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Castello della Paneretta

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Not even the rain could ruin the experience

Just as we were climbing up the hairpin corners to the castle in typical style the heavens began to... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Stunning place and lovely wine

My family and I visited this place as part of our Tuscany experience and it was delightful. We... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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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
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Strada della Paneretta 35, 50021, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 055 805 9003
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Wine tasting aside, simply one of the most stunningly beautiful places we have ever visited; pristine castle and grounds!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Can,t say too much. Beautiful surroundings with agritourisimo lodgings for ten guests. Tasted their wine and bought 3 bottles of Chianti classico for 11€ each.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

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
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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.

Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Timalnick
Reviewed October 19, 2016

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

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2016
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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
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