Enoteca Falorni, Greve in Chianti

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L’Enoteca Falorni è la più grande enoteca della Toscana, con oltre 1000 etichette selezionate e più di 100 vini in degustazione, tramite gli innovativi sistemi enomatic®.

Si trova nel sottosuolo del centro storico di Greve in Chianti, in quella che fu la prima grande cantina costituita da nobili proprietari terrieri (da considerarsi autentica antesignana del consorzio Chianti Classico).

L’antica struttura con ampie zone a volte di mattoncini, corridoi e piccole stanze (un tempo utilizzate come tini per la raccolta delle uve), ci racconta infatti la sua lunga storia di cantina, che per anni ha rappresentato il cuore economico di Greve in Chianti, vantando una storia di illustri proprietari. Costruite nel 1893 da Ernesto Leproni, sono state adibite a cantina dall’Unione Produttori Vino Chianti nel 1906 e poi acquistate nel 1913 dal Conte Emanuele Mirafiori d’Alba, che le vendette successivamente ai F.lli Gancia di Canelli nel 1932. Tra gli anni ’60 e ’70 sono appartenute alla famiglia italo-americana dei Paterno e poi definitivamente abbandonate nel 1975.

Nel 1999 la famiglia Bencistà Falorni ne ha acquistato i locali e li ha trasformati nell’attuale Enoteca Falorni, con lo scopo di valorizzare e promuovere i vini del Chianti Classico.

Per la sua suggestione e per la presenza di oltre un migliaio di etichette principalmente vini Toscani ma anche provenienti dal resto d’Italia, bollicine, vini da dessert, grappe e oli, l’Enoteca Falorni può davvero essere considerata “il tempio del vino” / Enoteca Falorni is the largest enoteca in Tuscany featuring over 1,000 selected wines with more than 100 wines available for tasting, using the innovative enomatic® system.

The Enoteca is located underground in the historical centre of Greve in Chianti on the site of the first large wine cellar founded by noble land owners of the area (considered the authentic fore bearers of the Chianti Classico consortium).

The historical structure has ample spaces with arched brick ceilings, corridors and smaller rooms (originally used as grape storage areas) and tells the story of its long history as a wine cellar that for years represented the economic heart of Greve in Chianti, boasting a line of illustrious owners. Constructed in 1893 by Ernesto Leproni, the location was used as cellars by the Union of Chianti Classico producers in 1906 and subsequently purchased in 1913 by Count Emanuele Mirafiori d’Alba, until being sold to the Gancia di Canelli brothers in 1932. In the 1960’s and 1970’s the site belonged to the Italo-American dei Paterno family and was left in an abandoned state in 1975.

In 1999 the premises were purchased by the Bencistà Falorni family and were transformed into the present day Enoteca Falorni, with the aim to promote and give valour to Chianti Classico wines.

Its elegance and the presence of more than 1,000 principally Tuscan wines with others from further Italian regions as well as sparkling wines, dessert wines, grappa and olive oil render the Enoteca Falorni an authentic “temple to wine”.
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  • Very big wine shop with good prices. The cool thing about this enoteca is that you can try a big selection of wines by the glass, 1/2 glass or 1/3 glass. 
    Very big wine shop with good prices. The cool thing about this enoteca is that you can try a big selection of wines by the glass, 1/2 glass or 1/3 glass.  more »
  • Unquestionably the best Enoteca I have ever visited (and I have many under my belt!). The amazing variety of wines available for a self-guided taste tour (the nitrogen-sealed auto decanter stations... 
    Unquestionably the best Enoteca I have ever visited (and I have many under my belt!). The amazing variety of wines available for a self-guided taste tour (the nitrogen-sealed auto decanter stations...  more »
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  • My friends took me here for my birthday and I absolutely adored it! You get a prepaid card that you slip into different machines to get a taste of the different wines you want to try. We also got a meat and cheese board with crostini - very delicious. Highly recommended!!
  • Great technology, but not a soul on the floor to guide you through what and how to taste. Comfy couches and cool cellar setting, with a little friendly staffing, this place could be so much more! 🍷

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