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Very interesting property and castle. Definitely want the tour though. Restaurant.

We were unable to secure a tour on short notice, but spent a couple of hours on the grounds and on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Obvious choice

As the oldest vineyard in Italy, we had to come here! It did not disappoint and was fascinating to... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Henry E
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Localita Madonna a Brolio, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 730220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were unable to secure a tour on short notice, but spent a couple of hours on the grounds and on the castle - couldn't go inside. Very interesting building, and you look up the history it's amazing. They have a restaurant down the hill...More

Thank toddnbeaulieu
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

As the oldest vineyard in Italy, we had to come here! It did not disappoint and was fascinating to stroll around. The Keep, Castle gardens and surrounds are beautiful! The wine is not bad either!!

Thank Henry E
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this place on our last full day in Tuscany and wish we had found it earlier as would have gone back again that week. Melanie in the shop was super helpful who guided us through the wines and really knew her stuff. She...More

Thank Jel1201
Reviewed 17 July 2018

we took the top notch tour of the winery. We love wine, food and history and this tour brought it all together. Vera was our tour guide and she led the four of us on our tour which rivals any wine tour we have taken...More

Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We took the classic tour which takes approximately 2 hours and starts in the Castle and concludes with the wine tasting. Our tour guide Susanne was extremely knowledgeable and animated and made the whole experience worthwhile. The history of the Castle and the Barone was...More

Thank yvc129
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

After our lunch at the Osteria del Castello, we decided to pop into the wine shop to try some of the wines we hadn't had for lunch. We were greeted by a cheery lady who asked where we were from and whether we'd been to...More

Thank Wanderwoman19
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Had a free wine tasting thrown in by our hotel and have to say was excellent. Absolutely no pressure to buy and no "attitude" to the free tasting - just passion for the wine, the winery and for the family and a desire to please...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 23 March 2018

If you visit Tuscany, you do not want to miss the oldest and one of the finest wineries, castles and gourmet restaurants that can be found anywhere. Walk up to the Castello di Brolio and lush grounds. You are treated with a wonderful view of...More

Thank gfund
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Ricasoli is one of the leading wineries in the Chianti Classico region. We had a full tour of the Brolio Castle and then a tour of the winery and a wonderful wine tasting. The area is beautiful and the views from the winery are incredible....More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Taken on a tour of the winery by a very pleasant young lady called Virginia who was very passionate and knowledgeable about the production of all the wines, her enthusiasm made the tour very enjoyable; we had tasting sessions afterwards which were informative and enjoyable.

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