Virginia is for Lovers

At Early Mountain Vineyards, we are proud to celebrate Virginia's cheesemakers, butchers, cidermakers, and winemakers through all of our seasonal food and beverage offerings in our Tasting Room. Our "Best of Virginia" wine program features a hand-selected, curated, ever-changing list of our favorite wines from across the state.

  • "Best of Virginia" Wines

    "Best of Virginia" Wines

    We offer an ever-changing selection of our favorite and most delicious wines from across the state. Our current selection includes:

    Ankida Ridge Vineyards

    Blenheim Vineyards

    Chatham Vineyards

    Foggy Ridge Cider

    Granite Heights

    Michael Shaps Wineworks

    Ox-Eye Vineyards

    RdV Vineyards

    Stinson Vineyards


  • Nearby Lodging

    Nearby Lodging

    The area offers many Bed & Breakfasts, Inns, and luxury hotels.  See below our suggestions for nearby accommodations.

    The Hood House

    Walden Hall

    Stay Charlottesville Management Company 

  • Local Attractions

    Local Attractions

    Near Early Mountain you can hike the Shenandoah National Forest, visit the historic home of James Madison at Montpelier, or spend the day visiting nearby wineries. Below, we have listed some of our favorite local activities!

    Hike Old Rage

    Take a cruise along Skyline Drive

    Visit Downtown Culpeper

    Shop and snack at Yoder's Country Market

    In the Fall, go apple picking at Graves Mountain Lodge

    Visit Downtown Charlottesville, and on Saturday check out the City Market.

  • Local Restaurants

    Local Restaurants

    We serve a farm-to-table menu made by our executive chef, Ryan Collins, until 6pm. But if you're looking for a meal later in the evening, we have some suggestions.  They each have a distinct character, so check out their websites to choose the one that matches your mood.

    Bonanno's Madison Inn (Madison)

    Bald Top Brewery (Madison)

    Inn at Willow Grove (Orange)

    Foti's Restaurant (Culpeper)

    C&O Restaurant (Charlottesville)

    Oakhart Social (Charlottesville)