Abingdon Vineyard & Winery - 20530 Alvarado Road, Abingdon, VA - (276) 623-1255
A 53-acre farm with 10 acres of grapes. Enjoy beautiful grounds along the South Holston River, rustic atmosphere and friendly surroundings. Tours available.
Afton Mountain Vineyards - 244 Vineyard Lane (off Route 6), Afton, VA - (540) 456-8667
"Explore Nelson County Wines" by tasting our award winning wines, tour the wine cave and experience the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Gourmet picnic foods and picnic facilities available. Wines: Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sweet. Dessert wine: Pinot Noir. Closed on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day.
AmRhein Wine Cellars - 9243 Patterson Drive, Bent Mountain, VA - (540) 929-4632
AmRhein Wine Cellars,a family-owned winery since 1999, is at 2500 feet and located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 136. Winner of 2002 and 2003 Governor's Cup, 29 state medals and 9 international medals. Only 20 minutes from the Roanoke Valley and less than two hours from Charlottesville, Lynchburg and Greensboro, NC. Specializing in Virginia-style wines from 100% estate grown grapes with 35,000 vines in 3 vineyard locations producing 4,000 cases a year. Taste our varities of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Viognier, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, and Vidal Blanc. Seasonal events: Beach Bash in July, Art and Wine Fest in Aug., Harvest Moon Bonfire in Sept., Octoberfest Festival in Oct. and Holiday Open House in Nov and Dec. Savor a taste of the Blue Ridge Mountains! Complimentary tours and tastings.
Autumn Hill Vineyards/Blue Ridge Winery - 301 River Drive, Stanardsville, VA - (434) 985-6100
Family owned and operated Vinifera vineyards established in 1979, producing national & international medal winning wines since 1986. Home of serious red wine in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains. We are dedicated to producing premuim wines in limited quantities. Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay. Tours, tasting, and special programs four weekends each year.
Barboursville Vineyards - Route 777, Barboursville, VA - (540) 832-3824
Few regions in the world offer the soil characteristics, climate and unique growing conditions so essential to the production of premium wines like those found in this area. Owned by the Zonin family, proprietors of the largest Italian wine company, producing wine since 1821, Barboursville Vineyards concentrates on quality. Luca Paschina, Gen. Mgr. and winemaker is a graduate from Umberto I Institute of Oenology in Alba, Italy. Tastings everyday in the newly enlarged tasting room. Enjoy a visit to a historic site (Barboursville Ruins) and a modern winery. Picnic area available.
Belle Mount Vineyards - 2570 Newland Road, Warsaw, VA - (804) 333-4038
Enjoy handcrafted, premium wines of classic styles and unforgettable tastes. Discover the scenic vistas and spectacular winery setting on Virginia’s Northern Neck. Visit our multi-dimensional winery with cottage rentals, a banquet facility, picnic grounds and hiking trails.
Rich in history the Belle Mount Plantation was originally settled in 1707 when Joseph Belfield retired from the British Navy with a land grant from the king of England. This historic site was once home to the Rappahannock Indians who lived along the shoreline here on Cat Point Creek and Menokin Bay.
George Washington's Birthplace, Stratford Hall and Historic Christ Church, the Northern Neck offers a tapestry of history that unfolds around every turn of our byways. Why not let your tour of the area begin here.
Belmont Farm Distillery - 13490 Cedar Run Road, Culpeper, VA - (540) 825-3207
Belmont Farm Distillery is where "legal Moonshine" is made. Master distiller, Chuck Miller, got this idea from his Grandfather (who made illegal moonshine, back in his day). In 1987, six miles south of Culpeper, Virginia, on their 189 acre farm, in their backyard, Chuck and Jeanette Miller renovated an old workshop into a distillery. Materials from an old Catholic church (that Chuck Miller had torn down) were added i.e. the front doors, a window, two pews. Licenses and permits were obtained from the Federal and State governments, the BATF and the VAABC. With his unique recipe, Chuck, made his first batch of Virginia Lightning (moonshine). Today, Virginia Lightning, sells in all the ABC stores in Virginia.
Blenheim Vineyards - 31 Blenheim Farm, Charlottesville, VA - (434) 293-5366
Blenheim is located on the historic farm claimed by Secretary of the Colony John Carter who had a 1730 patent for 9,350 acres of land in Albemarle Country, immediately to the south of Monticello - this grant included the estate known as Blenheim. Edward Carter, son of John "Secretary" Carter, lived in the original Blenheim house, which burned. Our Redlands Chardonnay comes from the Redlands estate which was part of this original land grant and is still occupied by the Carter family today.
