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Castello di Brolio

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Brolio, Gaiole in Chianti, 53013


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Castello di Brolio - Siena - Reviews of Castello di Brolio - TripAdvisor
Since 1141, the Ricasoli family has been making wines from the vineyards surrounding their estate, Brolio Castle, making it the world's oldest winemaking operation under continu...

Visit Castello di Brolio in Tuscany, Tuscany travel Guide.
At the ending of the 12th century as the castle was considered by the Florentines one of the most strategic positions in their territorial area it became a Podestà (govern) site and new strengthening works were there made. In the second half of the 15th century the troops of Alfonso V of Arag...

Castello di Brolio
The Castello di Brolio, a fortress constructed during the middle ages, has been the seat of Barone Ricasoli since the 12th century. Nevertheless, in the 1960s, financial difficulties resulting from Chianti's then dire reputation resulted in the family being forced to sell the estate to Seagram. It s...

Brolio Castle | Chianti Region, Tuscany
The castle was always in the hands of Florence, to the exception of a temporary Sienese occupation after the second Aragonese invasion of the Chianti in 1472. Consequently at this event, from 1484 when the castle returned Florentine, began a great work of restructuring and expansion of the fortifica...

Italy Farm Holidays * CASTELLO DI BROLIO
with the massive walls and spectacular views, where the hills of Chianti unfold toward the plain of Siena. An important wine estate with 2000 acres of gardens, vineyards and woods, 5 miles south of Gaiole and 12 miles northeast of Siena. Two very comfortably restored independent apartments with sepa...

Gaiole in Chianti-Castello di Brolio
This castle, which dates back to the early Middle Ages, stands on the border between the towns of Gaiole and Castelnuovo Berardenga and was remodelled in the early 19th century. The name, which derives from the Longobard term brolo, referred to an orchard or any similar kind of enclosed garden space...

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