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Batzella Winery

Localita Badia 227 | Frazione Donoratico, 57022, Castagneto Carducci, Italy
+39 339 397 5888
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Best Wine Tour Ever.

We have been to wineries in Burgandy, Loire Valley, Tuscany, and this is the best experience we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Armeane C
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Washington, DC
Winetasting as it should be

Kind people who will tell you their wonderfull story and moreover how they make their lovely wine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tspann6
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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We are a family run artisanal winery estate in beautiful Bolgheri on the Tuscan coast offering guided tours with tasting of our red, white and rose' Bolgheri DOC wines. They are elegant terroir wines highly rated by critics (Robert Parker, Wine Spectator, Decanter, Veronelli, etc) and by consumers all over the world. By appointment only so we can dedicate to you our full attention during your visit.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“the owner” (6 reviews)
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Localita Badia 227 | Frazione Donoratico, 57022, Castagneto Carducci, Italy
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+39 339 397 5888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to wineries in Burgandy, Loire Valley, Tuscany, and this is the best experience we have had. We got a detailed explanation and tour on the art and science of wine making, The wine tasting experience was fabulous. They have reds, whites and...More

Thank Armeane C
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Franco B, Owner at Batzella Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Armeane for your generous review. It was great to receive your visit, and that of Mary and of your friends. I hope you all will come again Franco and Khanh

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kind people who will tell you their wonderfull story and moreover how they make their lovely wine! Also nice for children: great toys available!

Thank tspann6
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked last minute with a quick email, almost immediate response. Very accommodating and informative. Small family run vineyard with a great Italian feel. Loved the owners and more importantly the wine, so much so we brought what we felt we could carry on our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experiance, passion for beautiful wines and friendly/ understandable explaination.. By the way, the wine is superb!

Thank Dries N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great pleasure to visit Franco Batzella. We received a private tour through the whole wine making process with all its insights. Great wine as well! Definitely recommended!

Thank Robbert H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have found the Batzella Winery by chance, but the decision we made to visit this place was really worth it. If you don’t want to visit the big wineries but still enjoy the characters and personality of the Bolgheri wines - this place is...More

Thank Igor P
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Franco B, Owner at Batzella Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Igor and Kristina, It was a pleasure for me, too, to make your acquaintance. Thanks for the kind words. Please come again to see us - and bring your friends... All the best Franco

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely couple! We had a wonderfull day learning aboute and tasting different wine. Er dere there for 2 hours.

Thank Hanna H
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Visit this amazing oasis of wine making! You will not regret it. Franco looked after us wonderfully well including providing dinosaurs for our four year old daughter. He is a font of wine wisdom and has a great natural gift for making one feel instantly...More

Thank Alexander B
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Franco B, Owner at Batzella Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you Alexander. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. I think even our doggie will preserve a fond memory of your little daugheter Come again Franco

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We randomly called the owner late in the afternoon to check if it was possible to visit the same day. Even a half hour later he welcomed us with a lot of enthusiasm and showed us around. Mr. Batzella told us everything about the vines,...More

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Franco B, Owner at Batzella Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Calijn, Thank you very much for your kind words. I enjoyed your visit, too. I hope you will tell your friends who come to Tuscany, to visit us, too. All the best Franco

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Found IT via TripAdvisor, and send Them An email for a visit and tasting. Received An quick answer with good guidings to the location. And Yes a bit hard toe find. Received very well and were briefed about the start of only one house till...More

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Franco B, Owner at Batzella Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Dear friends, I am happy you liked your visit and the wines. I enjoyed spending time with your families and your lovely children. I hope they will have a good memory of the experience, too. Come again when you are in Italy. Franco Batzella

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