First Colony Winery
A growing estate founded on old-world winemaking principles and traditions, infused with southern hospitality. Sites of interest include 4.5 acres of new Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, and a thatched-roof winery. Event facilities include a Tavern Room, Terrace Gardens, a Covered Crush Pad and other venues.
Owners: Bruce and Heather Spiess, Jeffrey Miller
Winemaker: Jason Hayman
- Varietals: Chardonnay, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Traminette, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
- Chardonnay and Bordeaux-style blends, rosés
Tasting fee: $7 per person. Fees are waived for two people with the purchase of three or more bottles of wine during the tasting.
Hours: Monday -Friday, 11am – 5pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 6pm. First Colony staff conduct winery tours by appointment on Saturday and Sunday.
1650 Harris Creek Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902