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Cooking lesson and wine testing

The first time i tasted the wine of "Raina" was in a restaurant in Terni, i loved it, and after... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Yair T
Raina Winery visit with Francesco

We had a fantastic time with Francesco, he cooked for us a fantastic truffles dish and shared with... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Gemma B
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11 Nov 2016
“Cooking lesson and wine testing”
8 Aug 2016
“Raina Winery visit with Francesco”
The Cantina Raina is a boutique winery nestled into the rolling slopes of the beautiful Montefalco countryside. The owner Francesco is a renowned winemaker and chef, making some excellent wine with the local prized grape sagrantino. You can visit...more
Case Sparse Turri 42, 06036, Montefalco, Italy
+39 347 601 4856
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

The first time i tasted the wine of "Raina" was in a restaurant in Terni, i loved it, and after searching the internet, i found out that cooking classes are also held at the winery with Francesco Mariani. At the cooking class we were 3...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Yair T
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time with Francesco, he cooked for us a fantastic truffles dish and shared with us his amazing food knowledge! All was accompanied with the finest wine you can find in Umbria which he grows with passion in his splendid Raina vineyard!...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We had a cooking lesson and wine tasting with Francesco and our children (8 and 12). It was the highlight of our time in Umbria!!! We made three courses each of which utilized only fresh and organic ingredients. Francesco was informative, sweet and a wonderful...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank luv2trvl_alot
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We have tasted a lot of Montefalco wines and found the full range of wines here quite excellent! We were a bit late for our wine tasting time, but Francesco still took a moment to introduce us to his selection. Overall, we were very pleased...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank thee77
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Please read previous reviews (at least the ones in English) as they are all very accurate as are the pictures. Our group of 2 couples had the opportunity to cook with Francesco and experience his great food and wine knowledge. We spent the day in...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

We booked a dinner and vineyard tour at Raina on the recommendation of our local friend and we are so glad we did. It was a pre-wedding dinner for 30 family and friends with exacting standards. Many of them are wine enthusiasts and foodies so...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Shireen I
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Having gotten used to the big business tours of California vineyards, Raina was a special treat. Francesco gave us a private tour of his wine making operation and explained in detail how he started and grew his winery. We saw all phases of his operation...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank mxalpert
Reviewed 19 March 2014

The winery was recommended by friends who live nearby and we were certainly glad they did! The setting is lovely and Francesco is a wonderful host who even welcomed us into his own kitchen for nibbles (all strictly local and delicious!) to go with his...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Catherinebolton123
Reviewed 17 February 2014

If you're the type of person who wants to experience visiting an italian vineyard and cookery lesson all in one with a relaxed but informative style then this is for you. We have just been to Montefalco and Cantina Raina owner Francesco picked us up...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank Dom L
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Francesco Mariani's Raina Winery in the Montefalco area of Umbria showcases his rich knowledge of food and wine by offering delicious wine tastings with a small plate food pairing. This is an up and coming wine maker (currently producing 40,000 bottles per year, 4 varietals...More

Date of experience: May 2013
3  Thank Robin K
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