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Address: Stradella della Paneretta 35, 50021 Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
Phone Number: +390558059003
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The medieval castle and winery is situated in the Chianti Classico area on...

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 fresco the loggia of the court. Production of wine is documented from 1596 on and until today we preserve the tradition and in our vineyards grow exclusively tuscan grape varieties which were used for high quality wines.

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I live in Arizona and there was a small local restaurant/winebar that I frequented (closed 6 last year) One evening the sommelier recommend a bottle of Caniolo from Castello della... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Arizona and there was a small local restaurant/winebar that I frequented (closed 6 last year) One evening the sommelier recommend a bottle of Caniolo from Castello della Peneretta. On many occasion on my visits there I would order more Caniolo. I subsequently searched for the wine at wine shops and on line and i found out that... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

My husband and I booked the tour with tasting and light lunch. Chiara was our hostess; she is fluent in English, very welcoming and talkative. She passed along a lot of useful information on the tour of the wine cellars and the gardens. We then sat down in a beautiful dining room for our lunch with 3 very generous pours... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Our visit to Castello della Paneretta was one of the highlights of our recent trip to Tuscany. My husband had carefully researched our trip and selected this winery for a visit and tasting. After our drive up the Tuscan hillside we arrived at the Castello about a half hour before our appointment. We were greeted at the gate and told... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

After touring the wine making and storage areas, we enjoyed a formal sit down tasting in a beautiful dining room. We tasted 4 or 5 different wines and most ordered cases to be shipped home. The cost is very reasonable as they keep fres wine stock in the US. The beautiful dining room with full place settings and 3 glasses... More 

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paneretta1596, Proprietario at Castello della Paneretta, responded to this review

Thanks for having share with us our paradise More 

Hasselt, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We visited this place and where impressed by the settings of the castle, garden and landscape. We had no reservation made upfront for a tour, so we got only a small wine tasting of 2 of their wines. Altough we had already ordered some boxes of their wine, tasting of their high-end wines was not an option. A missed opportunity... More 

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Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I recently took a tour of the winery and enjoyed a tasting at Castello Paneretta. Their wine is absolutely delicious and very unlike others that I have had in the region. (I bought more than I intended to lol). The history of the castle is fascinating as is the beautiful artwork and architecture of the building itself. I was very... More 

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paneretta1596, Proprietario at Castello della Paneretta, responded to this review

Thanks Amanda for having brought a pice of our history and passion with you. Our wines are so different from the other due to the soil and the kind of grapes that we use that are strictly indigenous. We do hope you enjoy our wines Best regards, Alberto More 

Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This winery is amazing! While on a family vacation we scheduled a private tour and tasting of the winery. When we arrived, the gates opened and our tour guide greeted us. We were the only people on the entire estate! We were given a very detailed tour, took many pictures, and were finally taken to a beautiful dining room. The... More 

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Beegden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly tour guide with good knowledge of the wines and castle. Nice views, amazing fresco and nice little cellar. Wine tasting was in a nice setting with some tasty food to accompany the wines. Small traditional producer with very good wines for good prices!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Beautiful castle and fabulous wine. If you want a good personal tasting session then you won't get any better than this tour.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Wow what a beautiful castle! We had a private tour of the castle, wine making and grounds. Views are spectacular. Very knowledgable tour guide who gave us some nice history about the location and wine making. It exceeded our expectations and we were made to feel like royalty even with a 6 month baby! The wine tasting was held in... More 

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