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Williamsburg Winery

5800 Wessex Hundred, Off Lake Powell Road and Route 199, Williamsburg, VA 23185
757-229-0999
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Ranked #13 of 30 Activities in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Traveler Description: The tour of the winery shows how it is tied into the history of the Williamsburg and Jamestown area.  The tour costs $10 and takes about an hour... more »
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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Absolutely fabulous! Our tour guide, Bob, was well-versed and knowledgable. The grounds and buildings are beautiful. And lastly, the wine is phenomenol! My favorite is the reserve Virginia Fizz!

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

During our girls' getaway weekend, my MIL, sis-in-law, and I spent a pleasant day driving the Colonial Bypass and ended up following the signs to this winery. SO glad we did! For a VERY reasonable fee, we enjoyed a tour and tasting and browsed the gift shop. The staff was kind, the wine was excellent. What more can you ask?... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Joe was AMAZING!! If you go and visit please ask for Joe and do the reserved wine tasting! He is so knowledgable and fun. Thank you so much joe!!!

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Lititz, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Very enjoyable, great wine, good tavern meal. Would definitely visit again. Reasonable prices on wines

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New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We love to visit this winery when we come to Williamsburg. This year, we came for the reserve wine tasting. First we stopped at the Gabriel Archer Tavern next door for lunch, which I recommend you do if you have the time. The tasting was fun, and the staff was knowledgable and able to answer a variety of questions. You... More

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Williamstown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was an unplanned stop in our travels, our children were with us and we were unsure of the Winery's policies but we are so pleased that we stopped. The staff was wonderful and allowed the children and no charge to take the tour of the winery with us. We did do a wine tasting as the end of the... More

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Akron, Ohio, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The staff is knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. We sampled several wines, and found more than one to our liking. The atmosphere was relaxed, and we friendly conversation with other tasters. It was a very nice way to spend a rainy afternoon.

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Dayton, Ohio
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Pros; nice drive into winery. Good staff. Clean location. 25% off coupon in most tourist books. Sampled six wines, plus bonus wine and toured for $15, for two guests. Good wine, made from local area. Cons; watch the hours of tours, almost missed it.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a beautiful Winery with a very friendly, helpful and informed staff! Our tour guide was amazing-very informative and took any and all questions at each stop. There's a short video before the tour starts and then you follow the guide and learn about the whole history and wine making process. The tasting was equally enjoyable. We bought six... More

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Hopewell, Virginia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My wife and I did the tour and the wine tasting, we are not wine drinkers but we gave it a try anyway. The tour was average, but it did not cover the wine making process in much detail. The wine tasting was OK. The wines we tasted were not pleasing to my palate. We tasted 6 or 8 wines,... More

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