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2011 02 December

On December 2nd at Castello Banfi a great event to present the latest story of Giovanni Negri and Elisabetta Petrini, edited by Mondadori.

“Roma Caput Vini”, the novel published by Mondadori and  written by Giovanni Negri and his wife Elisabetta Petrini, will be presentedat Castello Banfi, Montalcino, on December 2nd. The stor...

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2011 13 September

Cristina Mariani-May, family proprietor of the renowned Castello Banfi vineyard estate in Montalcino, Tuscany, and her team of winemakers are preparing for one of their most challenging Brunello harvests in years. “Variations in weather conditions over the past month have given us conditions that we did not expect earlier in the season,&rdquo...

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2011 08 September

Castello Banfi La Taverna has once again become the only wine estate restaurant in Italy to receive Wine Spectator Magazine’s Restaurant Award of Excellence. Wine Spectator's Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize those restaurants whose wine lists present captivating  selections, which are suitable to their cuisine and appeal to an exte...

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2011 30 August

Trip Advisor, the most popular and qualified travel reviews site all over the world, has awarded Castello Banfi - Il Borgo with the prestigious "Certificate of Excellence 2011". The recognition is assigned to the tourist accommodations, restaurants and sights which have received the best reviews, as well as the most numerous, by the travelers dire...

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2011 13 July

Jazz& Wine in Montalcino is one of the longest running and most prestigious national music celebrations in Italy. The festival is a joint venture between the premier Tuscan vineyard estate Castello Banfi, Jazz&Image Cultural Organization of Rome and the township of  Montalcino. The program for the 14th edition of this event stands out...

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2011 06 July

On the 6th of July Castello Banfi will host Melodia del Vino, the first Italian edition of the International Classical Music Festival, with Emmanuel Rossfelder’s guitar concert.  The festival of “Grands Crus Musicaux” was born in Bordeaux in 2002 and since then, every year, the entire region pulses thanks to great concerts w...

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2011 05 June

Castello Banfi, Tuscany’s premier vineyard estate, is joining forces with Divino Tuscany to host a once-in-a-lifetime Tuscan experience.  Divino Tuscany is a celebration of Tuscan winemaking excellence. This inaugural event, to be held in Florence, Italy, June 2 – 5, 2011, will bring together top winemakers from Tuscany who will p...

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2011 02 June

Castello Banfi will take part to Divino Tuscany, a celebration of Tuscan winemaking excellence, which will be held in Florence, Italy June 2 – 5, 2011.  James Suckling, former Senior Editor and European Bureau Chief of Wine Spectator and IMG Artists, one of the leading producers of cultural and lifestyle festivals, are collaborating on ...

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2011 29 May

Castello Banfi is glad to welcome all wine lovers to the yearly "Wine Day", proclaimed by the National Association of Wine Tourism with ongoing tours of the Glass Museum and Winery (Opening time from 10 AM to 6 PM).   The Guided Tours of the Winery, available in Italian or English, will start at  11 AM  - 12 PM - 4 PM and 5 PM - wi...

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2011 25 May

Poggio alle Mura, the cru of Brunello di Montalcino from the Castello Banfi vineyard estate, triumphed in the annual native grape competition “Perfect Wines 2011” at the VitignoItalia fair. The competition is organized through a double jury which awards top wines made in Italy from native grape varietals.  A committee from the...

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2011 18 May

Castello Banfi, Tuscany’s premier vineyard estate is participating to the event Bellissimo Brunello organized by the internationally acclaimed wine critic James Suckling and City Winery partnered up with Zachys Wine & Liquor, in NYC, to create a memorable wine evening. For one night only, Italian aficionados all over the tri-state area wi...

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2011 14 May

Castello Banfi, acclaimed all over the world for its Brunello di Montalcino, will receive a group of attendees at the historical car race Mille Miglia on Saturday, May 14th. The visit to Castello Banfi is part of the customized program organized for some associates of National and International press. The vintage cars will arrive at Castello Banfi...

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2011 13 May

Oracle and Sinfo One organize a convention at Castello Banfi, which is one of the leading and most historic wineries in Tuscany.
  If the vineyards are the soul of the property and the winery is its heart, the ERP that has been implemented, gives a precious support for the proper management of all processes that turn around a brand known an...

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2011 24 April

Spend next Easter in the relaxing atmosphere of Castello Banfi-Il Borgo.
The boutique luxury hotel nestled alongside the medieval Castello Banfi in the Tuscan countryside, offers an exclusive and elegant location, in one of the most historical, attractive and preserved place of the region ( 

For this special...

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2011 07 April

This year, a dedicated corner of the stand of Castello Banfi, will feature Centine wines: three typical Tuscan products, very versatile, ready to reach all the tables in the world! The celebrated label of Centine Rosso, together with the elegant Rosé and the fresh and balanced Bianco, will actually star in a specially reserved area, where i...

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2011 05 April

Castello Banfi of Montalcino, Tuscany’s premier vineyard estate, has been awarded the Premio Speciale Vinitaly Regione 2011 for Tuscany. The prize is presented to a single producer from each region of Italy, credited with achieving top results at the Concorso Enologico Internazionale tasting at the annual VinItaly wine fair in Verona.  T...

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2011 30 March

MONTALCINO- “It is Bellissimo!!!” Better yet: wonderful.
Excuse me, what was that, Ms. Mariani? One would imagine that it would pertain to a budget surplus, or a contract.  The desk of this fascinating American woman is covered in reports, studies, proposals.  And her telephone seems like a metronome, ringing every ten ...

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2011 07 February

In the extraordinary setting of the the BMW Museum in Munich, it will take place the traditional tasting of wines awarded with Tre Bicchieri in Gambero Rosso's Vini d'Italia 2011, one of the most influential italian wine magazine. Since 1995 the best representatives of Italian viticulture have been crossing the Alps for this event to meet Germany, ...

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2011 24 January

Ms.Mariani-May was joined for the ceremony by Marilisa Allegrini, proprietor of Veneto wine producer, Allegrini; Giovanni Mantovani, CEO of Veronafiere, organizers of Vinitaly and the Vinitaly World Tour, as well as representatives from the American Cancer Society. The closing bell ceremony formed the highlight of a series of events marking the pr...

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