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Keswick Vineyards

1575 Keswick Winery Drive, Keswick, VA 22947
+1 434-244-3341
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Keswick
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Keswick Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery situated on the historic Edgewood Estate...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Magnolia, New Jersey
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113 reviews 113 reviews
42 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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
127 helpful votes 127 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

we were staying fairly close and this was the nearest winery. We gave it a try. Parking was easy, not super plentiful but a nice path to walk to the housed winery. Several people available to assist in the pouring. I was a little surprised at the $6 charge for wine tasting, because the tastes are SO tiny, just a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This winery gave us a very good experience. I was big on the wines themselves but the people there made the visit. They were very nice and new so much about their wines. My husband found a lot of wines he enjoyed. They also had a lot of wines that had won awards which my husband was very impressed with.... More 

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Baltimore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We love Keswick Vineyards and always stop in when we are in the area. But we are wine club members there, so maybe we are biased. The wine at Keswick is very good for the Monticello area, and the tasting room staff is excellent and very knowledgable. If you have questions about their wine making process, they have answers--or they... More 

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