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Volpaia

Loc. Volpaia, 53017 Radda in Chianti, Italy
0577/738066
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Lookouts
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Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Volpaia was the small village near our inn, and we had an incredible winery tour and cooking class with the winery owner. Also, wonderful dinner at La Bottega and charming area to walk around. We also began a day-long bike tour from Volpaia.

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Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We visited numerous hill-top villages during our time in Tuscany and Volpaia really impressed. If you like little cute, well maintained villages this one is great to stroll around and take pictures. Montefioralle fits into the same mould, so if you liked it you would like Volpaia. Additionally there were a few restaurants in town so although small you could... More

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Nice for a quick stop. Ate at Bar Ucci- great food and friendly staff. Lasagna was amazing. Walked around and did a tasting at the Volpaia tasting room. Feels like you're back in medieval times. Beautiful view from town back to parking area.

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Enjoyed the tasting room and had a wonderful lunch with a bottle of great chianti. A really pretty little village.

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Washington
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92 reviews 92 reviews
18 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We ate at La Bottega and Bar Ucci, and enjoyed the former a lot more than the latter. There is a third restaurant with a new chef; it's supposed to be good.

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Vicenza, Italy
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210 reviews 210 reviews
70 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

interesting hilltop medieval town...nothing open during the winter holiday season--except Bar Ucci...and that is well worth the trip...some of the best food we had during our stay in Chianti country--try the boar stew!

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Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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147 reviews 147 reviews
22 attraction reviews
360 helpful votes 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Stopped here for lunch and spent a little time strolling the charming street(s). We were staying in Villa Erbolino, not too far away, and the owners recommended Volpaia...so glad they did! Drive to get there was an enjoyable meander. Enjoyed a glass of wine at Bar Ucci and ate lunch at La Botega. This little town was one of our... More

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

This Medieval town of villas & vacation apartments for rent (attractively restored), is a gem to be enjoyed. Plan to stay there for 4-6 days and visit surrounding Tuscan towns of Rada, Siena, Luca, Brolio, Castallina, Montepulciano and San Gimignano everyday. Get to know Mama Gena and her 2 daughters who manage the charming restaurants Bar Ucci and La Botega.... More

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dalhart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

When we entered the town we were looking for Mama Genna. She was on her balcony as we approached. We had heard that she sometimes invites folks to lunch in her home and is amazing cook. She had been up since 4 making pasta and it was nap time. She introduced us to her daughter Carla downstairs who runs a... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

My friends and I spent nine days recently visiting the Chianti area staying in a Villa just outside Volpaia. We walked around this nice little town and went into the church. Beautiful place to visit. Try the two best restaurants in the area: Bar Ucci and La Botega which are across the street from each other (see other reviews of... More

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