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Castello di Albola

Via Pian D Albola 31, 53017, Radda in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 738019
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What a wonderful experience we had with our family today. We enjoyed a great wine tasting and... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
shawmech
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Ohio
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Highest Vineyard in Chianti Classico

The sprawling Castello di Albola estate is located less than 4 miles/10 min. from the town of... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Linda Y
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Frisco, Texas
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Castello di Albola is a delightful place for those who wish to immerse themselves in a unique environment like that of Chianti Classico, for those who want to live in a historical setting and for those who want to taste the great wines of this celebrated estate whilst enjoying the charm of the area. Castello di Albola offers two splendid examples of historic accommodation to make your stay truly unforgettable. Each year at least 25,000 people visit the Castello. From April to November one can visit and taste between 10 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. every day; in the other months visits can be booked in advance. The winery offers guided tours of the historic cellars at 12 noon and 5 p.m., followed by a wine and olive oil tasting conducted by the estate’s hospitality team. The wine shop is open every day between March to early November, from 10.00 am to 6.30 pm, and between November to March it is open from Monday to Friday from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, with the possibility of weekend visits for small group visits by appointment.
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Via Pian D Albola 31, 53017, Radda in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience we had with our family today. We enjoyed a great wine tasting and learned much about the history Castillo di Albola history. And Ohhh !! the Grappa!

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

The sprawling Castello di Albola estate is located less than 4 miles/10 min. from the town of Radda. Ranging in elevation from 1,150 to over 2,000 feet above sea level, it is the highest vineyard in the Chianti Classico region. Established in the 11th century,...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great time of touring and tasting. the host was very informative, and explained the winery and the wine in great detail. Thank you for a great visit!

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Elegant visit for apertif, dinner and more. I really felt like a princess here- the wild boar salami and prosecco apertif was only the beginning to a delicious Tuscan meal.Not to be outdone was the olive oil from the property. Pure gold. The service and...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

My husband and I recently spent 10 days in Tuscany where we visited several wineries. Coming from California we are used to tasting good wines in lovely settings with knowledgeable hosts. This winery had all 3. The 2 young women who did the tasting were...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Our tour went her for the afternoon and we loved it. The woman who gave the tour had been doing this for many years and it showed. After getting a tour of the place we had a private wine tasting complete with cheese, prosciutto and...More

Thank Lois R
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Somewhat fortunate to have met a Zonin boss in a UK Italian restaurant, so had a personal introduction. Chiara, our guide, was informative, passionate, and entertaining. The setting was gorgeous, the Castello delightful. Lunch was simply perfect. 2 hours, chatting with 3 delightful Zonin staff,...More

Thank SleepyHead1966
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I cant say anything bad about this place. The scenery is beautiful. Mateo, our guide, was so knowledgeable. We did the tour with tasting on a Sunday. It was my wife, 8 year old son, myself and two other people that joined us. Mateo was...More

Thank Jacob W
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Take the combined wine tasting with lunch as you'll regret leaving this beautiful place and view too soon. Great Tuscan food, great wine You'll want to take both home ! Fortunately it's easy to at least take the wine

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I think this is one of the most beautiful vineyards in Chianti region. It is located a bit off the road, up on the hill, but this is why it is so magical here. Professional tour including wine cellars, production line and of course wine...More

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