Congratulations to Charlottesville and the Monticello American Viticultural Area for being honored with the title of Wine Region of the Year in the 2023 Wine Star Awards by Wine Enthusiast! This award recognized the Charlottesville area as one of the top five wine regions worldwide, and notably, it was the only nominee in North America. It’s amazing to see how the wine industry has grown in Virginia and this award highlights the remarkable contributions of winemakers and wineries in Virginia!
With more than 30 beautiful wineries on the Monticello Wine Trail, there are so many wonderful places to visit! Sip and taste your way through the Charlottesville area.
Here are a few of our favorite spots in the area:
King Family Vineyard– Try to catch one of their famous polo matches during your visit!
Glass House Winery– Enjoy their unique greenhouse-style tasting room and their expansive grounds.
Veritas– This top-rated winery also has a farmhouse on site for overnight stays.