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Charming Farmhouse Luncheon

Smithsonian Tour Group stops here for lunch after visiting Mt. Etna. The grounds are lovely, the... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Brentwood, California
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Good talk and olive oil/wine tasting

Interesting talk about the production of wine and olive oil, with sampling afterwards. More of a... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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L’Astore was one of the first “masserie”, the typical agricultural estate of Salento, to be saved from a state of abandonment with a loving restoration campaign inspired by the family’s admiration of Apulian traditions. The family has been living on...more
Via Giuseppe di Vittorio 1, 73020 Cutrofiano, Italy
+39 0836 542020
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Smithsonian Tour Group stops here for lunch after visiting Mt. Etna. The grounds are lovely, the food is good, and the organic wines are interesting to taste. Touring the old Olive Oil Mill in the cellar was a special treat. Family run with young children...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Interesting talk about the production of wine and olive oil, with sampling afterwards. More of a down to earth tasting than Albea.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We came here as part of a wine tour organised by an independent guide. From the moment of our arrival, Elisa made us feel so welcome as she shared her expert knowledge with us and showed us around the amazing vineyards. She answered every question...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed October 20, 2017

For lunch, our group stopped at this incredible 500 year old vineyard/olive tree farm. After a tasteful lunch that included a wine tasting of red, rose and white wines our hostess provided a tour of the cellars for both thier wines and olive oil. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Our group had a light lunch with winetasting before touring the grounds and seeing the olive oil press and wine barrels in the caverns. We tasted sparkling wine, white, rose, and a 2012 reserve, all described enthusiastically by a 15-year British transplant to Puglia. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Lecce with our two teenage sons and visited for a wine tasting. It was a really lovely way to spend a few hours. Our host Leanne was really great and knowledgeable and we were fascinated by the visit to the underground...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

We were sent here by our hotel and so had no idea what was involved or having ready any reviews ans what a treat it was. We did the wine tour here which was really wonderful. You start with seeing the old 16th century oil...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Keenhols
Reviewed May 30, 2017

We visited the hotel as guests of the owner Leanne's, we were attending her brother Robby's wedding. The hospitality was fantastic with nothing being too much trouble with food and their own wines being offered in abundance...... all were lovely. The building is steeped in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tim D
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Leanne at L'Astore is the most wonderful host. She is passionate about her job, Italy, the region, wine making and the olive pressing. This is demonstrated in her informative tour of the olive press where you learn about the history of the farm and the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Visiting the winery was part of the day tour we were doing. It was late in the afternoon of what had been a long day, fortunately we were shown around by Leanne who was incredibly enthusiastic about the wines and ran a great tasting including...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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September 30, 2016|
Response from 909bradleyd | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lauren. We visited some time ago and don't own it.
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Always a good idea to make a reservation where ever you can. It is not only helpful but you will have a much better experience. And, it shows a level of respect that Italians appreciate .