Charlottesville Wine Route – Hidden Gems
Explore boutique wineries
Our Wine Routes are fully customizable. Want to leave out or add wineries, breweries or cideries? Go for it! You can even create your own route. After booking you’ll receive a link to set your itinerary. Groups 8 and up can tour this route, but should plan on visiting up to 3 venues for 5 hour tours.
The Wineries You'll Visit
You can set your pick up location after you book your tour. The Downtown pick up is used as an example to show driving time and distance for this route.
Making great wines since 1992. This place is all about passion for wine.
Open Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Public Tasting $5 per person, $10 per person for groups of 10 or more. No reservation needed. No larger vehicles (14 passengers+) allowed on the property after noon. The Customized Tour & Tasting is by reservation only and includes a tasting, tour, glasses, your choice of a selection of gourmet sandwiches or local cheeses. Call 434-823-8615 or reserve online.
Website White Hall Vineyards
Stinson is a true small scale “garagiste” winery. They use traditional French wine making techniques resulting in European-style wines that emphasize subtlety and complexity.
Open Thursdays through Sundays, 11am - 5pm.
Regular tastings $7 per person. $10 per person for groups of 8 people and over.
Website Stinson Vineyards
Grace Estate's new tasting room offers gorgeous views of rolling hills with grape vines and plenty of seating both inside and outside. All Grace Estate wines are made from the grapes you're looking at from the tasting room.
Open Thursdays through Sundays from 11am until 5:30pm.
Tastings $7 per person. For groups of 7 and more reservations are required. Call (434) 823-1486 or send an email to email@example.com
Website Grace Estate Winery
King Family Vineyards offers great wine coupled with breathtaking vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and a top-notch staff who understands hospitality. The vineyard is well known for its Meritage, a Bordeaux style blend of four red varietals.
King Family offers a gourmet assortment of chocolates, cheeses, salamis, spreads, and hot French bread. Or bring a picnic.
Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The last tasting begins at 5 p.m.
Public Tastings $8 per person (signature wine glass included), no reservation required. Private Tours and Tastings are available by appointment only, $20 per person with a $100 minimum. Call 434.823.7800.
Tip: King Family Vineyards hosts weekly polo matches, held on Sundays from Memorial Day through early October. Buy a bottle of wine at the tasting room and enjoy the game!
Website King Family Vineyards
Feel free to add or leave out wineries, breweries or cideries in the area. You can set your itinerary after you book your tour.
Enjoy a cheese plate, baguette or snack at one of the wineries, bring a picnic, or pre-order a gourmet sandwich, snack and drink of your choice. Your driver will pick up lunch while you're enjoying your tasting. Check out the Gourmet Sandwich Menu.
1 hr 15 min Tasting Fees
$34 per person
Groups 8+ $42
Gourmet Sandwich Menu
Explore This Route With Any of Our Wine Tours
Pick your tour, select your date and book. After your purchase you'll receive a link to set your itinerary: pick up time and location, selected route or specific wineries you want to visit.Book Your Wine Tour Now
Hop-on the mini bus to tour 4 great wineries. At Jefferson Vineyards sip wines from vines planted on the same sites where Thomas Jefferson planted his. Visit Blenheim, owned and designed by Dave Matthews. Enjoy reds and whites at hidden gem First Colony, and conclude the tour at a Pippin Hill, popular by locals for its food, wine and views.
- Day: Saturday
- Route: Jefferson, Blenheim, First Colony and Pippin Hill
- Pick-up: Boar’s Head Inn, Holiday Inn Monticello, OMNI Hotel
Only $79 per person for 5 hours.