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Il Palazzone

Loc. Le Due Porte, 245, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 846142
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Esther provided an entertaining, interesting and valuable lesson in wine tasting, as well as the... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Toronto, Canada
Drop Dead Great Wines

This winery, very close to the city of Montalcino, makes some of the best Brunellos around. Their... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
San Rafael, California
via mobile
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Loc. Le Due Porte, 245, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 846142
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Esther provided an entertaining, interesting and valuable lesson in wine tasting, as well as the history of the vineyard, and the making of Brunello. All of us, ranging from wine drinker to wine connoisseur, enjoyed our time at Il Palazzone immensely. We will be back!!...More

Thank Bcan2017
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This winery, very close to the city of Montalcino, makes some of the best Brunellos around. Their 2010 was incredible. Laura, the GM, loves to give you the true skinny about the locals.

Thank Martysfo
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I managed to book a tasting in Il Palazzone in a short notice. We had no idea how lucky we were! Esther and Laura met us at this beautiful winery with a gorgeous view of Tuscany. Really gorgeous, in a good day...More

1  Thank Guto M
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Il Palazzone is just on the outskirts of Montalcino. I had a reservation and Laura, the wineries manager greeted us (5) warmly and gave the most informative tour starting at the edge of one of the wineries vineyards. We tasted three wines: Rosso Del Palazzone...More

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 13 February 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a special tour of Il Palazzone winery and tasting room in October. The tour guide was very cordial and made every effort to ensure we had a great time. We really enjoyed the wine tasting of the Brunello de Montalcino.

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We drove to the winery without a reservation but the vineyard manager, Laura, greeted us and we were able to have the tour and wine tasting. NOTE: Laura advised that Italian wineries don't often staff their tasting rooms full time, and rarely have English speaking...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We ordered an evening tour of the vineyard inclusive of a sunset tasting of two vintages on their wonderful terrace for EUR 20. This was a very nice experience

Thank Freiro
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

We were in for only a few days and wrote an email to Laura in hopes of being able to do a winery tour on such short notice.. Her response was very quick and she gladly welcomed us. Our tour guide was Ester and we...More

1  Thank Andaur8
Reviewed 9 June 2015

My husband and I met with Laura while traveling through Italy on our honeymoon in May. Laura gave us a great tour and history of the land. We tasted a few Brunellos which were excellent. I'm sure we will be contacting Laura in the future...More

1  Thank hrsmith23
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Thank you, thank you, thank you Esther! While the drive to get to Il Palazzone might be bumpy, a little steep and give you the feeling you took a wrong turn, continue on because it is a nice getaway from the larger wineries in town....More

1  Thank smkluck
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