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Address: 1495 Milton Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7582 (Formerly Arcady Vineyard Wine Tours)
Phone Number: +1 434-872-9475
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Great Tour!

Chris did a fantastic job on the wine tour! Not only did he teach us about the wine we were tasting, but he also took us on a journey through the history of Virginia wine country... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chris did a fantastic job on the wine tour! Not only did he teach us about the wine we were tasting, but he also took us on a journey through the history of Virginia wine country. We toured smaller, boutique wineries to stay away from the crowds. My girlfriend and I couldn't have asked for a better experience.

Thank pageaustin
Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We had a great experience on this wine tour. Our guide, Chris, was wonderfully helpful and a font of all knowledge when it came to wine making and Virginia wines. I thoroughly recommend this tour.

Thank 63Sue63
Staunton, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

My husband and I recently had the pleasure of taking the new Food Pairing Wine Tour offered by Monticello Appellation Wine Tours. We visited three beautiful wineries and had an incredible day. Our guide, Erika, displayed not only a remarkable knowledge of the wines offered, but paired each wine with foods that truly complemented the character of the wines being... More 

Thank jeannie_simmons
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,097 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Our guide Erika was just awesome. She has an amazing knowledge of wines and frequently knew more about what we were drinking than the people who were actually serving it to us. She took us to four wineries in total and gave a great background of each winery. Highly recommend talking this tour. I am not sure if it's available... More 

2 Thank CCG1982
Round Hill, Virginia
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

I believe this is the Wine Tour offered when you stay at Arcady, which we did. The tour was spectacular guided by Arcady owner Chris, who is the most knowledgeable person about grapes and wine I've ever met. The wineries were wonderful and when one winery was packed, Chris took us to a different one so we didn't have to... More 

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egoodell, Owner at Monticello Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you had such a great time that you took the time out to write a review, thank you very much! Chris and I enjoy running our wine tours. Yes, we did change the name of the tour company from Arcady Vineyard Wine Tours to Monticello Appellation Wine Tours. The search engine companies didn't like that we... More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Monticello Appellation Wine Tours was the highlight of our trip! My husband and I recently visited Charlottesville with my parents, brother and sister in law and enjoyed an amazing day with our driver and tour guide, Julie. She was not only fun and friendly but also had an exceptional knowledge about wine in general as well as the wineries we... More 

Thank liadhR
Washington, DC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary in Charlottesville and the wine tour was a wonderful experience. Julie was very knowledgeable, as well as helpful and fun, she made sure that we had a great time and took care of everything. Lunch was delicious and beautifully presented in a perfectly scenic spot. Thank you for everything! We highly recommend this... More 

Thank jrmoral
Reading, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A wonderful experience filled with great wines, a lovely lunch and lots of information and laughs with our tour guide, Julie! A perfect day spent with my daughter!

Thank glw1020
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Our children gave us this vineyard tour as an anniversary present, and they couldn't have chosen better! Julie was a knowledgeable guide, as well as a fun person to be around. She went out of her way to ensure that we had wonderful experiences at each of the vineyards, sharing her knowledge of Virginia wines, and wine-making in general, throughout... More 

1 Thank Karen D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My partner and I had a wonderful tour with Erika this past weekend. She was extremely knowledgeable and shared a lot of insight into the unique qualities of VA wines. The itinerary was thoughtfully chosen and showcased wineries we might not have otherwise made it to. Lunch was a beautiful addition to the day. Delicious food and very nicely laid... More 

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