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The Dog and Oyster Vineyard

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Nice selection for tasting. We purchased 2 bottles. Unable to enjoy the interesting oyster menu as... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Pat R
via mobile
Great wine! Cool vineyard!

We stopped in on a cold sunny day. They have a tasting patio that was closed in, with heaters... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
ghappliancerepair
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Yorktown, Virginia
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The Dog and Oyster is an extraordinary vineyard owned by The Hope and Glory Inn. Come SIP some of America's best wine and SLURP the world's best oysters on site. Where the terroir of the grape matches the merroir of the oyster.
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170 White Fences Drive, Hope and Glory Inn, Irvington, VA 22480
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in on a cold sunny day. They have a tasting patio that was closed in, with heaters. There was a large patio with lots of seats and tables. I was impressed with the wine selections. They are dog friendly!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a day they were closed but because the owner happened by he opened for a tasting for us and one other. The wines are light but very well done. As part of the experience the owner shared many stories. On the weekends...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We stayed just down the road for a few days, and visited this winery while in the northern neck. The wines were good, and I especially appreciated that they were very dry. The combinations of grapes and flavors were also a little different, but all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kendra K
Reviewed September 29, 2018

While doing a mini wine tour, 9 in total, we stopped here. The wife and I had been here years ago when it had another name. It was a Friday afternoon and they were busy. The wives did a tasting that took over an hour....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice selection for tasting. We purchased 2 bottles. Unable to enjoy the interesting oyster menu as we arrived on a Thursday and found that the outdoor bbq only operates on weekends.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Pat R
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Stopped by on the way through the area. Impressive entrance with the larger than life corkscrews; nice grounds. Was never greeted or otherwise welcomed upon arriving to the small outdoor venue/building. Was never asked if we wanted a tasting (and they were not busy; just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank SweetSoutherners
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice experience. At least one wine for every palate. Peaceful nature setting, very clean and inviting.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

One of Virginias hidden jems! Delicious wines, in a beautiful setting!! The people that left bad reviews, may want to reconsider their own personalities and outlook on life. This is our 5th visit, and it is ALWAYS excellent!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited this winery w lots of friends and our 2 sons. It was pouring outside and maybe 2 other couples were there. Everyone else happened to be part of our group. I brought some toys for my boys to sit with in the corner....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Jro0522
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We came on lovely warm day... the food truck often referenced here has been gone for some time.... a couple of guys were trying hard to keep up with a handful of customers in wine tasting area.. we were told the oyster shucked would be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JR W
DPatteson, Owner at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

JR, We are again a bit confused by another of your reviews since SLURP, our vineyard’s oyster venue, has more than one shucke(r?) and all were present including the Chef who remembers a delightful conversation with you and Trish. We believe you arrived early having...More

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Elizabeth A
May 15, 2017|
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Response from babjake | Reviewed this property |
This would be a long walk and would not recommend it. A bicycle would not be bad. Please get ther tough Dudley is a hoot. Recommend you stay at the Bed and breakfast owned by the same folks that have the winery. Have dinner... More
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Elizabeth A
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Stan B | Reviewed this property |
They have food on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11-4. Don't think you need reservations.
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outofphilly
August 28, 2015|
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Response from DPatteson | Property representative |
Absolutely. The Urbanna Oyster Festival is November 5 and 6. Weather is changeable but usually warm. Our vineyard is usually very busy.
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