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Tenuta Castelbuono

Vocabolo Castellaccio, 9, Bevagna, Italy
+39 0742 361670
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Not as impressive as one would expect

I spent the weekend in Bevagna with my daughter and son-in-law (and their 2 kids) a few weeks ago... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Seattle WA
Poor interest from host..

There were three of us (men) that arrived after lunch in Bevagna. We were the only clients. The... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Anthony C
Caserta, Italy
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A visit to Tenuta Castelbuono is a journey into the world of art and wine. The Carapace, the winery designed by Arnaldo Pomodoro, is the first sculpture in the world in which one lives and works simultaneously. This unique work of art is a shrine to hold the precious great wines of Sagrantino and Rosso di Montefalco, the true souls of Umbria.Una visita alla Tenuta Castelbuono e un viaggio nel mondo dell'arte e del vino.Il suo Carapace, la cantina progettata da Arnaldo Pomodoro, e la prima scultura al mondo nella quale si vive e si lavora. Un' opera unica quale scrigno di grandi vini, il Sagrantino e il Rosso di Montefalco, anima dell'Umbria piu vera.
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Vocabolo Castellaccio, 9, Bevagna, Italy
+39 0742 361670
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

I spent the weekend in Bevagna with my daughter and son-in-law (and their 2 kids) a few weeks ago (they live in Italy). My daughter found this winery as it was listed as one of the best wineries to see in the area. The tour/tasting...More

Thank SeattleGalSeattleWA
Reviewed 24 July 2017

There were three of us (men) that arrived after lunch in Bevagna. We were the only clients. The lady in charge of the tasting rushed thru and there was no food or beverage offered. We are BIG wine drinkers and buyers of wine but because...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We went to this cantine during a Cantine Aperte event, so it was quite busy. It is somewhat out of the way but worth finding. It has a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside, but the main attraction is the other-worldly cantine designed by Arnaldo...More

Thank buckeye500
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Brilliant, worth the visit. Good wine and cheese, water, tour. very nice building / artwork and great view. Tour also in good english! Worth a visit!

1  Thank Frank S
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

As this winery can only be visited upon reservation (as their website clearly indicates) I made arrangements for a winetour including winetasting in English language some months before our visit in August. Aurora handled my request efficiently. When arriving we were welcomed warmly by Annalisa....More

1  Thank Rosita_Amsterdam
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is a highly recommended visit. The building, furniture and all the rest has been designed by Pomodoro. It is a living structure (you will have to discover why when you visit😊). It is definitely worth the guided visit. Annalisa was our outstanding guide. For...More

Thank stezene
Reviewed 10 July 2016

As we arrived there was just one family. The place is interesting, different in architecture, but, when it was just us, it felt so big, empty and impersonal. The wines were good, but the Riserva was no longer available and the Montefalco is a regular...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This was the one must-see item I had on my list for the Bevagna area. It is a stunning architectural achievement which anyone who appreciates quality, modern architecture will find ultra-worthwhile to visit. Tip we wish we had known: English-speaking tours are RARE and seem...More

Thank jerseyjoy1
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Interesting. Nice wine. Professional and friendly hostess (thanks Aurora)! Look to the south for Montefalco and enjoy!

Thank Fredrino
Reviewed 16 June 2015

A casual drive down a country road near our B&B in Bevagna brought a unique red "obelisk" on a hill into view, puzzling us. Further investigation brought us to the ultra modern dome the "Carapace" which contains the winery with a tasting room and the...More

1  Thank HerschelChester
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