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Address: | Localita Castelvecchi, 53017, Radda in Chianti, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0577 735612
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Vèscine winery is located on the rolling hills between Siena and Florence...

Vèscine winery is located on the rolling hills between Siena and Florence and is considered one of the charmest winery all over Italy.The cellar is situated in the basement of Castelvecchi castle originary of the 13th century (1000 years old).A gorgeous and unique landscape plus history and obviously the production of the top Chianti Classico wine will be part of your fantastic trip here.

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Great small winery

Stopped by while on the way to great restaurant in Lamole. Free tasting of four local chianti classico wines. All really good so we bought a couple of bottles. Professional and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by while on the way to great restaurant in Lamole. Free tasting of four local chianti classico wines. All really good so we bought a couple of bottles. Professional and kind service.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Stunning location surrounded by vineyards. However difficult to find ( don't rely on your satnav) and 2-3 kms out of Radda. So a bit isolated. Our (superior) room was dismal, limited essentials and the reception we got was somewhat impersonal . Restaurant is only ok compared to others we have experienced in Tuscany. All in all a bit deflated. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This was my favorite 'hotel' during our 2 week trip to Italy this fall. It was like an old farmhouse, but renovated, with each room seeming to be individualized and perfect. The breakfasts were also the best of my two week stay, as was the bar/wine room. It was a perfect start to the best vacation ever and this was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Castelvecchi is a very small winery that offers free tasting to those who make the drive. During the summary, I believe they are open from 1030-630pm (they close during lunch time). They make the best Chianti Classico that I've ever had and are well worth the visit. I ordered 18 bottles for shipping to London. Bottle prices are in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We stayed four nights, the room had a comfortable bed and the location is very quiet. The garden is also nice and there is a pool there. Needless to say that there are vines all around. Overall a very good choice as a starting point to visit many Tuscan cities.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The Borgo was our home base for four nights in the Chianti Region, and I recommend it highly. Our room was actually a mini-suite with a sitting room a few steps above the bedroom/bath level. Very comfortable, good WiFi, plenty of wall outlets for recharging (this was an issue in many other hotels in Italy). We did the free wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

We stopped on the way and had an amazing surprise! Great wine we also liked the liqueur! Vergina wearhous lovely and we really enjoy our time here. We'll be back for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

No temperature control b/c of the 3-4 feet thick stone walls? Baller!!! This was a fantastic stop on our ride from Radda to Florence. Very nice tour, wonderful wine and nice snacks. My mom, who hardly ever drinks wine, actually enjoyed this a lot. Only 5 Euro per person tasting. And obviously, you can have as much as you like.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

This is one of the must do's when you are in Tuscany. The Castelvecchi is on top of the highest point in the area, a long winding road will give you rewards. Their wines are excellent, Sauvignon Blanc not a common wine in Italy is up with new world ones you find in Marlborough or Casablanca Valley. The reds are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Incredible view. Wonderful rooms and great dinning. We stayed for 4 nights and day tripped around Tuscany in the spring of 2011. It was wonderfull. Wine tasting with Vincenzo was perfect topped off with a great dinner. We bought 4 bottles of wine which created some weight issues on the flight home but it was worth it. I am now... More 

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