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Podere Il Casale

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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 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Cooking class and dinner

This was fantastic. The owner of the Casa was involved eight the cooking class and dinner from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“organic farm”(19 reviews)
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Podere Casale 64, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755109
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 October 2011

We learned about Podere Il Casale based on a review from another member of Trip Advisor. The idea of going to an organic farm and learning about the making of pecorino cheese from an artisan cheese-maker was very interesting. Ulisse and Sandra warmly welcomed us...More

8  Thank HawaiiWang
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We recently took our kids and grandkids for an authentic "Tuscan farm" experience. It was awful! Apart from the outstanding view the experience was a total disaster. We had booked to vans for the 14 of us from Florence and had planned to be at...More

9  Thank MeggieCC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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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

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

Thank corneliap68
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

1  Thank JMichaelT
Reviewed 31 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

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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

1  Thank Glen P
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

Thank Libstaaa_
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I found this place trough Tripadvisor,and decided to have dinner here for our 10y anniversary. No mistake!We were driving around Val D'Orcia whole day,and almost miss the place due to my navigation, the road is quite difficult and dusty so use google maps.But it was...More

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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
Denise M
9 October 2015|
Response from felix54941 |
Options can be found on the menu but no special gluten free policy.
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