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Visit to my son.

Fontanafredda was a quaint little town in Italy, near Aviano AFB. We went to visit my son and loved... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Sherry E
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Historically interesting

Fontanafredda is of great interest for those interested in the history of wine in Piemonte. It also... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
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Via Alba 15, 12050 Serralunga d'Alba, Italy
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Reviewed 3 February 2019

We wanted to taste wine, but also find somewhere where we could do side by side tastings of the different wines of the region: Barolo, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto and Barbaresco. We hit the jackpot here. Right when we walked in we met Eliza, who was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Fontanafredda is one of the largest wineries in the region. It is located on a hill very close to Castiglione Falletto, Serralunga d'Alba. Started by the first King of unified Italy, Vittorio Emanuelle II, to produce wine for his majesties own consumption, the 250 acre...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The four of us, my wife, our two daughters, not teenagers any longer, and myself visited the winery. Since it bears relevance to the very subject, I should mention that being a WSET level 3 Award in Wines graduate, I am familiar with this type...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Fontanafredda was a quaint little town in Italy, near Aviano AFB. We went to visit my son and loved the area. It is quiet, but near lots of wonderful restaurants and areas to visit. The view of the mountains is gorgeous.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sherry E
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Tour of the estate and winery and tasting of the wines. Not nearly the best wines of Langhe but they are the first most people try from the area since the production is so large. Nice winery, gorgeous surroundings and building. If your new to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

If you love good wine and italy cousin that is most recommended place for you. During visit this place you could taste famous wine from this area like: Barolo, Barbera, Nebiollo and also buy your favorit bottle. When youbare also fan of itally cousin you'll...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Wonderful place, vineyard under the snow blanket was breathtaking. I went there for wine tour and testing. Wine was delicious and the personnel adorable (passion, knowledge and engagement). Wonderful experience!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I stayed in this beautiful hotel overnight. From the time that we arrived and checked in, to the time we had the winery tour and finally checkef out, the staff was friendly and accommodating. The room was beautifully and bright. The bathroom was also done...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank QCMotherD
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a huge winery property with lots of history. Outstanding hiking trail through the vineyards. It is a top class winery rich in high quality wines, art and history. Was fortunate enough to stay in the guesthouse portion of the hotel on property. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Fontanafredda is of great interest for those interested in the history of wine in Piemonte. It also boasts a restaurant, park, and a visitors centre/shop. Owned by Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti, who bought it from the ancient Bank of Siena.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Catherine L
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Response from Kjetil M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, try the contact form at the Fontanafredda web site. Kjetil