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Jefferson Vineyards

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Address: 1353 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7518
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+1 434-977-3042
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In 1774, Thomas Jefferson, one of America's first wine connoisseurs,...

In 1774, Thomas Jefferson, one of America's first wine connoisseurs, convinced Italian Philip Mazzei to establish a vineyard on our property. With the financial support of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Thomas Adams and other prominent colonists, the Virginia Wine Company was founded on present day Jefferson Vineyards. Today Jefferson Vineyards is a boutique, family owned winery. We have been creating nationally recognized, quality Virginia wines from classic varietals for over thirty five years, and are considered a pioneer of the Virginia wine industry. We are located between Monticello (home of Thomas Jefferson) and Ash Lawn (home of James Monroe). We open daily for tastings, from 11AM - 6PM. Tastings are $10 and include a souvenir wine glass. We offer mostly dry wines. Tours are not currently offered. We look forward to your visit.

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We stopped here on a recommendation from our daughter. The wine was great and staff was knowledgeable. We decided after they had already bagged our complimentary glasses to sit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

We have been wanting to visit Jefferson Vineyards after tasting their wonderful wines at the Mount Vernon Wine Festivals for the past few years. We were not disappointed! The tasting room is a good size, a former stable. The young man who did our tasting was incredibly knowledgeable on the wine and what to pair each with. We were pleasantly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful property and nice tasting room. We just made it in after visiting Monticello and enjoyed a taste of chardonnay. They have lots of comfy chairs outside with great landscape views--perfect for a picnic with a bottle of wine or cheese from the shop.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

After completing the Monticello wine trail, I can honestly say that Jefferson Vineyard is still one of my favorite wineries, and the Viognier has to be the best in the state. I always leave with way too many bottles.

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Thank Amber L
Luray, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Even though we did not do a tasting (super busy), we bought several bottles & enjoyed the wines & views. The winery had plenty of places to sit down & relax. We had a great time here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on a recommendation from our daughter. The wine was great and staff was knowledgeable. We decided after they had already bagged our complimentary glasses to sit outside with a glass of wine; no problem, they poured us what we wanted and sat outside

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Thank Kat B
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

We had some lovely wines here. The staff was friendly and helpful they have a small selection of cheese and snacks to enjoy on the deck or you are welcome to bring your own picnic lunch too.

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped by on our tour of Virginia Winery's and had a great time. The wines were great and the staff was very knowledgable. Would definitely recommend checking it out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Located east of Charlottesville, VA, and a couple of miles from the home of Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, Jefferson Vineyards boasts some of the best views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. If you like dry red and white wines, you will like this winery. I was particularly impressed with their Chardonnay '14. Typically, I am not a Chardonnay drinker, but this... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Enjoyable tasting room and grounds. Staff were very helpful. I bought 4 bottles of wine and will be back.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

For $10 you get a glass & 10 samples of wine. The wine was very dry. The staff were knowledgeable & friendly. No pressure to buy. 10% off if you buy 3 wines. There was no tour involved

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