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“Unforgettable” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Castello Banfi Wine Estate

Castello Banfi Wine Estate
Ranked #1 of 14 Tours in Montalcino
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Unforgettable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

If you are a wine lover, you have to spend some time at Castello Banfi. Not only for their great wines but also for the view, their history and the restaurant. We booked lunch a month before and we just had a great time: the location, the atmosphere, the food, the wines, the service... Just TERRIFIC. Make sure to book lunch beforehand and remember to drink a lot of water between the different kinds of wine that will perfectly pair to the dishes and ENJOY! Cheers! Wish I could be there right now again!

Visited September 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Amazing setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

We stopes at small and medium sized wineries bit banfi available in our wine shops so had to visit. Lovely setting, great tasting and friendly staff. We got there as it opened (10:00!)
so no pesky tour groups.

Visited September 2012
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Toronto
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“A very good tour, tasting and lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

We came by for a drop in wine tasting and ended up staying for a delicious lunch and managed to join in on the wine tour. Enjoyed it very much. It is a beautiful estate and the quality is top notch.

Visited August 2012
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San Diego
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

We just went for the wine tour and tasting. The castello and facility is beautiful and they are very welcoming. The tour is in a separate area a mile or two away but interesting and worth driving over for the experience. We tasted a variety of their wines and enjoyed several in the wine tasting area. This is an American company of Italian heritage so their wines are available in many areas of the US and we have found a good number at our local stores. Montalcino is a very cute town so this is well worth a detour.

Visited May 2012
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“Big winery, good wines, even better food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

Go to the winery but stay for the tasting menu at Taverna Banfi. One of our favorite meals. The wines are good but I have had most of them in the states so no surprises. The castle was great and the glass museum was interesting.

Visited August 2012
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