Chianti online

Dining & Shopping

If you visit one of the businesses below, let them know you found them on the Chianti Online web site.



Address & contact info.


Ristorante Badia a Coltibuono

Loc. Badia a Coltibuono
near Gaiole in Chianti
Tel: (0577) 740236

Excellent "nouvelle cuisine". Adjacent to the abbey; managed by Lorenza de' Medici's son Paolo; her son Roberto manages the winery

Castello di Spaltenna

Gaiole in Chianti -53013
Tel: (0577) 74948

Tuscan and international cuisine

Le Camelie

Piazza del Popolo, 5
Villa a Sesta (near Castelnuovo Berardenga)

Small, family-run restaurant - French/Italian cross-cuisine

Da Antonio

Via Fiorita, 38
Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI) -53019
Tel: (0577) 355321

Excellent - speciality is fish; terrace dining in summer

La Torre

Castellina in Chianti
Tel: (0577) 740236

Classic trattoria; traditional dishes (esp. cinghiale); excellent Chiantis. Closed Fri.

Enoteca "Montagnani"

Via F Ferrucci, 14 - 53013 Gaiole in Chianti
(0577) 749 517

Friendly shop with large selection of local Chianti - e.g. Riecine

Two suggested wineries to visit (in addition to Coltibuono above) are:

Riecine (Gaiole in Chianti): - located on a strada bianca between Coltibuono and Gaiole. Contact them before visiting the cantina for a tasting. Ph: (0577) 749098
Fax: (0577) 744935

Castello di Querceto (Greve in Chianti): located outside Greve just off the road between Greve and Figline Valdarno. Dudda 50020 Lucolena Greve in Chianti (FI), Tel. 05585921, Fax 055/8592200, Email:

Slow Food: This site (in Italiano, English, & Français) lists dining establishments (e.g. trattorie & osterie) throughout Italy which are noted for their food; it also has agricultural producers (e.g. wine & olive oil).