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Castello di Volpaia

Piazza della Cisterna | Loc. Volpaia, 53017, Radda in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 738066
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Making the absolute best of location

A quite wonderful winery in an idyllic Tuscan hilltop village. The winery has evolved within a... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
David M
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Kingston, Canada
One of favorite things ever, so much fun we did it again

Six or seven years ago, we came to Castello di Volpaia and took the cooking class with Giovanna... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
collinstw
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New York City, New York
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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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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 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

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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

1  Thank collinstw
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Reviewed 1 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

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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 14 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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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Too bad for this Fairytale place that has a disrespectful owner! We were kicked out in the last day spent there because we complained about the lack of water and toilet problems in our rooms (without solvings) . Her attitude it is unproffesional !

2  Thank Elena G
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first wine tour in Tuscany and we really enjoyed it. The tor guide spoke an excellent English and was very friendly. The town is lovely, and entirely used for the production of wine. The production is made in small houses. You would...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

We absolutely loved our one night stay in this really truly beautiful magical hamlet. It has a very special feel to it and for us we felt like we'd found a bit of a a 'hidden gem' on the Tuscan wine trail. Especially after the...More

1  Thank Lindsey C
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Claire Q
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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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