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Striking architecture, quality wine, exquisite views

We came on a custom tour to ethos winery, seemingly in the middle of nowhere Perugia. (Bevagna... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
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Excellent wine, excellent winery

Our group stopped her for a tour and a tasting. The winery is an architectural masterpiece. The... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
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A visit to Tenuta Castelbuono is a journey into the world of art and wine. The Carapace, the winery designed by Arnaldo Pomodoro, is the first sculpture in the world in which one lives and works simultaneously. This unique work of art is a shrine to...more
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We came on a custom tour to ethos winery, seemingly in the middle of nowhere Perugia. (Bevagna). The winery buildings were designed be a renowned Italian sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro. The main building is meant to resemble a turtle, with many of the design nuances described...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Our group stopped her for a tour and a tasting. The winery is an architectural masterpiece. The vision of the turtle is clear and as the building ages and becomes more green it will only improve. And as beautiful as the building is the wine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

We had reviewed this place on the internet prior to visiting and were very impressed with our wine tasting appointment. Our guide, Aurora, was well informed and did a good job of providing the background on the architectural significance and construction of this facility. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

The guided tour was great, a lot of info about the building & architects. Very nice cellar with a lovely view from the stairs. State of the art! Tasting of the wine: normally 3 reds + passito --> passito was sold out, so 1 white....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We had originally made an appointment to visit, due to some mistake we made on scheduling, we had to cancel our appointment. The winery informed us that we could visit their bar and have a tasting if we wish to drop in, which is exactly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

I spent the weekend in Bevagna with my daughter and son-in-law (and their 2 kids) a few weeks ago (they live in Italy). My daughter found this winery as it was listed as one of the best wineries to see in the area. The tour/tasting...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

There were three of us (men) that arrived after lunch in Bevagna. We were the only clients. The lady in charge of the tasting rushed thru and there was no food or beverage offered. We are BIG wine drinkers and buyers of wine but because...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

We went to this cantine during a Cantine Aperte event, so it was quite busy. It is somewhat out of the way but worth finding. It has a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside, but the main attraction is the other-worldly cantine designed by Arnaldo...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Brilliant, worth the visit. Good wine and cheese, water, tour. very nice building / artwork and great view. Tour also in good english! Worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

As this winery can only be visited upon reservation (as their website clearly indicates) I made arrangements for a winetour including winetasting in English language some months before our visit in August. Aurora handled my request efficiently. When arriving we were welcomed warmly by Annalisa....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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