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Whiskey and a Lesson

A compact operation off the beaten path but worth the visit. Wine tasting available before you are... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Centreville, Virginia
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Whiskey or wine? Both.

Small family run business, staff (owners) were very friendly. Fred gave us the distillery tour, all... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Dale City, Virginia
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River Hill Wine and Spirits is a family owned, farm based winery and distillery located along the Shenandoah River in Luray, Page county, Virginia. We pride ourselves in small batch high quality Wines and Whiskeys. We also have a full selection of...more
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356 Ruffners Ferry Rd, Luray, VA 22835-4402
+1 540-843-0890
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A compact operation off the beaten path but worth the visit. Wine tasting available before you are escorted through the whiskey making process. Everything made on premises. Great family running the place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Small family run business, staff (owners) were very friendly. Fred gave us the distillery tour, all the magic happens in one (relatively) small room. It shows that you don't need a huge footprint to make a great product. Bourbon, corn whiskey, and "apple pie" tasting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

River Hill is good all around liquor, nice and smooth. Nice tour too. Fruit wines were good and the sweet potato wine was a surprise with it’s ale taste. We visited 2 other distilleries on our way to the Shenandoah Valley and this was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

the wines were very good the corn liquor was good and the bourbon was smooth the staff(owners) are all friendly and helpful .......Fred walks you step by step through his process then the tasting is all free and if you dont walk out with at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 22 July 2018

These items are what brought us to this small distillery. Very nice gentlemen showing you the entire process (in this one small room). Sampling of their bourbon here, and then you can try the wines in the other room. Was disappointed they didn't have the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank FLBfive
Reviewed 6 July 2018

If you're looking for a spirits but only see horses, you found some really good whiskey! The tour is more like going into somebody's garage; gets a little tight if there over six people in the free tour. But the guide gives a great snapshot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank charlesbradleyiii
Reviewed 11 June 2018

So I was a little confused as I went down a dead end street and past where my GPS said I was suppose to be going. I got to River Hill Farm (big sign) and saw the little Distillery sign. I followed the drive all...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 30 May 2018

My husband and I were pretty excited to come here and it was no doubt one of the best places we have been to in awhile. From the scenery, to the owners, to the spirits- everything was beyond good. When we arrived they were about...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kiersten W
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Wasn't to sure about the place as we drove back a driveway to a barn, but the whiskey was delicious. The people working there were super friendly.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank tammys191
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Whiskey has been my favorite liquor for a long-time now, and River Hill Whiskey is now my favorite, to the end that I might not ever buy anything else other than River Hill from now on. Not only does it have a great taste, but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank John P
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11 October 2018|
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Response from STANsTrips | Reviewed this property |
It’s down a narrow gravel road, at least one tight turn. They do bring farm equipment down this road. I suggest calling them for guidance. Hope you enjoy your visit.
18 August 2018|
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Response from LittleLinda99 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they allow dogs, based on how friendly they are I would bet yes, as long as the dog is well behaved? To be sure you may want to call them. It's a fairly small place, so I would check. Enjoy!