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Castello di Volpaia

Piazza della Cisterna | Loc. Volpaia, 53017, Radda in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 738066
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Picture-perfect Tuscan hilltown

No boutiques, no tourist mementos, just beautiful old stone buildings and roses everywhere. Plus... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Marion T
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
via mobile
Very unfriendly and arrogant staff!

I am looking all the times for hidden gems in Chianti to send my clients and friends. I choose... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
EricFlorence
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Florence
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The wines produced on the estate of Volpaia are among the best in the Chianti Classico area, and the cellars are well worth a visit.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“cooking class” (9 reviews)
“bruschetta” (5 reviews)
“wine tasting” (17 reviews)
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Piazza della Cisterna | Loc. Volpaia, 53017, Radda in Chianti, Italy
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+39 0577 738066
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

No boutiques, no tourist mementos, just beautiful old stone buildings and roses everywhere. Plus several enticing restaurants with great views.

Thank Marion T
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

I am looking all the times for hidden gems in Chianti to send my clients and friends. I choose places where the quality is exceptional and where the staff is friendly. Unfortunately this place is not for me and will not return. Try to avoid...More

Thank EricFlorence
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Agriturismo V, Responsible of welcome at Castello di Volpaia, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

I am very sorry for your unfriendly welcome to Volpaia. To help the next visitor please let me know where you received such a bad experience, this will help us very much. Please trust us and come back again. Castello di Volpaia

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Castello di Volpaia on the recommendation of the owner of the place we were staying in Tuscany. I emailed ahead and booked a tour and tasting. They got back to me right away. The tour was really interesting and the...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

A quite wonderful winery in an idyllic Tuscan hilltop village. The winery has evolved within a whole range of buildings within the village and takes full advantage of the sloped terrain. An excellent tasting paired with excellent fare made this an ideal end to our...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Six or seven years ago, we came to Castello di Volpaia and took the cooking class with Giovanna Stianti, the owner of the town. It was so much fun. This year, we were in Tuscany vacationing with family and there were 13 of us. We...More

2  Thank collinstw
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

The winery operates within the walls of the 11th century Castello di Volpaia, a fortified village of medieval origin. A visit here is like a step back into another time! Volpaia is located just 15 minutes north of Radda in the Chianti region, up winding...More

2  Thank Linda Y
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We voted this winery in Radda. I was not well advertised and we would not have learned of it without asking at our hotel. This winery is a little hard to dine but well worth the drive. You must book ahead for a tour. Had...More

1  Thank BrendaM64795
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

It's a bit of a trek up into the hills above Radda (nothing wrong with that) but to then get there and be told: You have to book You can only book on the phone (Monday to Friday) As a couple you'll only get on...More

Thank Nick W
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Marta was easy to work with via email to set up our meeting time in advance. Gorgeous Sunday morning tour and tasting with Marta was both informative and fun. Volpaia is a dreamy little village with a castle, a few restaurants, and of course a...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were 12 friends accommodated for 2 nights. We were shocked to find really bad facilities, even though the place is very beautiful and pitoresque. The water was not running at the first floor, and there was no warm water at the ground floor and...More

2  Thank Ana S
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Claire Q
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Response from volpaia | Property representative |
Dear Carolina, thank you fro your message. In Volpaia there are more than 1 restaurant and I don’t know any Carolina. We will be very happy to have you at our Osteria Volpaia. Let me know if you need more details. Looking... More
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