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Wonderfully interesting history; take the tour!

We took, and recommend, the Sunset tour. It includes a very interesting and in depth historical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jason B
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Wiesbaden, Germany
Amazing

We took the classic tour and opted to have lunch. The castle is beautiful and the view of Siena I’m... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
99Rose99
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took, and recommend, the Sunset tour. It includes a very interesting and in depth historical tour of the castle and family history. I had no idea how much histroy was involved with the family. Tour lasts about 1 hour and very worth it. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jason B
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We took the classic tour and opted to have lunch. The castle is beautiful and the view of Siena I’m the distance is breathtaking. The food at the restaurant was to die for. Their Chianti Classico was delicious. It was worth the drive from San...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 99Rose99
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We loved the wine tasting. The Brolio Bettino Chianti Classico DOCG 2015 was great. Good balance of tannins with great taste. Beautiful views of vineyards, castle, chapel, art and a great tour of the armory.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kpburgo
Reviewed 8 October 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank toddnbeaulieu
Reviewed 13 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!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jel1201
Reviewed 16 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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