Located just outside Radda, in the splendid panorama of Chianti, Borgo di Vescine is a corner of remarkable beauty, ideal for a stop full of suggestions. The old houses have been transformed into comfortable hotel rooms and the wine shop offers tastings with all the various products of the Paladin family. In the ancient cellar of the Castelvecchi estates are organized tastings guided by qualified personnel while in the restaurant you will discover the flavors of the rich Tuscan gastronomic tradition.
Borgo di Vescine History
A charming village dating back to the 13th century, transformed into a relais and a farm, the Borgo di Vescine is located halfway between Radda and Castellina in Chianti, a short distance from Siena and Florence, in a privileged panoramic position at 600 m above sea level. green Chianti valley, where the classic "Gallo Nero" is produced, a symbol of Chianti DOCG denomination.
Of Etruscan origin, the original houses have been transformed into welcoming rooms and hotel suites, all independent, in perfect harmony with the surrounding countryside. The evocative atmosphere is emphasized in the interior by the presence of ceilings with wooden beams, terracotta floors, antique furniture and a touch of mild modernity, while outside the ivy that climbs between the stone walls and sloping roofs creates an image that is nothing short of fascinating. All around the large park that embraces the village and the undulating panorama of the hills, beautiful and full of colors as only in few other parts of Tuscany.
In the Borgo di Vescine, in addition to the quiet and relaxation, there are opportunities for leisure: the relais offers its guests a wide range of activities: in the summer you can refresh in the wonderful panoramic pool or take a challenge among friends in the tennis court private, hiking or mountain biking through woods and vineyards or long horse rides in the enchanting surrounding area.
During a stay in Chianti it is almost obligatory to discover the most famous Italian wine in the world: in the wine bar of the village you can taste the Chianti of Vescine and the Veneto wines of the Paladin and Bosco del Merlo cellars.
In the restaurant of the complex lovers of good food will find the typical dishes of Tuscan cuisine, to be enjoyed in front of the fireplace when it is cold or outdoors in summer, accompanied by the excellence of Chianti Classico and Chianti Classico Riserva and extra virgin olive oil olive tree also produced in the village estate.