Bodega Banfi

Banfi is a private concern, founded in New York in 1919 by John Mariani, Sr. and today owned and operated by his grandchildren. The company is focused on the production and import of wine.
 
Banfi Vintners
 
Banfi Vintners is the sole U.S. importer of the Mariani family’s internationally renowned wine estates in Italy: Castello Banfi of Montalcino, Tuscany, and Banfi Piemonte of Strevi, Piedmont. Banfi also imports the wines of several other producers, including category leaders Bolla, Florio, Fontana Candida, Placido, Riunite, and Sartori from Italy, Concha y Toro and Emiliana from Chile, and Trivento from Argentina, Wisdom & Warter Sherries from Spain and Stone’s Ginger wine from England. The company has ranked as North America’s leading wine importer for more than three decades.
 
Origins
 
When he established the company on Spring Street in the heart of New York’s Little Italy, John Mariani, Sr. named the company after an aunt, Teodolinda Read more »

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  • Cortese

    Cortese is a minor grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy, used to make that region’s dry white wine known as ‘G...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

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  • Hey guys - I've rather busy as you know.  The NWC Italian Night and we served a 5 course meal including either a fruit or tossed salad each, 3 tapas style entree servings, either a rhubarb coffee cake or a double chocolate/dark cherry brownie each with either homemade whip cream or french vanilla ice cream.The opening wine were the Vino Verde & ... Read More

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  • Banfi Rosa Regale Brachetto 2014

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    Had this to finish a late lunch at Perry's in Dallas. A first time for something like this...found it to be what I would imagine a fortified sparkling rose' might be. Floral and full of Fruit, but a stewed ripeness. Sweet, but not overly so, bubbly, but not overly so, some acidity, Loads of ripe fruit- Strawberries, Raspberries, and Cherries, bu... Read More

    Wine review by puhnner


  • I was wondering what sort of new topic I could start that would pair nicely with my previous posting 'Weekday Wines'; well here it is - Weekend Wines.  Sometimes I just have to stop and take a minute to pat myself on the back for my quick wit but alas, this isn't one of those times.  Anyway, why not talk about wines we enjoy on weekends?  These ... Read More

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  • Banfi Rosa Regale Acqui 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by juliegean


  • Centine Brunello di Montalcino 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by mark


  • Bodega Banfi Malbec Cinco Tierras Reserve Malbec 2003

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    No written review

    Wine review by sanka


  • Chianti Classico Riserva. Castello Banfi 2011

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    No body. Dull with no taste. No complexity at all. Read More

    Wine review by heathbodell


  • Banfi Rosa Regale Acqui 2011

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    this DOCG sparkling Italian wine is a garnet red, with nice carbonation,. the nose is very floral, slight fruitiness and has characteristics of sweet red grape nectar. The taste matches the nose being sweet and floral; a touch of fresh very sweet red apple,. definite rose notes, a nice light astringency, quite nice; like a sweet carbonated light... Read More

    Wine review by wine lover77


  • Banfi Poggio Alle Mura Brunello di Montalcin 2006

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    Castello Banfi Brunello di montalcino 2004Este vino fué algo sorprendente. Su color granate opaco denota su edad y los aromas balsámicos y de aceituna sobresalen en nariz para luego aparecer esa fruta negra madura y mezclarse con la especia. En boca tiene una entrada ligera para luego expandirse con esa acidez característica, sorprende un poco e... Read More

    Wine review by CheloSpahn


  • Ita-Banfi-Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio Al'Oro -Castello Banfi Banfi 2004

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    Wine review by tdziel


  • See Ernico Viglierchio (Castello Banfi) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series (#6): www.debramasterofwine.com

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