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First Colony Winery

Nestled into the lush, rolling hills of southern Albemarle County, First Colony Winery is just ten miles from historic Charlottesville. Found in the heart of Virginia wine country, First Colony is part of the renowned Monticello Wine Trail.

Their world-class wines paired with classic southern hospitality makes First Colony the perfect getaway. Visitors will find a home away from home will sipping a refreshing, flavorful glass of wine and looking out over the majestic mountains that surround them.

First Colony Winery produces high-quality wine in small batches, including Chardonnay, Rosé, Merlot, Meritage, Cabernet Sauvignon, Claret, Sweet Shanando, and Zephyr. Wine novices and connoisseurs alike enjoy their food-friendly wine in the classically rustic tasting room.

A variety of indoor and outdoor seating areas are available for private parties, group tastings, and picnics so that First Colony’s great wine can be savored whatever the occasion or the weather. Whether you choose to enjoy the warm, inviting tasting room on a chilly day or take in the summer breezes from one of the shady patios, First Colony’s wine and service will never disappoint.

It would be hard to find a more picturesque setting for a winery than that of First Colony, and the beauty of surroundings is reflected in each glass of wine. Whether you’re looking for a place to stop, relax, and enjoy the summer sun setting over the Blue Ridge Mountains or you’re dying to find a new kind of wine to excite your palate, First Colony has something for everyone.