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Altesino

Localita Altesino n. 54, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 806208
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Great visit

We had a great tour and tasting at Altísino during our visit to Tuscany. The tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SraMcRoth
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Kansas City, Missouri
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An excellent winery tour

We thoroughly enjoyed the winery tour of Altesino, Guilia was very warm and informative. We love... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Loreen K
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Altesino is a leader in various, important innovations in the production of Sangiovese from Montalcino, causing it to stand out and become a reference point for the entire territory. Some of the positive contributions putting Montalcino on the world map are: the introduction of the "Cru" (Montosoli) concept in 1975, the production in '77 of the first Grappa from a winery and the first Futures (purchasing wine before its release) for Brunello 1985. We organize wine tastings and the visit are made under appointment preferably.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great wine” (9 reviews)
“olive oil” (10 reviews)
“wine tasting” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Localita Altesino n. 54, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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+39 0577 806208
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour and tasting at Altísino during our visit to Tuscany. The tour guide was informative and the wine, snacks, and olive oil were all delicious! The property is beautiful.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the winery tour of Altesino, Guilia was very warm and informative. We love this wine, and it was interesting to try another IGT we do not see on the market usually. The setting is beautiful, easy to find, we had no issue...More

Thank Loreen K
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Outstanding tour with Giovanni, he was very proud of his position. Wines were excellent. Olive oil was outstanding. The view from the estate overlooks a 360* view. Worth the drive to visit a beautiful place.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Julia was our host and she was amazing. The wine is delicious and the winery is immaculate. The premier wine tasting with cheese and meat was very tasty. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is a really special spot. The winery is located up a small dirt road on top of a hill. the winery over looks most of their vines with the city of Montalcino situated behind them. The wines are also very nice. We visited with...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Detailed tour, friendly guide speaking good English and happy to answer an infinite wave of questions. Wines are good, and reasonably priced as for Montalcino classics (especially the Vin Santo is worth the price). The property itself is beautifully located in a small hill, overlooking...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This place nice people, great property, good location, great wine, good toilet. The tour was educational and they took many pictures of us. It’s a little more expensive than other wineries but I think they are trying to appeal to the higher end of the...More

1  Thank Aaron P
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We traveled to Montalcino in March - the off season - and were the only ones on the property for our tasting of 5 wines. Our hostess took her time with us and allowed us to really savor the experience. We ordered 3 bottles to...More

Thank McKenna B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had a bottle of Altesino in Houston just before we left for Italy. Loved it so much we decided to stop the winery while we were in Tuscany. Best decision, ever! Great wine and affordable shipping for cases.

2  Thank VronicaGn
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Altesino is a leading producer of the wines of Montalcino, and is responsible for many wine making innovations. It is also a beautiful winery set in the hills with a lovely view of nearby mountaintop villages. Our guide, Matthieu gave us a very thorough tour...More

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