Acclaimed Madison-area winery produces small lot, estate-grown wines in a relaxed, easygoing pastoral setting. In addition to growing award-winning grapes, DuCard is noted also for its stewardship practices, having received the Virginia Green Travel Star designation as one of the two “greenest” wineries in the commonwealth. Features cathedral-ceiling Tasting Room with fireplace and numerous other event spaces, including a Reception Terrace, Streamside Patio and Hilltop Cabin.
Owner: Scott Elliff
- White: Viognier, Chardonnay, Traminette-based blends (Cuveé 719, Gibson Hollow, 2nd Corps)
- Red: Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Norton, blend (Popham Red)
- Dessert: Port-style Norton (C’est Trop)
Tasting fee: $8 per person, credited toward purchases of two bottles or more. Group fee is $15 per person, including souvenir glass, and require advance reservations.
Hours: Friday – Sunday (and holiday Mondays), 11am – 6pm and by appointment. September – November, open daily, 11am – 6pm.
40 Gibson Hollow Lane
Etlan (Madison County), VA 22719