Wineworks Extended

Check out Michael Shaps second tasting room conveniently located in Charlottesville. This Industrialized looking building houses a modern and chic tasting room that offers wine from both Michael Shaps’ Virginia and French estates.

Michael Shaps Wineworks

Local celebrity wine maker Michael Shaps is known for his old-world approach to new-world pizzaz. This humble tasting venue offers Michael Shaps Virginia wine and his imported French Burgundies from his estate in Meursault France. 

Wisdom Oak

Imbibe in a glass of Chardonnay while enjoying a picnic under the great oak tree which graces the property of this modest estate. This boutique-style winery specializing in small batch wine production is just South of Charlottesville. 

Valley Road Vineyards

Make this readily located winery off 151, your first stop. Comfy chairs with nice views are situated on multiple decks, some with a covering that is perfect for rainy weather. Because there are so many decks it never feels overcrowded. 

Trump Winery

Palatial and as extravagant as the name would suggest, this winery is known best for its sparkling wines and Cru (fortified Chardonnay). Check out the ever-rotating events calendar where different activities are available all year long.

Pollak Vineyards

Visit this well-loved family-owned winery and taste some of the choicest wines west of Charlottesville. Dominating the center of the room is the tasting bar where knowledgeable staff leads you through an informative tasting experience.

Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyard

Relish in a sparkling glass of Blanc de Blanc or sip a savory Cabernet Franc with a suggested food pairing while gazing upon the open mountain vistas. Here it is easy to believe you have been transported to the Italian countryside.

Moss Vineyards

Visit this European inspired winery for the spectacular views and a more personal experience. Sojourning Oenophiles will often find owners, Barry and Ellen Moss, out and about the winery who are readily available to share their knowledge. 

Grace Estate Winery

This is the winery to visit in Albemarle County. It is spacious inside and out with captivating views. Staff is friendly and courteous. You can enjoy your vino on the back porch or one of the picnic tables scattered throughout the property. 

Delfosse Vineyards and Winery

Travel down a winding road giving way to stunning vistas as you approach this little piece of paradise. Here you can imbibe at their regular hours or invite 30 of your closest friends and arrange for a unique after-hours private tasting.