Features single-vineyard Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot, as well as small lots of Bordeaux style blends from leading Virginia winemaker Brad McCarthy.
Bleu Rock Vineyards - 12567 Lee Highway, Washington, VA - (540) 987-3190
Offering wine tastings of the award-winning Bleu Rock Vineyard Wines. Including a Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon & the Cuvee Maison Blanc all produced by Oasis Winery. Wine tastings are $3.00 per person and includes a souvenir etched wine glass.
Bloxom Vineyard and Winery - 26130 Mason Road, Bloxom, VA - (757) 665-5670
35 acre old Victorian farm with 6 acres of Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet, just minutes south of Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Blue & Gray Brewing Co - 3321 Dill Smith Dr., Fredericksburg, VA - (540) 538-2379
Free tours and tastings at this local microbrewery every Saturday 10-1pm. Free tastings also available Wednesdays 3-6 and Friday nights from 5-8pm. Brewery-direct retail sales also available at these times. You must be 21 years old to sample. No age restrictions on tour itself. No reservations necessary. No food served.
Local brewery beers now on tap too at most locations in and around Fredericksburg. Brewery gear, hats, shirts, pint glasses also available. Ample parking, Rv's and buses are welcome.
Blue & Gray Brewing Co. - Rt. 635, Hume, VA - (800) 820-1021
Meet Virginia's version of the Napa Wine Trail just under an hours drive from Washington DC. The Blue Ridge WineWay, an alliance of the Commonwealths premier wineries, makes a perfect day trip, weekend escape or corporate outing! Live music at participating wineries on weekends.
Boundary Rock Farm & Vineyard - 414 Riggins Rd. NW, Willis, VA - (540) 789-7098
Farmstead family-owned and operated winery growing more than 15 varieties of grapes. We take pride offering wines from premium varieties like Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay grown on our mountain farm.
Breaux Vineyards - 36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane, Purcellville, VA - (540) 668-6299
Loudoun County's "Agribusiness of the Year for 1998." Our "Napa meets Meditteranean" style tasting room offers views of winery operations as well as panoramic views of the beautiful Blue Ridge and Short Hill Mountains. Enjoy light gourmet fare or bring a picnic to our umbrella covered table on Patio Madeleine. Our winery and grounds, part of a magnificent 400-acre estate, are surrounded by over 30 acres of vineyards.
Burnley Vineyards & Daniel Cellars - 4500 Winery Lane, Barboursville, VA - (540) 832-2828
Family-owned and operated since 1977. We cultivate 30 acres of grapes. Winery includes tasting room, guest house, banquet room, deck overlooking vineyard and picnic area. We make 13 wines.
Capitol City Brew Co. Brewery - 2700 South Quincy Street, Arlington, VA - (703) 578-3888
CCBC continues to lead the Mid-Atlantic region in serving excellent handcrafted microbrews and American pub style cuisine with four locations in Baltimore, Capitol Hill, Downtown D.C., and Shirlington. Each hansomely decorated brewpub has provided outstanding service and the best in microbrews for the public since 1990.
Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery - 9423 Batesville Rd., Afton, VA - (540) 456-8400
"Explore Nelson County Wines". Cardinal Point is nestled into the rolling hillside below the Blue Ridge Parkway and a perfect destination for those who want to see and learn about growing and making wine in Virginia. We have a knowledgeable and friendly staff, and video documentation of year-round activities such as pruning, harvest, crushing and bottling.
Château Morrisette Winery - 287 Winery Road S.W., Floyd, VA - (540) 593-2865
Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains above the Rock Castle Gorge Wilderness Area, Chateau Morrisette produces some of Virginia's premier and most popular wines. Open seven days a week, year round, visitors are welcome to tour our unique timberframe winery, taste our wines and savor our international cuisine, while enjoying such seasonal events as our summer "Black Dog Concerts" and "Winemaker's Dinners" all in an elegant, old world atmosphere. Easily accessible from the Piedmont Triad, Charlotte, Roanoke, Martinsville and the southeast, Chateau Morrisette is both a relaxing and exciting experience for anyone who enjoys fine wine, good food and natural surroundings.
