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Castello di Brolio

Gaiole in Chianti, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 7301
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Tuscany Castles Tour with Chianti Wine Tasting
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US$160.19*
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Small-Group Chianti Wine-Tasting and Castles Trip from Siena
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine shop” (25 reviews)
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Gaiole in Chianti, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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+39 0577 7301
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Ricasoli family is still living here in this massive castle in their 30+ generation since the 12th century. Apparently they have 'invented' the Chianti Classico. And ever since, the family's business is wine making. And although they must be making a mint with their...More

Thank Hakan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took part in Castello di Brolio's Classic Tour on June 2017. The tour was executed in a very professionally but also friendly manner and we all enjoyed it a lot. And the venue itself is just magnificent, a must if you tour Chianti Classico...More

Thank 68marikaj
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the vineyard tour at Ricasoli property. It was an amazing place and we loved it. The tour was very completed with 3 types of wine to taste and we did the tasting in the middle of the vineyards. The view was amazing and...More

Thank ReinaldoViola
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castle was built in 1141 and is the oldest winery as well as the oldest family business in Italy and without doubt, a highlight of our time in Tuscany. To be walking the ramparts of this amazing castle, where soldiers from centuries ago fought...More

Thank bucketlist100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The size and magnitude of the property is impressive. We enjoyed the walk around the gardens and the expansive views looking out from the castle towards the countryside. Definitely worth spending an hour of your time if in the area and then have a tasting...More

Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our location is very close by in Gaiole, it was very warm so we decided to just drive by the castle without any intention of visiting due to some of the remarks... It would have been a "major" mistake not to visit this stunning place....More

Thank MrRwFr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The self-guided tour was leisurely and spectacular. Even the gift shop is pretty sweet. The tasting room in town below the castle was super friendly. Oh yeah, the wines are great!

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed our visit to Castello Di Brolio. We did the self guided tour, the leaflet for which was particularly interesting and gave a great overview of the history of the castle. With each ticket you also get a free glass of wine...More

Thank Sam I
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We visited in the morning, prior to any guided tours, so we did a self-guided tour. It is really an amazing place. We walked throughout the outside of the castle and into the chapel and catacombs under the chapel. But the best part is the...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Beautiful setting. We were able to tour the grounds for a cheap price (5 Euro pp) and this included a free glass of wine at the winery. Worth the visit.

Thank Brock K
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ShannonD962
HI! Does anyone know if you're able to get close to the farmhouse that was used in the filming of Stealing Beauty?
3 September 2015|
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Response from jeremypetty1 | Reviewed this property |
We were not shown this during our July tour. You should ask their customer representative.
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Addie M
we arrive in Rome at 8:00 a.m. on April 28. Would like to visit Jewish Ghetto on this da. What is the cost? Thank you, Addie Max
17 February 2015|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
I write a review about a castle in Tuscany, and you want me to tell you what it "costs" to visit someplace in ROME? Get serious. You need to learn about a little think called "Google".
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OhJackieO
Hello! We are thinking of going to Castello de Brolio this summer. I saw a review that said the tour of the gardens/chapel/crypt was just 5 euro plus another few euro to tour the "keep" plus a wine tasting. While on the website, I didn't see any tours for this price. They were all 25 euros or more. We 'd like to do this type of tour (on the cheaper side) so do you know if these cheaper tours are simply not published??? Thanks, Jackie O.
10 January 2015|
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Response from Chambesy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I live in the area and have visited the site many times during the past 20 years. It used to be for free. Now a number of different visiting options are being offered. In fact I see that the prices indicated on the... More
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