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Amazing estate!

Prepare to be awestruck by the highly scenic and historic grounds and the 360 views of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The best winery I’ve ever been to

This is the best winery I’ve ever been to. They have their own castle. The owner was there and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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.
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Poggio Alle Mura - Sant'Angelo Scalo, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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+39 0577 877500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prepare to be awestruck by the highly scenic and historic grounds and the 360 views of the countryside from all sides of the estate. There are lots of options according to have much money you want to spend. My family had somewhat limited time here,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best winery I’ve ever been to. They have their own castle. The owner was there and very nice to us. They also make olive oil and balsamic vinegar which we purchased and shipped home.

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

What a gorgeous drive leading up to the winery. Just breathtaking. And once there, the grounds are just as beautiful. Didn’t have time to take a tour but visited the tasting room which was as lovely as everything else Banfi.

1  Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

While we were staying at Castello Banfi Il Borgo we took a tour with Lorenzo at the Banfi Wine Estate. You could not ask for a more enthusiastic person to take you around than Lorenzo. His spirit and knowledge was over the top. He actually...More

Thank MissS85
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The castle/gardens/enoteca and the surroundings are impressive, we did not visit all the domain but the castle, gardens, enoteca are very well kept. It may be optimized for tourism, but on the day we visited (weekend, end of may) there were less tourists than we...More

Thank utopium
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Very good super tuscans. Big and beautiful winery. Expansive tastings but tasting fee waived with purchase. No reservation required for tasting room.

Thank FoodieLuxury
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Castello Banfi is one of the biggest wine producers in Montalcino and well known for its Brunello. The Castello is a really beautiful place. Their facilities include a hotel, a restaurant, a museum etc. and of course a place for wine tasting. Everything is splendid,...More

2  Thank mikester948
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Banfi is one big concern and so important because its plantings are of one of the largest and most significant warm area Italian grape varieties known - sangiovese grosso. The drive-in straddles a series of large vineyards grown by Californian viticultural systems as the erectors...More

Thank Scudamore-Smith
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Banfi winery was founded in 1978 by the Italian-American brothers, John and Harry Mariani. Since then, the winery has grown to become of the largest wineries in Italy, with production both in and outside of Italy. The winery is known for modern and innovative wine-making...More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We loved our experience, unfortunately we couldn't go for the tour, but the wine tasting along with local products at the Enoteca was amazing. The wine is from out of this world, the staff is very kind and helpful, they can clarify all your doubts...More

Thank Manuel R
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leffertslady
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Response from Italiana84 | Reviewed this property |
Tasting in enoteca is 50 Euro each
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Response from MelnNige | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, their menu is set out as a five course dinner. We only had breakfast included and had three course dinners a couple of nights. All their food is excellent. Our car Renata was included in the package. However... More
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