Virginia Wineries for Sale
Atillo is a well-sited vineyard, winery and upscale home on 67 beautiful acres and located just about 30 minutes south of Lynchburg, VA. It is well-known and respected
The property is in Nelson County, which has many of the long lost attributes of classic rural living, unburdened by overbearing regulations and urban overcrowding. 360° Mountain and
This busy boutique winery is a winery who is small and quality centric and that makes a lifestyle wine. The intimate atmosphere adds to the peaceful ambiance and
Located in the upper Shenandoah Valley, Wolf Gap is a very special offering on approximately 33 acres with a quality built and spacious estate home, a very well-tended
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Virginia Vineyards for Sale
Are you ready for sunshine and good times? The slogan, “Virginia is For Lovers” was coined more than fifty years ago, but it should be updated to Virginia is for Wine Lovers. Based on data from 2018, Virginia is home to two hundred and seventy-six wineries, amounting to the sixth most wineries per state in the United States.
Virginia Wineries – American Viticultural Areas
There are seven AVAs in Virginia with Orange County overlapping slightly with the Monticello Region.
- The Shenandoah Valley is the largest AVA,
- The Monticello AVA is the oldest
- Chardonnay is the most planted grape in the state
- Virginians have been making wine since the 1600s
Virginia Vineyard AVAs
Home to some of the first farm wineries, and the last established AVA. It is known for being an easy getaway for the DC metro population. Successful grape varietals grown include Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, the ever-popular Viognier, and so much more.
Located in the middle of the state and named after one of the most famous Virginia’s homes, the Monticello AVA includes the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Charlottesville. The most notable and popular grapes grown in the region include Chardonnay, Viognier, and Cabernet Franc.
North Fork of Roanoke
The eastern slow of the Allegheny Mountains is calling your name. With its cool foggy summer mornings and westerly winds, the reds in the area are delicious and complex. The vineyards are usually found on the hillsides and typically have granitic soils type with excellent drainage.
Northern Neck George Washington Birthplace
Featuring the least amount of frost in the state, the Tidewater region of Virginia is more moderate than that of the inland locations. Many traditional grapes grow well here, such as the Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay. We also start to see some hybrids like Vidal Blanc and Chambourcin in the area.
Aptly named due to the mountain ridge that the AVA runs through, Rocky Knob was named after a state park in the area. Rocky Know is unique in that there are cool winds that delay the onset of spring, these same winds also can lead to drying out the area after large rainfalls. Cabernet Franc, Riesling, and Chardonnay are common grapes grown in the area.
Receiving a good amount of natural protection from the nearby mountains, the valley is warmer and dryer than its neighbors. There are many whites and reds that are popular in the Valley. Some of the top grapes grown are Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscat, Riesling, and Chardonnay.
Virginia’s Eastern Shore
Separated from Virginia by the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia’s Eastern Shore Wine have many examples of popular wines such as the Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc. While it may be known more for its beaches over its winery, vines are able to reach and grow deep root systems as the soil is permeable leading to concentrated, high-quality grapes and wine.
Virginia Vineyards have a little bit for everyone, city living, mountain living and everything between. The grapes are just as varied as the land it sits on. Virginia is for lovers, yes, but especially those that love wine. Click here to check out even more Virginia Wineries for Sale.