577 877500
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While we were staying at Castello Banfi Il Borgo we took a tour with Lorenzo at the Banfi Wine Estate. You could not ask for a more enthusiastic person to take you around than Lorenzo. His spirit and knowledge was over the top. He actually...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle/gardens/enoteca and the surroundings are impressive, we did not visit all the domain but the castle, gardens, enoteca are very well kept. It may be optimized for tourism, but on the day we visited (weekend, end of may) there were less tourists than we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good super tuscans. Big and beautiful winery. Expansive tastings but tasting fee waived with purchase. No reservation required for tasting room.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Castello Banfi is one of the biggest wine producers in Montalcino and well known for its Brunello. The Castello is a really beautiful place. Their facilities include a hotel, a restaurant, a museum etc. and of course a place for wine tasting. Everything is splendid,...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Banfi is one big concern and so important because its plantings are of one of the largest and most significant warm area Italian grape varieties known - sangiovese grosso. The drive-in straddles a series of large vineyards grown by Californian viticultural systems as the erectors...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Banfi winery was founded in 1978 by the Italian-American brothers, John and Harry Mariani. Since then, the winery has grown to become of the largest wineries in Italy, with production both in and outside of Italy. The winery is known for modern and innovative wine-making...More

Thank sssteveg
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We loved our experience, unfortunately we couldn't go for the tour, but the wine tasting along with local products at the Enoteca was amazing. The wine is from out of this world, the staff is very kind and helpful, they can clarify all your doubts...More

Thank Manuel R
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

A great atmosphere in their beautiful location of the Banfi castle. We truly enjoyed our wine tasting and cheese pairings. We didn’t get to visit the whole castle but what we saw was spectacular. Would recommend it to all. A little on the pricey side...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The hotel concierge who is an italian called to Castello Banfi to make a reservation to have a wine tasting. He was informed that no reservation was necessary and the winery was open until 7PM. Based on this, we planned a visit there to taste...More

Thank Anderson G
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Made a spur of the moment visit to Banfi. Stunning location and the Castle and other buildings have been restored to an incredible standard. The product display area is great just to look at. At the end of this vast room there is a bar...More

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leffertslady
19 February 2018|
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Response from Italiana84 | Reviewed this property |
Tasting in enoteca is 50 Euro each
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ruthmbasketcase
4 March 2017|
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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
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