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Since 1141, the Ricasoli family has been making wines from the vineyards surrounding their estate, Brolio Castle, making it the world's oldest winemaking operation under continuous family control.
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Gaiole in Chianti, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were on the way to another venue when we decided to stop and visit the castle. We had read about it and were a bit hesitant about paying to walk around a castle. We did and all I can say is we had a...More

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Castello has a great history and lovely grounds. Our guide was knowledgeable and entertained all of our questions. We had the Classic Tour which lasted a little over two hours and featured a tasting of three wines at the very end. Very enjoyable!

Thank 4journey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some time before our return to Florence from the countryside so we stopped in at this castle. It’s quite old and you can meander around on your own to check out parts of the castle and the view. Some of this castle is...More

Thank Sheryl L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour of the castle was amazing with absolutely beautiful views of all of tuscany. You also get a free glass with your tour at the wine tasting room back in town. Would highly recommend stopping here.

Thank Jenna F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's free parking below then a good walk up to the castle but definitely worth the effort. Beautiful grounds with an interesting sculpture display and a beautiful crypt. Then a short drive to the wine tasting along the road which is included in the price.

Thank linda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worst experience of our entire trip to Italy! If you're expecting anything remotely connected to wines or a winery experience, this is not it! The tour was boring and long, and way too expensive for the so'called "bargain", and the concierge at the La Bagnaia...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’re staying nearby and decided to do the sunset tour at the castle. The tour was short but informative- perfect after a long day. Our tour guide was great and well educated. We saw the grounds, chapel, crypt, museum, and panoramic deck. Worth the visit!...More

Thank askelly24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spending the day at Brolio Castle and winery was the highlight of our Tuscany trip. Getting to tour an 11th Century Castle having A winery tour and then doing a wine tasting was INCREDIBLE! The wines were delicious AND they shipped 12 bottles to the...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived on our own and not booked onto a formal tour, hoping still to enjoy the experience of the castle, gardens and wine. We were greeted by very pleasant staff who explained all we needed to know and we booked the gardens and tour...More

Thank 106Biscuit
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

What can I say, if you love history then this is a must place to visit while in Chianti. One of the oldest winery in Italy (since 1141) and it is still owned by the same family, Ricasoli. One of Ricasoli’s family member invented the...More

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hellmbeck
17 April 2018|
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Response from BaroneRicasoli | Property representative |
Thank you for the request. To visit the gardens, private chapel and Ricasoli Collection (closed every Monday) you do not need any reservation. The ticket office is open every day 10am-6pm and the availability for the... More
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EmmaXXIV
14 April 2018|
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Response from BaroneRicasoli | Property representative |
Yes, we do have parking available just in front of the Wine Shop and at the Osteria. Free of charge.
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Jhosselini C
23 July 2017|
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Let me tell you that it would be a great idea! The castle and tour is a view inside the Italian XIX century when Baron Ricasoli became Prime Minister of the Younger Italy. But the dinner is able to satisfy your material... More
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