10 VA & MD Fine Wine Stops


1. RdV Vineyards


2550 Delaplane Grade Rd, Delaplane, Virginia 20144
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Thomas Jefferson, a native of Virginia and founding father of our nation, was also a “man of the soil,” an avid viticulturist who dreamed of creating a “great American wine based on a French model.” Today, Jefferson’s vision is a reality at RdV. Bordeaux grapes, planted on a rocky Virginia hillside, have produced world-class wines that marry the elegance of Bordeaux with the bold spirit of California.

2. Glen Manor Vineyards

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2276 Browntown Rd, Front Royal, Virginia 22630
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Glen Manor Vineyards is located in Virginia approximately 70 miles west of Washington D.C., situated on a western flank of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Constructed in 2007, the winery is designed to architecturally complement the existing farm structures and rural countryside.

3. Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard


18125 Comus Rd, Dickerson, Maryland 20842
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Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard is nestled in the rolling hills of Comus, Maryland. They are committed to producing fine Bordeaux-style wines, many of which have received numerous awards. Dogs are welcome at all times and they have a Winery cat named Blackie who is very social.

4. Old Westminster Winery

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1550 Old Westminster Rd, Westminster, Maryland 21157
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Old Westminster Winery is the Baker family’s collective efforts to produce noteworthy wines on their small Maryland farm. Everything is done by hand, from winter pruning, to summer hedging, to harvest — it’s all powered by sweat, not oil. This method of farming makes possible a level of care few other vineyards experience.

5. Hamilton Station Vineyards


16804 Hamilton Station Road, Hamilton, VA 20158
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The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards is located just off of Route 7 in the quaint, historic town of Hamilton, Virginia. Ten breathtaking acres surround a beautifully restored hundred-year-old stone and wood dairy barn, which has been transformed into a unique tasting room. There are plenty of places on the back deck, patio or the grounds overlooking the pond to sit back and savor a glass of wine!

6. Sunset Hills Vineyards


38295 Fremont Overlook Ln, Purcellville, Virginia 20132
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Providing an atmosphere like no other, Sunset Hills Vineyard shares spectacular mountain and sunset views, pastoral old-world style farm grounds and a stunning Amish restored historic barn.

7. Hiddencroft Vineyards


12202 Axline Rd, Lovettsville, Virginia 20180
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The Hiddencroft tasting house and winery are surrounded by butterfly gardens and an orchard. You can sample award winning wines, chat with the winemaker/owners, learn about wine-making, relax on the tasting house deck, snack on light fare available in the tasting house or bring your own picnic lunch. The atmosphere at Hiddencroft is friendly, casual and relaxing.

8. Valhalla Vineyards


6500 Mt Chestnut Rd, Roanoke, Virginia 24018
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Valhalla Vineyards has been growing grapes and producing award winning estate wines from a 2000 feet mountaintop overlooking Roanoke Virginia since 1998. Their 21 acre vineyard produces world class cabernet sauvignon, syrah, merlot, chardonnay, cab franc and more.

9. Linden Vineyards


3708 Harrels Corner Rd, Linden, Virginia 22642
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Linden Vineyards is a reflection of simplicity, tranquility and thoughtfulness. Linden is a place where people can taste and learn about wines, and engage in conversation in a quiet, beautiful setting.

10. Crushed Cellars


37938 Charles Town Pike, Purcellville, Virginia 20132
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Crushed Cellars is a family owned and operated winery in the heart of Virginia’s wine country, on route 9.

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