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Early Mountain Vineyards

6109 Wolftown Hood Rd, Madison, VA 22727-2582
+1 540-948-9005
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Lovely wine tasting and lunch experience

This was one of the vineyards we toured on a Charlottesville area vacation, and I am so very glad... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda P
Proctorville, OH
Oh My!

We drove for an hour to check out this winery located just outside of Madison, VA. They supply the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Karen L
Manassas, Virginia
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Located in Madison, Virginia, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Early Mountain Vineyards comprises more than 300 acres of the historic Monticello Wine Trail. With its warm and inviting tasting room, picturesque outdoor spaces and breathtaking views, Early Mountain welcomes guests to enjoy the wines and linger over a meal or snack. With a strong commitment to viticulture, as well as a fervent expression of place, Early Mountain's mission is to craft high-quality wines and to support Virginia's ascent as a world-class wine region. Owned by tech pioneers Jean and Steve Case, former America Online executives, Early Mountain seeks to create and cultivate the best of Virginia wine with our winemaking team. We hope guests come for the wine, but also enjoy this beautiful land and setting.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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6109 Wolftown Hood Rd, Madison, VA 22727-2582
+1 540-948-9005
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the vineyards we toured on a Charlottesville area vacation, and I am so very glad we did. The wine flights were wonderful - very nice to have options for Early Mountain and other area wines, and we tried several between 4...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove for an hour to check out this winery located just outside of Madison, VA. They supply the house wines to Field & Main, an upscale restaurant in Marshall, VA so we decided to go to the source to see what Early Mountain Vineyards...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A getaway in Virginia is not complete without visiting one of their amazing wineries. We chose Early Mountain thanks to some research and a local recommendation. Regarding the food: Though we didn't go for the food, we were happy we could sip through our tasting...More

Thank LeryPR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entering the grounds of this vineyard, it felt like I left Virginia and was transported elsewhere. The vineyard itself is massive with lots of green space and vines all over. They appear to have a overnight cabin area for those that wish to stay at...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a super nice winery and it does not hurt that the wines are good too. The building and the grounds are beautiful . The tasting room is large and the staff works hard to give you the best tasting and will answer all...More

Thank cb8855
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have stopped by this vineyard a couple of times but it has always been really too crowded to do a tasting even though it is in a large building. This time we stopped on a weekday and had a great time! Tiffany did a...More

Thank baha23
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our friends that live in the area took us to this beautiful winery. Outstanding! The BLT was phenomenal. Truly best hubby and I ever had! And the view! Makes one want to move into the area! And I already live in a bucolic area!!

Thank DMZ56
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a recommended stop for wine tasting in Virginia. The setting is elegant. We were there just for the wine and tasting was well presented. Food is available, but we did not try it; however the dining area was also very inviting. It appears...More

Thank UpstateExplorer
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious lunch on the patio with a cake dessert made from olive oil for dessert. The views are spectacular in Madison County, Va.

Thank nbt1026
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Had a lovely afternoon with a glass of wine and a couple of sandwiches on the patio. The staff was accommodating and did not rush us at all. The wines are good and I enjoyed the fact they support other Virginia vineyards. We will definitely...More

Thank J G
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Peggy W
13 February 2015|
Response from KathReviewsVirginia | Reviewed this property |
Nothing is super close, but things aren't too far, either. I wouldn't call this a destination that's really about shopping, though the Noon Whistle Pottery in Stanardsville really is amazing if you like artisanal crafts... More
Peggy W
13 February 2015|
Response from russelljones83 | Reviewed this property |
There is a small town not too far from this area but you would need to drive. Depending on what you mean by shopping, there is a grocery store, antique shops, food outlets. Shenandoah is the a great place to visit if you are... More