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Virginia Tasting Rooms

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Monticello AVA

Encompassing the piedmont between the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge and the Southwest Mountains, the Monticello AVA, with its warm summers and quartz crystal and red clay earth, produces exceptional Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Viognier among other fine wines. Here at Monticello AVA winemakers are realizing Thomas Jefferson's dream of producing world-class wines in Virginia.

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Northern Neck George Washington Birthplace AVA

Located on Virginia's Northern Neck, the George Washington Birthplace AVA enjoys a milder climate and has a higher number of frost free days. Here you'll find Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Shenandoah Valley AVA

The Karst topography of the Shenandoah Valley in which ground water seeps down through soft limestone creates an earthy aquifer. The wines here have a little more bite than their more mellow cousins on the other side of the Blue Ridge in the Monticello AVA. Here you'll find rich Chardonnays, Chambourcins, Cabernets, and even some Spanish reds such as Malbec and Mourvedre.

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Central Virginia

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Hampton Roads

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Northern Virginia Region

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