Christensen Ridge - HCR 02, Box 459, Madison, VA - (540) 923-4800
Enjoy an hour, a day, or a week on more than 200 acres of the Blue Ridge with the most beautiful views Virginia has to offer of mountains, farmland, and a vineyard with some of the oldest vinifera vines in Virginia. Taste our premium handcrafted Tuscan Blend, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, and Vidal Blanc.
Stay in our three-story log cabin or modern 5-bedroom main house with pool. Bring your friends, family, reunion, corporate retreat, or wedding party. Enjoy picnicking, hiking, birding, horseback trail riding, and simply relaxing in the shade and casual eloquence of our destination winery and mountain retreat.
Chrysalis Vineyards - 23876 Champe Ford Road, Middleburg, VA - (540) 687-8222
One of the newest members of the exciting Virginia wine community, Chrysalis Vineyards has established a series of superlative vineyards rolling across more than 50 acres in the foothills of the Northern Blue Ridge & Bull Run Mountains. We are most excited about our alternative vinifera varieties, some of which include: the French Viognier, Petit Verdot, Tannat, Fer Servadou, and Petit Manseng; the Spanish Albariño, Tempranillo and Graciano; and a large planting of the native Virginian variety, Norton. Our 1999 Chrysalis Vineyards Viognier was named Best in Show in the 2000 Virginia State Fair Virginia Wine Competition, taking top honors as the best wine produced in the state! Our tasting room complex is open to the general public everyday 10am to 5pm. Please stop by for a tasting and enjoy a picnic on the patio or picnic pavilion.
Cooper Vineyards - 13372 Shannon Hill Road, Louisa, VA - (540) 894-5253
Open year-round,Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00am to 5:00pm. Bring your own picnic to enjoy with one of our distinctive wines. Located on a sunny ridge-top in Louisa County, Cooper Vineyards is family owned and operated, producing about 1750 cases of wine per year. 8 acres of vineyard are located immediately adjacent to the winery. Our unique tasting room is in the winery itself. Join us for a personal tasting. Current releases: Rhapsody, St. Stephens Rose, Sweet Louisa, Vin Deco, Electric Harvest, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Norton, Chardonnay and Viognier. Join us for one of our special wine festivals held throughout the year (Mardi Gras Wine Festival, Summer Solstice Wine and Music Festival and Heart of Virginia Wine Trail Weekends).
Davis Valley Winery and Vineyard - 1167 Davis Valley Road, Rural Retreat, VA - (276) 686-8855
Visit Smyth County’s first farm winery. We invite you to enjoy the beautiful panoramic vistas of Southwest Virginia from our scenic hilltop setting. Tours available.
DelFosse Vineyards and Winery - 500 DelFosse Winery Lane, Faber, VA - (434) 263-6100
One of the newest wineries in Virginia invites you to come explore Nelson County on the Sunrise Side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Relax and have a quiet picnic by the lake or take a hike or a bike ride on the trails soon to be created surrounding the winery. Tour our terraced vineyards and enjoy a tasting of our fine wines.
Dye's Vineyards - Honaker, VA - (276) 873-4659
Russell County's oldest winery, located in the Heart of Appalachia. Here you may taste wines such as Chardonnay, Cavernet Sauvignon, Golden Muscat and Seyval and Barter Theatre wines bottled by Dye's. We have a dinner on the 3rd Saturday of each month from April to October. Come visit us once; we are sure you will return. Open 1pm-dusk Monday-Saturday. Now available, a Steuben wine named appropriately the "Heart of Appalachia", just another fine Virginia table wine.
Farfelu Vineyards & Winery - 13058 Crest Hill Road, Flint Hill, VA - (540) 364-2930
Virginia’s first winery welcomes you to enjoy artisan wines in a one-of-a-kind rustic setting. Located 60 miles west of Washington, DC at the foot of the Blue Ridge mountains, Farfelu’s motto is “Serious Wine for Un-Serious People.”
Visit our 1860s dairy barn-turned-tasting room, linger on our expansive deck, hike our river trail, challenge your friends to bocce ball or horseshoes, picnic on locally-produced artisan cheeses and sausages or grill up your own feast at our picnic pavilion. Planning a private party or corporate event? Ask about renting our Arts and Crafts Style house with sweeping 360-degree mountain views.
Fincastle Vineyard & Winery - 203 Maple Ridge Lane, Fincastle, VA - (540) 591-9000
A family-owned and operated winery producing handcrafted Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay. Enjoy the serenity of our secluded mountain vineyard from a rocker under the pergola or a hill-side picnic table.
