The Barucci family for many years has managed the Bottega di Volpaia, the only grocery store of the village. Today in the walls of the restaurant la Bottega di Volpaia it is nestled the Bioenoteca, the official wineshop of the Castello di Volpaia were you can taste and eat organic food and wine.
On top of Volpaia's wines you'll have the opportunity to taste the wines of the other properties of the Mascheroni Stianti family: Prelius in Castiglione della Pescaia in Maremma Toscana and Nika in Pantelleria.
Nika is owned by Nicolò Mascheroni Stianti. After his experience in the cellars of Pol Roger Champagne, he has always had the dream to produce a great Italian sparkling wine. He has combined the Pinot noir from northern Italy with a rich liqueur d’expedition and grapes slowly dried under the sun of the most southerly Mediterranean islands.
Radda in Chianti
Since 1172 Volpaia is land of renown organic Chianti Classicos. Listed in the Wine Spectator's TOP100 Volpaia is known all over the world for the beauty of its restored walled village. Volpaia has 4 villas and 5 apartments for rent, organizes cookery classes and tastings.
In the hilly amphitheatre of the Tuscan Maremma rising above the ancient coastal lake the Romans called Prelius and overlooking the shimmering waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, 90.769 vines flourish, organically farmed by Federica Mascheroni Stianti. At Prelius it's also possible to rent two beautiful villas.
In the old rooms of the bottega di Volpaia we wil serve you only traditional Tuscan dishes. Our vineyards and wines are certified organic.
Our menu is inspired by the plates of the traditional Tuscan countryman cuisine such as the pappa al pomodoro, panzanella, bruschette, salami and much more.
Start with one of our traditional Tuscan soups or choose one of our trays of salami, cheeses, bruschettas or one of our organic salads. A homemade cake or cantucci with Vinsanto is the perfec sweet ending.
Do you prefer the freshness of Bollicine di Nika or the floral bouquet of Prelius' Vermentino? The spices and elegance of Vopaia's Riserva and Coltassala or the concentration ad richness of Balifico and Prelius' Cabernet sauvignon?
You can choose to have a sit on the terrace overlooking Volpaia's square, taste our wines in the old vintages cellar or dine in the frescoed hall. Book now your private cellars' visit or lunch in a private room.
Volpaia is a medioeval village (a so called Terra Murata) of the XI century located along the via Francigena. The pilgrims used to rest in Volpaia where you can find 4 churches for 30 inhabitants. Today like one thousand years ago Volpaia offers the same emotions and hospitality.
Giovannella Stianti organizes in the ancient village his cookery classes with traditional menus or arranged based on your favourite dishes and preferences. Giovannella also organizes private dinners in her house.
The cellar's tour passes through the ancient palaces and churches of the XII century where Volpaia's cellars are hidden.
Volpaia offers 3 villas with private swimming pool for 6 to 12 people. All villas also have a large garden, a barbecue and share a tennis court. The personal cook will make your stay in Volpaia uforgettable..
For smallers parties we offer apartments for 2 to 7 people with private garden and barbecue. Swimming pool and tennis court are shared.
Visitors of Volpaia can take a tour of its unique cellars every day. The tour passes through the ancient palaces, churches and cellars of the XII century where there have been adapted the most modern vinification technologies.
The tours start at 10.30am, 12.00am, 2.30pm and 4.00pm. In Volpaia you can also attend Giovannella's cooking classes or book your private dinner, lunch or cellar's tour.
Volpaia's cellars have been carved into the ancient palaces and churches of the village. A unique tour followed by a tasting of Volpaia's wines.
Choose the hall that you prefer and arrange your favourite menu with Giovannella Stianti.
It will be an unforgettable dinner.
In half day you will learn how to cook a traditiona Tuscan menu, have lunch and taste the wines of Volpaia after a tour of its cellars.
Get married in a unique Renaissance's setting, have a cocktail on a terrace overlooking the Chianti and dance in a deconsacrated church.