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Excellent wine tasting experience

We were driving around Lake Garda, and decided to visit the Valpolicella area and get to know... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Ferrara, Italy
A fabulous experience

We had asked Pagus Wine Tours to put together a day of wine tasting for our party of 3. Corte... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Toronto, Canada
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Our family has owned the same land since the beginning of 1800. For many generations we have produced grapes. Our vineyards are located in the heart of the "Valpolicella Classico" region, above Marano di Valpolicella. They are located in the...more
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Via Fornale' 1 | Purano, 37020, Marano di Valpolicella, Italy
+39 328 433 9516
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We were driving around Lake Garda, and decided to visit the Valpolicella area and get to know better the local wines. We selected this small vineyard based on reviews, and were very happy with the choice - we called to reserve, so we could select...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We had asked Pagus Wine Tours to put together a day of wine tasting for our party of 3. Corte Fornaledo was the third stop of the day. Giacomo was our host for this visit and gave us a tour of their winery. He outlined...More

1  Thank Guywilltravel
Reviewed 16 April 2018

My wife and I went on a Pagus Tour that included this vineyard. We have visited well over 150 vineyards in 7 countries and Giacomo was one of the most knowledgeable and entertaining hosts we have ever met. he was funny kind and informative and...More

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It is worth coming to this winery for a few reasons: 1. the drive up is amazing. If you can walk back down the hill for a couple of kilometers! 2. The wines - they are really wonderful! 3. The hosts - they are dedicated...More

2  Thank paula c
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were greeted by our lovely host Giacomo. He was very welcoming and informative - he taught us so much about the region, the grapes, the history and the process of making the wine. The wine itself was absolutely beautiful - we had some shipped...More

Thank JoKnott
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time visiting Giacomo at his beautiful vineyard! He showed us around the vines and let us taste all of his specialities - wine and oil. He is full of knowledge and enthusiasm, and is a delight to listen to. Thanks a...More

1  Thank EirinLZ
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife came here for a tasting. It was so cozy and comfortable. The rustic feel of this place was amazing. The owner that went through the tasting for us was knowledgable and very generous. It was like we were just at a...More

1  Thank dantoole87
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This small vineyard belongs to a family who has been making wines on top of the hills of the Valpolicella region for more than two centuries. The proprietor Giacomo is clearly passionate about his wines and the tradition that they represent. We tasted a variety...More

2  Thank Quantumlondon1
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This is a family winery and our visit was arranged by our Pagus tour. The owner (one of the two brothers) walked us through the vineyard and explained to us different ways of growing grapes in the region. The explanation is clear and comprehensive. We...More

1  Thank D_and_G_2008
giacomoborghetti, Owner at Corte Fornaledo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2015

Thank you very much for your review. It is always a pleasure for us introduce our life, our vineyard, our winery and our wines. In the end of August an important wine importer in Hong Kong will taste our Amarone della Valpolicella 2010. I will...More

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