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Podere Il Casale

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Fanastic Pecorino Cheese making, tasting , farm tour & lunch 12/31/18

We were desparately seeking a tour of Pecorino cheese making during our visit to Tuscany and found... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Mandeville, Louisiana
Absolute Must!

Fantastic stop on the way to or from Pienza! We had some white wine and the cheese plate but next... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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“organic farm”(19 reviews)
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Podere Casale 64, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755109
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

We were desparately seeking a tour of Pecorino cheese making during our visit to Tuscany and found this place had a tour available on our last day in Tuscany (New Year's eve). Ulisse gave a great tour including history of the area, of their 28...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic stop on the way to or from Pienza! We had some white wine and the cheese plate but next time will actually stay for a meal. Everything was fantastic from the view to the wine to the food. Service was a bit slow and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This was fantastic. The owner of the Casa was involved eight the cooking class and dinner from beginning to end. We picked the herbs from the garden and used these in our salad and to season the pork. Unlimited wine was served and kept flowing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank LeanneLaRose
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is a great place to visit and tour. There are only so many wineries you can visit and a trip to Podere Il Casale was a treat. The owners do a fantastic job of holding true to sustainable farming practices and are very generous...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit. Given a tour of the farm and the cheese making facilities. The owner is very passionate about the farm and her beliefs in organic farming and slow food. What an inspiration. The outside dining area has a gorgeous view....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wongluk
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We read about this place on trip advisor and thought we have to go. When we got there (no reservation) we were told they were full but the lady said, go talk with that man over there. We did and he said, no problem, we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

We were very excited to visit this farm/restaurant but it fell a bit below our expectations. I appreciate what the owners are doing and their passion for the place. The views are absolutely gorgeous and the setting for the lunch is the reason for three...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank JMichaelT
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We did the cheese making tour and it was very interesting and fun. We were very impressed with the tour guide - loved his passion for the place. The food and wine were delicious too. Highly recommend

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank theresaod
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

After arriving late, the owner still was gracious to us to take us on a tour. We got the history of the region, history of cheesemaking and his own personal philosophy of farming. After showing is how to make cheese, we toured the farm and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 690glenp
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Came across Podere Il Casale on trip advisor and experienced by far the best meal on our entire 3 week holiday in France/Italy. Everything on the menu is organic and has been grown on the farm itself or sourced from nearby local farms. The service...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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11 May 2018|
Response from Megan W | Reviewed this property |
We did the cheese tour. We arrived at 10:00 and left about 5 hours later. Wonderful. Highly recommend
8 April 2018|
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Response from 339christad | Reviewed this property |
Here is there contact info... Via Podere il Casale 64 53026 Pienza (Siena) (+39) 0578 755 109 phone and fax (+39) 333 4250705 mobile There email is podereilcasale
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9 October 2015|
Response from felix54260 |
Options can be found on the menu but no special gluten free policy.
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