Rumbleseat Travels - Banfi Winery - Montalchino, Italy Part 1
Banfi Winery – Montalchino, Italy Part 1

The 7,000 acre Banfi Winery is located in Montalchino, Italy and exhibits a hotel that is retrofitted as a 15th Century castle. The winery tour features revolutionary fermenters that can only be seen at Banfi and are made of french oak and stainless steel. View hundreds of computerized tanks, some as tall as 75’, which use an elaborate pipeline system. The wine processing takes place in a large facility, the size of 3 soccer fields, and holds a shocking capacity of 25 million bottles worth of wine. The tour guide at Banfi also explains the process of filtering fine wines in a very unique way.