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The largest producer of sparkling wine and vermouth in the Piemonte

Located in a charming medieval town, this is a large operation housed in an historical building.The... read more

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Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas, United States
Delicious bubbly

We stopped in for for the tour and tasting and it was really great. Our guide was very knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ramadama
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New Providence, New Jersey
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Reviewed yesterday

Located in a charming medieval town, this is a large operation housed in an historical building.The tour of the winery is quite impressive, in part because of the magnitude of each component. It's quite imposing to look at one million bottles of sparkling wine, especially...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for for the tour and tasting and it was really great. Our guide was very knowledgable and passionate about their sparkling wines. The tasting was very nice and they served cheese, salami, hazelnuts, bread stick and bread with olive oil for the...More

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you appreciate the history and traditions of the some of the world's finest sparkling wine, Still wines, bitters, and vermouths then you must put Contratto on your list while in Piedmont. Tucked deep in the small town of Canelli 40 meters underground, you'll find...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Contratto without expectation and were absolutely amazed at the quality of the tour and sparking wine. The cellars are architecturally beautiful and vast - well worth the price of the tour to see alone. I could not believe the quality and taste of...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Charming but pricey: lovely place, great wines, clear descriptions of process (if a little simplistic) but expensive for what you get.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

A pretty good producer of champagnestyle bubbels. Far from soda-like prosecco. Beautiful winery and cellars. Anja can really sell her bubbels ;)

Thank Andreas J
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This is a must do if you are into Italian Sparkling wine. It is the birthplace of all Italian sparkling wine - spumante. The cellars are amazing with original electric wiring still in use - a UNESCO heritage site. Tour was very well conducted and...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We allready visited Contratto a few years ago but we wanted to give our children also the opportunity to visit these great cellars. We received all the explanations from Celeste, a young Danish girl. She did an amazing job. It was very intresting and she...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Contratto has been making champagne method sparkling wine for over a century. It is now owned by La Spinetta under one umbrella. The aim is to produce quality sparkling wines, their underground cellar is UNICEF listed historical building and the highlight of the visit. We...More

1  Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Wow wow wow, the cellars are absolue beauty, the story is like everybody that has its own history but still quite interesting. Guide was very nice and spoke good English. We loved the tatsing, however amount given for taste was absolute minimum. Also pricing could...More

Thank Rewi R
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Response from DonnaPSydney | Reviewed this property |
We were lucky enough to have the BnB owner where we were staying ring and organise it for us. You would definitely need to contact them before turning up for a tour. It was a great tour, very worthwhile!
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