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James River Cellars Winery

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Address: 11008 Washington Hwy, Glen Allen, VA 23059-1904
Phone Number: +1 804-550-7516
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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We are a family-owned and operated farm winery, located just north of...

We are a family-owned and operated farm winery, located just north of Richmond VA. A refreshing change from the ordinary! Our staff serves a tasting of wines from whites to delicious reds and dessert wines in a tranquil country setting. Enjoy a picnic on our beautifully landscaped patio or capture the view from the terrace. James Batterson, winemaker, creates all wines from Virginia grown grapes.

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Great place

We've enjoyed visiting this winery several times now. They aren't a large place but still a nice one to stop in. We always make a purchase here!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
micheleboys
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VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've enjoyed visiting this winery several times now. They aren't a large place but still a nice one to stop in. We always make a purchase here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Need something a.little different to get your fun on? Frdiays at James.River Cellars is a great altenative tonthe mundane bar scene Bring your chair and sit undernthe Stars ehilenaipping wine and snacking on a decent variety of food cart items James River Cellars offers pretty food Virginia wine in a very cool environment. They have tents and tables but we... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bottom line: Over 13 wines made up their tasting which was inexpensive ($5). Cute place and the wines are pretty good! Stopped here after we read about them on Trip Advisor. We found it to be a nice tasting experience. Really enjoyed the Chardonel (and like the history behind this one. Chardonnay + Cornell = Chardonel!). Also liked the Meritage.... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Friday nights on the patio is great. $10 for drinkers, $5 for non drinkers. You get your glass and taste the 7/8 wines they have out that night. It all takes place at the back of the property that has a picnic lawn and an undercover tent should you need cover or not have your chairs. There is usually a... More 

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Riverside, Iowa
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Great wine, interesting location, this is the first wine I ever visited in my life. I first came here in May 2007 when I used to live in Richmond. Glad they still have music every Friday.

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South Carolina
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite wineries in Richmond! The actual grounds of the winery is quite lovely, it just so happens to be located right beside a driving range... which was a little unexpected on our first visit. Tasting price is extremely reasonable and the wines are award winning. Make sure to sample the Chambourcin...and then try it warmed! Incredible. Also,... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We stopped by one afternoon just to see what local wineries were like in VA. This is a very picturesque winery and tasting room just off US1 on the north side of Richmond. They have 14 or 15 wines you can taste, and several were outstanding. in our tastes spectrum, if we buy a case, it is an excellent to... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We were on a wine and beer crawl on 95 N on our way from Jacksonville to DC (via myrtle beach). This was about a 2 mile detour for us and worked out great. We were surprised on how busy the place was. It costs 5 dollars to taste all their wines (14 when we visited) which is a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

While the tasting bar area is small and can be busy at times, the staff is friendly and their wines are both delicious and reasonably priced. They have large room on the second floor and patio seating area outside to enjoy your wine purchases. I have visited several times and always pleased with the service and the value of their... More 

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Williamsburg VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We had bought a Living Social coupon and decided to try James River, it was a great experience and we ended up joining their wine club. There have been very few VA wineries that we liked, as we're from the West Coast and lived in CA, WA and OR and have tasted there numerous times. The experience here was great,... More 

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