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Blue Ridge Wine Excursions

853 West Main St. Suite 103, Charlottesville, VA 22903
434-531-5802
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Blue Ridge Wine Excursions Private Wine Tours offers daily tours that can accommodate parties in size from two to fifty. The President of Virginia... more » Owner description: Blue Ridge Wine Excursions Private Wine Tours offers daily tours that can accommodate parties in size from two to fifty. The President of Virginia Tourism Corporation said this of her tour, "The day was magical; their planning and execution exceeded my expectations." Our Wine Trail Guide will escort you to 3-4 wineries or breweries. Tours include: custom designed itinerary, Wine Trail Guide, transportation, tasting fees, chilled water, and a light snack. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband planned a weekend wine tour for 14 of our friends to celebrate my 40th birthday. We decided to book the "all inclusive" package where they took care of making the reservations for the wine tastings and packed the lunch. It was wonderful. They worked with us to determine what wineries would be best for our group and they... More

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My girlfriend and I planned a girls weekend away from the husband and kids. I moved back to California after living in DC for the past 7 years. It makes me sad that I didn't take advantage of Blue Ridge Wine Tours and the Monticello Wine Trail when I lived so close. We planned a day visiting and hiking at... More

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Norfolk, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Scheduled our tour a few weeks in advance. JC, our driver, showed up about a half hour early so we started the tour early. More time to drink beer! JC was very knowledgeable and accommodating. We hit Blue Mountain Barrel House, Devil's Backbone, Bold Rock and Wild Wolf. JC kept the vehicle cool and ready to go when we were... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I did a wine tour with Blue Ridge a few years ago. I was not part of the planning for that trip. The wine tour was nice. Not worth ~$400 more than any other good company though. Here's the story. Because of that nice wine tour a few years ago I booked a wine tour with Blue Ridge for Labor... More

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andrea8057592, Manager at Blue Ridge Wine Excursions, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback and are sorry that you did not have the opportunity to experience one of our current tours. It is true that we are unable to compete with other companies at much lower price points due to the level of service that we provide. Our experienced Wine Trail Guides bring a vast amount of knowledge of the... More

Herndon, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It was a pleasure working with Albemarle Limousine. I really appreciated their overall customer service. I know I can speak for the whole group when I say our driver, Bergen, did an excellent job facilitating my first (and many of the girls' first) Virginia winery tour adventure.

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andrea8057592, Manager at Blue Ridge Wine Excursions, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your day with, Bergen! :-) Thank you so much for the feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers, Andrea More

Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Best experience and customer service. Andy was the best setting us up at beautiful wineries and understanding exactly what we were looking for. Our Driver was Dave (highly recommend you request him) he knew the area and showed up with a cooler of water plus truffles! You will not go wrong with Albemarle Limousine Service!

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andrea8057592, Manager at Blue Ridge Wine Excursions, responded to this review

Andy had a fabulous time with your group! Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We can't wait to see you all again soon! Cheers, Eric More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I took my first trip and posted a review in March/2014. It was a private wine tour with lunch for just my husband and I. Bit was our driver and he was fantastic. In April I decided to lock in my 4th of July plans with another wine tour, this time to include friends. We requested that Bit be our... More

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Farmville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Mike was our driver and he was extremely kind and very helpful! The car was immaculate and his advice was very helpful and spot on. We had a wonderful experience and will definitely be using Blue Ridge Wine Excursions for our next trip. Kudos and thank you!

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My friends and I decided to host a bachelorette weekend in Charlottesville, Va., and visit a few wineries. Albemarle made booking a tour really easy, and they were very responsive each time I had a question. They showed up on time, and we had a wonderful driver who helped us load and unload everything we brought with us. Albemarle is... More

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My friends and I were in Charlottesville celebrating a 50th birthday and we took the wine tour. It was fabulous. All five of us agreed that is was one of the most fun things we have done. Our driver was JC and he was VERY knowledgeable, courteous and fun to tour with. He took us to some great places, which... More

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