At Virginia Mountain Vineyards you can forget about the present and enjoy the picturesque mountain views visible on top of Zion Hill. Surrounded by the Blue Ridge and Alleghany mountains, the vineyard is 14 miles north of Interstate 81 outside of Fincastle.
The first generation family owned and operated vineyard and winery, offers 13 wines. Owners David and Marie Gibbs are happy answer questions about the vineyard or winery; greater knowledge about grape growing, harvesting, and processing may help you to better appreciate and enjoy a good wine.
Virginia Mountain Vineyards was established in the spring of 1998 with the planting of 3,325 Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc vines. There are more than 5,625 vines today with the addition of Merlot, Traminette, and Petit Verdot grapes covering more than 9.5 acres. Virginia Mountain Vineyard is part of the Wine Trail of Botetourt County.
The winery is open March through December.
Be as adventurous as you wish — tour the vineyard, follow nature paths, and picnic — or lounge in the barn and inhale the beautiful vista as you sip one of Blue Ridge Vineyard’s signature wines.
Blue Ridge is the proud holder of three 2011 Virginia Governor’s Cup medals and five gold medals from Virginia Wine Lover Magazine.
Blue Ridge Vineyard is located in Eagle Rock, VA, which is a short and beautiful drive (less than 45 minutes) from Salem, Roanoke, Lexington, Buena Vista, Natural Bridge, Vinton, Fincastle, Buchanan, and just about anywhere in between. Take the afternoon off and come see why people come for the music, stay for the view, and return for the wine.
Blue Ridge Vineyard is part of the Wine Trail of Botetourt County.
Nestled in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Fincastle Vineyard & Winery produces wines using traditional Bordeaux small scale techniques. From the vines of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Chardonnay come wines pressed gently and aged in oak.
The winery opened in 2003 with a special emphasis on quality and according to the Virginia Wine Guide “Fincastle’s 2001 reds are beautifully handcrafted blockbuster wines, dark, lush and intensely flavored.”
You can see the vineyard from the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 100. And the winery is pet-friendly. Fincastle Winery is part of the Wine Trail of Botetourt County.
The winery is open year round, Thursday though Monday.
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