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Castello di Volpaia

Piazza della Cisterna | Loc. Volpaia, 53017 Radda in Chianti, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries
Activities: Wine tasting
Traveler Description: Volpaia is a picturesque fortified village in the Chianti Classico wine zone. Although the whole village is often referred to as Castello di Volpaia... more »
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

My wife and I spent 3 enchanting nights here in late Sept into Oct. our favorite experience here was wine tasting at the lunch restaurant. The service, wine, and food were all well planned and exquisite. Our only regret was that this lunch restaurant was not open in the evening to dine after traveling during the days to Volterra and... More

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Calgary, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We came to Volpaia as a group of wine lovers and were not disappointed. The winery is run by a fantastic mother daughter team and their wines are exquisite. The restaurant was excellent in terms of service and the quality of the food. It is in such beautiful area of Tuscany and should not be missed.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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153 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This place was highly recommended by a friend who was born here. At a very short drive from Radda, this lovely village is a gem of a place. The drive was wonderful and there are lovely restaurants here. The walk around this place was such a pleasure. Plan to stay back for dinner here and you will be happy.

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

What a discovery! We were staying in a camp site only 20 minutes from Volpaia, one of the staff raccomended this place to us! Beautiful drive up the Hills, the satnav was better than the local map. It is a great find, 50 people are running this comunity, that has been there since the 12.00. the restorants have great food... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A friend who owns a vineyard and winery in the US, suggested a visit to Volpaia. It was not until we (4 of us) went to many other tastings that we fully understood how wonderful the experience at Volpaia was! Our tasting guide, Olympia, was a beautiful and informative young lady from the Isle of Man. We tasted 5 wines... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Our first experience of the restaurant attached to the Castello di Volpaia was excellent. The service was friendly and welcoming (special mention to Olympia who was great) and the food lovely (albeit from a small but beautifully considered menu). We had the plate of cold meats with wild boar and fennel-flavoured salamis and prosciutto (mmm!) with salad caprese both well... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was one of the wineries highly recommended by our hotel. We were lucky to have a private guided tour of the winery by the very elegant lady WHO owns the winery . The wine we tasted was great ( we bought a few bottles ) and visiting the cellars placed at the historical buildings of the town was very... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Be sure to tour the winery, take in the tastes and sights of this quaint Tuscan hideaway. Then perch on one of the many overlooks in town and let the Timeless landscape so the your soul.

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Our drive to Volpaia thru the winding roads was great. Thru a valley and up into the sunshine to this small area just north of Radda in Chianti. The winery itself is an old castle that has been renovated. The entry has a shop full of wine and olive oil. The winery has a restaurant attached and is very good.... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Castello di volpaia is located in a charming, medieval village in Radda. Upon driving up and entering, we were instantly impressed by the place. Our tour of the grounds and the cellars were informative and interesting. Our tour guide told us she was new to volpaia. Unfortunately I can't recall her name. She was very wonderful and made our experience... More

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