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Sovestro in Poggio vineyard

Localita Sovestro, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 907209
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We found this vineyard online before leaving for our Tuscan vacation. Fausto gave a very thorough... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2015
Paul N
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Ontario, Canada
via mobile
Wonderful !

We so much enjoyed our winery tour at Sovestro. Fausto gave a great tour and was very informative... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2015
AudioArcher
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Winnabow, North Carolina
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Welcome in our house! Walking distance from San Gimignano, one of the most important towns of Tuscany, during the wine tour you'll discover a part of Tuscany that few people knows. You'll understand how is the countrylife in this part of the world. I won't say what our tour includes or not.....reviews speaks for us! We wait to welcome you, as private or group. Reservation required to tour the farm.
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Localita Sovestro, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We found this vineyard online before leaving for our Tuscan vacation. Fausto gave a very thorough and interesting talk covering the type of grapes, the Chianti region, the aging process and the barrels used. We tasted three different wines plus some grappa after lunch. The...More

Thank Paul N
Fau16, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2016

Dear "Paul N", many thanks for your visit and to have booked ahead (very important for the best organization). I really appreciate your review and hope one day you'll come again to stay at our guest house Guardastelle. Best regards Fausto

Reviewed 18 October 2015

We so much enjoyed our winery tour at Sovestro. Fausto gave a great tour and was very informative. Being there during the harvest only added to the beautiful winery and the scenery. And lunch was great! Thanks to all there !!! Salute !!

Thank AudioArcher
Fau16, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2016

Dear "AudioArcher", thansk for your visit and review. The lunch we serve is so simple but fresh and locally sourced! Hope to host you again. Salute!! Fausto

Reviewed 18 October 2015

We did the wine tour with Barbara as our guide, She is lovely, informative and thoughtful. We then had a lovely lunch and tasted all of their wines. It was our first full day in Tuscany and got our vacation off to a great start....More

Thank Paula C
Fau16, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2016

Dear "Paula" what a nice way to start your Tuscany holiday! Next time come to stay with us at Guardastelle....you don't have even to leave the accommodation for some wine! Many thanks for your visit and review. Ciao Fausto

Reviewed 18 October 2015

What a pleasant way to start a trip to San Gimignano! The tour was fascinating, the lunch excellent, the wine delicious. Our guide was most gracious. When you are done, it is a beautiful walk into the town center through the lovely Tuscan countryside; no...More

Thank Amonymus
Fau16, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2016

Dear guest, please apologize for my late reply. Thank you very much for your visit and review. Your choice to do the walk up to town after wine tasting is perfect: you don't have to drive after drinking and with a full belly! Hope in...More

Reviewed 13 October 2015

We did the wine and olive oil tour with the winemaker followed by a lovely Tuscan lunch on the patio with wine tastings led by him. It was very informative, lunch delicious and great wines...all for only 25 Euros/person. Their olive oil was the best...More

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Fau16, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2016

Dear "Exuma2010", I'm happy to read you enjoyed our wine tour so much. We have now the new extra virgin so, when you run out, you know how to receive some more directly at home! Please apologize my very late reply. Grazie, Fausto

Reviewed 13 October 2015

Informative tour by Fausto, first a little bit about the grapes and wine, then a little bit about the olive oil (extra virgin) followed by a lunch that brings it all together. Not too long, not too short. No pressure to buy or ship, but...More

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Fau16, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2016

Dear "tsdsw7", apologize to respond so late to your helpful review. Many many thanks for your visit and purchase, I hope you have another occasion to come to Tuscany and stay longer at our estate Guardastelle. Regards Fausto

Reviewed 13 October 2015

Grounds are spectacular!!! This winery should not be missed!! The staff are wonderful and very helpful. Would definitely return for an extended stay!! Such serene surroundings.. the pool, the flowers, the wine, did I mention the olives!!! We shipped wine and olive oil back home.

Thank Travelgirl6295307
Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Dear "Travelgirl6295307", so many compliments and a very late reply, sorry. Many thanks for your visit and review, I sincerely hope you'pp return for a longer stay at Guardastelle. Grazie!! Fausto & Susanna

Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

It was a wonderful wineyard tour around the premise, great lunch. Wonderful experience, not to be missed while visiting San G.

Thank Koh S
Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Dear "Koh S.", short but efficient!! Thanks to visit and review. Hopefully net time will be a longer stay, even for a cooking class. Regards Fausto

Reviewed 3 October 2015

We decided to follow the recommendations of the many TripAdvisor contributors and we were happy we did. Fausto did a great job explaining the production of both the Wines and the Olive Oil. The wine tasting was very informative and the lunch was amazing. A...More

Thank TJT27
Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2015

Dear "TJT27", I'm very happy you followed the reviews and even happier you contribute positively to those! We serve simple fresh local food but I'm glad you did like. Thanks for you review and visit, if in San Gimignano again come to stay with us...More

Reviewed 28 September 2015

A must see if you are visiting the area. Barbara was our host and she is fantastic. Right from the start of the tour, she made us feel like family. The lunch was the perfect finish to the tour. I must say the Ribollita will...More

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Fausto M, Proprietario at Sovestro in Poggio vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2015

Dear "DianeM1234", oh my God....Barbara gave you the recipe!! Well, when you have re-made it send me some photos and let me know how it was!! Many thanks for your visit and review. If happens you come again in this area I hope you'll stay...More

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mindfultraveler12345
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I hope you came! Sincerely questions made here last minute are not best things if you need a fast reply. Thanks
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Helen H
29 June 2017|
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Ciao Helen, thanks for your message. Terri has replied you much earlier and she was right! Actually I think you booked via the facebook fan page which is also good but much better with a direct email.......unfortunately... More
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avw7
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Ciao, from Poggibonsi it is easy to get a taxi to the winery. I can also book one if you contact me privately. Tour is usually a couple of hours including lunch and wine tasting. I'm sorry to be so late in the answer... More
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