' Visit - Afton Mountain Vineyards


HOURS: Thursday – Monday, 11 am – 5 pm.  Last open wine sale at 4:45.

Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Easter

We welcome parties of 8 or fewer only. Larger parties cannot be split into smaller groups. Families and well behaved leashed pets are welcome! We request that pets remain in the grassed lawn and not inside the Pavilion.

Note: we do not permit buses and cannot accomodate RV's, campers, or trailers.

We do not offer weddings or private events.

TASTING: Guided Bar Tastings are available for up to 8 guests for $25/person. 

Our self-guided tastings include five wines for $18 and are available between 11am and 4:45pm.


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WINE SERVICE:  Our wines are available to purchase by the glass or bottle and may be enjoyed in our temperature controlled indoor Pavilion or our on our expansive picnic and lawn space. All lawn, patio and Pavilion tables are available on a first-come basis, with no reservations. 

FOOD: We offer light snack fare for purchase - cheeses, meats, crackers, etc. You are welcome to bring your own picnic for enjoying in the Pavilion or our picnic areas. Outside alcohol of any kind is prohibited by Virginia ABC law.

Indoor seating in our tasting room is available on a first come first serve basis during regular business hours with no reservations.  No pets inside the tasting room building please.

Our glass Pavilion is open year-round. Here you can enjoy a self-guided tasting of five premium dry wines and interact with our knowledgeable tasting room staff, enjoy a glass or bottle of our wine on our patio with beautiful panoramic views, or relax at a picnic table in the grass or in the Pavilion surrounded by the beauty of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. 

Curbside pickup is available Thursday – Saturday 12 pm – 5 pm for online or advance phone orders. Enter "will call" on your online order and we'll contact you to schedule your pickup.

There is a fee for photography sessions on our property, please call or e-mail for more info. 

Local Attractions

Located in Afton, Virginia, our vineyard and farm winery is located just a short distance from Charlottesville within the Monticello AVA, which was named Wine Enthusiast's Wine Region of the Year for 2023.

Our visitors and overnight guests are well situated to take advantage of a wide range of activities around Central Virginia. For the food and wine traveler, our area is home to many amazing restaurants, wineries, and breweries while outdoor enthusiasts will love our many hiking trails and campgrounds.

-          The Spa at Iris Inn (https://www.irisinn.com/our-spa/)

-          The University of Virginia (www.virginia.edu)

-          Monticello (www.monticello.org)

-          Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall (https://friendsofcville.org)

-          The Monticello Wine Trail (www.monticellowinetrail.com)

-          Local breweries, cideries, and distilleries (www.nelson151.com)

-          Shenandoah National Forest, Appalachian Trail (www.nps.gov/shen)

-          Nelson County Attractions (www.nelson151.com)

-          Charlottesville/Albemarle Visitor’s Bureau (www.visitcharlottesville.org)

-          Staunton Attractions (visitstaunton.com)

-          Waynesboro Attractions (www.visitwaynesboro.com)


            Questions? call the Tasting House at 540.456.8667 or E-mail us.

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