Castellare in Castellina is an ancient winery in Castellina in Chianti. Located in the heart of Chianti Classico, Castellina in Chianti, and is situated in the hills of a natural amphitheater to the south-east. Since 1979,it is owned by Paolo Panerai. A census of the grapes, undertoken immediately after the purchase of the company, allowed the selection of the best qualities of Sangioveto, the noble native version of the Sangiovese and Malvasia Nera, a variety that gives a special character to the wines of Castellare. Here lay the roots of the many achievements of the company, thanks to a constant research and discovery of old habits, traditions and a scientific treatment of all stages of production.

Guided tour of the winery, vineyards (weather permitting), the "vinsantaia" and the library of Castellare with detailed explanation of each stage of production and of the aging and refining of the wines. The tour concludes with a tasting of three kinds of wine made from Sangiovese grapes, which made the company great: Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and the award-winning supertuscan I Sodi di San Niccolo.
On request the tasting can be accompanied by a tasting of Tuscan salami and cheeses.
You can also buy directly from the farm all products (wine, oil, vinegar, grappa) of Castellare di Castellina.

Days: Daily (by appointment only)
Duration of tour: about 1 hour
Maximum number of participants: 20
Price Wine tasting (special rate for hotel guests Salivolpi): 14 euro
Price Wine tasting + taste of Tuscan salami and cheeses (special rate for hotel guests Salivolpi): 18 Euro.
In addition to hotel guests Salivolpi a 10% discount for all goods purchased at the direct sale of Castellare.


The Azienda Agricola Poggio Amorelli property of Adriana and Marco Mazzarrini, is located in one of the most picturesque area of Chianti near Castellina in Chianti and in the Maremma Toscana. It is composed of 40 hectares of land of which about 15 invested in wineyard, specializing in the production of Chianti Classico Gallo Nero DOCG and Morellino di Scansano DOCG. The wine business began in 1987, but since 1995 with the renovation of the cellars and equipments of the winery, their products have been known for their quality. The goal of the family Mazzarrini is to grow in quality keeping the characteristics of family run business.

1) Wine Tour Expert: winery tour and tasting with 6 types of wine with tastings of cold cuts and cheeses with balsamic vinegar: Euro 20,00-25,00
2) Wine Tour + light lunch: winery tour, tasting 6 different wines and light lunch (starter, first course with homemade pasta, cheese and "cantucci" biscuits with Vin Santo): Euro 40,00


On Request : customized Tours
On request we can organize ad hoc paths of 1 or more days to respond to the needs and special requests.
For more informations: contact us on the customized tours and any other request, requirement and details

UTo learn in a different way our region : the Chianti!
Area: Castellina in Chianti
Dates: April 25th, May 30th, June08th , June 13th, September 28th, October 5th.
Partecipation fee: 125 Euros (on request, pick-up at the Hotel). The price includes : a wine tasting & visit to a Chianti farm and lunch at a local restaurant.
BASE PATH: length 15 km, elevation gain 410 m, 4.30 hours.

INTERMEDIATE PATH: length 30 km, elevation gain 650 m, length 4.30 hours

To know in a different way the typical area of Vernaccia and close to Sangimignano, its wines, its history.
Area: San Gimignano.

Dates: April 3rd, May 23rd, June 27th, September 14th.
Partecipation fee: 125 euros (on request, pick up at the hotel) . The price includes the wine tasting and visit to a local winery with a special typical lunch by the farm.
BASE PATH: length 20 km, elevation gain 300 m, 4 hours.
INTERMEDIATE ROUTE: length 35 km, elevation gain 650 m, length 4.30 hours

A special way to know the "Colli senesi" area, its wines, its rich history of churches castles and fortresses.
Area: Colli Senesi between Staggia Senese and Castellina in Chianti
Dates: April 06th, May 11th, October 12th 2013.
Partecipation fee: 125 euros (on request, pickup at the hotel) . The price includes the wine tasting and visit to a local winery with a special typical lunch at a local restaurant.
Total time: 5 hours.
Length: 25 km.
Hiking time: 150 minutes.
Difference in altitude 600 meters.

