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Great Wine Tasting

A very pleasant hour or so was spent in the company of the two ladies who provided us with a wine... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Steve R
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Beautiful winery, very good wines

We visited this winery on a Sunday afternoon. Really beautiful vineyards and well tended tasting... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Amelia Court House, Virginia
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5199 W River Rd, Rte 6, Scottsville, VA 24590-4665
+1 434-286-7781
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

We stopped by Thistle Gate at the end of our winery tour this past Sunday. They were listed as closing at six, but were winding down a little early, no worries. My wife and I are seasoned winery hoppers, having lived in the Sonoma/Napa area...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

A very pleasant hour or so was spent in the company of the two ladies who provided us with a wine tasting on a hot and stormy Sunday afternoon in June. We were just passing and really looking for a place to enjoy a sandwich...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We visited this winery on a Sunday afternoon. Really beautiful vineyards and well tended tasting room. We did a tasting of seven wines, and tried the red Sangria. Best Sangria we've ever had. We found several wines to our liking and purchased four to bring...More

Thank howlin12013
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Besides some really, really good wine, Thistle Gate has the best Sangria!! Leslie and George are so welcoming and personable, it's always fun to visit the winery. Highly recommend visiting.

Thank vangel048
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Nice little winery off Route 6 just west of Scottsville. I like the fact that they grow most of their grapes onsite. Tasting was good, 7 - 8 wines both red and white, and server was knowledgeable. They had a little combo music act on...More

Thank CZig
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We took the opportunity to visit for the first time on a Sunday, when they had live music on the deck. Tasting fee is $8, which gets you samples of seven wines. We were partial to the Chardonnay, and while we are not big fans...More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

We do wine tasting wherever we can and we buy most of our wine in this way. Didn't care for the dry wine selections and the sangria was way overpriced at $40 for a cheaply made growler bottle that turned within 24-hr. Didnt care for...More

Thank ultradream
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Thistle Gate Vineyard is an absolute gem just outside the historic town of Scottsville, VA. The wines are hand crafted and carefully tended by the owners/winemakers. The tasting room is inviting and very friendly; a wonderful place for relaxing and enjoying the day. Owners Leslie...More

Thank Anciavi
Reviewed March 17, 2017

This is a very nice little vineyard. Their wines are quite tasty. I will say that they do not have the amazing views of some other vineyards, such as those over in the 151 corridor area, but it is a nice. They have different music...More

Thank Future_Travlz
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We decided to head to quiet Scottsville for a Sunday tasting. We've been to Thistle Gate a few times over the last several years. We have so many local (Charlottesville) wineries, that we don't need to travel too far for a tasting. Thistle Gate is...More

1  Thank Jacqumarie
Reviewed July 2, 2016

The winery was very neat and orderly and the walls were covered with artwork by local artists. We were greeted by Ms Cushnie upon arrival. Ms. Cushnie was very knowledgeable about the wines and the vineyard as well as other vineyards and attractions in the...More

Thank Stacy C
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