The street that goes through the zone of the consortium Gallo Nero that is an area of 70.000 hectares gets the castle of Brolio owned by Baroni Ricasoli, the castle of Cacchiano, Albola e Meleto; huge castles in the past history symbol, nowadays homes of the best wine producers in the world.
Form Ultimo Mulino it is possible getting many wineries where it is possible to visit cellars with a guide that introduces the guests in the charming world of the wine, from the harvest during “vendemmia” through the ageing in precious barrels to the bottle. Our staff will be glad to advise you the places to visit, where the ancient tradition of wine production is together with modern technologies, like, for example, the very beautiful Castel of Brolio, where the Chianti Classico Gallo Nero was born thanks to the Baron Ricasoli as it is nowadays. This beautiful castle offer to its guests the possibility to visit a wing of the hamlet, that has the original and ancient furniture, the beautiful gardens located in the panoramic terrace, and the famous cellars. The guided tour of Castello of Brolio ends with the tasting of three kinds of wine. There is also the possibility to taste the olive oil mde by the olive trees in the land of the castle. Moreover, by the Castle of Brolio you can also taste delicious dishes prepared at Osteria del Castello restaurant. The Castel of Brolio is far from Ultimo Mulino, situated in the heart of Chianti Classico, only 10 minutes by car.
Would you like to explore Chianti without the stress of driving? We will be glad to arrange for you tours with driver and guide that bring you to vist the most special places of Chianti Classico. We can arrange full-day or hald-day tour. The car comes to pick you up et the hotel and brings you to discover of Chianti, combining cellars tour and wine tastings with the visit of special towns of zone, like Radda in Chianti, an enchanting village of medieval origins that has kept its charm of ancient times, or Volpaia, a special corner of Chianti that has a special view of wineries and castles.