WS's TOP 100 at Barone RICASOLI

Chianti Classico Castello di BROLIO

Toscana CASALFERRO Supertuscan

Exclusive tour inside Castello di Brolio, current residence of the Ricasoli family. Vertical tasting of Chianti Classico Castello di Brolio or Casalferro… and the ghost of The Iron Baron

SUPERSTARS OF THE EXPERIENCE

Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 wine “Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG Castello di Brolio” or Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 wine Supertuscan IGT Toscana “Casalferro”… vertical tasting of 3 old vintages impossible to find elsewhere… plus the ghost of The Iron Baron!!!

OVERVIEW

  • Absolutely exclusive, private and unique experience.
  • Location: TUSCANY – Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Castello di Brolio
  • Visit of the private actual residence of the Baron family in the Castle.
  • Guided tour of the entire winery and Castle.
  • Vertical wine tasting of Wine Spectator’s TOP 100 wine in the Hall of Arms.
  • Classic Tuscan 5-course FULL LUNCH with targeted pairing of 4 wines, including also Chianti Classico Castello di Brolio or, by choice, Casalferro.
  • Optional Journey: Travel in luxury car or van. English speaking and wine-food expert chauffeur. Scenic drive through Tuscany.

ONLINE BOOKING SUSPENDED
DUE TO COVID-19

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HIGHLIGHTS

It’s not a dream…be guest at the Castle of the noble family that CREATED the original “recipe” of CHIANTI…

  • Enter the walls of the Castle and visit the “Iron Baron” private residence.
  • The ghost of Baron Bettino Ricasoli awaits to drink with you in the Hall of Arms.
  • This is a very particular and exclusive tour that includes a visit inside the Castle of Brolio, in the part that is the current residence of the Baroni Ricasoli family.
  • The vertical tasting of three historic vintages of Chianti Classico Castello di Brolio or three historic vintages of Casalferro (both Wine Spectator TOP 100) takes place inside the historic and spectacular Hall of Arms. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour and thirty minutes.

LUNCH MENU & pairing TOP wines and spirits

  • Follows 5-course FULL LUNCH with targeted pairing of 4 wines, including also Chianti Classico Castello di Brolio or, by choice, Casalferro.

OPTIONAL JOURNEY:

  • Private one-day luxury roundtrip in comfortable air-conditioned passenger van or car, with a professional and long experienced driver. Your chauffer speaks English and he’s an expert of Wine and Food. Pick-up and drop-off service in Departure location
PRICES & TIMING:
  • Experience Only Prices
    1 ADULT (age >18): 360 € per person – MINOR (age 13-17): 180 € per person – CHILD (age 0-12): n/a
  • Optional Journey Prices (fixed up to 8 passengers)
    From BOLOGNA (12 hrs): 860 € – from FLORENCE (12 hrs): 655 € – from LA SPEZIA Cruise Port (8 hrs): 790 € – from LIVORNO Cruise Port (8 hrs): 605 € – from ROME (12 hrs): 1.050 €

 

  • Please note that if you buy the FULL package, WITH the Optional Journey, this is always a FULL DAY experience of a total of 8 (eight) hours (tipically when your departure point is a PORT where you arrive on a cruise and this is a “shore excursion”), but if your departure point is a CITY the tour will be of a total of 10 (ten) or 12 (twelve) hours, so you’ll be able to enjoy everything more relaxed and have the time to visit, if you like, some marvellous other places nearby.
  • If you buy the EXPERIENCE only, WITHOUT the Journey, this will include minimum of 3 (three) hours “on site”, up to 4 (four).
  • IMPORTANT: the ON SITE experience lasts about 3 (three) hours and STARTS between 10.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. – NO LATE ADMITTING (our Optional Journeys are organized accordingly and start between 08.00 a.m. and 09.00 a.m., eventually ask for details).
  • Number of People: min 2 (two), max 8 (eight) – please note that this is an absolutely PRIVATE tour, so you’ll never be mixed with other people.
  • If you don’t find your desidered departure place in the above list, don’t worry and please click HERE to browse by “DEPARTURES” main menù and find another extraordinary experience available from your starting point.
LEGAL NOTES:
  • Not included – All the goods you’d like to buy at the company shop or in any other place during the experience – Everything not detailed above.
  • Legal note on alchool: 0<17 years old people are NOT allowed to drink ALCOHOL. So they’re absolutely welcome in joining this tour, enjoy the experience, the visit and the meals, but CAN NOT drink any kind of ALCOHOL (wine, spirits, etc.) (that’s the reason why the big difference in price)
  • We strongly suggest to add the Optional Journey – If you are going at the location of the experience with your car, you are “forced” to provide that one of the adults in your group (who will drive on the way back) DO NOT DRINK alcohol – If you drive with even a single glass of wine in the belly you risk hefty fines. For your SAFETY our professional drivers obviously DO NOT DRINK at all.
  • PAYMENTS, CANCELLATIONS and REFUNDS POLICY: Reservations close 14 days before event – 30% deposit upon booking, total balance within 14 days before the event – no refunds if the customer cancels or if he does not show up. In case of cancellation done by the customer, it will be possible to move the reservation to another date.
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