5 Great Wineries in Harrisonburg, VA You Need to Visit

April 14, 2017

The unique terroir of northern Virginia presents interesting opportunities for vintners and winemakers. For you, it means that great wine ever flows into your glass! The incredible wineries in Harrisonburg VA and on the Shenandoah Wine Trail await your visit. So, as you’re planning your next trip to the area, be sure to schedule a visit to any of these wonderful wineries in Harrisonburg VA!

Local wineries are a great way to get to know the Harrisonburg area, but it’s not all we have to offer here! Download our free Vacation Guide today to plan the best vacation to the Shenandoah Valley you’ve ever had. Here at By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages, we are eager to help you as you plan your trip!

Check Out These Great Wineries in Harrisonburg VA

Bluestone Vineyard | Bridgewater, VA

A family owned business, this Bluestone Vineyard is another exceptional winery that operates in Bridgewater. Curt and Jackie Hartman, along with their staff (including two of their sons), make some of the best wines you’ll taste. Whether it’s their award-winning 2014 Estate Crown Chardonnay or their 2012 Houndstooth reserve wine, you’ll be pleased with the selection from one of the best wineries in Harrisonburg VA.

North Mountain Vineyards | Maurertown, VA

One of the older vineyards in the area, North Mountain Vineyards is also one of the most beautiful. Surrounded by the breathtaking scenery that abounds in the Shenandoah Valley, a trip to this vineyard is a must. Their wine selection varies, including everything from Virginia Apple Wine to a Gruner Veltliner (an Austrian wine). The Sonnenberg Wine Club is a great option for wine enthusiasts, reasonably priced as well.

Cave Ridge Vineyard | Mt. Jackson, VA

This family-owned and operated vineyard is located in the foothills above the Shenandoah Valley. The unique terroir of the vineyard makes perfect soil conditions for the high-quality varietals grown there. At Cave Ridge, you can visit Wednesday through Saturday. Visits are from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Shenandoah Vineyards | Edinburg, VA

The fifth-oldest vineyard in Virginia, Shenandoah Vineyards first planted their vines back in 1976. They never looked back. With 15 acres of French varietals, Shenandoah Vineyards produces fine wines you’ll definitely want to try. The vineyard is open every day of the year, except major holidays. You can visit from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the winter and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the summer.

CrossKeys Vineyards | Mt. Crawford, VA

This Mt. Crawford vineyard will impress you with not only its selection of wines but the delicious food its staff prepares. Enjoy numerous wines paired with their respective dishes when you visit CrossKeys Vineyards. You can take a tour, or schedule a tasting and sample wine and cheese pairings.

Wine’d Down and Stay in the Shenandoah Valley

There’s no shortage of wineries in Harrisonburg VA and the surrounding area. No matter which vineyard you tour, you can be sure that you’re in for a memorable experience. By The Side of the Road Inn & Cottages offers a Shenandoah Wine Trail package that you can add to your stay. Enjoy our cozy accommodations while experiencing the best wine in Virginia. And while you’re making reservations, be sure to download our free vacation guide and get the most out of your stay!

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