To follow the rhythm of nature, to be in a place of its own kind, to be surrounded by genuine, healthy food – This is what led Sandra and Ulisse to move to Pienza in 1991, to Podere Il Casale. Their dream came true, despite the difficulties they encountered along the way.

Who would have thought that one day visitors from all over the world would come to Podere Il Casale to taste the dishes from the Podere’s restaurant, take part in a cooking class, visit the farm, taste its organic products or sleep in the farm’s campsite?


Podere Il Casale in Pienza – a 30-year-long dream. Enjoy life following the rhythm of nature in a unique place in the world.


The farm’s restaurant – a place where food meets the highest form of respect.


Visit the farm, take a tour of the dairy farm, take a cooking class, learn more about cheese production and much, much more.


Make your dream come true at Podere Il Casale – the perfect spot for the event of your dreams.



Aluminum screw cup: why we chose it

Here at Podere il Casale we are always very attentive to innovations, especially those that can help the environment and reflect our philosophy. For those who don’t know us, our story begins in 1991, when Ulisse and Sandra decided to

What happens in our pastures

Respect for the earth, respect for animals and respect for food. The complex universe of Podere Il Casale could be summed up in this sentence. Podere il Casale is a farm located in the heart of the Val d’Orcia, a