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Castello di Verrazzano

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Visitors to this romantic estate have agreed the trip was well worth it: the family is warm and hospitable, the grounds are ruggedly romantic and the wines are impressive.
Via di Citille 32, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy
+39 055 854243
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the wine tour and tasting. The grounds are spectacular and the views are amazing. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and fun. The tastings were great. Recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kimpbrooks
Reviewed December 27, 2018

We really enjoyed this. The setting of the winery is stunning. We did the 11 am tour. It starts with a tour of the winery, which was enjoyable and interesting. We then had a meal with a sizable selection of antipasto as well as wine....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Leo K
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

The Beauty of Verrazano and our tour guide are unsurpassed! We had an amazing time and the views are Gorgeous! The food was amazing, but the Chianti was the Best we have ever had! Love this place and we will be back!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bonniew438
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

We visited it as part of our tour in Tuscany and it was absolutely fantastic. It was an enjoyable afternoon, with a guided tour through the property, and wine tasting and a great lunch afterwards. The store of the winery is plenty of options for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

First the tour of the gardens and the winery was amazing. Then we sat down and had a multi-course meal with Verrazzano Wines. it was off the charts. Our guide for the tour and the meal was great and extremely informative. Such a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tdhat
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Our family took the dinner tour and hand a fantastic time! Our guide was very knowledgeable and the food and wine pairing was outstanding.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the winery today, we booked a private tour via our hotel in greve commencing at 10am. We were given an excellent overview of the winery it’s origins and history, viewed the the 15th century underground cellars and as a bonus...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

Delightful tour of gardens, wine cellar and Castello di Verrazzano. Delicious luncheon with wine tasting. Prosciutto ham to die for, magnificent olive oil and balsamic vinegar, all grown on the vineyard grounds. Was a fabulous afternoon - thankful that we were on a tour bus...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Despite some friends raving about this place we had a terrible experience for lunch. Travelling with a 2 year old I called to ask what time the wine tour started with lunch. I was told 1 pm. We arrived at 1 and then was told...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YaraH122
luigicappellini, Proprietario at Castello di Verrazzano, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

We produce extra virgin olive oil since 1170. For this we do not serve butter.

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

We toured many wineries while in Chianti, but this was the best. The history is fascinating, and this tour shows off everything from drying the grapes, to storing in the oak barrels, to the cellars, and tasting. The family has a rich history....this incredible estate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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April 28, 2018|
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Response from Einsteincat | Reviewed this property |
Ya you can just show up and have lunch and food at the restaurant!
May 2, 2017|
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Response from ModeenW | Reviewed this property |
I think you will need a reservation for a tour. I would recommend contacting them.
April 9, 2017|
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Response from sotms | Reviewed this property |
use google directions to see time of travel between 2 places. call or email them to see if u need reservations
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Need transportation advice in Tuscany (2 Replies)
I am vacationing in Italy in Sept. and will be going from Rome to the Castello Di Verrazzano- Greve in Chianti. What is my best bet here? I am not returning to Rome, from Tuscany I am going to Venice and that is where I am flying out from. Should I take a train to Florence and rent a car from there? This is my first time to Italy so I am totally lost. Is renting a car and getting around in this region a pain?Thanks for the help!!!
May 30, 2007|
Response fromoldjudge|
We are just back from a week in Tuscany and had a rent car. It is not like driving at home because the roads are more narrow than we are used to and there are little villages every few miles. Once you get over that, it is probably the best way to see the smaller towns and the countryside. Plan on making more mistakes and wrong turns than you would on strange roads in the States but you will see some beautiful countryside. I hope you aren't traveling alone as a navigator with a good map is...More
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Castello di Verrazzano - Wine Tour/Lunch (2 Replies)
My husband and I will be in Tuscany this May, and I would really like to do the Wine Tour & lunch at Castello di Verrazzano. I contacted them via their reservation form on the website, and received the following automatic email response almost immediately: Thank you for your contact, we will follow up your request as soon as possible That was 3 weeks ago, and I haven't heard back from them regarding my reservation...just wondering if anyone has had a similar experience...is May just so...More
February 04, 2008|
Response fromAprilTwoCats|
You're trying to reserve a little too soon. Also, check your spam cache for email--for some reason, a lot of American spam filters seem to catch emails from Italy. We waited until we got to Tuscany to make our reservation in October, because we weren't sure which day we were going to want to go. We called on Monday and got a reservation on Friday. If you're nervous, try again in April.
Quick lunch in Greve (9 Replies)
Hi all, I'm going on a Chianti day trip from Florence and between Castello di Verrazzano and Castello di Brolio we will have approximately 1,5 hours free time in Greve (it's an organised tour). That sure isn't a whole lot of time but besides lunch it would be nice to have a quick stroll and at least get a glimpse of the town which looks very pretty in pictures. :) So I don't want to spend the whole 1,5 hours sitting having lunch. :) Would anybody have any recommendation on what could be...More
April 23, 2018|
Response fromMoniquedG|
On the main square is a bakery and most bars can make you a panini to go. Maybe the butcher on the square also does panini's, I am not sure.