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Flying Fox Vineyard

Address: Corner of Hwy 151 & Chapel Hollow Road, Afton, VA 22920
Phone Number: 434-361-1692
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Ranked #2 of 9 Attractions in Afton
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Fri - Mon 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Stopped by this quaint place on a Sunday afternoon - the owner was so kind and the wine was absolutely divine! They also offered a sample of their fantastic mulled wine for the winter season as well. Join the wine club as while this may not be the most scenic of the surrounding wineries, you will appreciate the quality wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

I didn't think much of Flying Fox as I drove up, but I loved all the wines! The view and atmosphere were nothing great, but the wines were fantastic and the value amazing. I will definitely buy their wines in the future!

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Stopped in with a few friends while staying at Wintergreen and enjoyed the experience. This is a fairly small tasting room but nicely laid out and the staff took the time to explain their craft.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

As part of our drive along the breweries and wineries in route 151, we made a stop here for some wine tastings. The lady who took care of us, along with her dog Carson, were very helpful and friendly. She did a great job explaining the tastes and history of each wine we tasted. I am very partial to reds,... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We loved the wine tasting here. The staff was knowledgeable and very friendly. We don't drink a lot of wine, but we are about to, as we bought a case of delicious reds and whites.

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Kingston, New York
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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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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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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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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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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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