We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 885 Freshwater Cove Ln, Lovingston, VA 22949-2008
Phone Number:
+1 434-263-8467
Website
Today
11:00 - 17:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Wed - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 23 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Offering real gems in southern Virginia

I was around Charlottesville and someone had recommended this place highly so I decided to swing down. All their wines are very good, but the tasting area is a bit spartan. They... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 June 2016
Mark W
,
McLean, Virginia, United States
Add Photo Write a Review

23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 23: English reviews
Arlington, Virginia
Level Contributor
22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I traveled from DC to western VA for two reasons - Monticello and this winery. The tasting room is cozy and the winery had a nice deck for you to enjoy a glass of wine, or bottle. You have to try their pinotage wine, some of the best we have ever had!

Helpful?
Thank Jacob P
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level Contributor
547 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

My wife is the wine drinker and she enjoyed the sample, but nothing struck her fancy and we did not buy anything. The tasting room is a little small, not good for large groups.Probably will not stop again.

Helpful?
Thank Adak C
Alexandria, Virginia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This place offers free tastings, which is always nice. I enjoyed all of their wines, but their Cabernet Franc was a standout. We had tried some at the B&B where we were staying, and came to this winery because we liked it so much. the Seyval Blanc was also excellent.

Helpful?
Thank aef222
McLean, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I was around Charlottesville and someone had recommended this place highly so I decided to swing down. All their wines are very good, but the tasting area is a bit spartan. They had an 07 Red blend which was outstanding. Definitely worth a visit.

Helpful?
Thank Mark W
Virginia
Level Contributor
203 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We had tried their wines at the Virginia Wine Expo and really enjoyed the few wines they had there. We wanted to stop at their winery, since there are normally many more wines to try there. Not so in this case, they only had a handful of wines to taste - just like at the Expo. Their wines were OK,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Julie S
Maryland
Level Contributor
62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This was our first stop on a wine tasting day. There was not really a winetasting room per se, they just had a bar in the same room as the steel tanks so it has a warehouse feel. We were poured five wines and there was not a tasting fee which was nice. Overall their wines were too sweet for... More 

Helpful?
Thank ScubaStoudt
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

After hiking Crabtree Falls we decided to stop at a few vineyards- this being one of them! We were the only ones there for the majority of the time and really enjoyed the free tasting and knowledgable staff member. We bought a couple of bottles- the rotunda red was our favorite! Definitely check it out if you're looking for a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Helen C
Durham, North Carolina
Level Contributor
36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

We happened in on Saturday to do their free tasting and they were also doing a vertical merlot tasting. What a treat! Chatting with the staff was wonderful. They know there stuff. We left with many bottles of wine, which was not our plan, but we just couldn't leave without it.

Helpful?
Thank Sweety14
Tennessee
Level Contributor
211 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

This is a small, family winery that invests in its wines and customers, not a fancy tasting room. Very good wines at a range of affordable price points. If you're more interested in souvenir glasses and a mahogany bar than wine, you've got plenty of other options - leave this place for those of us who want to taste the... More 

Helpful?
Thank tnknitter
klelmore
Level Contributor
177 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We visited here for the first time and loved it. We enjoyed all of the wines and bought two bottles to bring home. Awesome setting with a super friendly, welcoming host. We loved it and cannot wait to return.

Helpful?
Thank kecompel

Travellers who viewed Lovingston Winery also viewed

 

Been to Lovingston Winery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lovingston Winery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?