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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 3 days ago

The views are amazing, scenery is great. We walked around the grounds, the church is the most beautiful was very happy we were able to get in to see it. I would recommend a stop at this location, well worth the 5E entrance fee

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You pay to walk around the outside and see views but cannot go inside which is lame. I asked and was told the family comes in for vacation sometimes so it isnt open to visitors but noone lives there except grounds keeper and wife. We...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This gorgeous castle has a beautiful view. There is some parking at the top. If touring the castle I’d recommend it. It’s quite a hike up the hill.

Thank 99Rose99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in as an afterthought at the end of a long day of touring and wine tasting. And we were so glad we did! Entry fee was 10 Euros per person which allowed us to walk around the grounds and castle on our own,...More

Thank LeonaJoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing grounds and chapel with stunning views of Tuscany. Our visit was peaceful, charming, and too beautiful for words.

Thank benmdadler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great wine tasting. Beautiful vineyard views. Highly recommend the Brolio Bettino Chianti Classico DOCG 2015. The chapel, crypts, art & armory are also very interesting.

Thank kpburgo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first read about the Castello in a guide book then looked it up on line. The garden tour with a tasting looked like a good way to try something new during our Chianti visit, having been to several other vineyards in the area. I...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We had booked the classic tour, it was a group of 20 people and we went though the outside part of the castle and some rooms that are used like a "museum".We visited the winery the barrels etc. It would be nice to see something...More

Thank emmanouellab
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The woman in front was so rude and unpolite that we were afraid she will slap us!! We arrived ten minutes earlier (they open at 10.00) and when we knocked the door she didn’t even bother to open for a second and give us the...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The location is splendid, with view from the monte Amiata to most of Chianti area. The castle itself is a XIX° century (re)construction, impossible to visit inside. So panoramas and wines are the main reason for a visit, which requires a certain time because 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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