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“A Montalcino education begins with this man, Stefano Cinelli Colombini at Fattoria Dei Barbi.”

Leading Canadian wine writer Michael Godel (above) visited Fattoria dei Barbi earlier this month and tasted with owner and winemaker Stefano Cinelli Colombini. He was traveling through Tuscany with American sommelier and television personality Jeff Porter. The two were there filming an episode for Jeff’s Sip Trip, his video series devoted to the wines and … Continue reading

Elin McCoy’s 2019 harvest report for Bloomberg, including notes from Stefano Cinelli Colombini
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Elin McCoy’s 2019 harvest report for Bloomberg, including notes from Stefano Cinelli Colombini

Above: Montalcino in late September, a few weeks before the Brunello harvest begin. Photo by Stefano Cinelli Colombini. “Despite extreme weather,” writes leading American wine critic Elin McCoy for Bloomberg, “2019 is a ‘perfect storm’ vintage for wine.” Click here to read her 2019 vintage report for Bloomberg, including notes from Stefano Cinelli Colombini on … Continue reading

“Vraiment très beau!” Top Canadian wine blogger Vinformateur (Claude Lalonde) tastes Barbi (and loves it)
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“Vraiment très beau!” Top Canadian wine blogger Vinformateur (Claude Lalonde) tastes Barbi (and loves it)

“Vraiment très beau!” That’s what top Canadian wine blogger and taster Claude Lalonde, author of the popular site Vinfomateur, had to say about his recent tasting of Fattoria dei Barbi current releases with the winery’s export director Raffaella Federzoni. A graduate of the prestigious L’École Hôtelière des Laurentides in Sainte-Adèle, Quebec where he earned his … Continue reading

Experience the “Birth of a Brunello” this weekend at Fattoria dei Barbi
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Experience the “Birth of a Brunello” this weekend at Fattoria dei Barbi

Click to register for “Birth of a Brunello” events, tours, and tastings this weekend. The Sangiovese harvest has begun in Montalcino: This weekend, Fattoria dei Barbi owner and winemaker Stefano Cinelli Colombini will be hosting tastings of the newly pressed wines and guests will experience the “Birth of a Brunello” (see link above for details). … Continue reading

Experience the “Birth of a Brunello” (the racking of the new wine) October 5-6 at Fattoria dei Barbi
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Experience the “Birth of a Brunello” (the racking of the new wine) October 5-6 at Fattoria dei Barbi

The Fattoria Dei Barbi in Montalcino invites you to an extraordinary event: the “Birth of a Brunello” on Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6. Guests will enter the cellar during racking, when the fermentation finishes and the winemaker tastes the new wine for the first time. Guided groups of visitors will be get to … Continue reading