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First Colony Winery

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This winery was just purchased by some people in Richmond and they are working on renovating the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Wine tasting

Morgan, our pourer, was extremely personable, friendly and knowledgeable; a wonderful bubbley... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clarksville, Maryland
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1650 Harris Creek Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7820
+1 434-979-7105
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This winery was just purchased by some people in Richmond and they are working on renovating the facility to make it more of a destination. My server was Stephanie and she was super friendly. The tasting was very nice. They had a couple of sweet...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Morgan, our pourer, was extremely personable, friendly and knowledgeable; a wonderful bubbley personality. The wines were good and this winery is definitely worth stopping by for a tasting.

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 6 and started our tasting at the one bar. Part way through they asked us to move upstairs to complete our tasting. In the loft area we we're set up at a table and they brought the wine to us...More

Thank dinahy
Reviewed August 6, 2018

My husband and I were out in the area visiting another winery and after our first stop, we saw that sign for First Colony and figured, what's another winery? I am so glad we went here! We both liked it better than the other winery,...More

Thank sara t
Reviewed August 1, 2018

First Colony was the last of 10 wineries we visited while touring the Monticello Wine Trail. It wasn't on our "must see" list, however it was on the way back to our B&B on our final day. Even though it was very busy, the atmosphere...More

1  Thank Islander7411
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Ben was a wonderful server and took us through all the wines highlighting his favorites. We loved him and would recommend him to any travelers!

2  Thank 233alaynam
Reviewed July 1, 2018

While on Wine Safari this April, we visited First Colony. Very nice facility with knowledgeable folks. We both loved the Silver Doctor red blend, taking the Doctor for a house call. The Rose was nice and I liked the Lemberger varietal. We shared a bottle...More

1  Thank mhensleyowb
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Wine country in Virginia was a wonderful surprise and First Colony was a nice place to start. We had the place to ourselves until a wedding party arrived for a group tasting. For an hour, we stood at the bar and had our own private...More

1  Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Do the full tasting menu if you have time and let the staff guide you through their different wines. The experience is typical of so many wineries in the area and the difference is in the wine themselves. This one is worth the trip from...More

1  Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Just returned to our home in Frederick MD from a 3 day winery tour of the Charlottesville area. My wife and I enjoyed several tastings, but must confess this was our absolute favorite! The winery manager, Michael, orchestrated the most amazing tasting we ever had!...More

1  Thank iketaylor24
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Marie L
March 13, 2017|
Response from bothenjs | Reviewed this property |
$9 for a tasting, but the tasting is free if you purchase 3 bottles.