About Barone Ricasoli
Nestled in the resplendent hills of Tuscany, the Barone Ricasoli winery estate stands majestically, embracing a rich history that dates back to 1141. Barone Ricasoli holds the title of Italy’s second oldest vineyard and the fourth oldest in the world, a testament to the winery’s continued dedication to quality, innovation and tradition.
The illustrious vineyard spans over 1200 hectares, standing firmly as the largest vineyard in the Chianti Classico region. A significant portion of the vineyard's land flourishes with an array of grape varieties, including Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot amongst others. This considerable diversity renders Ricasoli wines a distinctive character marked by an eclectic blend of flavours. Focussing on the expression of terroir and the preservation of traditional wine production methods, Ricasoli takes well-deserved pride in its production of world-class, authentic Chianti.
In the heart of the stunning estate, sits the imposing Castello di Brolio with vast vineyards sprawled around it. Beyond merely serving as a visually arresting focal point, the castle profoundly signifies the unbroken heritage of nearly a thousand years of winemaking. Infusing the rich flavour of tradition with innovative winemaking techniques, the Barone Ricasoli winery ensures each bottle produced is a masterpiece in its own right.
Despite having an illustrious history, the winery is also well renowned for its contemporary achievements. Barone Ricasoli's commitment to sustainability is evident through their efforts to reduce the environmental impact and promote biodiversity on the estate, contributing to worldwide environmental preservation efforts
Lastly, the Barone Ricasoli winery is a prime destination for oenophiles and casual wine drinkers alike offering a unique "wine experience". Visitors can tour the vast landscape, indulge in sumptuous wine tasting sessions, and explore the castle with its equally captivating history, Visitors can also savour the extraordinary blend of rich history and timeless culinary traditions in the estate’s intimate Osteria, introducing Italian cuisine in a quintessentially Tuscan environment.
Throughout its abundant history, Barone Ricasoli winery has remained unwavering in its commitment to quality and authenticity, ensuring it's standing as an industry leader in the world of fine wines.
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