Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, Barboursville

3.8
#3 of 183 in Wineries in Virginia
Sitting among rolling hills next to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins offers tastings of some of Virginia's highest-quality wines. Sample some of the 21 types of wine available in either the tasting room, which provides the largest selection of different vintages, or in Library 1821, which features older vintages and food pairings. You can join a tour of the wine-making facilities that recounts the estate's history too. Beyond the 51 ha (126 acres) of vineyards sit the ruins of one of President Thomas Jefferson's mansions, which you are free to explore. The schedules for tastings and tours vary, so be sure the experience you're looking for is available when you plan to visit. Using our world travel planner, Barboursville attractions like Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Barboursville is one of our favorite wineries in Charlottesville. The wines are excellent. I believe our tasting consisted of seventeen wines. The people working there are very knowledgeable of the wi...  more »
  • The ruins of the governor's mansion destroyed by fire in the 1880s are on the grounds, the influence of Thomas Jefferson's architecture dabbling are clear even in the ruins. A long operational winery ...  more »

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