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Castello della Paneretta

Strada della Paneretta 35, 50021, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 055 805 9003
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Stunningly beautiful

Wine tasting aside, simply one of the most stunningly beautiful places we have ever visited... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
patsandsox
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Connecticut
Beautiful castle built in 16th century

Can,t say too much. Beautiful surroundings with agritourisimo lodgings for ten guests. Tasted their... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
John B
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Port Dover, Canada
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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 fresco the loggia of the court. Production of wine is documented from 1596 on and until today we preserve the tradition and in our vineyards grow exclusively tuscan grape varieties which were used for high quality wines.
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Strada della Paneretta 35, 50021, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 10 September 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.

Thank John B
Reviewed 22 August 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

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paneretta1596, Proprietario at Castello della Paneretta, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Was a pleasure to share with you our passion and history, I hope you will come around again. Thanks your positive review.

Reviewed 5 July 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

Thank chrvon
Reviewed 26 February 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

Thank Timalnick
Reviewed 20 October 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

Thank Crystal B
Reviewed 18 October 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

Thank CHUB22
Reviewed 2 August 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

Thank itlnmikey11
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I live in Arizona and there was a small local restaurant/winebar that I frequented (closed 6 last year) One evening the sommelier recommend a bottle of Caniolo from Castello della Peneretta. On many occasion on my visits there I would order more Caniolo. I subsequently...More

1  Thank Pete Z
Reviewed 11 May 2016

My husband and I booked the tour with tasting and light lunch. Chiara was our hostess; she is fluent in English, very welcoming and talkative. She passed along a lot of useful information on the tour of the wine cellars and the gardens. We then...More

Thank nanapapa-6
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