The Vicchiomaggio Castle in Greve in Chianti
Vicchiomaggio Castle, one of the most beautiful historical houses in Casa del Tuscany immersed in a park of over 130 hectares of lands, it is today an elegant one farmhouse, a perfect one location for weddings, meeting ed private eventsas well as a renowned one winery. Suitable for a short stay, but also for a trip out of town. We offer nights, lunches, included, showed of our historical ones cellars e tastings from our products. An enviable position that will also allow you to plan excursions e visits to some of the gods most beautiful and evocative places in Italy.
Brief history of a family passion. 1921: Federico Matta, originally from Asti, begins to import wine in London and after 30 years becomes the No.1 in GB for Italian wines. 1964: Castello Vicchiomaggio is bought by the Matta family, a property of 150 Ha. in the Chianti Classico, with 32 Ha. of vineyard.
1970: Dopa having attended the school of Viticulture and Enology of Alba (Piedmont), John Matta, (son of Federico) began his career at Vicchiomaggio. 1990: An important vineyard renewal program begins. One-sixth implantation of 5,600 screws / Ha. will ensure low yields and great quality. All cultivation practices are (50) chosen to ensure a sustainable viticulture with very low environmental impact, special attention is given to the management of the soil to minimize erosion, a problem in the hills. 2010: Always assisted by his wife Paola, three of the four children join the company. Sebastian follows production and sales. Federica and Delfina are dedicated to the development of accommodation, consisting of beautiful rooms, apartments and a restaurant.
Services: reception, cellar, wedding location and events in the Chianti area
At Castello Vicchiomaggio we offer: Overnight stay, catering, guided tours of the historic cellars and tasting of our products.