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Podere Il Casale

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Very interesting tour and great food!

We did the cheese making tour and it was very interesting and fun. We were very impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia

After arriving late, the owner still was gracious to us to take us on a tour. We got the history of... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Glen P
Saskatoon, Canada
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“organic farm”(19 reviews)
“cooking class”(13 reviews)
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Podere Casale 64, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755109
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were very excited to visit this farm/restaurant but it fell a bit below our expectations. I appreciate what the owners are doing and their passion for the place. The views are absolutely gorgeous and the setting for the lunch is the reason for three...More

Thank JMichaelT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the cheese making tour and it was very interesting and fun. We were very impressed with the tour guide - loved his passion for the place. The food and wine were delicious too. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

After arriving late, the owner still was gracious to us to take us on a tour. We got the history of the region, history of cheesemaking and his own personal philosophy of farming. After showing is how to make cheese, we toured the farm and...More

Thank Glen P
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Came across Podere Il Casale on trip advisor and experienced by far the best meal on our entire 3 week holiday in France/Italy. Everything on the menu is organic and has been grown on the farm itself or sourced from nearby local farms. The service...More

Thank Libstaaa_
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I found this place trough Tripadvisor,and decided to have dinner here for our 10y anniversary. No mistake!We were driving around Val D'Orcia whole day,and almost miss the place due to my navigation, the road is quite difficult and dusty so use google maps.But it was...More

Thank Feha
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We made reservations for the cheese tour a few months in advance, followed up a week before and all was in order. We have an incredible experience. Wonderful and welcoming owners. Staff is fantastic. Highly recommend. Food is fantastic!! Scenery is gorgeous

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Based on TripAdvisor reviews, we contacted Podere Il Casale and planned a day around visiting the farm while we were staying in Montepulciano, about 30 minutes from Pienza. I emailed about 2 weeks prior to our visit and inquired about the farm tours and dining...More

Thank LA_to_Rome
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Spent a full morning at Podere il Casale in June 2018 doing the pizza making class and farm tour with Sandra (the owner). What a great bonding activity for my family. Now we know all about how the real Pecorino di Pienza cheese is made....More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Took farm tour ending with meats and cheeses from farm. Kids (5,9,11) all had a great time. 9 year old claimed “I now see why people look down their noses at fast food”. Beautiful, gorgeous scenery and delicious cheeses and meats. Very welcoming and kind...More

Thank Footprints35552
Reviewed 12 June 2018

My husband and I made our way here before visiting Pienza. Although we arrived in between restaurant serving hours, one of the female employees agreed to sell us some cheese (after generously offering to let us try several). We then wandered around to see the...More

Thank Brittney M
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Brad C
11 May 2018|
Response from Megan W | Reviewed this property |
We did the cheese tour. We arrived at 10:00 and left about 5 hours later. Wonderful. Highly recommend
9 April 2018|
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Response from Christa D | Reviewed this property |
Here is there contact info... Via Podere il Casale 64 53026 Pienza (Siena) (+39) 0578 755 109 phone and fax (+39) 333 4250705 mobile There email is podereilcasale
Denise M
10 October 2015|
Response from felix54941 |
Options can be found on the menu but no special gluten free policy.
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