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Flying Fox Vineyard

Corner of Hwy 151 & Chapel Hollow Road, Afton, VA 22920
434-361-1692
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Afton
Type: Wineries
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Kingston, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Flying Fox is a smaller winery, but don't let this make you skip it. The tasting room is still big enough to seat many, and the wines speak for themselves. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Very enjoyable visit!

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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273 reviews 273 reviews
68 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

While visiting Rt 151, this is a "Must See" winery! They offer a nice selection of wines and the tasting room is quaint and beautiful and staffed with knowledgeable, helpful staff. They are also attached to the Bleu Ridge B&B, which looks very interesting.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This small winery is located just off the road, as the vines are grown a few miles away. Lovely, if tiny tasting area and knowledgeable and down-to-earth staff that will teach you something about wine if you venture in. Merlot lovers, you must try it here! It is distinct!

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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Small winery with very nice wines and knowledgeable staff. Owned by a former physician and his wife who was a dean of students at UVA. Nice family business.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
30 attraction reviews
337 helpful votes 337 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This was our first stop on doing a 2 couple wine tour, while visiting Wintergreen. It is small, but friendly, and some tasty wines. The staff was friendly, even though it was a packed house. We would def visit here again on our next trip to the Blue Ridge!

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Winchester
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Small winery. Rents a building in Afton, VA beside Le Bleu B&B. We enjoyed the red wine and sat outside in a small courtyard, staff decanted the wine for us, very relaxing, great staff and welcome.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I visited as part of a group that was being escorted by a limo service. When we arrived, we were immediately reprimanded for being a group over six (we were seven) without a reservation. Really, this should have been directed to the limo driver as we were brought there by him rather than reprimanding the whole group. The woman was... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Stopped here for a wine tasting on a recent vacation with my husband and we really enjoyed ourselves. Our wine tasting was very friendly and personal and we got to try several different wines. The tasting room itself is very cozy and comfortable. Some people may think it is a bit small, but personally I thought the room added a... More

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Though we have visited many vineyards aver the years, this was our first visit to FF. It's small and cozy and you get the feeling the people are in it to make good wine and not create a circus atmosphere, like some of their neighbors. Try it, it's a throwback to the days when the wine industry was in its... More

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Burke, VA
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19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

This is a small winery off of 151 and part of the Nelson 151 group of winery's/vinyards. There is a small tasting room and not much more. They do have a nice selection of wines from dry to sweet. They have a tasting fee but we were not charged as we only tried a couple of them. Which we liked,... More

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