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The Dog and Oyster Vineyard

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Address: 170 White Fences Drive, Hope and Glory Inn, Irvington, VA 22480
Phone Number: +1 804-438-9463
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Dog and Oyster is an extraordinary vineyard owned by The Hope and Glory...

The Dog and Oyster is an extraordinary vineyard owned by The Hope and Glory Inn. Come sip some of America's best wine and savor the world's best oysters on site.

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4th of July Tides Inn Weekend Getaway

This winery is a unique concept. They rescue dogs and have them in the vineyards protecting the vines from animals. They use the hidden fence system to protect the dogs but allow... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great winery. Very hospitable host with a wonderful son. Great story of saving shelter dogs and giving them a purpose. Beautiful peaceful porch area for wine tasting.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This winery is a unique concept. They rescue dogs and have them in the vineyards protecting the vines from animals. They use the hidden fence system to protect the dogs but allow guests to walk through and pet the dogs. They do tastings and have oyster's and food. Fun visit. Very busy today.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So so friendly!!! Great oyster taco from Byrd's Seafood! Go visit and enjoy sitting under the umbrella tables amongst the vineyard!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I went on a girls' trip to explore the Northern Neck Artisan, Wine and Oyster trails. Having grown up in this rural area, it was a pleasant surprise to find so much going on. The owner of the winery gave us a private tasting and filled us in on the history of vineyards in Virginia. The wine was delightful and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We visited this winery in October 2015 and loved the wine that we tasted. We subsequently purchased 2 bottles at $28 each and were told that it was the Sonoma 'award winning' wine. We opened the bottle about 2 months later highly anticipating the same wine. It Was Not The Same Wine. Totally inferior and without taste, in fact, bitter.... More 

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DPatteson, Owner at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, responded to this review

We are always disappointed whenever one of our guests has a poor experience with our wine. But we do stand firm that the wine you were served and bought was the same. We are a small winery and there is no opportunity for even a vintage mix up. Nothing is more important to us than the character of our business... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and welcoming people. Perfect wine pairing with delicious fresh oysters and soft shell crabs. We had a lovely lunch outdoors with our two pets who enjoyed meeting their mix husky Pretty Girl.

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Powhatan, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We spent a lovely, peaceful afternoon wine tasting and eating oysters (courtesy of Byrd's Seafood on site that day) at the Dog and Oyster. The setting was very relaxed with the rescue dogs running around, kids playing in the vineyard and unpretentious wine tastings happening on the porch. Our table preferred the Pearl white - you can purchase by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Just love the doggies! Then top it with the yummiest roasted oysters covered in pesto.. Of course the crisp white wine that we had was the touch that topped the whole experience! A great time with 6 women out to have a little fun!

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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We were on the wine trail and went to The Dog and Oyster Vineyard and it was very nice experience for us and the friends we were with.

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Delran, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Set smack in the middle of the vineyard, the tasting barn is cozy inside and wonderfully open outside. Dogs and kids are welcomed, but since children can't drink wine, I would consider this an adults venue. Our preferred offering from this vineyard is the Oyster White. The staff is overwhelmed at times, but they are always friendly, and smiling.

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