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

Caffè in Forchetta, a dessert popular across the world and first served at Fattoria dei Barbi
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Caffè in Forchetta, a dessert popular across the world and first served at Fattoria dei Barbi

Just Google it. “Caffè in Forchetta.” It’s a dessert for which you’ll find countless recipes on the internet. In Italian, in English, and even in Spanish (sometimes referred to as café en forchetta). It’s a dish popular around the world. And it was first served at Fattoria dei Barbi. According to Giovanni Righi Parenti, Sienese … Continue reading

Taste Fattoria dei Barbi at Eataly Boston with Raffaella Federzoni Tuesday 9/18
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Taste Fattoria dei Barbi at Eataly Boston with Raffaella Federzoni Tuesday 9/18

If you’ve never had the chance to taste with Fattoria dei Barbi’s export director Raffaella Federzoni, this is a wonderful opportunity to interact with one of the appellation’s greatest experts and tasters. She’s worked in Montalcino for nearly her entire adult life and her expertise is unrivaled. Eataly Boston will be hosting her for a … Continue reading

Commis in Oakland, California (2 Michelin Stars) offers Fattoria dei Barbi mini-vertical
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Commis in Oakland, California (2 Michelin Stars) offers Fattoria dei Barbi mini-vertical

Above: Duck confit, pickled cherries, and chanterelle mushrooms at Commis in Oakland, California. Sounds like a great pairing for Brunello! Commis in Oakland, California has been awarded 2 Michelin stars for three years in a row (2018, 2017, 2016). We couldn’t be more thrilled to learn that their wine program features a mini-vertical of Fattoria … Continue reading

A classic Tuscan country menu at Taverna dei Barbi (on the grounds of Fattoria dei Barbi)
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A classic Tuscan country menu at Taverna dei Barbi (on the grounds of Fattoria dei Barbi)

Knowing that many of you are heading to Tuscany and possibly Montalcino this summer, we wanted to share the following menu (below). It’s a classic Tuscany country menu from the Taverna dei Barbi, the estate’s farmhouse restaurant. The Taverna’s food is all classic, all the way. And all of the foods are grown or produced … Continue reading

Barbi debuts private collection of vintage photography for this year’s Cantine Aperte (Open Cellars)
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Barbi debuts private collection of vintage photography for this year’s Cantine Aperte (Open Cellars)

As in years past, the Fattoria dei Barbi will be participating this weekend in Cantine Aperte (Open Cellars), a weekend when wineries across Italy — 1,000s of them — open their doors to walk-in visitors. On Saturday and Sunday, May 26-27, the winery and tasting room will stay open throughout the day, from 11 a.m. until … Continue reading

English is spoken (very well) at the Barbi tasting room!
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English is spoken (very well) at the Barbi tasting room!

Our American and British friends come to visit us at the tasting room because they enjoy tasting our estate’s current releases as well as a wide range of older vintages that owner Stefano makes available every week. But they also come because they that English is spoken there. Indeed, it is spoken very well! On … Continue reading