Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, Barboursville

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#4 of 163 in Wineries in Virginia
Sitting among rolling hills next to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins offers tastings of some of Virginia's highest-quality wines. Sample some of the 21 types of wine available in either the tasting room, which provides the largest selection of different vintages, or in Library 1821, which features older vintages and food pairings. You can join a tour of the wine-making facilities that recounts the estate's history too. Beyond the 51 ha (126 acres) of vineyards sit the ruins of one of President Thomas Jefferson's mansions, which you are free to explore. The schedules for tastings and tours vary, so be sure the experience you're looking for is available when you plan to visit. Using our world travel planner, Barboursville attractions like Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was my first trip to and taste of Barboursville. It took a little while to figure out how tasting worked (the cashier did not give any instruction). There are multiple bars set up as stations. Ea...  more »
  • This winery is very grand and it was neat how they set it up. You pay first and get your glass and then go to the first station. They had the 21 wines that they broke up over five stations. Each serve...  more »
  • We went with friends on a January Saturday and when we got there, it wan't busy at all. We enjoyed a tasting, which was nice and helpful to remind us of their wines, since it had been over a year sinc...  more »
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