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Early Mountain Vineyards

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Beyond the rolling hills the Early mountain winery appeared

From the architecture of the building to the cozy, yet elegant atmosphere inside, the food and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alexandra C
via mobile
Relaxing gem

The setting at Early Mountain is always gorgeous with views over the growing grapes combined with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Merle B
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Madison, Virginia
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  • Average11%
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Located in Madison, Virginia, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Early Mountain Vineyards comprises more than 300 acres of the historic Monticello Wine Trail. With its warm and inviting tasting room, picturesque outdoor spaces and breathtaking...more
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6109 Wolftown Hood Rd, Madison, VA 22727-2582
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the architecture of the building to the cozy, yet elegant atmosphere inside, the food and the wines, everything was perfect! It was either the fact that was a beautiful fall day and my spirit was high, either this place is indeed a gem! This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alexandra C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting at Early Mountain is always gorgeous with views over the growing grapes combined with the ever changing mountain vistas and the full view of the sky. Today, I visited simply to purchase some wine as gifts. I was delightfully served by Amy who,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Merle B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent a Sunday afternoon here on the back patio watching the sun come up over the main building, then shine highlights over the vineyard out back. Sweet dogs walked by, folks snuggled by the firepit, and changing leaves rustled in the near distance. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

We stopped in Early Mountain on our way to Rose River Farms. It is a beautiful winery. The wines were excellent and lunch was delicious. The only disappointment was the the purchase of the 2015 Rise ($95/ bottle ) -Yes, brothers and sisters you get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Annealma
Early Mountain V, Public Relations Manager at Early Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Hello Annealma, My apologies that this was your experience and that the tasting room staff didn't give you an additional option for Rise. You are correct that the sales of Rise have been faster than we expected and the remaining wood boxes (which are handmade)...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

I am a club member for years. I just canceled my membership and this is why. We purchased tickets in advance for October 21 oyster fest. As a loyal members of the winery we paid 14.86 per ticket. That price included embarasing small 100 mL...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Met a good friend for lunch and indulged in some wine tastings before lunch. The wines were fabulous. Even though we live in Pennsylvania, plan to join their wine club so that we can enjoy them all year.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Burm
Early Mountain V, Manager at Early Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! We look forward to welcoming you to the Wine Club!

Reviewed September 24, 2018

It was a overcast Saturday but we were in search of a lovely Virginia winery that also served lunch and we could sit outside. This place was highly recommended by several folks we spoke to in Charlottesville where we stayed the night prior. We were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CORRINA C
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite winery. The wine tasting room is huge and the entire building has a rustic castle feel. The wine tasting was outstanding. We were allowed to try the desert wine before buying a bottle. The bistro is phenomenal. The brisket sandwiches are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

There’s no undercutting the amount of effort Early Mountain has put into making this a beautiful place. Even if it’s not particularly the aesthetic I am drawn to, I understand its appeal as a beautiful place to be. When we got in the hostess seemed...More

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

My mom and I had a terrible experience here. We sat outside for a wine flight and lunch. While the scenery is beautiful, the service is absolutely awful. We were there 45 minutes before we even got our wine, which was awful. I would never...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Early Mountain V, Manager at Early Mountain Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

I appreciate your review and for letting us know you had a really frustrating visit. We work very hard to create an amazing experience and we clearly didn't deliver during your visit. I understand you aren't interested in returning based on your comments, but we...More

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Response from Lindsay C | Reviewed this property |
Nothing is super close, but things aren't too far, either. I wouldn't call this a destination that's really about shopping, though the Noon Whistle Pottery in Stanardsville really is amazing if you like artisanal crafts... More
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There is a small town not too far from this area but you would need to drive. Depending on what you mean by shopping, there is a grocery store, antique shops, food outlets. Shenandoah is the a great place to visit if you are... More
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