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The medieval castle and winery is situated in the Chianti Classico area on the western slopes of the Elsa valley, looking towards San Gimignano. In 1577 Ludovico Capponi restored the castle and commissioned Bernardino Poccetti, important painter, to...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Strada della Paneretta 35, 50021, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
Just as we were climbing up the hairpin corners to the castle in typical style the heavens began to open and loaded a nice little thunder storm just as we arrived.
Being very unprepared for this we had to run in and grab some umbrellas...More
My family and I visited this place as part of our Tuscany experience and it was delightful. We arrived during an unexpected thunderstorm and were issued with some umbrellas to keep us relatively dry whilst we conducted our tour.
The tour is relatively short and...More
While passing through we found this wonderful castello and decided to stop there.
Long story short, we got a spontaneous private tour by the owner who despite not really having any time for us, took the time to show us around and explained us everything...More
Date of experience: September 2016
paneretta1596, Proprietario at Castello della Paneretta, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017
Was a pleasure to share with you our passion and history, I hope you will come around again.
Thanks your positive review.
We were staying in the area and dropped by on one of the busiest weeks of the year. The staff fit us in for a wine tasting in one of the most beautiful wineries I have visited. This castle and its winery is outstanding. Great...More
This was perhaps the highlight of our Italian experience because of the gorgeous property, the history, the delicious wine and especially because of our guide, Chiarra. Forgive me if I misspelled that but she was terrific. She walks you through the wine making process, shows...More
We spent a few hours on a private tour of the winery and then a delicious lunch was served with our tasting. It was a day that we will always remember. The quiet and majestic surroundings, the ancient wine cellar and the charming guide made...More
On our recent trip to Italy we were in the Tuscany area at Barberino Val D'Elsa and took the wine tour offered by Castello della Paneretta much to all of our delight. It is a beautiful small castle with an excellent winery. We toured part...More
Wow. That sums it up. So beautiful. So much history.
What a tour! Chiara our guide was great. She took her time with us and was very detailed in explaining the history of the castle and the wine making process.
The four of us had...More
Classic Journeys Walking Tour Tuscany and Cinque Terre (0 Replies)
We took this tour in June of 2009 as a private group of 4 people (two couples). We had a fantastic trip! Classic Journeys (CJ) did a wonderful job in customizing our trip. Thanks to Julie at CJ for planning the trip. The hotels were great, 4-5 star. Our tour guide was wonderful, knowledgeable and connected. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone wanting to see these local destinations on foot. Here are a few customizations to the trip that we made. Pre-tour: We arrived in Florence 36...More