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Villa La Ripa

Loc. Antria, 38, 52100 Arezzo, Italy
+39 335 100 3351
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Ranked #1 of 13 Activities in Arezzo
Type: Wineries
Owner description: We’ve always been here, on the Chianti slopes of Arezzo, in the land of Tuscany, at Villa La Ripa, a Renaissance villa not far from Florence and... more » Owner description: We’ve always been here, on the Chianti slopes of Arezzo, in the land of Tuscany, at Villa La Ripa, a Renaissance villa not far from Florence and Sienna. Olive groves and vineyards all around us with their precious oil and wine: Sangiovese, Tiratari, Psyco, Spaziolibero.Rows and rows of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz are well cared for with love and passion with respect for nature and environmental sustainability. The countryside is unique as it has remained unaltered for ages and deserves to be discovered, enjoyed and… tasted. It is recommended to all the lovers of wine tourism for unforgettable visits at the winery. « less
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Saint Augustine, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Saverio is a prince and his Villa Ripa a palace! My wine shipment is arriving this week and we are counting the minutes. Do not miss the opportunity to met the charming Doctor...he is a delight!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were lucky enough to tour this beautiful home and taste some great wine. I loved hearing the stories and can't wait for my wine to arrive so I can share it back home.

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I have found that some tours can be rather than exhausting, long and boring - this was refreshing, surprisingly interesting and just the right amount of time. The owner tells his wonderful story surrounded by lovely furnishings, architecture and a magical history. I highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went to Villa La Ripa as part of a wine tasting tour while taking a cooking class vacation at Tuscookany in August of 2013. The owner (a practicing neurosurgeon) gave us a tour of the villa which is a historic building. The wine tasting was in a large elegant hall and very educational. His wines won various international awards.... More

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Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I had the pleasure of visiting Villa La Ripa during an excursion with my Tuscookany cooking class in mid-July. The owner of this historical masterpiece is a local Physician who took time out of his incredibly busy medical practice to give us a tour of his home and vineyard. The Villa has been located on the Chianti slopes of Arezzo... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I visited Villa la Ripa with my boyfriend thinking we were going to a wine tasting but we got so much more! Saverio gave a fantastic tour of the Villa la Ripa which has an incredible history (I don't want to spoil the tour so I won't give anything away). Saverio was extremely knowledgable and passionate about the house and... More

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

we enjoyed a tour and wine tasting here on our Excursion day from our cooking school, Casa Ombuto. Our handsome owner and guide, the ancient villa, the incredible wines, the spectacular vineyards, all contributed to a most amazing part of our journey in Italia! Still enjoying the wine here in Oregon. Grazie mille!

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Indian Wells, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

My wife and I attended the cooking school at Tuscookany. Which is extraordinary! A part of the cooking school was some very nice excursions. Villa La Ripa was one of the side trips. the passion Saverio Luzzi has for his villa and wine business is something special to witness. We bought two cases of wine to company our italian meals... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

If you are lucky enough to get the opportunity to visit Villa La Ripa, do not miss it! Truly excellent wine - but first and foremost - quality and personal toutch throughout the whole place as well as the way we were received by the owner, Mr.Saverio. If you are into art and history of architecture, the house is worth... More

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Fernie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

In November 2012, we attended a cooking school in Tuscany near the picturesque town of Arezzo. As part of an excursion day, we toured the family vineyard of Villa La Ripa and met the owner Dr. Saverio Luzzi, a most charming and knowledgeable host. We purchased a case of Psyco after having the most remarkable tour of Dr. Luzzi’s villa.... More

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Peconio, Proprietario at Villa La Ripa, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your nice words. I'm really proud that a bottle of Psyco was used for the found rising ! I wait you again in Italy! Saverio More

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