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Castello Banfi Wine Estate

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Address: Poggio Alle Mura - Sant'Angelo Scalo, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: +390577877500
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Activities: Wine tasting
Description: Wine connoisseurs will welcome a tour of the Castello Banfi estate, which...
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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Excellent wine tasting.

Great wine tasting with an excellent selection of wines available for tasting. If you love wine, be sure not to miss out on this incredible experience. What we loved about this is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great wine tasting with an excellent selection of wines available for tasting. If you love wine, be sure not to miss out on this incredible experience. What we loved about this is that there is a wine tasting option to fit everyone's tastes. If you simply want to try good Italian wine, there is an affordable option which offers great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This castle/winery is probable one of the best for wine lovers, especially the Brunello de Montalcino red wine. They offered us one free tasting when we bought some bottles. Don't miss this place if you are in the Tuscany region.

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Waddington, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Wonderful winery with fabulous restaurant for lunch. Grounds are breathtaking and staff in tasting room was very friendly and helpful. Loved it!

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Wellesley MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Banfi Vineyard is scenic and has an elegant gift shop stocked with a wide variety of wines. Their musuem of antique glass was a bonus and made the visit that much more worthwhile. The guide did a wonderful job leading the tour, was very knowledgeable and professonal. Can be done in under 2 hours

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New York City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

First, it's a huge marketing & manufacturing plant. Not a quaint Tuscan winery (which there are many great ones). This would be fine if the wines were mind blowing...but they just aren't. We really really wanted to be impressed, since this is Brunello di Montalchino country. But we actually didn't buy one bottle when we left. We had the 1... More 

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Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is must, if you are in the region. Banfi has contributed a lot to the Italian wine industry, not only for Sangiovese and Brunello in Montalcino but also wider in enhancing the quality and brand awarness for Tuscany wines in general. Old castle has been renowated with generous budget and the wineshop and tasting rooms are quite similar to... More 

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Cary, NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My fiance' and I just spent 4 days in Montalcino and upon recommendations from two different friends who frequent the area, we booked the cellar tour and then dinner at Banfi. We spent time at a few smaller vineyards the day before and have to say that Banfi fell very short. For Banfi we did a basic tour at 4pm... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Beautiful location outside on Montelcino. Outstanding wine tasting options, plenty of product to purchase including their Balsamic which does not export at all. Be sure to see the Balsamic room and the museum collection of glass. Staff very friendly and helpful

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Most people go to a winery and find a wine they like. My wife has been drinking Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio for several years and when we decided to vacation in Italy, we knew we had to visit the winery. We were so glad we did. The estate was beautiful and the wine delicious. My wife even found a... More 

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Vejle, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The place is extremely beautiful, and surroundings breathtaking. Remember to take your time to walk around the estate. Take your time and have a wine tasting - they've got different price levels, starting at approx. 20 euro for 3-4 glasses. Prices are good and cheaper than your home country. We went around 1pm and only few tourists there, so plenty... More 

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