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Address: Corner of Hwy 151 & Chapel Hollow Road, Afton, VA 22920
Phone Number: +1 434-361-1692
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An Older Establishment-Great T-Shirts

The Flying Fox has a fine wine tasting room and coffee shop. Both the wines and coffee are excellent. It is right off highway 151 on the Northern approach to Nellyford, Virginia... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
GaryCummings
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Waynesboro, Virginia

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Flying Fox has a fine wine tasting room and coffee shop. Both the wines and coffee are excellent. It is right off highway 151 on the Northern approach to Nellyford, Virginia. It is quite small, but cozy, and they have great T-Shirts. I have a light blue one with a red fox flying an airplane. It is great. Try... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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440 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very small tasting facility and expect to wait if you come at the wrong time (ie. coincident with lots of other visitors). For $5/each, you get to taste all 8 or 9 of their wine products from white thru red and keep your "Flying Fox" stemless tasting glass. Friendly staff who are very knowledgeable about their product and the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small location. The view however, is incredibly beautiful. The facility only offers a selection of dry wines, all were really good or decent, but- I like sweet wine. The server was very educated and I enjoyed the glass that came with the tasting, that you get to keep when you leave. The tasting, was $5. There... More 

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Milton WV
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The folks here, a smallish tasting room, were knowledgeable and friendly. Not a big wine drinker, I actually bought 2 bottles! When asked, they gave us our next wine destination that day. Just lovely.

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been three years in a row now. Wine was better the first year, but still is pretty good. We enjoy getting the stemless glasses to take home from our tasting and usually buy a bottle or two.

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped on an anniversary trip, on a quiet weekday. Chloe (congrats)(and friendly dog greeted us and we did a tasting. I'm partial to lush Italians ( wines that is),medium tanins, but I found the 2014 Merlot exceptional. Will do well layed down awhile but it's going to be hard to keep it in the bottle. One may be sacrificed... More 

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Thank Len B
United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Looks can be deceiving. Although this vineyard is small and maybe not as charming as others in the area, I was super impressed! I loved their white wines! (So much so we bought a bottle!) There tasting fee is great... $5 and we tasted 7 wines plus we got to keep the glass. (Which was cooler than most tasting glasses.)... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Flying Fox is apparently an arm of Veritas but different wine/same winemaker. I like Veritas wine a lot better... The location is good and there are beautiful views. Very quaint. If I was staying at the B&B on the grounds, I'm sure I'd like it a lot better! :). Pretty flowers and views. Wine is just OK.

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Thank Valorie E
Hunterdon Cty
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Small building with chairs to sit, air, bathroom. Sometimes selections are sold out (late Sept.) Tastings $5 and you keep glass.

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Thank Michael B
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

This is a small venue with a pretty limited wine selection. The tasting was well prices and you got to sample everything they were in production of - about 9 wines. All the wine was pretty dry except the red table wine. Our one wine lover in the group is a sweet wine person, so she was not amused, but... More 

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