First Colony Winery - 1650 Harris Creek Road, Charlottesville, VA - (877) 979-7105
From historical inspirations to seasoned winemaking expertise, old world traditions abound at FCW. We have combined our focus on producing world-class wines with gracious hospitality. Indoor/outdoor seating for picnics and events.
Gray Ghost Vineyards and Winery - 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA - (540) 937-4869
Family owned and operated, Gray Ghost prides itself in using age-old winemaking methods combined with advanced technology to produce internationally awarded wines. Gray Ghost focuses on gentle handling from the fruit to the wine to ensure the highest quality product. To that end, all grapes are picked by hand; premium French and American oak barrels are used for aging; full-bodied red wines are unfiltered to preserve their richness and lighter-styled wines are fermented at lower temperatures to enhance the fruit character.
Grayhaven Winery - 4675 East Grey Fox Circle, Gum Spring, VA - (804) 556-3917
Grayhaven is a family owned and operated boutique winery located in the beautiful rolling hills of central Virginia, just 30 minutes west of Richmond. Visitors may find us busy making wine, bottling and labeling or tending the vineyards.
Lovely areas are available for picnics or special events. Catered lunches and dinners are also available, please call for information.
Grayhaven offers custom labeled wine for special occasions, our wine-your design! Perfect for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries or corporate gifts.
Greensprings Winery at Gioiosa Vineyards - 1890 Poindexter Road, Louisa, VA - (540) 967-3584
Located at Millview Farm on one of Louisa County's oldest properties in the National Historic District of Green Springs. Our family-owned winery will be open to the public in the spring of 2005. Come visit us at our winery building located in the rolling hills of the Virginia Piedmont area with scenic views of our vine yard overlooking our two ponds. Available for private gatherings and events. Our wines include: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay.
Guilford Ridge Vineyard - 328 Running Pine Rd, Luray, VA - (540) 778-3853
Virginia’s first commercial winegrape vineyard (est. 1971), but the tiniest winery (1983) west of the Blue Ridge, south of Luray Caverns. Producing "estate bottled" wines only. Fête grounds/stage available for private events.
Hartwood Winery - 345 Hartwood Road, Fredericksburg, VA - (540) 752-4893
Hartwood Winery opened in the spring of 1989 in the rural community of Hartwood, Stafford County, VA. "Hart" is the Old English word for deer, and according to local legend, is the basis for the area's name. Just 15 minutes west of Fredericksburg, Hartwood is an area long known for its heavy deer population, and in turn, the deer has become the winery's logo.
Hartwood's wines include Chardonnay, Seyval, Rappahannock White, DeWeese White, Rappahannock Red, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Hartwood Winery's wines are available at the winery and selected outlets, primarily in the Fredericksburg area.
Hickory Hill Vineyards - 1722 Hickory Cove Lane, Moneta, VA - (540) 296-1393
Hickory Hill Vineyards is located in Bedford County Virginia near beautiful Smith Mountain Lake. We encourage visitors to come and taste our wines in the relaxing atmosphere of this scenic country setting. Picnic tables and a screened porch with tables are available for your enjoyment.
Hidden Brook Winery - 43301 Spinks Ferry Road, Leesburg, VA - (703) 737-3935
Hidden Brook Winery offers a variety of wines to be enjoyed in our spacious log cabin tasting room.
We are located in beautiful northern Virginia wine country only one hour from Washington, D.C. Our rustic log cabin is situated in the midst of towering pines surrounded by gently rolling hills and pastures.
Highlands Harvest Vineyard & Farm Winery - Rt. 1, Box 321, Castlewood, VA - (276) 762-7546
A crofter’s cottage winery on our Virginia Century Farm provides a relaxed country setting. Enjoy from our vineyard: Seyval, Vidal, Clinch Mt. Rosé, Frosty Maiden (icewine), St. Mark’s (Chambourcin/Norton blend).
Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery - 2800 Berry Hill Road (Route 612), Nellysford, VA - (434) 361-1266
"Explore Nelson County Wines" Hill Top a leader in Virginia's specialty wine industry, produces a unique experience for fruit lovers and historians alike. True to the Fruit wines and historical meads from dry to sweet. Complete list of wines on our web site. Offering indoor and outdoor meeting facilities; picnic area; gift shop; historical tour; daily wine and food pairings; seasonal blackberries; and cabin-style lodging.
