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“LOST WORLDS” ART SHOW by ELIZABETH ORCHARD

The opening of the 2018 art show at Castello di Gabbiano is planned on Sunday, April 8th.We are delighted to host “LOST WORLDS”, the most recent works by the English artist Elizabeth Orchard.Her deep, dynamic canvas and the hand-painted, one-of-a-kind silk-scarves will engage the public through her first solo exhibition, held at the Castello di Gabbiano and running through the summer of 2018.[caption id="attachment_57714" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mostra "LOST WORLDS" Elizabeth Orchard Inaugurazione 8 Aprile[/caption]...

What a Sangiovese!

[caption id="attachment_57637" align="alignleft" width="150"] Bellezza, Gran Selezione Chianti Classico, Sangiovese, single vineyard[/caption]What a beauty this Sangiovese (what a sangiovese this ‘Bellezza’)!This elegant and captivating wine fully expresses the sangiovese grape rich potential:  it’s complex and powerful, vibrant and round, muscular and graceful, fresh and soft.The Sangiovese is like a female, only when she finds the ideal balance in her life she can express her full potentialities and reveal all her power and delicacy, charm and sensuality.Bellezza grapes grow in the...

Workers’ safety: Castello di Gabbiano carried as an example

[caption id="attachment_57383" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Prevention and Protection of the Health of Workers in Agriculture" the video produced by Azienda Sanitaria Firenze at Castello di Gabbiano[/caption]As part of the regional project "Prevention and Protection of the Health of Workers in Agriculture" coordinated and implemented by the Azienda Sanitaria Firenze, this short film concerning the operations carried out in the winery has been realized.  The video clip illustrates the production cycle, with particular emphasis on the aspects related to safety at work,...

DESTINATION ZERO HARM

[caption id="attachment_57374" align="alignleft" width="300"] DESTINATION ZERO HARM_Mindfulness[/caption]Safety at work is a priority of Castello di Gabbiano as it is for TWE Group of which the company is a part.A protocol based on the worker's mindfulness is applied in all TWE wineries, whose goal is maximum security : "Destination Zero Harm".There is a degree of awareness(mindfulness) of danger that helps to preserve oneself from accidents:  working below this line means working at danger of being injured and expose others to danger.The...

Un Magico Natale!

[caption id="attachment_57308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Castello di Gabbiano season's greetings[/caption]Nel Natale, come nel Vino,  il nostro credo, il nostro impegno, serietà e passione,  ...

cellar: fermentation in progress

Harvest in progress

In spite of the difficult vintage (a late spring frost, hot and dry summer…) some excellence is coming to the cellar!We are picking up the second choice (first quality) Sangiovese grapes,  it will then be the turn of Cabernet Sauvignon to  complete the harvest.In the oldest vineyards the Sangiovese - so delicate, sensitive, capricious but resolute - has unsheathed its defenses and has brilliantly recovered even under stress.It will tell us about this vintage too. What an extraordinary grape!The fermentations take...

RISERVA CHIANTI CLASSICO CASTELLO di GABBIANO

All agree on it

[caption id="attachment_56863" align="alignleft" width="300"] RISERVA CHIANTI CLASSICO docg CASTELLO di GABBIANO[/caption]Un vino che trova tutti d'accordo!All agree on this wine!Tous se accordent sur ce vin!Alle einig sind über diesen Wein!...

CASTELLO DI GABBIANO RISERVA CHIANTI CLASSICO AWARDED BY……

2017 Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition : BEST CHIANTI WINE  and PLATINUM !We give the floor to Robert Whitley, who scored the wine 95"This winery was one of the first to embrace the renaissance in quality that lifted the Chianti region to world-class levels a few decades back. Over the past 20 years Gabbiano’s wines have improved steadily, delivering a combination of elegance, purity and value at the same time. The 2012 Riserva exhibits all of that, with notes of...

THE PRESENT AS A FUNCTION OF THE FUTURE

[caption id="attachment_56705" align="alignleft" width="172"] ISO14001 CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY[/caption]Working with absolute respect for our land and the environment means to ensure sustainable production in the future.Castello di Gabbiano, is a company with a century-old history, we want to ensure this estate and its land an equally important future.On May 29, 2017, Castello di Gabbiano received ‘ISO 14001 Certificate of Conformity’, the voluntary standard most used internationally for the implementation of an Environmental Management System. This document has a very important meaning...

Sunday, May 7 “ACQUA”(WATER) at Castello di Gabbiano

... but let's hope it does not rain!"ACQUA"(water) is the title of Andrea Mattiello's art exhibition, which will be inaugurated at Gabbiano Castle on Sunday, May 7 at 5 pm.The artist will be present at the event.His art-works are born and express the universal power of the water element, in its lightness, in its strength, its ability to reflect, splitting, support, wrap, nourish, and the faculty of the man to immerse, float, look through, reflect, draw energy...Music by  "La Dama e...

