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First Colony Winery, Charlottesville

(85 reviews on the web)
Winery / Vineyard Food & Drink
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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  • We attended a private graduation party at first Colony. The location is easy to find and literally 15 mins from Monticello. The staff are very friendly and cordial. We have done wine tastings in Spain...  more »
  • Nice, relatively easy-to-find winery outside Charlottesville. Nice variety of wines to taste (and, of course, with the wife along) and select to purchase. Host Andrew was affable. A good stop for the ...  more »
  • Four college friends enjoyed a beautiful spring afternoon visit to the winery as part of a package deal via the Graduate Hotel in Charlottesville. Gavin gave us a nice tour and then hosted our tasting...  more »
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  • We stopped by the winery on a whim and we're so glad we did. The tasting room is very cozy, and there's lots of outdoor seating. The staff was knowledgeable and enthusiastic and gave a lot of information about the wines. Of course, all that wouldn't matter if the wines weren't any good, but they did not disappoint! We're red wine drinkers, and their reds are very tasty, but we found we loved many of their white wines too - definitely try some!
  • First Colony is a top notch vineyard and winery just outside of Charlottesville! From the wine, to the staff and even the decor, it is apparent how much heart and soul is put in every aspect of the business. You will not regret spending an afternoon sipping on their delicious wine. As a bonus, the winery is dog friendly!
  • Much to my surprise I stumbled across a really nice version of port at FCW
  • Wine was great and staff (including the cute dog and talkative cat) were very friendly! We loved our visit to this winery and plan to return when in the area.
  • Great experience and our dog loved it as well😀🐶