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Small winery with lovely wines and VERY polished experience.

Beautiful little winery run by Manuela, her Mom and Dad. They offer a wonderful view of the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
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Fantastic Small Winery

Fantastic Small winery not too far from Arona and Stresa - if you do not mind driving. Relaxing... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Fontechiara is a small winery located in the Northeast area of Piedmont. We produce high quality red wines, that are faithful expression of the territory as they are made with native local grapes such as the famous Nebbiolo and the ancient...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Strada della Vallazza 10 | Frazione Santa Cristina, 28021 Borgomanero, Italy
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+39 333 913 1432
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Beautiful little winery run by Manuela, her Mom and Dad. They offer a wonderful view of the cellars and production process as well as a VERY generous tasting plus hot and cold local snacks--I finally tried horse and donkey meats! They use natural processes to...More

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Azienda Agricol... F, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you very much for your positive feedback! It was a pleasure for us and we hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Fantastic Small winery not too far from Arona and Stresa - if you do not mind driving. Relaxing Country location with Chickens and Turkey roaming about. Personal touch too as we were served by the owners so you can sense the passion for their wines....More

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Azienda Agricol... F, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you very much for your positive feedback!

Reviewed 25 September 2018

My wife & I spent a few hours here in mid-September 2018. A small, family winery that produces wonderful wines. The hospitality of the family, the education about their wines, the apertivo they provided, all made for an experience we will never forget. Being from...More

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Azienda Agricol... F, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you very much for the enthusiastic and positive feedback! I hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Very well explained and great tasting wines! I would definitely recommend this for anyone in the area!

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Azienda Agricol... F, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you very much for your positive feedback! I hope to see you again soon at Cantina Fontechiara! Best regards

Reviewed 6 September 2018

We reserved a tasting at Fontechiara and learned that they also had accommodations for two onsite which we took advantage of. We were greated by a lovely English speaking host at the winery who provided us with the tasting upon our arrival. Aside from three...More

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Azienda Agricol... F, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Ann and Craig, thank you very much for your positive feedback! You are very lovely too!! It was a great pleasure for us! Thanks again, see you soon!

Reviewed 3 August 2018

I chose this place for an off site team building event and I can highly recommend Fontechiara if you are looking for an off-site too. It’s only a 35’ drive from Malpensa Airport, located in a beautiful area, the Azienda is beautifully restored and the...More

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Azienda Agricol... F, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Isabel, a real and great pleasure for us! We wish you all the best for your future and "new" life! Thanks!!! Cantina Fontechiara

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Nice athmosfare, great hospitality and excellent vines. The hole family support the business in friendly manner.

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Azienda Agricol... F, Proprietario at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you Lasse for your visit!! Hoping to see you again in future, best wishes to your family! Cantina Fontechiara

Reviewed 26 February 2018

My boyfriend and I have been at Fontachiara last weekend. We live in this area but never heard about this place before, because it is a small agritourism owned by a local family and is not advertised (as it would deserve). Well, we were really...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had an absolutely brilliant guided tour of the wine-cellar with Sara - in perfect English and answering all of our many many questions about the history of the vinery and the wines produced there. Thanks again, Sara, for beeing so wonderful! Afterwards we had...More

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Azienda Agricol... F, Proprietario at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Dear Nina and Wolfgang, thanks very much for your kind feedback! You are too much kind!! A great pleasure for us! Thanks again Cantina Fontechiara

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

On short notice, we were taken to a winetasting for three. I'm not super interested in wine, but I found it both interesting and facinating. After presenting the wine, we got to taste the different kinds along with heavenly snacks (cheese, ham, Lardo, crackers, bread,...More

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Azienda Agricol... F, Proprietario at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear Maria, thanks for your kind and positive feedback. We hope this is for you only the beginning of a lasting love for the wine world! Cantina Fontechiara

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