8 Central Virginia Wineries To Try

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1. CrossKeys Vineyards

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6011 E Timber Ridge Rd, Mount Crawford, Virginia 22841
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CrossKeys Vineyards is a beautiful 125 acre Estate situated in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. They produce a wide array of award winning, estate, grown, produced, and bottled wines. Surrounded by the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains, CrossKeys Vineyards is the perfect setting for a relaxing day trip, romantic dinner, grand wedding, and everything in between.

2. Cave Ridge Vineyard and Winery

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1476 Conicville Rd, Mount Jackson, Virginia 22842
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Cave Ridge is a family owned and operated vineyard and winery located in the foothills overlooking the Shenandoah Valley, world renowned for its scenic beauty and history. They produce wines that emphasize the fruit character of the grape using a minimalist approach to outheir winemaking. Cave Ridge adheres to sustainable farming practices in order to promote a healthy ecosystem for future generations.

3. Afton Mountain Vineyards

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234 Vineyard Ln, Afton, Virginia 22920
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This beautiful vineyard site is located on the sunrise side of Afton Mountain. There the vines are protected from frost by the elevation of nearly 1000 feet, shielded from excessive rain by the mountain’s rain shadow, and dried by the prevailing breezes flowing through the nearby Rockfish and Humpback gaps. Afton Mountain Vineyards is one of Virginia’s first farm wineries; the original vines were planted in 1978.

4. Barren Ridge Vineyards

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984 Barren Ridge Rd, Fishersville, VA 22939
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Located on the Higgs family’s former apple orchard, Barren Ridge Vineyards is now home to Augusta County’s premier winery, Barren Ridge Vineyards. John and Shelby Higgs cleared the overgrown land and planted it with grapevines that now produce award-winning wines.

5. Wisteria Farm and Vineyard

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1126 Marksville Rd, Stanley, Virginia 22851
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Wisteria Farm and Vineyard is a small farm winery nestled on the western slope of the Blue Ridge mountains in the Shenandoah Valley, known for its rural character and scenic beauty, between the towns of Luray and Stanley.

6. Shenandoah Vineyards

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3659 South Ox Rd, Edinburg, Virginia 22664
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Shenandoah Vineyards is the third oldest winery in Virginia and the first established in Shenandoah Valley. A variety of vinifera and French-American hybrids are produced within their historic, red barn with sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

7. Stone Mountain Vineyards

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1376 Wyatt Mountain Rd, Dyke 22935
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Located at 1,700 feet Stone Mountain Vineyards is one of Virginia’s finest boutique wineries. Stone Mountain Vineyards is situated atop the Blue Ridge Mountains in Greene County, Virginia.

8. Wolf Gap Vineyard & Winery

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123 Stout Rd, Edinburg, Virginia 22824-3757
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Founded in 2004 by Willard and Diane Elledge, the Wolf Gap Vineyard and Winery is a 50-acre estate located in the Shenandoah Valley with spectacular views of the Great North Mountains from the wine-tasting deck. Perched on a ridge, the deck offers valley and mountain views including Wolf Gap, the geographical feature from which the vineyard takes its name.

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Judah Witkower

Judah Witkower was born in Southern California and attended USC and SCAD before settling in CVille in 2002. He loves good books, great food and walking around town with his dog, Liza Bean.

Judah Witkower was born in Southern California and attended USC and SCAD before settling in CVille in 2002. He loves good books, great food and walking around town with his dog, Liza Bean.