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Little Washington Winery is tucked right into the sweet spot of Virginia Wine Country high on the edge of Shenandoah National Park -- 60 miles west of Washington DC

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We handcraft old world style artisan wines from our own vineyards and from the most coveted appellations in Virginia. Come visit and Taste:

  • George - our Meritage blend named #1 red wine in Virginia
  • Our Gold Medal U-Turn Cabernet Franc
  • Our Gold Medal Que Syrah
  • Our Silver Medal Old World Oak Chardonnay
  • Shenandoah Steel Chardonnay - named #3 white in VA
  • Our Rare Petit Verdot Rose
  • Our Meet Virginia Viognier - the perfect garden party playmate

Then taste 3 more of the most incredible small batch craft wines you'll never find without us on our Dirt Road Wine Tour.  Every day we feature three wines that will teach you a lesson ... At Little Washington Winery tastings are different every day!  

Virginia wine like you have never experienced before — in a relaxed atmosphere with fun people and crazy amazing wines!

Home of the Dirt Road Wine Tour ... our tastings are different every day at Little Washington Winery!

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Fun & Interesting is our goal - Taste our award winning wines then taste 3 more of the most incredible small batch craft wines you'll never find without us on our Dirt Road Wine Tour. We promise you'll learn lots about wine with every visit - a grape you've never tried, a region you need to know about, a hot new wine trend, an incredible blend ... At Little Washington Winery tastings are different every day! 

About

 Check out our story and our award-winning wines. We're pioneering a new grape to Virginia & have just planted Cornell University's new grape varietal in the backyard.

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Take Action

Come out and Play! See what events we have coming up. Book a class. Join the Dirt Road Wine Club. Reserve a room at Skyline Vineyard Inn. See what the press is saying about us!

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Foodie-U Wine School

Spend 2 hours with us and we'll turn you into a certified wine snob! We host fun wine ed classes in our seminar rooms every weekend ... Wine Bootcamp, Around the World in 80 Minutes, Cheeseology, How To Pair Dessert & Wine, Triple Threat - Cheese, Chocolate & Wine, The 15 Rules of Perfect Food & Wine Pairing, Blending Wine, Home Winemaking, Choco~Vino Challenge & more!

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Click on the Class Calendar to see what's coming up & Come play!

 

BIG BIG NEWS ... We have an Inn in our backyard!

Skyline Vineyard Inn at Little Washington Winery has a wine blending lab in the basement ... how cool is that? The blending lab is open to the public for walk-in blending sessions and wine tastings Sat & Sun Noon-5 and we accept overnight guests every day. Stay & Play when you come to the mountains!

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Click on the logo to visit our Skyline Vineyard Inn website

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Everybody's talking about Little Washington Winery

"#1 Red Wine in Virginia - George"

"In my opinion one of the best wineries in Virginia"

"Located right in the sweet spot of Virginia Wine Country"

"One of the greatest locations we've seen for a winery"

"One of 8 hottest spots in Virginia Wine Country"

"We LOVED every minute of Wine Bootcamp!"

"1 of the Top 3 Wineries in Virginia"

"Absolutely breath-taking"

"Million Dollar View"


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"Carl Henrickson of Little Washington Winery has found the key  ... hard work, and living off the land - with a full frontal view of Old Rag. How bad can that be?" 

Savor Virginia Magazine

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"One of the 17 best small towns in the South ... a stroll's distance to the award-winning Little Washington Winery."

Southern Living Magazine

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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

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

Northern Virginia Magazine

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

Virginia Wine Lover Magazine 2016

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

Washingtonian Magazine

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

Chesapeake Home + Living Magazine

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#1 Red Wine in Virginia - George; #2 Picnic Spot in Virginia; #3 White Wine in Virginia - Shenandoah Steel Chardonnay

Virginia Wine Lover Magazine 2014

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"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

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"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

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The ultimate Porsche Club Drive & Dine = Wine Bootcamp + The Inn at Little Washington Picnic Basket + panoramic views at Little Washington Winery.

der Vorganger Magazine

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"Wining" is OK at Wine Bootcamp ... interesting, entertaining & made me feel at ease with tasting and understanding wine"

Old Town Crier Magazine

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#2 Winery in the Region; Best Wine Retail Shop in Virginia - Wine Loves Chocolate; Best Festival - Winestock

Virginia Wine Lovers Magazine 2015

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The Virginia Wine Dogs caught on the cover enjoying a sip of Shenandoah Steel "Naked" Chardonnay, on the deck at Little Washington Winery.

NovaDog Magazine