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Address: 8822 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale, PA 19311-9740
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Delicious pairings

Even though this was the most expensive wine tasting we did on the brandy wine trail, it also offered the most flavors. They paired a cheese and chocolate with each wine you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
linds1111
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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even though this was the most expensive wine tasting we did on the brandy wine trail, it also offered the most flavors. They paired a cheese and chocolate with each wine you tasted. This was the one winery of the day where every wine I tasted, I thoroughly enjoyed even though I usually prefer sweet wines. I would highly recommend... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This winery is well established and understands the growing process to produce drinking wines that are versatile, especially wines that can be paired with a variety of foods. The tastings are great with long pours and a good discussion about the grape production, harvest, barreling, and vineyard management. Amuse bouche is served between pours. After tasting, there is a small... More 

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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Recommended by an Italian friend, Va La was a wonderful surprise, a wonderful afternoon! Not only is the tasting a great value, with four wines paired with cheeses, olive oil, and bread, but the wines are unique and good! Our server was knowledgeable and friendly, and didn't rush us; instead he adapted to our pace. The tasting bar is rustically... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Finally visited this spectacular place yesterday and am so glad we did! The reds are probably the best I've tasted in PA! The complexity and variety this family is able to produce on a little over 7 acres is remarkable! Wines were excellent if you enjoy them dry, which I do! Cyndy our wine guide, could not have been more... More 

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Belvidere, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Went to three other wineries in the Brandywine area and this was by far the best. Even though the price is $20 , your wine is paired with cheeses, breads, and chocolate. Well worth the price. Loved the Mahogany red wine. The cheeses are local and taste splendid. There are 2 tasting areas, one up and one downstairs. You can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great stop when touring the Brandywine Valley. Don't get drawn in by the more advertised vineyards in this area. This is good! and better then most local wines. And the pairing with local cheeses and chocolates is a nice touch.

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Newark, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had a lovely time at Va La enjoying a wine tasting and a jazz concert. For $20, you sampled "4 wines and a "splash" of a fifth wine." Each of the wines come with a food pairing and start off with a dry white and end with a dry red. The grounds in the back were relaxing and enjoyable... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Surprising to find good wine in Pennsylvania. The wines are overpriced but they are good. So if you are going for a fun afternoon of wine tasting it's a great place to go. You can also bring a picnic lunch and purchase a bottle of wine and sit outside. It's a beautiful view overlooking the vineyard.

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Woodbury, New Jersey
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I use to frequent this winery years ago. It actually use to be one of my favorite wineries in PA. Not anymore. It has drastically gone down hill in my eyes. The fiancée had never visited, so I wanted to show the place off. First off, the tastings are $20 a piece. A little steep for tasting only five wines.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Have been to Anthony's place many times since he opened. His wines are wonderful and complex. I know of no other winemaker with the level of consistent quality across all offerings. It is a family run place. Always has been. Very small which of course can frustrate a large group. Pricing reflects demand which unfortunately means that we visit less... More 

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