VirginiA's Best Wineries- Minutes from Our Front Door
Within minutes from Dulles International Airport and only 25 miles from Washington, D.C., Loudoun, Virginia has more than 35 award-winning wineries. Soil conditions, temperate climate, access to technical experts and mentors, and skilled winemakers all contribute to Loudoun's growing reputation as DC's Wine Country. As spring is coming, why not plan a wine tasting trip as your next weekend getaway?
Here are some recommendations on nearby Virginia Wine Trail Wineries:
Breaux Vineyards - Hillsboro, VA
Breaux Vineyards overlooks the beautiful valley between the Blue Ridge and Short Hill Mountains. As one of Virginia's largest winegrowers, Breaux Vineyards plants 18 different varieties of grapes, including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Nebbiolo, Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, Viognier, Chardonnay, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Canelli, Muscat Orange, Muscat Giallo, Barbera, & Chambourcin.
Sunset Hills Vineyard - Purcellville, VA
Sunset Hills Vineyard produces award winning wines from a historic farm in western Loudoun County. The Amish restored 140 year old barn with two story decks , spring house and corn crib offer a beautiful sunset view over the Short Hill Mountains. Sunset Hills produce 9,000 cases of wine including Chardonnay, Viognier, Cabernet Franc, and a Bordeaux style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot and late harvest dessert wine
HILLSBOROUGH VINEYARDS - PURCELLVILLE, VA
Hillsborough Vineyards, located in the heart of scenic Loudoun Valley is the premier destination for winelovers, offering award-winning wines, breathtaking views, and outstanding service. In addition to exceptional award-winning vintages from our estate, Hillsborough Vineyards also offer exemplary wines from other neighboring Virginia wineries, allowing you to sample and purchase the best wines Virginia has to offer.
TARARA WINERY - LEESBURG, VA
... ...Founded in 1985 by Whitie and Margaret Hubert, Tarara is one of Loudoun's oldest wineries, and continues today to make the very best wines from select Virginia grapes. Each wine showcases its site and the talent of the grape growers.
CANA VINEYARDS AND WINERY OF MIDDLEBURG - MIDDLEBURG, VA
Cana's tasting room is situated on a picturesque hillside. The facility's two floor tasting room, deck, porch, and patio were designed to provide visitors a comfortable place to enjoy Cana wines year round while taking in the beauty of the surrounding Bull Run and Blue Ridge Mountains. Cana Vineyards has live music from 15 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
CHRYSALIS VINEYARDS - MIDDLEBURG, VA
.Located outside the village of Middleburg in the beautiful Virginia Piedmont, Chrysalis Vineyards is becoming one of the finest estate wineries on the East Coast. Chrysalis Vineyards offers 412 acres of what is widely recognized as some of the prettiest countryside in the world and has established 71 acres of vineyards, specializing in unusual Spanish and French varietals and the native Virginia grape, Norton, in addition to substantial plantings of traditional grapes.
8 CHAINS NORTH WINERY - WATERFORD, VA
Winemaker Ben Renshaw began his winemaking career in 1998 and began making wine under his 8 Chains North label at Fabbioli Cellars in Leesburg in 2007. In 2010, 8 Chains North found a permanent home in Waterford in a renovated barn that now houses the winery and tasting room. The light and airy tasting room features indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the vineyard.