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Since 1141, the Ricasoli family has been making wines from the vineyards surrounding their estate, Brolio Castle, making it the world's oldest winemaking operation under continuous family control.
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Gaiole in Chianti, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We toured the castle, which is basically an outdoor tour around the castle, but so worth it!! The view from the castle is like none that you’ll ever see in the rest of Tuscany! Try and go up the drive to find a place to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank blanquita79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views are amazing, scenery is great. We walked around the grounds, the church is the most beautiful was very happy we were able to get in to see it. I would recommend a stop at this location, well worth the 5E entrance fee

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Auntyshoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You pay to walk around the outside and see views but cannot go inside which is lame. I asked and was told the family comes in for vacation sometimes so it isnt open to visitors but noone lives there except grounds keeper and wife. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This gorgeous castle has a beautiful view. There is some parking at the top. If touring the castle I’d recommend it. It’s quite a hike up the hill.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 99Rose99
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We stopped in as an afterthought at the end of a long day of touring and wine tasting. And we were so glad we did! Entry fee was 10 Euros per person which allowed us to walk around the grounds and castle on our own,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LeonaJoy
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Amazing grounds and chapel with stunning views of Tuscany. Our visit was peaceful, charming, and too beautiful for words.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank benmdadler
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Great wine tasting. Beautiful vineyard views. Highly recommend the Brolio Bettino Chianti Classico DOCG 2015. The chapel, crypts, art & armory are also very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kpburgo
Reviewed October 23, 2018

I first read about the Castello in a guide book then looked it up on line. The garden tour with a tasting looked like a good way to try something new during our Chianti visit, having been to several other vineyards in the area. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara W
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We had booked the classic tour, it was a group of 20 people and we went though the outside part of the castle and some rooms that are used like a "museum".We visited the winery the barrels etc. It would be nice to see something...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank emmanouellab
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

The woman in front was so rude and unpolite that we were afraid she will slap us!! We arrived ten minutes earlier (they open at 10.00) and when we knocked the door she didn’t even bother to open for a second and give us the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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hellmbeck
April 17, 2018|
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Response from BaroneRicasoli | Property representative |
Thank you for the request. To visit the gardens, private chapel and Ricasoli Collection (closed every Monday) you do not need any reservation. The ticket office is open every day 10am-6pm and the availability for the... More
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EmmaXXIV
April 14, 2018|
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Yes, we do have parking available just in front of the Wine Shop and at the Osteria. Free of charge.
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Jhosselini C
July 23, 2017|
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Let me tell you that it would be a great idea! The castle and tour is a view inside the Italian XIX century when Baron Ricasoli became Prime Minister of the Younger Italy. But the dinner is able to satisfy your material... More
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