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Address: 4615 Remount Rd, Front Royal, VA 22630-5868
Phone Number: +1 540-636-8086
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Nice Wines, Gorgeous View

Tried to visit this winery several times in the past without success due to their limited days being open. Suggest that you verify that they will be open when you want to visit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 11, 2016
r0nbr
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Ridgway, Pennsylvania
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped by on the way back from Shenandoah; it was a downer. Their pricing is quite high for a stingy tasting of 5 wines, our wine educator could have been more friendly and the wines were not my favorites. The view is actually beautiful, but nothing too different from what you see at the part itself.

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Arlington, Virginia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We stopped here after visiting a couple of our favorites (Philip Carter and Fox Meadow) and found that while the whites were decently balanced, the reds were overly acidic. Sometimes you can't put your finger on it, but when a wine is balanced, all of the flavors balance each other, and this winery just hasn't found the sweet spot yet,... More 

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Stephens City, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

My husband and I visited on a child-free Friday afternoon and found the experience to be wonderful. Chelsy (spelling?) that did our tasting was amazing and obviously had a passion for the wines. We were surprised at the end of our tasting to find out at the she was new and she credited the owner for training her so well!... More 

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Ridgway, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Tried to visit this winery several times in the past without success due to their limited days being open. Suggest that you verify that they will be open when you want to visit. That said, we visited this past weekend and enjoyed the tasting. The tasting room is small, with very limited inside seating, so if you plan to have... More 

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Front Royal, Virginia, then a trip to Chester Gap Cellars is well worth a trip. If you enjoy wine, white or red, you will not be disappointed in Chester Gap Cellars. They are pouring superb whites, gorgeous reds and one of our favorites the 2013 Cuvee Manseng. We purchased Chardonnay Reserve,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went early and were the first ones there so we had the whole place to ourselves. We loved the wines and bought a bottle of one of the whites. We typically are not VA wine fans and were impressed here!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015

While this is a beautiful spot and we enjoyed our time sipping wine and chatting on the deck, most of the wines we tasted were not very good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at Chester Gap Cellars at the recommendation of another winery. We are so glad to have the time to speak to Bern, about his time spent on the vineyards. The wine was very nice, and the conversation excellent. We were the only ones there, so we had a nice time learning about the wines and some of the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2015

This winery has one of the absolute best views in the region. The tasting room is on the smaller side but they have a nice big deck looking out over Chester Gap. They also grow on some unique terrain. Definitely worth a visit if you're in a small group!

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jamestown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2015

Our host Hannah was very informative explaining the wines! Very friendly place! This was our very first stop of the day and I was glad we started with such a wonderful host!

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