Hillsborough Vineyards - 36716 Charles Town Pike, Purcellville, VA - (540) 668-6216
Virginia’s newest vineyard invites you to enjoy the stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains while tasting the fantastic wines Virginia has to offer. Hillsborough Vineyards, a 36-acre historic farm located just minutes from Leesburg, at the foot of Short Hill Mountain, is owned and operated by the Baki family.
Horton Vineyards and Winery - 6399 Spottswood Trail, Gordonsville, VA - (540) 832-7440
Horton Cellars is a beautiful, new winery located along the rolling hills just west of Gordonsville. The site was chosen due to its ideal location for an underground facility. Taste nationally acclaimed wines in our old-world Tudor winery. Winner of over 100 medals in 2002 (over 30 international). Our unique wines bring new tastes to the palate. Over 30 different wines including Viognier, Eclipse, Mourvedre, Ivy Creek Chardonnay, Dionysus, Cabernet Franc plus fruit wines including Peach, Pear, Blackberry, Blueberry and more!! Plus, taste the only Vintage Port made in Virginia. Tastings daily 10-5. Call ahead for in-depth tours.
Hummel Vineyards - 1005 Panorama Road, Montross, VA - (804) 493-1554
Enjoy a glass of fine wine and light gourmet fare in beautiful, relaxed surroundings. The post and beam winery overlooks Chandlers Mill Pond on the Panorama Estate near Stratford Hall.
Ingleside Vineyards - 5872 Leedstown Rd, Oak Grove, VA - (804) 224-8687
Ingleside Vineyards is one of the oldest and largest wineries in Virginia. Located on the Northern Neck between the Potomac and Rappahannock rivers, we produce 20 different wines including a sparkling wine, Virgina Brut, from 30 different grape varieties both vinifera and hybrid.
We give complimentary tours and tastings, seven days a week. There is a museum of native American culture and natural history. Our gift shop has been called one of the best at a Virginia winery.
We are a few minutes drive from Washington's birthplace and Stratford Hall, birthplace of Robert E. Lee and two signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Bring a picnic and enjoy our European style courtyard.
James River Cellars - 11008 Washington Highway, Glen Allen, VA - (804) 550-7516
In historic Hanover County, 10 minutes north of Richmond, James River Cellars produces award-winning wines. Extensive gift shop and beautifully landscaped patio complement our tours, tastings and light gourmet fare. Heart of Virginia Wine Trail.
Jefferson Vineyards - 1353 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA - (434) 977-3042
Jefferson Vineyard currently produces nationally recognized wines from European varietals. The vineyard manages 50 acres of total production in Albemarle County. Wines - DRY WHITES: Jefferson's Own Clairet, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris, Fantaisie Sauvage Chardonnay, Chardonnay Reserve. SWEET WHITES: Jefferson's Own Vin Blanc, Johannisburg Riesling, Late Harvest Vidal Blanc. RED WINES: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Meritage, Estate Reserve, Petit Verdot.
Winery, tasting room and gift shop.
Keswick Vineyards - 1575 Keswick Winery Drive, Keswick, VA - (434) 244-3341
Keswick Vineyards is located at the historic 400-acre Edgewood Estate in Keswick. The land was part of the original 1727 Nicholas Meriwether Crown Grant that comprised nearly 18,000 acres on the east side of the Southwest Mountains. Viognier awarded “Best White Wine in America” by the prestigious Atlanta International Wine Summit. Wines include Chardonnay, Viognier, Touriga, Norton and Bordeaux reds.
King Family Vineyards - 6550 Roseland Farm, Crozet, VA - (434) 823-7800
King Family Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery 15 minutes west of Charlottesville, Va at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are convenient to Rt. 250, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive, and only 2 minutes off I-64. Our 17 acre vineyard has produced award winning wines including Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, and Viognier. Our winemaker, Michael Shaps, also produces his own label and we are the proud home of Michael Shaps Wines.
Indoor or outdoor seating is available for groups, private parties, or picnics. Come enjoy our spectacular mountain views or relax by the fire on chilly days. Our barrel room is available for private dinner parties. Tours and tastings are complimentary. Food: Light Fare. Call for group rates.
Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard - 100 Grand Cru, Charlottesville, VA - (434) 977-3895
Established in 1999, Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard aspires to be one of the East Coast's most prestigious wineries. Helmed by Patricia Kluge, whose touch and taste is stamped on every aspect of the operation, this winery is making an impression on Virginians and is poised to make a mark on the national and international scene as well.
Situated on Carter's Mountain in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Kluge Estate's accomplished team and terroir reinforces the promise of good things to come.
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