Chianti Classico Marathon

A walk in the wonderful Chianti Classico landscape.On Sunday, May 7, the Chianti Classico Marathon itineraries go through the Castello di Gabbiano vineyards2017 ...

2017 Vinitaly booth

2017 Vinitaly

[caption id="attachment_56512" align="alignleft" width="300"] Castello di gabbiano at Vinitaly 2017[/caption]...

Colorino - Le Selezioni di Castello di Gabbiano

COLORINO

Coming soon by Castello di Gabbiano  ‘Le Selezioni’ collection: ColorinoThe first label in our new project: a selection of single varietal grapes wines from the estate vineyards.The project involves only those varietals that do not play a primary role in the renowned estate wines .Only the best grapes in the best vintages for each varietal.Small production each grape, just to let it tell us….!Let’s listen to Colorino: this old indigenous  grape always played a second role in the blends of...

rispetto per l'ambiente

Concerning Environment

[caption id="attachment_56473" align="alignleft" width="300"] environmental management system[/caption]Today language is more and more based on acronyms and abbreviations (in future it could be a school subject, as a foreign language), often it seems to discuss extraterrestrial matters, we are talking about something very simple instead.For example, here we daily mention ISO, SGA, VIVA, and not referring to any ‘futuristic’ project.  ...

2017 CHIANTI CLASSICO COLLECTION

2017 Chianti Classico Collection

[caption id="attachment_56395" align="alignleft" width="300"] CHIANTI CLASSICO COLLECTION: NEW VINTAGES PREVIEW TASTING[/caption]The DATE is Monday, February 13th 2017The LOCATION is  Stazione Leopolda - FlorenceThe EVENT is  the Preview Tasting of the 2016 vintage, and the new vintages of Chianti Classico wines upcoming on the market (over 180 producers)The PROMISE by Castello di Gabbiano is : v2016 preview –  2015 Chianti Classico,  2013 Riserva (and 2014 preview),  2013 Gran Selezione La DATA è Lunedì 13 Febbraio 2017Il LUOGO è  Firenze, la Stazione LeopoldaL’EVENTO è la presentazione in Anteprima...

the second edition of Wine&Siena event

WINE&SIENA

[caption id="attachment_56364" align="alignleft" width="300"] 2017 Wine&Siena[/caption]Our first appointment of the year 2017: January 21st  and 22nd , WINE&SIENA .The event, organized by Gourmet’s International, will take place at some exclusive locations in Siena.Castello di Gabbiano wines will be at the prestigious and unique location, the halls of Rocca Salimbeni, the historic seat of Monte Dei Paschi bank.We wait for you, do not miss the occasion!...

Feliice Anno Nuovo

Happy New Year

[caption id="attachment_56355" align="alignleft" width="300"] Castello di Gabbiano augura Buon 2017[/caption]...

An awarding year…

[caption id="attachment_56317" align="alignleft" width="300"] Castello di Gabbiano wines awarded by[/caption][caption id="attachment_56321" align="alignleft" width="300"] Castello di Gabbiano listed by Chateaux Hotel Collection[/caption]...

Merry Christmas!

[caption id="attachment_56324" align="alignleft" width="300"] Buon Natale da Castello di Gabbiano[/caption]Buon Natale! A tutti.Merry Christmas! All.Joyeux Noël! À toute le monde.Feliz Navidad. En absoluto.Frohe Weihnachten! An allen.Feliz Natal! A todos. ...

Logo Chianti Classico

The Chianti Classico

We share a very well done article about Chianti Classico: the author is Jane Lopes. We appreciated the knowledge, understanding, clarity and the ability to communicate the reality of our appellation. Read it:  "Reconsidering Chianti Classico"#chianticlassico...

vendemmia sangiovese

2016 grape harvest at Castello di Gabbiano

We started our harvest second week of September, in our youngest vineyards ,  picking the grapes destinated to our rosé wine. Now we are working on the real harvest. This year we had a fabulous summer, very dry, sunny and warm but not extreme high temperatures.  Except for 2 weeks in July we never exceeded the 35° Celsius even during midday. During the nights the temperatures diminished considerably. Almost no rain at all since June 20.  However, fortunately we had...

2012 Riserva awarded by Expovina

2012 Riserva awarded by EXPOVINA

[caption id="attachment_56160" align="alignleft" width="300"] Castello di Gabbiano 2012 Riserva Chianti Classico awarded by EXPOVINA[/caption]...

riserva chianti classico castello di gabbiano

CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA

Chianti Classico Riserva Castello di Gabbiano,  Double magnum(3L) and  Jeroboam(5L) bottles available  ...

