Little Washington Winery


Tucked right into the sweet spot of Virginia Wine Country high on the edge of Shenandoah National Park -- 60 miles west of Washington DC. We handcraft old world style wines from our own vineyards and from the most coveted appellations in Virginia.



Meet George - our Meritage named #1 red wine in Virginia

Taste 6 of our award-winning wines then Taste 3 of the most incredible small batch craft wines you'll never find without us on our Dirt Road Wine Tour.  

Our tastings are different every time you visit!


Foodie-U Wine School

Wine Classes happen EVERY WEEKEND - 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, Guess the $100 Bottle Bordeaux, The World of Malbecs, South African Wines, The Aromas of Wine, Vintners Table Learning Lunch, Choco~Vino Challenge & more!


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

We have a new Tasting Room

Open for Walk-In Wine Tastings Saturdays and Sundays 11am-5pm

Come Play!

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"

"Million Dollar View"


"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


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

Southern Living Magazine


Two articles about us in one magazine: "Unique Bites - A Legendary Chocolate and Wine Experience. There's little doubt why this boutique has multiple awards."

Dine Wine and Stein Magazine

"The Other Washington - Down the street from The Inn at Little Washington I take part in a tasting session at Wine Loves Chocolate that pairs jewel-like chocolate truffles with small-batch artisan wines from Little Washington Winery & other boutique wineries." Where DC Magazine


"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 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


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


"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


"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


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

Virginia Wine Lover Magazine 2014


"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


"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


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

der Vorganger Magazine


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

Old Town Crier Magazine


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

Virginia Wine Lovers Magazine 2015


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