RISTONCHI
Creators Castle

The Details

  PIzza Party   Make Your Own Pizza Night is a fun and relaxed evening perfect for getting everyone in your group together for the night.  We have a stone oven built right into the castle tower and another one out on the terrace.  The evening includes antipasti, handmade dough (2 per person), secret ingredient sauce and a delicous spread of fresh, local toppings so you can create the pizzas of your dreams! Vegan or gluten free? Just let us know. Price includes still water and 1 glass of wine per person.  Pricing: Groups of 4-10: 25€ per person Groups of 10-20: 23€ per person Groups of 20-40: 21€ per person Groups of 40+: 19€ per person Half price for children ages 3-12.  Suggested start time is around 7pm. The fire will be hot and ready for your group at your desired start time. Count on at least 2 hours or more for larger groups.  End the evening with our homemade Tiramisu!

PIzza Party

Make Your Own Pizza Night is a fun and relaxed evening perfect for getting everyone in your group together for the night. 
We have a stone oven built right into the castle tower and another one out on the terrace.

The evening includes antipasti, handmade dough (2 per person), secret ingredient sauce and a delicous spread of fresh, local toppings so you can create the pizzas of your dreams!
Vegan or gluten free? Just let us know.
Price includes still water and 1 glass of wine per person.

Pricing:
Groups of 4-10: 25€ per person
Groups of 10-20: 23€ per person
Groups of 20-40: 21€ per person
Groups of 40+: 19€ per person
Half price for children ages 3-12.

Suggested start time is around 7pm.
The fire will be hot and ready for your group at your desired start time. Count on at least 2 hours or more for larger groups.

End the evening with our homemade Tiramisu!

  Pasta Class   There's no better setting to learn how to make authentic, fresh Italian pasta, with or without eggs, in different shapes and sizes.  Our pasta-making class is a fun, creative and delicious way to become an Italian pasta expert! Come learn all there is to know about making fresh pasta. You will knead, cut, roll and fill ravioli, tagliatelle, tagliolini or other varieties. This class provides a hands-on pasta-making experience with our professional chef. Preparation of 2 different pasta dishes, an appetizer and dessert. A delicious meal of prepared dishes together with wine and water. Tasting of local wine and food products. Class duration: 3 hours plus time for lunch - Approx. 4 hours  Pricing: Groups of 3-5: 100€ per person Groups of 6-10: 85€ per person Half price for children ages 3-12.  This class is highly recommended for families with children.

Pasta Class

There's no better setting to learn how to make authentic, fresh Italian pasta, with or without eggs, in different shapes and sizes.

Our pasta-making class is a fun, creative and delicious way to become an Italian pasta expert! Come learn all there is to know about making fresh pasta. You will knead, cut, roll and fill ravioli, tagliatelle, tagliolini or other varieties. This class provides a hands-on pasta-making experience with our professional chef. Preparation of 2 different pasta dishes, an appetizer and dessert. A delicious meal of prepared dishes together with wine and water. Tasting of local wine and food products.
Class duration: 3 hours plus time for lunch - Approx. 4 hours

Pricing:
Groups of 3-5: 100€ per person
Groups of 6-10: 85€ per person
Half price for children ages 3-12.

This class is highly recommended for families with children.

  Brunch Buffet   Our Brunch Buffet is a delicious spread of healthy and local ingredients made with love and expertise.  Royal Brunch Buffet: Let the chefs plan the whole thing for you or choose yourself from the following... Choose 1 Egg Entree: Soft Boiled Eggs, Scrambled Eggs, Omelettes. Choose 1  Potato Entree:  Sage Hashbrowns, Home Fries. Choose 1 Sweet Entree: Cream-filled Croissants, American Pancakes. Choose 3 Sides: Fresh Bread with Local Jams and Honey, Meat and Cheese Boards, Chia Seed Pudding with Fruit, Sausages, Fruit Bowl, Yogurt Cups. Includes Juice and Still Water. Pricing: Groups up to 30: 15€ per person Groups over 30: 12€ per person Half price for children ages 3-12.  Simple Brunch Buffet: Soft Boiled Eggs, Fresh Bread with Local Jams and Honey, Meat and Cheese Boards, Yogurt Cups. Includes Juice and Still Water. Pricing: Groups up to 30: 10€ per person Groups over 30: 8€ per person Half price for children ages 3-12.  Add a fresh-pressed juice bar for 5€/person. Your guests can make the juices of their dreams from a variety of seasonal fresh fruit and veggies.

Brunch Buffet

Our Brunch Buffet is a delicious spread of healthy and local ingredients made with love and expertise.

Royal Brunch Buffet:
Let the chefs plan the whole thing for you or choose yourself from the following...
Choose 1 Egg Entree:
Soft Boiled Eggs, Scrambled Eggs, Omelettes.
Choose 1  Potato Entree: 
Sage Hashbrowns, Home Fries.
Choose 1 Sweet Entree:
Cream-filled Croissants, American Pancakes.
Choose 3 Sides:
Fresh Bread with Local Jams and Honey, Meat and Cheese Boards, Chia Seed Pudding with Fruit, Sausages, Fruit Bowl, Yogurt Cups.
Includes Juice and Still Water.
Pricing:
Groups up to 30: 15€ per person
Groups over 30: 12€ per person
Half price for children ages 3-12.

