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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 6 days ago
ImaTravellingFoody
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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 1 week ago
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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 6 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank GWPfla
Reviewed 25 July 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

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 6 May 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We had originally made an appointment to visit, due to some mistake we made on scheduling, we had to cancel our appointment.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

Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 3 August 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

Thank SeattleGalSeattleWA
Reviewed 24 July 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

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 31 May 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

Thank buckeye500
Reviewed 17 October 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!

1  Thank Frank S
Reviewed 1 September 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

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