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Enoteca Pontevecchio

Corso dei Tintori 21/r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 2466848
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Ranked #39 of 162 shopping in Florence
Type: Specialty Shops
Most recent review
- Feb 5, 2014
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

Wine shops are on almost every corner in Florence, but what sets this shop apart is the incredible service you receive upon entering. The owner Tony and his family are incredibly knowledgeable about wines and have a mind boggling selection. We were honored to spend a couple afternoons unwinding in this oasis.

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Rohnert Park, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This family operated wine shop located by Sante Croce has a wonderful selection of Italian wines, olive oils and balsamic vinegar. A wine tasting with our friends was a delightful way to spend a Sunday afternoon with Laura. She really knows her wine! And the shop sells and ships anywhere..

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

When we entered the restaurant we were taken to the very back of the restaurant to rather a long table (for a couple). We had difficulty understanding the menu and the owner did not speak as much English as we needed to figure it out. But after selecting our food he selected our wine. Delicious! The food presentation was wonderful.... More

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Miami
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112 reviews 112 reviews
20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Although we didn't end up buying anything, the owner of the shop was gracious and informative. The selections were numerous and the atmosphere was friendly.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
18 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

Here you will be welcomed as if you were a member of Tony Sasa's family! Great boutique wines(some of them impossible to find elsewhere)... Be sure to try jams, olive oil and balsamico. From wines, I recommend Martina Brunello and Arena Amarone. I hope you will enjoy the visit as much as we did!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

AMEX Platinum Travel Services recommended that we stop by to see Tony Saso, the proprieter. Unfortunately, Tony had just returned from a trip to the United States so he was unable to meet us. However, he coordinated a warm welcome and tasting at the Enotea with his assistant. The wine selection is not large but contains a number of the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Our tour guide recommended this wine shop while on an excursion to Florence. The owner was well traveled and very knowledgeable about the issues of getting wines in Ontario. We sampled and purchased two great reds that we could not get back home. We were told only limited numbers of each wine were produced. Not being 100 percent trusting, I... More

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Michigan
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Do not waste your time or money!! We purchased two very expensive bottles of wine and we found the same bottles in two different stores in the US for almost half the price. I emailed the owner and received an email back that said that they charge more because they do not charge for the tasting. They should have let... More

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Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011

I've been to this wine shop twice...once in 2009, and again in 2010. Tony Sasa and his wife run a sweet and comfortable shop, with wines and olive oil for tasting. They can also set you up for a wine tour in Chianti (ask for Max!), we had a wonderful time! He also ships to the US, very reasonable prices.... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

This little shop was recommended to us by our guide on a tour of Tuscany, based in Florence. In 2009, walked in and Tony set up a wine tasting for us on the spot. A full year later, walked in out of the blue, and he remembered us from our prior visit--recalled actual facts about us, not just pretending familiarity.... More

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