Simple Brunch Buffet:
Soft Boiled Eggs, Fresh Bread with Local Jams and Honey, Meat and Cheese Boards, Yogurt Cups.
Includes Juice and Still Water.
Pricing:
Groups up to 30: 10€ per person
Groups over 30: 8€ per person
Half price for children ages 3-12.

Add a fresh-pressed juice bar for 5€/person.
Your guests can make the juices of their dreams from a variety of seasonal fresh fruit and veggies.

  Ceremony and Reception Locations:  Olive Grove: 500€ Chapel: 200€ Terrace: 300€ Grass Field: 300€ Party Room: 300€ Pool: 100€/hour   Chair Rental including Set-up:  Variety of wooden vintage chairs: 5€ per chair Uniform Chairs:    Decor  Arch Rental and Set-up: 200€ Ivory Draping on arch: 50€ Ivory Draping on tree: 100€ Antique Chandelier: 50€ Bohemian Rugs: : 30-50€ each Candles in Glass Jars: 20€ each Rustic Tassel Garland: 100€ Fairy Lights in Olive Trees: 25€ each   Bistro Lights:   Price includes rental and set-up. Terrace: 300€ Fattoria Courtyard: 400€ Olive Grove: 450€ Pool: 400€   Table Decor Price per Table  Olive branches and Candles: 10€ Add on.... Ivory Cloth Table Runner: 8€ Rolled and tied white linen napkins with olive branch or rosemary sprig: 12€ Roses: 10€ Lemons: 5€ Linen Table Cover: 10€ Wooden Place Card Holders: 5€ Handwritten Place Cards: 20€   Table Favors Price per Piece   Ristonchi Olive Oil Bottle tied with branch 7€ Ristonchi Olive Oil Tin tied with branch 10€ Mini Prosecco Bottles 5€ Mini Limoncello Bottles 6€ Biscotti in a Bag 5€   Dance Party  Speaker System: Color Party Lights: 10€ each Disco Mirror Ball:

Ceremony and Reception Locations:
Olive Grove: 500€
Chapel: 200€
Terrace: 300€
Grass Field: 300€
Party Room: 300€
Pool: 100€/hour

Chair Rental including Set-up:
Variety of wooden vintage chairs: 5€ per chair
Uniform Chairs: 

Decor
Arch Rental and Set-up: 200€
Ivory Draping on arch: 50€
Ivory Draping on tree: 100€
Antique Chandelier: 50€
Bohemian Rugs: : 30-50€ each
Candles in Glass Jars: 20€ each
Rustic Tassel Garland: 100€
Fairy Lights in Olive Trees: 25€ each

Bistro Lights: 
Price includes rental and set-up.
Terrace: 300€
Fattoria Courtyard: 400€
Olive Grove: 450€
Pool: 400€

Table Decor Price per Table
Olive branches and Candles: 10€
Add on....
Ivory Cloth Table Runner: 8€
Rolled and tied white linen napkins with olive branch or rosemary sprig: 12€
Roses: 10€
Lemons: 5€
Linen Table Cover: 10€
Wooden Place Card Holders: 5€
Handwritten Place Cards: 20€

Table Favors
Price per Piece

Ristonchi Olive Oil Bottle tied with branch 7€
Ristonchi Olive Oil Tin tied with branch 10€
Mini Prosecco Bottles 5€
Mini Limoncello Bottles 6€
Biscotti in a Bag 5€

Dance Party
Speaker System:
Color Party Lights: 10€ each
Disco Mirror Ball:

  Simple Drinks Package  One Glass of Prosecco after the Ceremony Two Glasses of House Wine with the Wedding Breakfast One Glass of Prosecco for the Toast 18€ per person   Royal Drinks Package  Two Glasses of Prosecco or Bottled Beer after the ceremony 1/2 a bottle of wine with the Wedding Breakfast One Glass of Prosecco for the Toast 25€ per person *Add a Strawberry or Raspberry to the Toasting Glass for 1€ per person   “Buy the Bottle”   Select your wine from our locally made wine list. Prices are by the bottle, average 10€ per bottle. Wines can be purchased on a sale or return basis. Wine by the bottle packages include free glassware hire.   Providing Your Own Alcohol  5€ per guest. Includes glassware. This requires Proof of Liability Insurance.   By Cost  We are happy to put an amount on the bar to suit your budget or for you to pay for drinks by the bottle or on consumption.   Other Fees:  Bartender Hire: 25€ /hour Bar Set-up Fee: 100€ (If you prefer your bar in another location during the party)

Simple Drinks Package
One Glass of Prosecco after the Ceremony
Two Glasses of House Wine with the Wedding Breakfast
One Glass of Prosecco for the Toast
18€ per person

Royal Drinks Package
Two Glasses of Prosecco or Bottled Beer after the ceremony
1/2 a bottle of wine with the Wedding Breakfast
One Glass of Prosecco for the Toast
25€ per person
*Add a Strawberry or Raspberry to the Toasting Glass for 1€ per person

“Buy the Bottle”
Select your wine from our locally made wine list. Prices are by the bottle, average 10€ per bottle. Wines can be purchased on a sale or return basis. Wine by the bottle packages include free glassware hire.

