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brilliant place

I was for a winery testing and tour, and highly recommend, that is a fantastic place with an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Puntazo S
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Sierra de Guadarrama, Spain
Lovely wine & olive farm

This is a lovely place, they offer tours of the building and the underground area where the wooden... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gerhard J
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Badia a Coltibuono or "The Abbey of good harvest," is approximately two thousand years old, which today serves as a vast estate composed of vineyards, chestnut and olive trees, all producing some of Tuscany's finest wines.
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| Loc. Badia a Coltibuono, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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All reviews wine cellar excellent food dining place nice restaurant pappardelle great tour wine tour great wine during our stay gardens are beautiful chianti area few hours take home wine and olive oil different wines abbey setting
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was for a winery testing and tour, and highly recommend, that is a fantastic place with an amazing location, history, landscapes... the tour was great, very attractive, instructive and interesting, walking by the old walls of the abbey and gardens beautiful, and visit the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am so sorry to write a negative review because in the past this was one of our favorite restaurants in the area. I will say that the staff could not have been more pleasant or willing. However the kitchen, which was the reason we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was not our first visit to this restaurant. We had a lovely meal there a couple of years ago. I've used the olive oils and drunk Badia a Coltibuono wines over the years as well. We were so looking forward to another great meal...More

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Badia C, Proprietario at Badia a Coltibuono, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Really sorry that you had such a bad experience at our restaurant. Me writing I am one of the children of the old owners (I’m now 62 years old and I am the manager since 25 years). The previous people that where running the place...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place, they offer tours of the building and the underground area where the wooden maturation vats are located as well as the area where the wine is stored in bottles, going back to the 1930’s. The wine tasting was also cool,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We organised lunch on the patio overlooking the Tuscan countryside. Chose the degustation menu. Absolutely wonderful meal and wines included. Five courses and all lovely with great wine to accompany. Service was exceptional and after three hours we were finished. Beautiful view and highly recommended.

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 23 August 2018

After three stays at Badia a Coltibuono, I can't wait to return! Wonderful staff, incredible ambiance, great fine, and a fantastic restaurant. The superlatives don't say enough. You are close to several nice destinations in the Chianti area. I could write a book, but all...More

Thank MichaelVelo
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived a bit early (or the other people in our group were late...) we were invited to visit the garden in the meanwhile... wow, what a beautiful place! Visit was excellent, having a look at both history and wine, and tasting 4 different wines...More

Thank PieterVB74
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

After a good experience in 2017 (see my review) a second visit to this “hidden germ”. Excellent again. High quality food, good wines, beautiful views on the surroundings.

Thank Pieter20
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Beautiful place, well maintained. We had an excellent tour through garden, house and cellars, hosted by a guide in perfect english. She took all the time for questions and wine tasting. Nice experience.

Thank MartyMarty
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We arranged a private tour of Badia a Coltibuono with wine tasting and lunch in the restaurant to follow. This was second only to our favorite family winery in San Gimignano and that is a very high standard. This was well worth the drive from...More

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