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Keswick Vineyards

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Address: 1575 Keswick Winery Drive, Keswick, VA 22947
Phone Number: +1 434-244-3341
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Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Keswick Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery situated on the...
Keswick Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery situated on the historic Edgewood Estate. Owners Al and Cindy Schornberg chose this land to produce their award winning wines because of its unique terroir and beautiful scenery. Winemaker Stephen Barnard's philosophy is to focus on quality instead of quantity and produce the best wines possible. He has garnered numerous awards for Keswick's wines including the Virginia Governor's Cup for the 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon and Best of Class for the 2008 Viognier. Other varietals produced include Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Norton, Petite Verdot, Syrah, Touriga, and Verdejo.The tasting room is relaxing and inviting and is open daily for tastings from 9-5.
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We visited Keswick on a wine weekend and were impressed enough that we joined their wine club. As are many of the wineries east of Charlottesville, this winery is dog friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
deanwirsching
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Smithfield, Virginia
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Smithfield, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We visited Keswick on a wine weekend and were impressed enough that we joined their wine club. As are many of the wineries east of Charlottesville, this winery is dog friendly. This makes our puppy happy as she likes to travel. We collect our quarterly wine selections at the winery which gives us the opportunity to taste the latest wines.... More 

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Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Keswick is a nice setting to enjoy wine. The wine tasting offered samples of 8 wines from a very knowledgeable pourer. She answered any and all of our questions. It was a nice surprise to find out that one of our tasting was complementary with a purchase of wine. I would recommend this vineyard to friends and will definitely return... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The title says it all but I really don't know how they think they are making good wine at this place as l beg to differ. I enjoyed the stories by our host who was very pleasant and seemed very knowledgeable but apart from that not much else. It's another place that has $8 tastings with but and that's was... More 

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Magnolia, New Jersey
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I wish I could explain why our experience was so different from that of other reviewers. We visited multiple wineries that day and tasted many very good wines. We once lived in Virginia, and Keswick was a long-time favorite whose wine club we almost joined. But these wines were simply not very good on the whole, and those that were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My favorite winery because my taster was a Civil War Buff, like me, and a former reenactor. Loved talking to his knowledgeable and friendly gentleman. Wines were good too and I loved paring the sweet wine with a chunk of chocolate and a butter wafer cookie. Tannins working their magic! The grounds were beautiful and dog friendly. Came away with... More 

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Harrington, Delaware
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20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The wine is made well. The people there are very friendly. The outside is beautiful, and has places to sit and enjoy the area....even pets allowed! The inside where we do the tasting is lovely also! Steven is a wonderful wine maker, and friendly man. We've been there a couple years ago before because we live in another state, and... More 

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georgetown
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

By far my favorite tasting of this trip - it was on our list to visit, but once I went to their website and watched the video (you have to do this!!) I made it the first stop of the day. It's even better in person! You drive in and pass a gorgeous water area by the vineyard itself, complete... More 

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Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had one of our best sundays at Keswick Vineyards! The owner gave us an informative tour of his winery. He ensured we taste every wine and detailed us right from it's origin to it's production. Of all the vineyards we've been so far, Keswick definitely is a wonderful experience. The porch swing overlooked the gorgeous wines and the lake... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My daughter just got married at Keswick and I can not say enough good things about our experience. From day one we felt like we were home because the people were so warm and friendly. The venue was stunning and the staff did everything in their power to make our day special and memorable. We found this to be true... More 

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Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Sorry, wine not to my liking. Soooooo many other GREAT choices around Charlottesville (skip this one).

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