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Chateau O'Brien

3238 Railstop Rd, Markham, VA 22643-1841
+1 571-238-0033
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Weird all around

The visit left a bad taste in our mouths - literally and figuratively. When you arrive there are... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Not your typical Virginia winery

I often visit Virginia wineries with a group of friends, one of whom is a former owner. But we are... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Arlington, Virginia
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible20%
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3238 Railstop Rd, Markham, VA 22643-1841
+1 571-238-0033
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

The visit left a bad taste in our mouths - literally and figuratively. When you arrive there are signs telling you all the things you cant do, when you get inside the owner tells you all the things he can do or has done or...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I often visit Virginia wineries with a group of friends, one of whom is a former owner. But we are usually unimpressed--many have gotten too commercial, too crowded, too overpriced for nondescript, low-quality wines... as was the case with the first that we visited in...More

Thank Jolysa
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This was a nice location and the wine was delicious, but a bit pricey. However, the wine tasting was chaotic and we were skipped over several times. The staff was pleasant, but just seemed a bit disorganized. The food was ok, but a very limited...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We found the wines at Chateau O'Brien to be overpriced for the quality, and were disappointed that to do a tasting they charge separately for a white wine tasting and a red wine tasting. I don't think we will be back.

Thank James D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My family and I had visited the winery before and weren't that impressed with what we found. While visiting the area this time a few in our group had never been and wanted to give it another try. I was a little concerned but agreed...More

Thank vacritter2000
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Our first visit was in 2011 and we loved the wines back then. Since we were in the area again for a wedding we decided to have a private cellar tasting this time around. Howard poured us 7 wines including a few reserved for members...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Second visit to winery. Cool, rainy day on the hillside. Rain and fog rolled in. Quite pretty. Two of us drank Tannat reserve. Very good. Others had Apple wine. It was surprisingly good, as well! Meat and cheese platter purchased. It also was enjoyable. All...More

Thank jan m
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A good friend recommended that we stop at Chateau O'Brien and I'm so glad we did. It was a Monday and Howard the Owner was in the Winery He asked us what kind of wine we liked to drink and we told him red wines...More

Thank Stormsnana
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant winery, with fireplace, seating inside and out. Very nice wines to choose from, as well as plates to share.

Thank dsiksay
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Stopped here on a nice February Saturday, and was surprised that it was not more crowded. The facility is nice, although I did not care for the separate tasting bars. If my wife had been with me, she would have opted for a different tasting...More

Thank r0nbr
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