Providing Your Own Alcohol
5€ per guest. Includes glassware. This requires Proof of Liability Insurance.

By Cost
We are happy to put an amount on the bar to suit your budget or for you to pay for drinks by the bottle or on consumption.

Other Fees:
Bartender Hire: 25€ /hour
Bar Set-up Fee: 100€ (If you prefer your bar in another location during the party)

  Homemade Tiramisu   Ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with whipped sugar, liquor and mascarpone cheese then topped with a generous sprinkling of cocoa made by our own Italian chef. 6€ per person for parties over 30 8€ per person   for parties 4 - 30   Chocolate Fountain  9€ per person    50€ set-up fee for parties under 50   Mini Gelato Bar  Up to 4 hours Includes Chocolate & Vanilla Gelato Caramel, Fudge, Sprinkles & Peanuts for Toppings 9€ per person    Gelato Attendant Hire: 100€   Gelato Cart  1000€  up to 4 hours Adorable vintage gelato cart includes 8 flavors of your choice and an attendant for the evening.

Homemade Tiramisu
Ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with whipped sugar, liquor and mascarpone cheese then topped with a generous sprinkling of cocoa made by our own Italian chef.
6€ per person for parties over 30
8€ per person for parties 4 - 30

Chocolate Fountain
9€ per person 
50€ set-up fee for parties under 50

Mini Gelato Bar
Up to 4 hours
Includes Chocolate & Vanilla Gelato
Caramel, Fudge, Sprinkles & Peanuts for Toppings
9€ per person 
Gelato Attendant Hire: 100€

Gelato Cart
1000€ 
up to 4 hours
Adorable vintage gelato cart includes 8 flavors of your choice and an attendant for the evening.

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Horseback Riding
2 hour tour: 50€/person

Suitable for all ages

Degree of difficulty: easy / medium
Period: all year
Contact us for walks with tasting of typical local organic products: oil, wine, cheese, salami and possibly seasonal products.

Tour with Wine and Olive Oil Tasting
Tour: 50€/person
Take a guided tour of a farm and vist the country life museum, antique olive press,   wine cellars as well as the 15th century chapel. We'll also tell a few secrets of traditional farmhouse cooking and let you sample the wine, Vin Santo, Grappa and extra virgin olive oil.
Transportation extra.

Onsite Wine and Olive Oil Tasting
Tour: 50€/person
Take a guided tour of a farm and vist the country life museum, antique olive press,   wine cellars as well as the 15th century chapel. We'll also tell a few secrets of traditional farmhouse cooking and let you sample the wine, Vin Santo, Grappa and extra virgin olive oil.

Guided Forest Exploration
Foraging or Mediation Hike

(4 person minimum)
3+ hours
20€ per person
Allow your senses to awaken as we guide you through the gorgeous trails above Ristonchi. Leaving the castle grounds and all other civilization behind. Deep in the forest we stop in a calm space that reflects the state of our minds. Here we'll pause to meditate and remind ourselves our intentions for the day. If meditation is not your thing we can focus the hike on foraging and you can collect some wild plants to eat or make tea with. This activity is focused on not just hiking but also connecting with the nature that surrounds us.

Ceramics and Pottery Workshops
(2 person minimum)
3 hours
Prices by request
Learn this ancient trade from Master Artisans at their accredited school workshop or they can bring the equipment to you and your guests at Ristonchi.
 They will teach you the secrets of the clays used and show you how to create unique objects and allow you to take home your own creation as a souvenir of Tuscany. Your items will be baked and get proper ceramic in the following days . You can get your items after baking if you are still in Tuscany or have them shipped home with a surcharge.

Must be over 8 years. Children under under a minimal height cannot be admitted to the lathe.

Yoga
(4 person minimum)
1.5 hours
15€ per person
In your yoga class, a door is opened for you to gently reach out of where you are now, into greater levels of your limitless potential. Warming and exhilarating physical movements will circulate your blood to bring joy, strength,fluidity and freshness through you. Breathing exercises will harmonize the many layers of your being and create a bridge between body, mind, heart and Soul. Your attention will gently be focused on love, connection and growth by experiencing the secrets of successful meditation.
Weather permitting there is the possibility of practicing in the nurturing abundance of nature, and explore walking meditation, forest bathing, sound travel and color vibrational healing towards wholeness.

Intro to Improv
3 hours
(6 person minimum)
20€ per adult 10€ per child
The perfect way to loosen everyone up and get them having fun! Learn the basics of improvised theatre including spontaneity, playfulness, creativity, listening, storytelling, and the importance of making positive choices all through fun games and exercises in a safe, inviting environment perfect for trying new things and taking a few risks. Step out of your comfort zone and connect with your group while you explore improv’s life lessons, and get a sore stomach from laughing so much!

 

 

All prices and menus are subject to change without notice. Some items may not be available.