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Williamsburg Winery

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One of our foursome is handicapped, and the staff was very helpful in taking him on the tour with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jmarks889
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Ellicott City, Maryland
Outstanding visit for the Grand Illumination 2018

We joined the Winery for lunch at Gabriel Archer Tavern, then took in the 7 wine Reserve Tasting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
574jimc
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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With over 40 acres of vineyards, a bountiful on-site garden, a hotel and two restaurants, The Williamsburg Winery is more than just a Winery. Wessex Hundred, the 300 - acre farm that is home to The Williamsburg Winery, Wedmore Place, Café Provençal...more
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5800 Wessex Hundred, Off Lake Powell Road and Route 199, Williamsburg, VA 23185-8063
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of our foursome is handicapped, and the staff was very helpful in taking him on the tour with us and getting him to the tasting room. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff, good wine.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jmarks889
Reviewed 1 week ago

Server was very nice and tried very hard. Table for 8 was over her "pay grade". Five people ordered hot tea, three came in pots and two in single cups. When asked for pots she indicated that they didn't have anymore. I ordered the Cobb...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined the Winery for lunch at Gabriel Archer Tavern, then took in the 7 wine Reserve Tasting then the bus to Nassau Street for the Grand Illumination....very, very enjoyable...the lunch was tasty (as ALWAYS), the wines were superb, and having a smooth, efficient bus...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 574jimc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, we showed up, without a reservation unaware that it was policy. Ok, so we were willing to break up our group, they wouldnt budge. So we left extremely disappointed. No arguing, just disappointed they wouldn't even try. Honestly we will never give them a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kristen D, Manager at Williamsburg Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate this guest sharing their experience with us. When this party arrived, our tasting room was at capacity, and we had a wait list for guests wishing to participate in a tasting. The wait was approximately 30 minutes at the time, and our Tasting...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To be quite honest, not a big wine fan. But always love the vibe and scenery of a winery. Tasting was nice, lot of diversity. Lunch was great. Had the burger... Awesome!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PatrickF581
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went for a romantic get away and stayed at the Wedmoore and went to the winery for the reserve tour and tasting. What an awesome experience. Our party was only us and another couple. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable. The reserve...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank glen o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love old vine zins...or full bodied cabs, smooth Italian reds.. then you already know East Coast wineries are best for whites and lights... so go with the flow of the pour! WW surprised us... with a long rambling driveway and acres of vineyards......More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DogTagTours
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Staff was friendly and very knowledgeable. Beautiful tasting and show room. Price was fair for such a pleasant afternoon. Enjoyed most of the selections we tasted and bought a case to take home.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brenda C
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Nice winery. Enjoyed the tour and tasting. The tour was informative and the guide was knowledgeable and friendly. However, we went in December so it cut the tour short. There wasn't any tour of the vineyards since nothing to see there this time of year....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nancy M
Reviewed November 20, 2018

We came in about 45 minutes before the winery closes. It seemed the staff was more concerned with closing up shop then serving their customers. With that said, the wine was good and we purchased a few bottles. Definitely visit the winery, but get there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Banjotwang
Williamsburg Winery or Amber Ox? (4 Replies)
Hello, My husband and I will be spending a long weekend in Williamsburg in March. We arrive Friday afternoon and would like to visit a local winery, brewery, distillery, or brewpub for tastings and dinner. We’re flexible on which way to go but would love to try something that’ll give us a taste of the area. Recommendations?? Thank you!!
January 28, 2018|
Response fromZoey1996|
I am a fan of the Williamsburg Winery. You could do a tasting/tour and enjoy lunch at the Gabreil Archer Tavern at the Winery. However, I haven't been to the Amber Ox.
kat1006
Phila, Pa
Williamsburg in September (3 Replies)
This will be my husband's first trip to Williamsburg and my second since I was a child. We were curious about some things first, we were considering staying at the Days Hotel across the street from Water Country - any comments? Second - We were playing on going to Busch Gardens - but we understand that it's Howl O' Scream time?? During the day does this change the normal atomsphere of the park - will we still be able to enjoy the normal things offered or are they changed to the...More
July 04, 2005|
Response fromtravel2va|
The Days Inn across the street from Water Country is a good place - CLEAN too. Don't worry too much about the Halloween theme during the day in September, you will see a change from 'normal' but still be able to enjoy what the park offers. I have taken the tour of the winery here and also one near charlottesville. My personal feeling is, if you have been to one then you could skip the others. The difference here is of course location location location. The farmland and buildings at the...More
Summer C
Cumberland, MD
CW, Jamestown, Yorktown (4 Replies)
My husband and I are planning a trip in June to Williamsburg, our first trip without the kids. It will be for 3 days so we know we cannot do it all. Our plan is to spend the first day at Busch Gardens and maybe do an evening program at CW. Second day, CW as well as an evening program. Third day, tour Williamsburg Winery and maybe have lunch ther, then Jamestown and Yorktown. My first question is what is definately for kids that we can skip? Is there much to do at Jamestown and Yorktown for an...More
April 28, 2007|
Response fromMarymac1607|
Hello, I'm thinking you would like both Jamestown Settlement, (new exibits this year) and Jamestowne Island, (new archearium, new exibits), and after all, this is THE BIG YEAR!!!! You might see the diggers doing some archeological work on the Island. They've always been there everytime I went. It is so interesting and they love to talk about their work. You have a tough decision with only 3 days. We're going for 5 full days in May, and we had a really hard time deciding on what to do. My...More