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Ruffino - Tenuta di Poggio Casciano

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Address: Via Poggio Al Mandorlo 1, 50012, Bagno a Ripoli, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 6499711

Only a few miles from Florence, immersed in the beautiful lands of the...

Only a few miles from Florence, immersed in the beautiful lands of the Chianti, our historical Ruffino estate offers guided tours and tastings of our best wines to our guests.

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A great tasting with Greta

My husband and I wanted to visit Ruffino while visiting Florence. We emailed the winery asking to set up a time to come in. Sylvia responded immediately with a time that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Amanda L
Syracuse, New York
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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I wanted to visit Ruffino while visiting Florence. We emailed the winery asking to set up a time to come in. Sylvia responded immediately with a time that unfortunately didn't work for us. She emailed back and forth with us before we were able to find a time to come in for an afternoon tasting the very... More 

Thank Amanda L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Ruffino is a beautiful location with incredibly knowledgeable staff and some glorious wines. Our host Silvia gave us an in depth and fascinating tour/tasting session and was friendly and passionate throughout. Well worth a visit!

Thank Nicholas M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Im writing this review on the cab ride back from Ruffino. Hands down one of the highlights from this trip to Italy. It was a nice break from the craziness of travelling across Italy - and the treacherous heat. Our gracious host, Silvia, made the experience even better with her warm personality and knowledge of wine and the Ruffino estate.... More 

Thank Jennie K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Looked up which vineyard to visit locally and we hit the jackpot. Easy to find we were enthusiastically greeted by our guide Silvia. Her depth of knowledge and warm, friendly approach made our tour of the winery excellent. The tasting and explanations at the end makes it easy to recommend a must do tour when in Tuscany.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour, led by the knowledgeable and personable Greta. Everything was made easy and friendly from the first email to the arrival and our purchase of a case of the Brunello (not imported to USA). We did not have time to randomly explore wineries, and we have long been fans of the gold label Chianti Classico Riserva,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015

We (husband and wife) knew we wanted to visit a winery while in Italy but had some time constraints in our schedule. We were hoping to visit a winery close to Florence in order to be in Lucca by early afternoon. We randomly selected Ruffino and were extremely pleased with our selection. We scheduled the Winemaker for A Day Tour,... More 

Thank Jo K
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

Visiting the grand Ruffino estate isn't really that far from Florence and at whatever distance it's a jewel in Chianti's crown. Met with a warm genuine welcome and shown the estate, vineyards, production and aging facilities, had a barrel tasting, then to the formal tasting room. We sampled the Chianti Classico and a number of the Ruffino labels, accompanied with... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

A brief ( thirty - forty euro) taxi from Florence and an opportunity to learn an incredible amount about wine making in a beautiful setting. Sylvia met us and introduced us to the history of winemaking and Ruffino followed by a very interesting tour of the property - complete with the opportunity to take a close look at the grapes.... More 

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millis ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015

What a wonderful afternoon the 3 of us enjoyed at Poggio Casciano ! The very lovely Greta welcomed us to the estate. She related the history of Ruffino as we sipped caffe outdoors on that sunny afternoon. It was so peaceful and what an incredible view ! Greta made every moment of our winemaker for a day tour truly interesting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015

Very fun, intimate and informative tour that gives fascinating historic account of wine making in this region of Italy. Definitely a tour for wine drinkers who appreciate the passion that goes into Chianti wines. Our tour guide, Greta, provided much insight into the region and the long history of creating beautiful wines. Excellent wine choices for tasting after the tour.... More 

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