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Great wine and incredible tour.

Our favorite wine and winery by far. Valentina was so sweet and knowledgeable and gave us a great... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Mark M
San Diego, California
Good tour, interesting story

Three of us did a tour and tasting. Lovely place, good story and excellent wines. I would... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Houston, Texas
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This 395-acre estate was built on the exclusive production of its Chianti Classico Riserva and the true gem of the winery, the Chianti Classico Riserva II Poggio, considered one of the world's greatest red wines.
Via di Monsanto 8, 50021, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 055 805 9000
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Our favorite wine and winery by far. Valentina was so sweet and knowledgeable and gave us a great tour and tasting. Highly recommend visiting. ​

Date of experience: June 2018
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laura b, Proprietario at Castello di Monsanto, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you ! We are really happy you had great time ! Valentina sends you her best regards.

Reviewed July 18, 2018

Three of us did a tour and tasting. Lovely place, good story and excellent wines. I would definitely recommend this for a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

This was one of four wineries we toured while in Tuscany and like the others we booked this tour several weeks in advance. While all the wineries we're great I think this was our favorite. The tour was very relaxing and slow paced and gave...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

The Monsanto wines are, in my opinion, one of the best wines (especially the Chianti Classico Riserva) which made us visit this winery. Valentina, our guide, did a great job (her English was really good) and the estate of Monsanto was beautiful, astonishing to look...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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laura b, Direttore generale at Castello di Monsanto, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Thank you for your comments!

Reviewed October 20, 2016

We toured several wineries in Tuscany and this was one of the larger ones. The place is stunning. It's worth it just to be able to visit the beautiful locale. The tour was entirely enjoyable! A 300 meter long wine tunnel hand-dug by three 79...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

During our weeding anniversary trip we wanted to visit some interesting wineyard and was suggested this one by one of the local agency. Simply - can't imagine better suggestion. The place is... breathtaking. Excellent to the very last detail. Starting from premises, surrounding grounds till......More

Date of experience: June 2016
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laura b, Proprietario at Castello di Monsanto, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016
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Siamo felici che siete stai bene in visita da noi. Vi aspettiamo di nuovo presto !

Reviewed July 29, 2016

This was fantastic. We had an amazing tour around the wineyard. To hear Laura telling the history of the family, the castle and the winemaking was WOW. We went trough the winecellar with all the fantastic wine, the oldest ones was from 1964. Thrugh the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

What a wonderful experience!! Valentina was wonderful, friendly, knowledgeable and clearly loves what she is doing!! And why not - what a beautiful place, with great wine!! Bianchi family - what a vision and to make it come true..awesome! The cellar - truly unbelievable -...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

This was a visit that we had planned some time before arriving in Tuscany and it did not disappoint. The grounds of the house are spectacular, and the winery itself is something to behold! The fact that the whole thing was constructed by 3 gentleman...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 12, 2016

We did this as part of a tour group. Valentina met us on arrival to take us on a tour of the cellars before doing a tasting. She was knowledgable and able to answer the many and varied questions from our group. The cellars are...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Kristen M
March 22, 2018|
Response from laura b | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in visting our winery but we are sorry to inform you we are closed on the week- end.If you visit our website you can find email address to book the tour and tasting .Kindest regards.
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