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The Fattoria dei Barbi is one of the most famous and historic wine producers in Italy. Since the 1700s, the Fattoria dei Barbi is the property of the Colombini family, who have owned land in Montalcino since 1352: today it is managed by Stefano...more
Hours Today: 11:00 - 19:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Localita Podernuovo 170 | Strada Consorziale dei Barbi, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
To be fair, I did not make a reservation. I stopped by at 10:30 on a Thursday morning unannounced. There were no tours schedules at that time. I have been on countless tours, so honestly, that wasn’t my top priority; I just wanted to taste...More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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