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Tenuta Le Velette

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Wonderful experience

Rick Steve’s recommended but quick tour of the cellars and wine tasting was the perfect start of... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Victoria, Texas
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What An Unexpected Surprise!!

We had arranged a private day tour from our hotel in Fiumicino to Orvieto. Our guide/driver gave us... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

Was here as part of a Rick Steves tour. Our guide, Cecilia Bottai (a member of the family who owns the winery), explained that we were going to have an experience -- and she was right. She took us way down to the cellars, and...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Rick Steve’s recommended but quick tour of the cellars and wine tasting was the perfect start of our vacation. The view of Orvieto from here was stunning. Shipped a case home and glad we did. It was one of the best wines we had in...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We had arranged a private day tour from our hotel in Fiumicino to Orvieto. Our guide/driver gave us several options of how we wanted to spend the day. One suggestion was to visit this winery/estate for some wine tasting. While driving there he called the...More

1  Thank Naniepoppie123
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you plan in advance, you can stay on the spectacular property, but be sure to schedule a tour with wine tasting. This is a family run business and the stone farmhouse and chapel are amazing. Under the house are Etruscan wine cellars that are...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My wife and I were very fortunate that we were able to arrange a tour and tasting at this winery. My understanding is that if there is a tour group visiting the winery that individuals can then be added, space permitting. We lucked out as...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

A week spent at Tenuta Le Velette recently was well worthwhile. Accommodation is suitable for a small family or two couples, and is located just a ten minute drive from Orvieto on a large wine making property. The hosts Simonetta and Corrado are engaging and...More

1  Thank TripMember090416000
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed with friends at Il Due on the property here.  It would be hard to praise the location, atmosphere and hospitality too much.  The whole thing is idyllic.  Corrado and Simonetta are wonderful hosts. Corrado runs the winery with around 500 acres under vine....More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Alessandro was our host for our wine tasting. He took us into the cellar and then back to the main room for wine tasting and some delicious food. He explained what wines are best served with the different food. The wine was so delightfully amazing....More

1  Thank Diane R
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I booked the Il Due apartment for my wife, me and my sister. The location was magical, walking out our door and looking at Orvieto on its tufa pedestal. Simonetta was a wonderful host, and the apartment was spotless, comfortable and very relaxing. We were...More

3  Thank RMichael43
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The wine "experience" was very enjoyable. There is an explanation of wine history and a visit to the caves which is very cool. Then you go to a large room for the tasting and a table full of yummy pairings for the wine. Each wine...More

4  Thank joannala
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We stayed at Il Leccio at Tenuta Le Velette. The accommodations were very comfortable and very nicely appointed. Best of all was the hospitality of our host- Cecilia. Cecilia was very personable and always made sure we had things we needed...and would drop by to...More

2  Thank James H
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7 April 2016|
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I forgot to ask, are you open on Sundays?