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Early Mountain Vineyards

6109 Wolftown Hood Rd, Madison, VA 22727-2582
+1 540-948-9005
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Nice Ambiance

We were pleasantly surprised by the ambiance when we walked in. They provide you with a seat at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Riverdale, Maryland
Beautiful setting .... disappointing service

Picturesque setting in the mountains of Virginia, however the wait services was quite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Williamsburg, Virginia
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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 views, Early Mountain welcomes guests to enjoy the wines and linger over a meal or snack. With a strong commitment to viticulture, as well as a fervent expression of place, Early Mountain's mission is to craft high-quality wines and to support Virginia's ascent as a world-class wine region. Owned by tech pioneers Jean and Steve Case, former America Online executives, Early Mountain seeks to create and cultivate the best of Virginia wine with our winemaking team. We hope guests come for the wine, but also enjoy this beautiful land and setting.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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6109 Wolftown Hood Rd, Madison, VA 22727-2582
+1 540-948-9005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the ambiance when we walked in. They provide you with a seat at tables as well as a menu for wine and food. We weren't' expecting that at all. We ended up ordering a short rib sandwich and it was...More

Thank GenFin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picturesque setting in the mountains of Virginia, however the wait services was quite disappointing. Only 2 servers at the tasting table and one couldn't be bothered with serving more than 2 guests. After waiting a bit the other finally offered to help us. The wines...More

Thank ktquig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second stop on our Charlottesville wine trip. The building and grounds are absolutely beautiful. The have a large tasting bar, open dining area, large event spaces and lovely exterior seating and lounging areas. The wines were excellent, although they only have 6...More

Thank danimarie02
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was one of the vineyards we toured on a Charlottesville area vacation, and I am so very glad we did. The wine flights were wonderful - very nice to have options for Early Mountain and other area wines, and we tried several between 4...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We drove for an hour to check out this winery located just outside of Madison, VA. They supply the house wines to Field & Main, an upscale restaurant in Marshall, VA so we decided to go to the source to see what Early Mountain Vineyards...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A getaway in Virginia is not complete without visiting one of their amazing wineries. We chose Early Mountain thanks to some research and a local recommendation. Regarding the food: Though we didn't go for the food, we were happy we could sip through our tasting...More

Thank LeryPR
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Entering the grounds of this vineyard, it felt like I left Virginia and was transported elsewhere. The vineyard itself is massive with lots of green space and vines all over. They appear to have a overnight cabin area for those that wish to stay at...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a super nice winery and it does not hurt that the wines are good too. The building and the grounds are beautiful . The tasting room is large and the staff works hard to give you the best tasting and will answer all...More

Thank cb8855
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have stopped by this vineyard a couple of times but it has always been really too crowded to do a tasting even though it is in a large building. This time we stopped on a weekday and had a great time! Tiffany did a...More

Thank baha23
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our friends that live in the area took us to this beautiful winery. Outstanding! The BLT was phenomenal. Truly best hubby and I ever had! And the view! Makes one want to move into the area! And I already live in a bucolic area!!

Thank DMZ56
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Peggy W
14 February 2015|
Response from KathReviewsVirginia | 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
Peggy W
14 February 2015|
Response from russelljones83 | Reviewed this property |
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