Over the centuries Virginia has established itself as a budding wine industry while making a name for itself throughout the world. Due to its unique landscape and climate, Virginia offers a multitude of quality vineyards. With over 150 vineyards to choose from deciding exactly where to begin may be overwhelming. To help you listed 5 quality Virginia wineries:
36888 Breaux Vineyards Ln.
Purcellville, VA 20132
This internationally acclaimed winery is located just an hour away from Washington, DC. Breaux Vineyards is situated on over 400 acres with eighteen grape vineries nestled over 100 acres. Over the years through its innovation Breaux has established itself as a standard for winemaking in Virginia, and was voted Virginia’s favorite winery in 2010. Breaux Vineyards is open daily for tours and tastings.
6399 Sportswood Trail
Gordonsville, VA 22942
With views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, beautiful vaulted ceilings, and Tudor style buildings, Horton Valley is one of the most beautiful wineries in Virginia. Horton is one of the most innovative wineries not only in Virginia but the entire country. This vineyard is widely known for its Viognier in addition to several other award wining selections. Horton Vineyards is open daily for tastings.
17655 Winery Rd
Barboursville, Virginia 22923
The history of Barboursville dates back to 1821 as a staple in Italian viticulture before founding this winery in 1976. As a producer of the most acclaimed red wine of Virginia, Octagon, Barboursville is home to one of Virginia’s most honored wineries. This vineyard is also home to the 1804 Inn, a beautiful and legendary 18th Century Vineyard Cottage. Barboursville Winery is open daily for tastings.
1575 Keswick Winery Drive
Keswick, VA 22947
Keswick Vineyards are situated on 400 acres located on the Edgewood Estate, with a rich history dating back to 1727. Keswick has award winning blends from Merlot to Cabernet Franc Reserve. This top quality vineyard maintains a philosophy of high quality, low quantity yields to deliver impeccable tastes. The Vineyard is open daily for tastings.
1353 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Jefferson Vineyard has been producing some of Virginia’s finest wines since 1981. Maintaining its historical and rich tradition, this vineyard has grown its grapes on the original Thomas Jefferson Vineyard since 1774. There motto is “suffer no distraction”, this vineyard only grows grapes and makes wine in order to concentrate on yielding top quality selections. Jefferson Vineyards is open daily for tastings.
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