The best tasting room in Montalcino? We think so! Book your private tasting now.
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The best tasting room in Montalcino? We think so! Book your private tasting now.

The Fattoria dei Barbi tasting room and wine shop is open seven days a week throughout the summer. Click here for hours and reservation information. English, French, and German are all spoken (as is Italian, of course!). And our team of wine professionals (above) can customize your tasting flight especially for your party or group. … Continue reading

Heading to Montalcino this summer? Don’t miss the Abbey of Sant’Antimo…
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Heading to Montalcino this summer? Don’t miss the Abbey of Sant’Antimo…

If you’re heading to Montacino this summer, one of the sites you definitely don’t want to miss is the Abbey of Sant’Antimo (Abbazia di Sant’Antimo), above. Not only is it one of the historical centerpieces of Medieval and Renaissance Tuscany but it’s also one of the best preserved examples of “Romanic” architecture in Italy (early … Continue reading

Ain’t no “baby Brunello”: Rosso di Montalcino, the perfect expression of Sangiovese for summer
Rosso di Montalcino

Ain’t no “baby Brunello”: Rosso di Montalcino, the perfect expression of Sangiovese for summer

Summer is here and it’s a time when we tend to reach for lighter-bodied wines that focus on freshness, approachability, and versatility at the dinner table. In other words, it’s the time of year when we tend to drink more Rosso di Montalcino. Generally, Rosso di Montalcino is made from younger-vine fruit and is vinified … Continue reading