Castello di Gabbiano home fragrances

[caption id="attachment_56138" align="alignleft" width="300"] le nuove fragranze per ambiente di Castello di Gabbiano[/caption]A delicious diwine fragrance or a relaxing aroma of oil just after pressing, for your home?Un profumo diVino o un rilassante aroma di fresca oliva appena franta, per casa?...

A Beautiful wine!

[caption id="attachment_56122" align="alignleft" width="300"] Weinwirtschaft awards 2012 Bellezza Gran Selezione Chianti Classico[/caption]Weinwirtschaft dice : "Fruttato, naso speziato, accoppiato con aromi maturi di rum e di Madera, ciliegia, prugna, torrone, denso, complesso con tannino e acidità" .  Insomma,  una vera Bellezza!Weinwirtschaft says: "Fruity, spicy nose, mixed with mature aromas of rum and Madeira, cherry, plum, nougat, dense, complex with tannin and acidity".    In short, a Beautiful wine!...

sangiovese invaiatura

2016 Vintage: chatting with the agronomist

Prologue: interview Francesco Caselli, the agronomist in charge of the almost 150ha estate vineyards.Note: NEVER, but especially in a promising vintage, ask for vintage quality forecasting a grower of Sangiovese in Tuscany - where harvest starts late September, when weather is unpredictable and rain is never a remote risk, and Sangiovese is delicate as a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown!The agronomist words: "After a favourable early start, spring came late and was marked by heavy rains and temperature decreases. The season...

A WINERY VISIT ?

Visiting Castello di GabbianoAn excursion to a wonderful place or a winery visit? A tour in a XII century castle and its underground vaults or  a wine tasting? A wine education or a pic-nic in the garden of a castle?   The whole.[caption id="attachment_56041" align="alignleft" width="300"] vigneto didattico al Castello di Gabbiano[/caption][caption id="attachment_56040" align="alignleft" width="300"] Degustazione in enoteca[/caption]...

screw cap for Chainti DOCG wine

SCREW CAP !

 Cork or screw cap? There is no question, the screw cap is hard to accept by conservatives, especially on a red wine. A lesson in open-mindedness is given by  Chianti Consortium, who admits the screw cap, already the harvest 2014. The new generation screw caps are, in every respect, a guarantee of protection and perfect preservation for a young and fresh wine like Chianti DOCG!But not all markets are ready to accept this evolution, the Gabbiano Chianti wine, also proposed...

chianti classico in bottiglia da 0,375L

Chianti Classico small size

 Far too little, for its quality!Today, as many years ago, the Chianti Classico Castello di Gabbiano is available in 0,375L bottle.  The 375ml bottle, out of production for many years (basically by cost reasons), is back in production and will be available in the European market. Here it is,  along with some of his predecessors.  ...

vigna da gennaio a giugno

Vigneto

[caption id="attachment_55956" align="alignleft" width="300"] vigneto da Gennaio a inizio Luglio[/caption]The management of a vineyard requires maximum cooperation between man and nature: man working in nature service.La gestione di una vigna richiede massima collaborazione tra uomo e natura, e l’uomo lavora al servizio della natura....

Castello di gabbiano raccomandato Châteaux & Hôtels Collection

Un castello garantito

[caption id="attachment_55946" align="alignleft" width="300"] Castello di Gabbiano nella Guida Chateaux e Hotels Collection[/caption]Un’ulteriore referenza per i nostri ospiti e un nuovo riconoscimento al nostro lavoro: Castello di Gabbiano sarà incluso nella guida 2017 Châteaux & Hôtels Collection!Castello di Gabbiano listed in prestigious Châteaux and Hôtels Collection​A new reference for our customers and a further reward for our work:  Castello di Gabbiano has just been selected for listing in the Châteaux & Hôtels Collection, a guide which lists a selected number...

chianti classico itinerary Km 39/40_Castello di Gabbiano

Maratona del Chianti Classico: tutte le strade portano quì!

[caption id="attachment_55890" align="alignleft" width="300"] chianti classico marathon Km39/40[/caption]Domenica 5 Giugno, Maratona del Chianti Classico. 3 percorsi : la Maratona(per i podisti più seri), la Mezza Maratona (per i podisti meno allenati) e il Short Trail (per chi podista vero no ma sportivo sì!), partono da punti diversi, ma tutti e tre confluiscono in un unico ultimo tratto ...

chianti classico marathon

Sarà la prima edizione, ma è destinata a diventare un must nell’agenda dei podisti più appassionati!Un bellissimo percorso che si svolge tutto tra i vigneti, gli ulivi, gli sterrati del Chianti, uno dei paesaggi più suggestivi che il nostro paese ci offre. (…e un bel tratto attraversa i nostri vigneti!) It’s the first edition, born to become a must on the agenda of the most passionate runners!A beautiful route running through the vineyards and olive trees, the dirt roads of Chianti,...

