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Manaresi wine estate lies on the top of Bella Vista hill, 12 km south west from Bologna, in the heart of Colli Bolognesi DOCG wine district. The 11 hectares vineyards go round the estate centre at 270 degrees, facing all the plain from Bologna to...more
The place is not far from central Bolgna (25 min by car).
We showed up with no appointment, and no tour guide.
There was a group of 4 finishing up their tasting.
We were greeted by the owner who made it clear he could not...More
We went there unannounced which i would not recommend since we could not have a tour. But the owners were very kind. We got to taste two wines. They were harvesting at the moment so there was a lot going on in the winery which...More
Make time to go here! Absolutely stunning location, fine wine and great company. We made friends with some others on our tour, Fabio was fantastic answering our questions and sharing his local knowledge. Me and my partner aren't big wine fans but we left with...More
Fabio and Donetella are perfect hosts. This is their personal property. They are proud of their winery and it shows in the tour and their hospitality. Wines are delicious, we bought all flavors. Price is unbelievable! 20e each person for the tour, tasting and meat...More
We booked a wine tour here on our visit to Bologna to surprise my mum for her birthday. The winery itself is up in the hills with great views of Bologna and the surrounding countryside, run by the family and named in honour of their...More
I visited Manaresi with 10 friends in early May. The whole experience was amazing. We were given a tour of the winery together with the vineyards. Our host Fabio gave us a brilliant explanation spanning the formation of the vineyard through to their aspirations for...More
We were driving from Prato to Milan and called Manaresi and the owner graciously offered us a quick visit. He gave us a tour and two tastings and the wine was delicious! His beautiful wife came to say hello and they showed us the bottle...More
If you’re seeking a wine tasting in Bologna, go for Manaresi. It’s close to town with great views of Bologna. Best of all is the owner Fabio who will delight you with stories of the family winery with generous tastings of their excellent wines. Lovely...More
We arranged to join a tour of the winery prior to travelling to Bologna, and Fabio was very helpful and quick to respond to facilitate the arrangement a tour that fit our schedule. On the tour, he first showed us the spectacular view from different...More
Date of experience: October 2017
PignolettoCrew, Proprietario at Manaresi, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017
Thank you very much, very kind of you. We really appreciated your review. We are a (relatively) small winery, but we try to be 'ambassadors' of the whole region from all point of views
My wife and I had booked a visit to this small vineyard only to find that the Pope was visiting Bologna and taxis were difficult to find. When we arrived we also found that we were the only visitors. We were given an excellent tour...More