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2006 02 October

(Montalcino, Italy – October 2006) Castello Banfi, long recognized for excellence in winemaking and hospitality, is adding another jewel to its crown with the April 2007 opening of “Castello Banfi – Il Borgo” luxury accommodations.   The family-owned vineyard estate in Tuscany’s Brunello region already boasts a ...

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2006 31 August

(Montalcino, Tuscany – August 31) Weather conditions throughout 2006 made for a perfect growing season. Abundant winter rains gave the vines plenty of water to draw on during a summer that was not spoiled by limited storms during the first half of August. Our team diligently avoided the only risk of such a season, overproduction, through care...

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2006 12 July

Stefano di Battista, Fabrizio Bosso, Flavio Boltro, Alex Sipiagin e Sarah Jane Morris   Castello Banfi Again Takes Leading Role in 9th edition of "Jazz and Wine in Montalcino" (July 12-23 2006)   July 12th marks the opening of the ninth edition of “Jazz & Wine in Montalcino,” a noted concert series promoted by Jazz &am...

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2006 13 March

(Montalcino, Tuscany - March 2006) - Castello Banfi has become the first winery in Italy, and one of few in the world, to be officially recognized for its social responsibility.   The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the Social Accountability International (SAI) bestowed a rare triple certification on this American-ow...

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Why personal information is collected?
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How personal information is collected
Information about our users is collected in different ways. For example, information that can be used to contact the user can be requested when that person writes to Banfi S.r.l., telephones to ask about a service, or participates in an online poll. Furthermore, when a person subscribes to the internet service of Banfi S.r.l. or to the mailing list, they provide information that is then collected and filed within a secure database.
When personal information is revealed
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