We are open Thursday through Monday from 12 noon until 6 p.m. We are closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We are located at 1126 Marksville Rd, Stanley, VA and our phone number is 540-742-1489. Groups of 8 or more, please call ahead to help make it a more enjoyable experience for all! As a farm, we ask that you please leave your pet at home when you come to visit us - we're happy to share our dogs with you while you are our guest!
Thank you for visiting our site. We are located in the Shenandoah Valley in Page county, known for its rural character and scenic beauty, between the towns of Luray and Stanley. Our small farm winery is nestled on the western slope of the Blue Ridge mountains. This is a working farm and vineyard; we also have a flock of natural-colored Romney sheep as well as free-roaming chickens for your viewing pleasure while picnicking and enjoying your wine!
Upcoming Events (see below for a full listing of events)
RESCHEDULED DATE is Sunday, April 27 – Our Wine and Ewe Shearing Dayfrom 10 until 12 p.m. with refreshments. While the grapes are just starting to wake up, the rest of the farm is alive and kicking! Shearing begins around 10 a.m. and usually continues until the last sheep is sheared (usually around 12)! Hot drinks and snacks will be served and the tasting room will be open.
We invite you to come out and enjoy a day in the country. Bring a picnic and wander around the farm and vineyard or just sit on our deck, enjoying the wine and the surroundings. In the colder months, warm yourself by the fireplace in the tasting room or one of our outdoor heaters or fire pits. We offer free wi-fi for our friends while you are enjoying your wine on the deck or in the tasting room.
We'd love to have you join our extended family, either as a Wine Club Member or a "Friend of the Winery"! See this link on our Facebook page for more details. If you are interested in joining us, just shoot us an email or let us know the next time you come by!
Our farm dates from the 1890s, although we are the first to grow grapes here. Our tasting room is an addition to the original house, a lovely Victorian. Our vineyard is located on a very old creek bed and is extremely porous and rocky, which helps the grapevines thrive.
We follow sustainable agriculture practices, and strive to be good stewards of the land. All of our trellising is made from cedars grown on our property which we had to clear to make way for the vineyard - no treated posts and recycling at its best!
We believe a great wine comes from great grapes. To that end, we spend most of our time in the vineyard, tending the grapes. We pick them at the optimal time to allow the wine to achieve it's highest potential on it's own with minimal interference from the winemaker.
All of our wine is crafted from 100% Virginia-grown grapes. Our goal is that they will eventually all be from estate-grown grapes. Our offerings include Pinot Gris (estate), Chardonnay, Viognier, Traminette, Seyval (estate), Merlot, Carmine (estate), and Norton (estate). We also offer three semi-sweet blends (Velvet, Ashtaroot, and Adonis) and a dessert wine (Sweet Daisy). The regular tasting fee is $5 and includes a souvenir glass.
We can also ship within the state of Virginia and other selected states; if you would like to order our wine, just send an email to email@example.com!
All events will be rain or shine and free of charge unless otherwise noted
We invite you to come out and enjoy a day in the country. Bring a picnic or purchase some of our light fare to enjoy with our wine while you listen to our Music Under the Arbor series! Wander around the farm and vineyard or just sit on our deck, enjoying the wine, music, and the surroundings.
Rescheduled date is Sunday, April 27 – Our Wine and Ewe Shearing Dayfrom 10 until 12 p.m. with refreshments. While the grapes are just starting to wake up, the rest of the farm is alive and kicking! Shearing begins around 10 a.m. and usually continues until the last sheep is sheared (usually around 12)! Hot drinks and snacks will be served and the tasting room will be open.
May 17 – Spring Planting of the Grapes, starting at 8 a.m! Want to see how the whole wine making process starts while enjoying a day in the country? Come out and join us for our Spring Planting Day! Don't worry, the hard work (digging the holes) will already be done for you, just the fun part is left. We will start planting early in the morning, so come out and join us between 8 a.m. and noon. All volunteers will receive a free tasting and 10% off any purchases in the tasting room.
May 17 - Music Under the Arbor, 2 - 4 p.m. with Time. We will open our Music Under the Arbor series for the year with one of our favorite local bands, Time. This local acoustic duo blends soaring harmonies, powerful vocals and a passion for music to take listeners on a musical journey through the 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond. From folk to rock, from doo-wop to the music of the great singer/songwriters.
June 7 - Music Under the Arbor, 3 - 5 p.m. with Kipyn. - Kipyn Martin is another Valley local out of Shepherdstown. She interweaves familiar blues and folk styles with a freshness of approach and an edge of unpredictability. Exhaling one phrase with gentle lyricism, and the next growling with guttural honesty, hers is an authentic voice not to be missed.