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Tours take place every day and all year round and the time can be arranged directly with you!!
Pick up service on request (extra Euro 5,00)
Short briefing before departure
Multilanguage speaking guides
Helmet supplied
Safe lockers available

Daily departures: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm
Duration: approx. 1 1/2 hours
No experience required
Minimum age 14 years
Long pants and closed shoes for the ride are recommended

Enjoy the countryside at the leisurely pace from horseback, A unique opportunity to explore the Chianti region in Tuscany off the beaten tracks, an alternative to the busy, crowded sites.
Our horses are ready to introduce you to an unique experience in full contact with nature .
Our professional guides will give you precious suggestions and basics before and during the excursion and you'll be able to practise inside a fenced space in order to feel more comfortable on horse. And then we leave in few minutes our guide will lead you straight into the heart of nature. The silence and the beauty of the landscapes together with your emotions will be the protagonists of this experience you'll go along dirt roads and you'll see small farmhouses, country churches here and there and the colours of nature will be the natural frame. After the country road the wood: holms, downy, maples and juniper, honeysuckle, holly and arbutus and then it can happen that passing the vineyards you can see a deer and after that. In a small plain. The enchanting beauty of its landscapes. Every season has its colours to admire to rolling hills, silent woods with wild flowers, silver olive groves, vineyards, sunflower fields and poppies typical farmhouses, middle age villages perched on hilltops an unforgettable view, a real painting! Price Euro 55,00 per person

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Enjoy the renowned Chianti region by scooter.
A trip deep into the heart of this unique region, driving along the "wine road", far away from city noises. Feel the beauty of nature, a breathtaking scenery is waiting for you:
gentle hills, perfectly aligned vineyards, silver green olive groves, cypress-lined roads, small characteristic villages, medieval hamlets, typical stone built farmhouses, lovely country churches, old fortresses, century castles The tour ends with a wine tasting in a tiny fortified hamlet.

Pick up service on request (Euro 5,00 per person)
Short briefing before departure
Multilanguage speaking guides
Helmet supplied
Safe lockers available

Daily departures: 9.30 am to 8.30 pm
Duration: approx. 2 hours
Price: euro 60,00 per person (insurance included)

No experience required
A valid driver's license is required, a motorcycle license is not requested.
Minimum age 18 years.

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Do you want to learn the tipycal Tuscany cookery?
In the course we will prepare a complete menù that is ne antipasto, one maine course, one second course and one dessert.

All persons will cook together at the end we will taste the food preparated.

The cooking class school is situated into an ancien small village, in the heart of Chianti, in the middle of green gardens.

Euro 90,00 per person min 2 pax 3,5 hours- lunch or dinner.

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This tour brings you the very best of Italian fashion and elegance.
The most highly respected Italian designers showcase their work in these outlets, where you can purchase clothes, shoes, purses, and other accessories at 30-50% discounts. You can enjoy the beautiful Tuscan landscape while we personally escort you two of the best spots for outlet shopping: the Prada outlet, and The Mall, for prestigious names that mean Italian fashion: Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Ferragamo, Valentino, Ungaro, Zegna, Bottega Veneta, Sergio Rossi, Loro Piana, and others. The nearby welcoming Caff serves as a great place to take a break from shopping, or to re-fuel with a nice Italian lunch. For diehard shoppers, the amount of time can be increased to a full day and can include other stores and outlets.
Price: Euro 300,00 duration 5 hours (1/3 persons= 1 car)

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Therapeutic thermal pools

All-day ticket: euro 9.00 (instead of Euro 12.00)

Cold, temperate and hot baths.
The most immediate way of enjoying the beneficial and regenerating heat of thermal water is certainly to immerse yourself in our pools, letting yourself be pampered by the mystical and suggestive ambience of their steam. A healthy bath to restore vitality and harmony to your body and to regain your psycho-physical balance, far away from daily sources of stress thanks to the simultaneous presence of hot, cold and temperate baths.

10% discount on all treatments (except Turkish Bath)
Thermal wellness
Give your body the care it deserves.
When stress and tension reduce your energies and daily tasks and routines steal time away from personal care, then it's time to take a break and abandon yourself to the attentions and experience of someone will be able to restore harmony and vitality to your body.

Body treatments
Bagnorelax Termale ai Sali Argillosi 100% Natura - Detoxifying Mud and Sauna - Regenerating Thermal Mud Body Treatment - Body Firming "Querciolaia" Clay Mud Mask - Intensive Body Firming Clay Treatment - Thermal Mud For Leg Wellness - Thermal Bandaging for tired legs

The paths to wellness
Thermal synergy massage therapy Persian massage and Oriental disciplines Quercioalia Hamman (Tuirkisch Bath and wellness treatements) Wellness program
Daily programs wellness with Mud and thermal bath

Many different treatments for harmony of the body & mind:
Face treatment Body treatments Querciolaia Hamman Cosmetic line

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