First Colony Winery, Charlottesville

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Voted a best winery in Central Virginia, First Colony Winery is nestled in beautiful Albemarle County, the heart of Virginia Wine Country. New owners, Heather and Bruce Spiess and Jeff Miller are looking forward to welcoming old and new friends to visit First Colony. Off the bat, changes will be subtle but you can be sure they have exciting things planned for the future of First Colony.
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  • This was not our first visit but it had been a while since we were here. Given the frigid temps, we stayed inside but have enjoyed a picnic lunch in their side garden area during a previous visit. Fir...  more »
  • The winery staff person was friendly and engaging. We enjoyed seating outside with our food (yeah, outside food is allowed!) and the glasses of First Colony wine we purchases. We saw buses stop by, bu...  more »
  • Although First Colony was not initially the first stop on our winery/brewery itinerary, we ended up there after Blenheim Winery said they would not accommodate us as a party of 12. Moving quickly to o...  more »
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  • Impressive wines and knowledgeable staff. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly. Definitely a need to visit winery and right down the road about a mile away is Micheal Schapps. The atmosphere is nice and they have plenty of space inside and out to accommodate larger groups. First colony has live music and a thatched roof :) Love that Cab Sauv and Port-style!! Thanks!!
  • Visited back in November. What a great day. Even though they weren't very crowned at the time, they still were very accommodating. Nice atmosphere and great conversation not to mention the wine was delicious. Would highly recommend making this stop during any and all wine excursions.
  • Great experience, very knowledgeable staff. Would recommend to anybody who is a first time wine drinker. Large variety of wines for any taste!
  • Haven't gone in a long time was very impressed with the reds very good
  • Super helpful. Shell out for the reserve wine tasting.
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