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La Cantinetta del Chianti

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Piazza Ricasoli, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Description: This is an enoteca specialising in wines of the chianti region. Light...
This is an enoteca specialising in wines of the chianti region. Light snacks are also available - antipasto. Wines are available by the glass and there are tables in front on the Piazza to enjoy the wine and watch the passing parade. The owner, Ricardo, is very knowledgeable about Chianti wines and is ready to give advice and make recommendations.
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Popped in for a drink. The owner could not be more helpful. He was a font of knowledge. Great place for a glass of wine or two ! Cheers

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2014
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a very nice shop of exclusive typical Tuscan products that owns a small terrace in front of the door where you can taste a very good selection of wines and food. Perfect for light dinners or aperitivo.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a small wine store with some tables outside in an idyllic Tuscan town . The owner runs the show . Small plates of prosciutto and melon are served up with a nice caprese salad and Tuscan bread. Wine by glass or bottle round out this terrific little spot. It is what it is which is terrific

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Solihull
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Popped in for a drink. The owner could not be more helpful. He was a font of knowledge. Great place for a glass of wine or two ! Cheers

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Gaiole in Chianti
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Just the best spot to try Chianti wines in the area. Riccardo knows all there is to know and is very happy to share his knowledge and offer advice. Just for good measure he has an excellent selection of cheeses and meats to snack on while enjoying a glass. I go back to Cantinetta every time.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Great little wine shop with a good selection of wines and a great selection of gifts to take home. Also a great place to relax with a glass of wine and appetizer. Riccardo also has amazing meats and cheeses for a light lunch or to take home.

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Riccardo, the owner of this wine shop, has excellent taste and a very good selection of food items to take home for your friends and family. I buy truffle oil, wine, cheese and gourmet salts... and there are hundreds of other things to buy here. The best part, is that Riccardo can shrink wrap you cheese so you can bring... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Finding ourselves in Gaiole in Chianti at 1 p.m. on the way to our B&B further south, we went to La Cantinetta based on Tripadvisor reviews. We had a great time - the proprietor, Ricardo, who is mentioned in other reviews is very friendly and efficient. This is a wine store with some outside tables that offers a variety of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

bring your appetite - the food was fresh and delicious. The steak was fantastic. The staff were helpful (no english menus!) and the view is unforgettable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Ricasoli, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Gaiole in Chianti

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

This is an enoteca specialising in wines of the chianti region. Light snacks are also available - antipasto. Wines are available by the glass and there are tables in front on the Piazza to enjoy the wine and watch the passing parade. The owner, Ricardo, is very knowledgeable about Chianti wines and is ready to give advice and make recommendations.

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