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Sovestro in Poggio Winery

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Address: Localita Sovestro, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0577 907209
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Description: Welcome in our house! Walking distance from San Gimignano, one of the most...
Welcome in our house! Walking distance from San Gimignano, one of the most important towns of Tuscany, during the wine tour you'll discover a part of Tuscany that few people knows. You'll understand how is the countrylife in this part of the world. I won't say what our tour includes or not.....reviews speaks for us! We wait to welcome you, as private or group. Reservation required to tour the farm.
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Great Winery Visit

My wife and I had a great time visiting this lovely winery on May 6th during our week long stay near Volterra. Fausto and his delightful little boy were there to greet us and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had a great time visiting this lovely winery on May 6th during our week long stay near Volterra. Fausto and his delightful little boy were there to greet us and give us an interesting and informative tour of the vineyard and winery. What a beautiful location! We very much enjoyed their hospitality and the great wine... More 

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Epping, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We are so glad we booked the 12.5 hrs day trip with The Best of Tuscany Tours. The itenerary for this tour included a trip to a countryside Winery and Farm in San Gimignano. We were taken a tour of the vineyards by the site guide , who explained about the growing , harvesting and distilling that go into winemaking.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Excellent experience what a nice place, excellent location, beautiful landscapes of the Tuscany countryside and awesome view of San Gimignano. We loved the wine and the food, in my opinion the best I tried during my trip. The visit is very nice and interesting, you will walk on the vineyards, listen to the history of the place, see how the... More 

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Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio Winery, responded to this review

Dear "chleiva", I told you who is the owner and how is the boss.....so only her have the name on the wine labels :-) I'm so thankful for your visit and for your order, this review is very helpful for us so GRAZIE MILLE!! Probably the wine in UK is already arrived, right? I hope to host you in our... More 

Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It was 'wow' at first sight. Imagine a picture perfect setting that is beautiful and yet homey. We enjoyed our delicious lunch together with excellent wines. Thank you Fausto for being such a gracious host and thanks to ArtViva for taking us to Guardastelle.

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Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio Winery, responded to this review

Dear "Wilynda, I thank you for your review and visit. You came from so far away, I hope you'll have another chance to come and stay with us overnight. Best regards, Fausto More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon at the winery! Barbara was a great guide! We enjoyed the beautiful views, delicious lunch and wonderful wines!

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Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio Winery, responded to this review

Dear "Sherri G", thank you so much for your visit. Barbara is doing better and better and I'm happy you enjoyed the wines and scenery as well. Grazie to have shared your experience and hope to see you again. Fausto More 

Carmel, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

It was really our pleasure to visit here with my wife and two kids (4 & 7) Fausto and Barbera were so pleasant and welcoming. It was Easter Sunday and they had a huge group coming in but they still accommodated fitting us in. Weather wasn't great but we still got to go out to the vines and understand a... More 

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Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio Winery, responded to this review

Dear "GooderIN", I did tell you about the group in our emails exchange and you were lucky as the group was late, so you had an absolutely private tour and lunch! Easter wasn't nice weather but we warmed up with some wine, right? :-) As you are in Italy for a while I hope you'll come to visit us again,... More 

Ontario, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This winery was recommended to us and their wines are delicious! Even though we didn't have a wine tasting booked and it was the off season, they welcomed us in and we tasted some excellent wines! Thank you Fausto and Barbara! This would be a lovely place to stay if visiting San Gimignano!

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Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio Winery, responded to this review

Dear "Sue C", I'm sorry we couldn't give you much of our time as we planned to do other works yeaterday. Reservation is very important for us, escpecially in the off season. Thank you anyway for your visit, it was nice to speak with a Canadian farmer. I hope that next time you can join our wine tour and cooking... More 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

An amazingly warm experience. A traditional Tuscan lunch and wine tasting. Amazing quality and friendly family.

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Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio Winery, responded to this review

Dear "Ashley L", thank you very much for your visit! It was a pleasure re-open the new season with you. Hopefully next time you'll stay in our guests house. Regards, Fausto More 

Alameda, California, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were brought to this winery by our tour guide Stefano from Florence, and it was a warm and unforgettable experience. The winery tour with the owner, Fausto was an educational and entertaining day. Then the food and wine we were served was so good! My wife told me she wants to come back to Italy just to stay there... More 

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Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio Winery, responded to this review

Dear Dave e Remeta, thank you to have shipping our wines and to have shared your experience with this beautiful review. I really hope you both can come back to stay at the guest house. Please don't forget to plan in advance as it's not so easy to find room. Thank you and sorry for my late reply. Regards Fausto More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I really enjoyed our visit to the winery. Our hostess for our wine tasting and dinner was excellent and very informative. She really did a wonderful job of making us feel welcome. Everything about our tour could not have been any better! I really enjoyed the scenery of the vineyard. It was breathtaking. The food, wine and oil were fabulous!!... More 

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Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio Winery, responded to this review

Dear "Mary Kay C", this review is....SPLENDID!! Thank you so much for this and to visit us. I hope you'll come to stay in our guest house next time. You could attend a cooking class and be active part preparing the food you liked so much. Best regards, Fausto & Susanna More 

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