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Address: 3238 Rail Stop Road, Markham, VA 22643
Phone Number: 571-238-0033
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Nice for Picnics

Great views from up on a hill, nice place to have a picnic, and very nice tasting room. They offer tastings for reds and whites separately, at opposite ends of the building, and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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315 reviews 315 reviews
119 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Great views from up on a hill, nice place to have a picnic, and very nice tasting room. They offer tastings for reds and whites separately, at opposite ends of the building, and you have to pay for them separately. Their prices overall are a bit steep.

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Vienna, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Toni the bartender was very nice, he knew his wines and is a great guy. He is not very generous with his pours, and that is an understatement, but I can live with that. The tasting facility is great, very nicely decorated, with a nice view over that nice part of Virginia. Really a beautiful place. We like white wines... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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120 reviews 120 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Took out of town family members here today. Very small tasting area so had to wait and wished we hadn't. Wine not great, not bad....not work $109/bottle. Winemaker, owner very narcisistic and egotistical, displayed little if any interest in customers, constantly self agandizing and dropping examples of his past accomplishments. He also had doused himself in aftershave or cologne so... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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397 reviews 397 reviews
130 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

...and they charge what they feel is an appropriate price for them. Unfortunately, we don't concur. The wines we tasted were mediocre at best. Even their $100+ bottle of red was just "ok" and nothing special. They also charge a LOT for a basic tasting, but they did offer a decent pour, enough that my wife and I split a... More 

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Linden, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The property is beautiful and the winery is one of the nicest we've visited in VA. The wine is good, but extremely over priced - tasting are ridiculously over priced. The song 'Sign' by the Five Man Electrical Band strikes me each time...warning signs everywhere regarding who's welcome and not, which group is allowed to park in what lot, etc.... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

There were only four of us for a wine tasting on a slow Monday. The Monday pricing was $8. The view was beautiful! The wine was good. Everyone loved the apple wine. However, it would have been overpriced for the normal tasting of $15 for four reds or whites. The owner shared the history of the winery and answered all... More 

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Dulles, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
18 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I went to Chateau O' Brien over the week end (Friday) We love the winery, and been going for years. The outside and inside is so beautiful, when you see this winery, you can tell that ( Howard ) the owner gave a lot thoughts on how he wanted his winery to look, and it shows! The... More 

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Williiamsburg, VA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You have to make a decision pretty quickly upon walking in the door - one way to 4 wines, mostly whites, or the other way to mostly reds for double the price. Wines overall were quite good, as was the food and relaxing atmosphere. A bit overpriced for the area, where about 8 bucks gets you 7 - 10 wines... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by Chateau O'Brien for a tasting ($15 to taste 4 wines and a souvenir glass was not included). We found the wine mediocre and overpriced. The facility was nice, but not a winery we would recommend or visit again.

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Purcellville, Virginia
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8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I have neither the time or desire to recount all of the issues that my wife and I experienced at this winery. We cut our teeth on the hospitality of numerous Virginia wineries. I suppose that the explosion of wineries has made it inevitable that there would be many upstarts that completely miss what customers expect or want from a... More 

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