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2010 19 November

Wine Enthusiast, one of the most worldwide influential wine magazines, awarded Poggio all'Oro 2004, Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva with 95/100, ranking position among the 100 most ageable wines of the year. The 2004 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino Riserva has received particularly rewarding estimations by the prestigious magazine for its str...

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2010 15 November

Great success for the Poggio all’Oro 2004 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG, symbol of the best tradition of Castello Banfi, which achieves the excellence of the 5 Grappoli in the prestigious guide published by Bibenda, Duemilavini 2011!   The outstanding Riserva of the celebrated winery is the result of one of the best vintages of r...

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2010 12 November

Great success for Centine Rosso and CollePino, two of the most suitable wines for everyday consumption. They have received an important accolade in the last edition of Gambero Rosso Guide “Berebene Low Cost”, one of the most  highly regarded Italian review:  it’s a guide dedicated to the wine lovers who are more careful ...

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2010 11 November

The results are now in: Castello Banfi Poggio all’Oro 2004 has earned Italy’s most prestigious wine award, a coveted Tre Bicchieri designation from the new 2011 edition of the Gambero Rosso Guide.  “(Castello Banfi) makes a welcome return to the Tre Bicchieri with their Brunello Poggio all’ Oro 2004. Extremely elegant....

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2010 07 November

Our pursuit of excellence has some very personal measures too -- Castello Banfi family proprietor Cristina Mariani-May achieved a personal best in last month's New York Marathon, posting 3:30:12 to place 648th for her gender and 5036 overall! "It is an exhilarating experience to run a marathon" said Cristina Mariani-May "and it was great to beatin...

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2010 25 October

Castello Banfi and the Mariani family were honored at a private reception   and dinner celebrating "Six Producers Who Changed the Course of History for Italian Wines". The event formed the concluding highlight of "Vinitaly Day" at Eataly, the new Italian culinary complex launched by Chef Mario Batali, together with fellow restaurateurs and b...

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2010 02 September

Castello Banfi is highlighted on Condé Nast Traveller’s September, Italian issue, the famous magazine dedicated to travel. Once again, the renowned winery estate, famous all around the world for its wines and in particular for its Brunello di Montalcino, has been mentioned as one of the most selected winery where it is possible to tas...

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2010 03 August

Montalcino, August 3rd 2010 – Castello Banfi La Taverna, for the second consecutive year, has received the prestigious “Wine Spectator Magazine’s Restaurant Award of Excellence”, an honor attributed judging the wine carte, which “offers an excellent selection combined with the perfect pairing with the food at a very co...

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2010 24 July

The “Jazz & Wine in Montalcino” festival, one of the longest running and most prestigious national music celebrations, was founded in 1998 through a cooperative effort of the Castello Banfi vineyard estate, deeply tied to the region and its traditions, the Jazz & Image Cultural Organization of Rome, and the township of Montalcin...

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2010 23 July

Click here to download Nuovo al Castello Summer 2010 newsletter

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2010 06 July

Castello Banfi wines have been highly rated by the International Wine & Spirits Competition. The contest, which aims to promote the quality and excellence of the world's best wines, spirits and liqueurs, was founded in 1969 and is nowadays the premier competition of its kind in the world, receiving entries from over 80 countries.

Gold Meda...

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2010 01 July

July 2010 Issue, Christopher Petkanas - For years travelers asked no more of Tuscany than its light and landscape, its Renaissance legacy, its food and wine. If the hotels were a bit low on amenities, if the person who rolled out the pasta in the kitchen turned out to be the same person who made your bed, there was plenty of charm and buona volont&...

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2010 05 June

Rome, Italy – June 2010 – Castello Banfi was honored by the Italian Association of Sommeliers at the organization’s annual star-studded gala “Premio Internazionale del Vino, referred to as “Italy’s Oscar Night.”    The special achievement award, called “Premio Speciale della Giuria,” ...

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2010 28 May

A prestigious and international motorsport event characterized by the attendance of the most important cars and the most significant champion drivers who made the history of the rally that between the ‘70s and the ‘90s made famous the Montalcino and the Siena region among all the enthusiast of this sport. Castello Banfi, unique wine pr...

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2010 10 May

Wine lovers no longer have to wait until they land in Italy to enjoy the best that Tuscany has to offer. In fact, they don’t have to travel to Italy at all! Castello Banfi is proud to announce that three of its wines will be served by three top European airlines in the course of 2010. Starting October 1 through December 31, BelnerO, a terroi...

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2010 22 April

On April 22, 2010, Castello Banfi winemaker Rudy Buratti, a 26-year Banfi veteran, touched down at JFK International Airport in New York for his second ever visit to the US, and his first time exploring beyond the Hudson River. His mission: to offer an in-depth look at Brunello literally from the ground up, showing the individual clones of San...

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2010 16 April

April 16, 2010, Florida - Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises is introducing 10 new optional land extensions to complement its collection of Northern Europe and Mediterranean voyages this spring, summer and fall.For those who seek authentic and immersive travel experiences, Silversea's destination experts have designed a new collection of multiple-day, ...

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2010 01 April

Giovanni Mantovani, Director General of VeronaFiere, the parent organization of VinItaly, called Banfi “a driving force behind Montalcino, insolubly tied to the territory which rises up with intensity in every sip of its wines, combining good business sense with high quality, technological innovation with tradition, always with a profound res...

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2010 15 March

Old Brookville, NY, March 15, 2010 -- Banfi Vintners, a pioneering leader in the Chilean wine category, confirms plans to make a substantial contribution toward efforts to rebuild and rehabilitate victims of the recent and devastating earthquake in Chile. An estimated 2 million people have been left homeless as a result of the magnitude 8.8 quake, ...

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2010 08 March

March 2010, Korea – Banfi has recently been conveyed outstanding results from the Korea Wine Challenge 2010, one of the most prestigious and influential international wine judgings.    Among the over 700 wines tasted from 14 countries around the world, those of Castello Banfi received excellent ratings: exclusive recognition with a...

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