Wines from the New World

May 27th 2016 A wonderful evening to discover the wines of the New World: the Napa Valley, Barossa, Hawke’s Bay.For all the wine lovers and the curious, the opportunity to discover new wines and new flavors. All accompanied by spring dishes from our kitchen! Visit The Event Time 7:30PMPrices Dinner and Wine Tasting with 6 wines – Euro 42,00 Dinner and all Wine tasting – Euro 50,00 ** For FISAR and AIS members a reserved price of € 45.00Reservation is recommended...

Wednesday, May 18: a date to mark – Burgundy event

A special event at Il Cavaliere: chef Francesco Berardinelli hosts colleague and friend Luc Fiolé - executive chef of the starred restaurant Montrachet - for a Burgundy dinner! The menu prepared by Luc Fiolé, will be paired by the most representative wines of the region, whose producers will be attending.An aperitif will be offered at the castle, accompanied by a delightful concert, to open the happening.BOOKING & DETAILS: https://www.castellogabbiano.it/product_detail/18-05-16-burgundy-event/...

Vinitaly 2016

È la 50ma edizione! Noi come sempre ci saremo, dal 10 al 13 Aprile, a Verona: VINITALY   Padiglione 9 Stand D11 It’s the 50th edition! As always we will be there, April 10 to 13, in Verona: it’s VINITALY   Pav 9 Booth D11...

“Il Cavaliere” reopened

“Il Cavaliere” ha riaperto: l’atmosfera è gioiosa, nell’aria profumi invitanti e tanta freschezza, luce e cortesia, nei piatti colore, gusto e bellezza, ai tavoli clienti sorridenti . Un grande inizio! Auguriamo buon lavoro a Francesco Berardinelli e a tutto il team del Cavaliere! (Aperto: pranzo e cena Chiuso: Lunedì |Martedì a pranzo. T. 0558218423 | 3346429535) "Il Cavaliere" reopened: a cozy ambiance, some scented smells and a beautiful light in the air, colourful, tasty and beautiful dishes, and many smiling customers at the...

Easter

The rooster is quite happy these days ...

The new season!

Il grande portone del castello si riapre per accogliere i suoi visitatori. Ultimati i lavori di manutenzione, ritocchi e migliorie nei diversi ambienti dedicati all’accoglienza - dalle camere agli appartamenti, dall’ingresso alla piscina - il nostro team ospitalità, al completo e in forma, è pronto a ripartire per la nuova stagione. Il castello è aperto, l’enoteca è aperta, il 23 Marzo riaprirà anche il ristorante "Il Cavaliere" (media)The large doorway of the castle reopens to welcome our visitors. Some maintenance...

An Artist at work

 C’è un artista all'opera al castello! La sua arte è la pittura. Il suo stile è dinamico, ricco di colore, luce e movimento. Il risultato sono quadri che coinvolgono lo spettatore e stimolano le emozioni. I suoi capolavori saranno esposti al castello. Abbiamo un appuntamento con lui, è fissato per Sabato 16 APRILE . L’artista si chiama Harald Hoffmann de Vere . An artist is at work here! His art is painting. His style is dynamic, rich in colour, light and...

Il Cavaliere al Montrachet

The last day for chef Francesco Berardinelli in the colleague’s kitchen, at Le Montrachet. For three days Le Montrachet  proposed the most traditional Tuscan aromas and flavours. Of course, paired with Castello di Gabbiano Chianti Classico wines .We just have to wait for his friend Luc Fiolé, chef at Le Montrachet, to and see Francesco at Il Cavaliere ...

A Tuscan scent at the Montracher

A Tuscan scent at the Montrachet: 24th to 26th February Chef Francesco Berardinelli of Il Cavaliere di Castello di Gabbiano, will work to duet with the star Chef Luc Fiolé, in the kitchen of the restaurant Le Montrachet. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy an authentic Tuscan menu, paired with the prestigious wines of Castello di Gabbiano. Francesco’s recipes express his love for Tuscany and quality food: fresh and clean flavors that elevate the reputation of Italian cuisine....

CHIANTI CLASSICO COLLECTION 2016

The 2016 Chianti Classico Collection is not only the new vintages preview event, but also the opening of the celebration of a 300 year history wine. An appointment that you cannot miss!...

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