Little Washington Winery

72 Christmas Tree Lane

Washington Virginia

Open Fri-Sun 11am-5pm









We now have an Inn!

Stay & Play when you come to take a wine class!

Your wine class confirmation will have a promo code you can use to save on a room at Skyline Vineyard Inn!

Come Play!


Foodie-U Wine School

Classes especially designed for food and wine enthusiasts!

Each class is a 1 - 2 hour exploration of a specific topic.

They're fun. They're unpretentious. They're "straight talk in plain English"

all about pairing, exploring and enjoying food and wine. Come play!






STEP 1 -  Scroll down to choose your favorite class below

STEP 2 -  Click the big green BOOK IT button

STEP 3 -  Choose your favorite date and fill out the form





CHOOSE ANY CLASS - All classes cost $40 per person.

If you have a voucher / gift card / coupon code - it is good for any class.

Enter your code in the Voucher/coupon code field just before the credit card section of the form and hit APPLY


PLEASE BE PATIENT ... There is a delay between the time you purchase your ticket and the time your ticket number

gets manually entered into our seat reservation system so that you can book your favorite seats.

The "man" in manual around here is Carl. Sometimes he has to ... eat ... sleep ... shower.

I know he transfers ticket codes every morning and then again just before quitting time.

If you have a seat reservation emergency please email us here.






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to see all classes

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to see just the dates for your favorite class


Wine Bootcamp - We could call this Wine 301 - an advance class on all the basics of wine. Spend 2 hours with us and we'll turn you into a certified wine snob! Led by our wine maker, Carl, this seminar is the snob free zone in plain English all about wine. Learn how to achieve aeration perfection, how to behave in a restaurant, and all the tidbits about wine nobody will tell you. The session includes a molecular pairing experiment with a sandwich, a chocolate pairing session & the Dirt Road Wine Tour. Dates: Every Saturday and Sunday



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Around The World in 80 Minutes - Working toward your masters of wine - Get to know the finest wine regions in the world and why they are what they are. We'll take you on an incredible tasting journey of wine without ever needing to apply for a visa! Learn to tell your steens from your pinotages, your left bank from your right, the world's masterpieces of wine, the healthiest wines on the planet and the hottest new emerging wine regions. Prepare to proclaim oooh-la-la as we explore the world of wine in this 80 minute geography sipping class.


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Cheeseology - A delicious, educational and lively seminar on the basics of cheese and wine pairing. You’ll taste cheeses from all 6 categories of cheese with 6 different wines as we discover what makes a cheese and wine pairing successful. You’ll also learn how to choose and serve artisan cheese and how to taste to get the most from your palate!



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Bordeaux - Guess the $100 bottle - The Bordeaux region of France is the most famous and highly coveted wine region in the world. The Gironde estuary cuts through the center of the region creating two banks: a left bank and a right bank. Come learn your left bank from your right bank as we taste through 8 Bordeauxs. Proclaim ooo-la-la as we discover the differences in favorite Bordeauxs.



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Dessert & Wine - Is it possible to pair desserts with wine? Better be careful, some of these flavors are in definite conflict. While you may be hard pressed to find anyone upset with the wrong wine & dessert pairing (it is wine and dessert after all) it is nice to show off a little knowledge when entertaining guests. Come try desserts and wines and learn why some do and some do definitely not go well together.


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South Africa Wine - South Africa’s time to shine on the wine stage has definitely arrived. A significant proportion of the best South African wines today were not being made in 2000. Come take a survey of wines and varietals from a land of stunning beauty; Learn your steens from your pinotages; explore the world of emerging South Africa wines.



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Triple Threat Chocolate Cheese & Wine - The class we never attempt all at once ... the triple threat challenge. We'll taste all of our favorites: cheeses and chocolates and wines together to see what it does to our palate. Somebody's got to do it right? Learning how to appreciate flavors, as well as being able to pair them well, is a most enjoyable hobby.



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The World of Malbecs - Once every decade or so a wine grape comes along that transcends region, winery, or even common sense to become a brand unto itself. Malbec has now joined that illustrious club of brand unto-itself varietals. We will taste and compare eight Malbec wines from around the world, and discover the similarities and differences in aromas, flavors, and food pairing ability.


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"Become a bona fide oenophile at 

Foodie-U Wine School by taking classes like Wine Bootcamp, a two-hour intensive session where you’ll learn advanced wine skills ...."

New York Magazine

"One of the 67 most interesting things to do in Northern Virginia? Wine Bootcamp at Little Washington Winery. Become a certified Wine Snob in this unique wine immersion seminar."

Northern Virginia Magazine

Little Washington Winery has set a record, placing in the top 4 out of 250 wineries in 13 categories of Virginia Wine Lover Magazine's "Best" Contest.

Virginia Wine Lover Magazine 2016

#1 Red Wine in Virginia - George

#2 Picnic Spot in Virginia

#3 White Wine in Virginia Shenandoah Steel Chardonnay

Virginia Wine Lover Magazine 2014

"1 of 8 hottest spots in Virginia Wine Country - Little Washington Winery has some of the most impressive panoramic views in the State and is the home of the Dirt Road Wine Tour"

Chesapeake Home + Living Magazine

"One of the top wine events in Virginia. Wine Bootcamp teaches winemaker wannabes to taste as the pros do, navigate a wine shop, handle a cork, and pair food and wine fearlessly"

Washingtonian Magazine

"Wining" is OK at Wine Bootcamp!

I learned a ton at Wine Bootcamp. The instructors were interesting, entertaining & made me feel at ease with tasting and understanding wine"

Old Town Crier Magazine

"If you're looking for a unique wine tasting experience, Little Washington Winery is the place to go. It's more than a typical tasting"

Winery Weddings in Virginia Magazine

"If you look at a Virginia Map, you see the fat blue line of Skyline Drive. That eastern slope of the Blue Ridge is the sweet spot for Virginia wine"

Viva Tysons Magazine

#2 Winery in the Region

Best Wine Retail Shop in Virginia

Wine Loves Chocolate

Best Festival - Winestock

Virginia Wine Lovers Magazine

The Virginia Wine Dogs caught on the cover of Novadog Magazine enjoying a sip of the #3 white wine in Virginia, Shenandoah Steel Chardonnay, on the deck at Little Washington Winery.

NovaDog Magazine

The ultimate Potomac Porsche Club Drive & Dine = Wine Bootcamp + The Inn at Little Washington Picnic Basket & the panoramic Blue Ridge deck at Little Washington Winery.

der Vorganger Magazine

Little Washington Winery    |    72 Christmas Tree Lane    |    Washington VA 22747   |   Telephone 540-987-8330       Open Friday Saturday Sunday 11am-5pm 

Please reserve seats for our classes online. It's easy - Just follow the navigation buttons on this website.

During weekdays when we are closed we do farm work and are usually outside. If you need us, please email us. We always check and respond to emails.



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