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Address: Localita Altesino n. 54, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0577 806208
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Activities: Horseback riding, Wine tasting
Description: Altesino is a leader in various, important innovations in the production...
Altesino is a leader in various, important innovations in the production of Sangiovese from Montalcino, causing it to stand out and become a reference point for the entire territory. Some of the positive contributions putting Montalcino on the world map are: the introduction of the "Cru" (Montosoli) concept in 1975, the production in '77 of the first Grappa from a winery and the first Futures (purchasing wine before its release) for Brunello 1985. We organize wine tastings and the visit are made under appointment preferably.
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our tour guide was a young woman, but completely knowledgeable of the region, the industry and the process of making wine. She was extremely pleasant and spoke excellent English... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

our tour guide was a young woman, but completely knowledgeable of the region, the industry and the process of making wine. She was extremely pleasant and spoke excellent English. The wine tasting with snacks was fantastic. Great presentation, location and experience. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I liked it all. I've been to over 300 wineries and the Altesino experience was as wonderful as could be. Beautiful winery, amazing view of the countryside, wonderful hosts and the wine is delicious.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We loved it! We had a big group, 15 people, and we thoroughly enjoyed the tour and the wines and snacks! The people were wonderful!

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We came to Altesino 4 years ago and I would have rated it a 5 star experience, hence the reason I came back. However, it has become way too touristy. There are 250 vineyards in Montalcino. I would recommend almost any other for an authentic experience. Last time we came, the owner and his wife poured wine for us in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

We had an incredible tour at Altesino. The factory is very impressive and the wines are amazing. Cristina was very professional and knowledgable. She made an unforgettable day for me and the rest of the group

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Parsberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Last week my husband and I took the tour of the winery followed by lunch. The tour was interesting but the lunch was fabulous especially with the wine pairings. A couple of other Americans were seated at the table next to us and talking to them while experiencing the meal and wine made it really fun! It ended up being... More 

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Our favorite vineyard and Brunello di Montalcino is Altesino! Of course we were lucky enough to have Guido as our tour guide. We had the most amazing, informative and delicious tour ever! Thank you, Guido!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We booked a tour at Altesino during our 5 day stay in Tuscany and we were so glad we did. Ilaira was our guide and is fantastic. The tour was interesting and afterwards we had a tasting plate with approx. 5 wines from the estate - they were amazing! We would highly recommend visiting the estate and tasting their gorgeous... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My wife and I traveled to Altesino Vineyards based on recommendations from various websites and it was wonderful. We were attended by Laura who took us through a very nice, personalized tour and then experienced their wine tasting - which is phenomenal. Although a quieter experience because it was mid-November, Laura basically became our main event and helped us understand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ilaria was our amazing tour guide (be sure to request her if you need an English speaking guide!). She is completely delightful. The winery is clean, elegant and beautiful. I wish we were still there. Not only is the wine incredible but the olive oil is perfection. Their body lotion (made with their olive oil) is silky and lovely as... More 

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Address: Address: Localita Altesino n. 54, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0577 806208
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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