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The best restaurant in Montalcino? We think so… La Taverna dei Barbi
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The best restaurant in Montalcino? We think so… La Taverna dei Barbi

We just wanted to share an image from last week’s Wine Tasting Under the Stars (during the “night[s] of the shooting stars”) at the Taverna dei Barbi, the trattoria located on the Fattoria dei Barbi estate and one of Montalcino’s favorite old-school “taverns.” The Taverna is one of the few places left in Montalcino and … Continue reading

Tasting Under the Stars August 12: EVENT AND REGISTRATION DETAILS
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Tasting Under the Stars August 12: EVENT AND REGISTRATION DETAILS

We were thrilled to see that the Italian national daily newspaper La Repubblica featured Friday’s event! Tasting Under the Stars an intimate guided tour, tasting, and dinner with owner Stefano Cinelli Colombini Friday, August 12, 5:00 p.m. The tour, sunset tasting, and dinner will be followed by star gazing. While the event doesn’t fall on … Continue reading

Wine Tasting Under the Stars Friday August 12
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Wine Tasting Under the Stars Friday August 12

Tasting Under the Stars an intimate guided tour, tasting, and dinner with owner Stefano Cinelli Colombini Friday, August 12, 5:00 p.m. €35 Euro per person, including dinner. Reservations recommended but not required. To reserve, please email info@fattoriadeibarbi.it or call +39 0577 841111. This event is part of the Calici di Stelle (Tasting Under the Stars) … Continue reading

Tasting note: “What’s not to love here?!” writes Zachys owner Andrew McMurray
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Tasting note: “What’s not to love here?!” writes Zachys owner Andrew McMurray

Above: Older and rare vintages of Fattoria dei Barbi Brunello di Montalcino can be purchased at the estate. “Fattoria dei Barbi is one of Montalcino’s historic properties, even producing Brunello from the same vineyard since 1892,” wrote Andrew McMurray, co-owner and voice of leading U.S. retailer Zachys in his newsletter last week. “But what separates … Continue reading

Friday nights at the museum: The Fattoria dei Barbi summer series
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Friday nights at the museum: The Fattoria dei Barbi summer series

Above: The Brunello Museum at Fattoria dei Barbi (Montalcino). According to the Treccani Dictionary of the Italian Langauge, the word veglia is a Tuscan term for “an evening spent with friends and family, chatting and telling stories, playing cards or other games, playing music or dancing” (translation by our blogmaster). Akin to the English vigil, … Continue reading