There’s nothing quite like sipping on a glass of exquisite wine on a scenic getaway to Virginia. There are hundreds of wineries throughout the state and several different wine trails to explore. If you’re looking for the best wineries in the Northern Neck of VA, we can help! Read on to find out where to go for award-winning wines and memorable experiences!
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Check out These Wineries in the Northern Neck of VA
1. The Dog and Oyster Vineyard
Number one on your list should be our very own Dog and Oyster Vineyard. Located less than half a mile from Hope and Glory Inn, it’s the perfect place to sip wine, eat oysters, and enjoy the breeze. Our vineyard encompasses six acres of Vinifera and French American Hybrid vines. We grow Chardonel, Vidal Blanc, Chambourcin, and Merlot grapes for expertly crafted wines.
Recently, we went five for five at the 2018 Indy International Wine Competition! It’s one of the largest competitions in the country with over 2,000 entries. All of our entries received awards, including four silvers and one bronze! Visit Dog and Oyster and taste some of our award-winning wines for yourself!
2. Good Luck Cellars
For another excellent winery near our inn, check out Good Luck Cellars. It’s about 15 minutes away from us in Kilmarnock, VA. Owners Paul and Katie Krop do a superb job crafting wines from their estate. What started as their hobby has turned into one of the best wineries in the Northern Neck. Taste some of their red and white options, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Sweet Shamrock Red, Vignoles, and Rip Rap Rosé. Visit them on Friday evenings for live music, local food, and tasty wines!
3. Ingleside Vineyards
While it’s a bit further of a drive, Ingleside Vineyards is worth a trip. Located in Oak Grove, it’s one of the best in the Northern Neck. They have over 35 years of experience and create more than 18 different varieties of wine. Some of their awards include winning the Virginia Governor’s Cup three times, and “Best Albariño” in the 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition. When you visit, enjoy a tasting of eight wines for $8. It even comes with a souvenir glass!
The Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail
You can find all of these fantastic wineries along the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail. A total of eight wineries are in the area. Feel free to visit each one throughout the Northern Neck! There’s even a tasting pass available for a limited time, offering discounts on your wine tour experience.
Not only can you taste exquisite wines throughout the area, but you can also attend special events on the trail. There are oyster crawls and wine festivals offering opportunities to get involved in our local culture and indulge in our food and drinks.
More Top-Notch Wineries to Check out:
- Caret Cellars
- General’s Ridge Vineyard
- Jacey Vineyards
- Oak Crest Vineyard and Winery
- Vault Field Vineyards
Stay at Hope & Glory Inn and Vineyard
If you want to check out one of the best wineries in the Northern Neck, book your stay at Hope & Glory Inn and Vineyard. Enjoy luxurious lodging in one of the most romantic areas of the country. We offer excellent rooms and cottages with top-notch amenities. The Dog and Oyster Vineyard is just a short walk away from your room!
Step inside Cottage 6 for an experience like no other. Expertly designed with cheerful decor, this two-story cottage is perfect for your next getaway. Enjoy privacy and comfort with a fenced-in garden patio, premium king bedroom, vaulted ceilings, and balcony. After a good night’s rest in your elegant bed, wake up to a fresh, delicious breakfast. You can even go for an evening ride on our boat, True Love while enjoying our wines!
Your relaxing getaway awaits you in Irvington, VA. Check our availability and book your stay today!
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