June 15 (Fathers Day) - Music Under the Arbor, 2 - 4 p.m. with Greg Ward. Greg travels over the mountain from Charlottesville and his performance consists of an upbeat acoustic set featuring artists such as Smokey Robinson, Johnny Nash, Ben E. King, The Beatles, Van Morrison, The Lumineers, Bob Marley, and more. Greg's electric set is an explosive blend of classic Reggae hits, Motown, Rock, as well as Originals, all with an Island flavor!
June 21 - Music Under the Arbor, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. with Acoustic Thunder. This popular and high-energy local duo plays great classic rock which will have your toes tapping and you singing along!
June 28 - In addition to our tasting room, you will find us at the annual Wine & Jazz Festival put on by the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton!
June 29 - Music Under the Arbor, 2 - 4 p.m. with Time. Time returns with their great musical journey.
July 20 - Music Under the Arbor, 5 - 7 p.m. with Me & Martha. This duo are members of America's Old-Time Country and Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame keeping up a family tradition of Appalachian Mountain Music. Me & Martha play American Rural Roots Music which for Me & Martha usually includes: American fiddle tradition, blues, old-time string band, sea shanties and work songs, old-time-country, bluegrass, and contemporary folk ballads.
July 27 - Music Under the Arbor, 4 - 6 p.m. with Acoustic Thunder. Mokey and Hector return with their great classic rock tunes.
August 3 - Music Under the Arbor, 5 - 7 p.m. with Time. Time returns with their great musical journey.
August 16 - Music Under the Arbor, 5 - 7 p.m. with Greg Ward. Greg returns to join us for our 5 Year Anniversary celebration! In addition to the music, there will be light appetizers and cake!
August 24 - Music Under the Arbor, 5 - 7 p.m. with Blue Note Duo. Enjoy the light listening music of another local duo with lovely vocals by Lisa Sedwick!
August 30 - Fifth Annual Pick 'em & Stomp 'em. A fun-filled day for all! Come out early(around 8 a.m.) for the Blessing of the Vines and help harvest our first grapes of the season. Once the grapes have been picked, the stomping begins! If you've ever wondered what it's like to stomp grapes like Lucy or just see the process of turning grapes into wine, this is your chance! We'll also provide lunch for our volunteers as well as a vertical tasting. The date is dependent on the grapes and Mother Nature, so be sure to check our website or give us a call ahead of time.
September 7 - Music Under the Arbor, 2 - 4 p.m. with Me & Martha. Me & Martha return with their great bluegrass music.
September 14 - Music Under the Arbor, 2 - 4 p.m. with 2.2 Double Doose. Another great local duo from right here in beautiful Page County. Their music is based on the sounds of classic bluegrass with a newer country twist that is sure to have your foot tapping as their original songs radiate through the crowd. Chris (lead vocalist) and Rod (lead guitar) have worked together for over 7 years and put their heart and soul into their music as they sing and pick for you.
September 20 - In addition to our tasting room, we will be at the annual Smokin' on the TrackBBQ Festival to benefit the Performing Arts of Luray, held at the Shenandoah Speedway in the town of Shenandoah.
September 21 - Music Under the Arbor, 2 - 4 p.m. with Pops Walker. Pops is another local who gives a mesmerizing performance of original songs with an old chestnut or two included and plays with a penchant for “acoustic blues”. And while up-tempo blues is his favorite style, it’s only part of his repertoire - one can hear dashes of folk, jazz, country, and a tidy little genre called Southern Fried Zen Mojo, a phrase coined just for him.
September 27 - Music Under the Arbor, 4 - 6 p.m. with Felicia Housden. We will be featuring the acoustic guitar and vocals of local artist Felicia Housden.
October 5 - Music Under the Arbor, 2 - 4 p.m. with the 2.2 Double Doose. The local duo will return to entertain us with their unique blend of country grass music.
October 18 - Music Under the Arbor, 3 - 5 p.m. with Felicia Housden. Felicia and her guitar are once again our featured local artist.
October 26 - Music Under the Arbor, 2 - 4 p.m. with the Blue Note Duo. We will close this Music Under the Arbor season with their light listening and great vocals.
Thanksgiving until Christmas - we will be serving warm, mulled wine on weekends throughout the holiday season.
December 20 - 22 - Come out and celebrate the first day of winter as well as the holiday season at our Christmas Open House! We will have assorted light refreshments available for munching while enjoying a glass of wine by the fire!