6 VA Wineries You Have Not Tried


1. Chateau Morrisette

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287 Winery Road SW, Floyd, VA 24091
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Chateau Morrisette Winery is one of Southwest Virginia’s premier destinations for award-winning wine and fine dining. The winery produces an extensive range of wines, while the restaurant specializes in fresh and delicious regional cuisine.

2. Vault Field Vineyards


2953 Kings Mill Rd., Kinsale, VA 22488
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Vault Field Vineyards is located on historic Vault Field Farm near the town of Kinsale, in the heart of Virginia’s Northern Neck. Their award-winning wines are the result of a marriage between an exceptional terroir and the latest techniques in viticulture.

3. Hiddencroft Vineyards


12202 Axline Road, Lovettsville, VA 20180
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The Hiddencroft Vineyards tasting house and winery are surrounded by butterfly gardens and their 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 is friendly, casual and relaxing.

4. MountainRose Vineyard


10439 N. Reservoir Rd., Wise, VA 24293
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The “Mountain Rose” is a seventh generation family heirloom rose passed down through the family and is only one of the over 100 roses throughout the vineyard. Traditionally, roses in vineyards are considered “the canary in the mine” if certain diseases show up on the roses, before they are apparent in the vineyard, it can serve as warning or indicator to spray. The vineyards themselves are like a “rose” in the mountains them us and many others!

5. Bluestone Vineyard


4828 Spring Creek Road, Bridgewater, VA 22812
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Curt and Jackie Hartman have lived west of Bridgewater on the hill above Jordan Stretch since 1995. With their friends Phil and Lois Kreider (Misty Ray Winery), they began planting grapes on the hill in 2003 to make wine for personal use. In 2007 they decided to make the vineyard a business and with advice from the researchers at Virginia Tech they laid out the vineyard, tested the soils, and chose the grapes to plant.

6. The Homeplace Vineyard


568 Rigney Circle, Chatham, VA 24531
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Traditionally a tobacco farm, they planted their first grapes, Traminette, in March 2005. They added Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, and Viognier over the next three years respectively. They currently are tending approximately 5,600 vines on just over 9 acres.

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