Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, Barboursville

3.7
#4 of 139 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. Put Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins and other Barboursville attractions into our Barboursville travel itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 14, 2017
    I've enjoyed wines from over 80 wine regions in the world and was looking forward to my first Virginia tasting. Don't mean to sound snobby, but I can't say that I was overwhelmed.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    What can I say? My wife and I enjoy visiting old colonial and antebellum plantation houses--for every one we visit, there probably are a dozen that are closed to the public--and we also get a kick out...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    This vineyard has an amazing tasting. At least 15 wines for the $7 price tag. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Don't miss the Octagon! The grounds are lovely, boasting ruins that had been desi...  more »

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