Our Tasting Room

Having been voted the #1 tasting room in America, our space offers both high-end dining and lounging in comfy sofas while sampling wines from Early Mountain’s vineyards as well as flights and a curated selection of wines from the best vineyards throughout the Virginia commonwealth.




    Step up to our polished concrete tasting bar for a sampling of our current wine releases. For $12, you can taste through a selection of 6 wines. For $18, our "Cheers" tasting guides you through 9 of our most precious wines led by our knowledgeable and friendly staff. Keep an Early Mountain stemless glass to take home with you. Our early spring line-up is:

    Rosé 2017
    73% Merlot, 18% Syrah, 7% Malbec, 2% Cab Franc

    Five Forks 2017
    50% Sauvignon Blanc, 28% Petit Manseng, 11% Pinot Gris, 9% Viognier, 2% Malvasia Bianca

    Chardonnay 2017
    100% Chardonnay

    Petit Manseng 2017
    88% Petit Manseng, 5% Pinot Gris, 5% Sauv Blanc, 2% Chardonnay

    Foothills 2017
    31% Merlot, 28% Cab Franc, 17% Syrah, 11% Cab Sauv, 9% Petit Verdot, 4% Petit Manseng

    Madison County Cabernet Franc 2017
    100% Cab Franc

    *Exclusive to "Cheers" tasting

    Novum 2015
    43% Merlot, 34% Cab Franc, 20% Tannat, 3% Petit Verdot

    Eluvium 2016
    56% Merlot, 44% Petit Verdot

    Brut Reserve 2015
    100% Chardonnay



    One of the special things about Early Mountain is our "Best of Virginia" program where we feature a curated list of wines from great vineyards all over the state of Virginia. Our flight program is a great way to sample and compare several wines in one sitting. Flights typically range in price from $18 to $22.

    Early Mountain
    Rosé 2017
    Five Forks 2017
    Foothills 2016
    Novum 2015

    Cool & Crisp
    Rosé 2017
    Pinot Gris 2017
    Chardonnay 2017
    Brut Reserve 2015

    Tantalizing Tannins
    Ankida Ridge Pinot Noir 2015
    EMV MC Cabernet Franc 2017
    EMV Eluvium 2016
    Cross Keys Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

    Ben vs. Ben
    Lightwell Survey Hinterman 2016
    EMV Petit Manseng 2017
    Lightwell Survery The Weird Ones Are Wolves 2016
    EMV MC Cabernet Franc 2017

  • Best of Virginia Selections

    Best of Virginia Selections

    Discover the Best of Virginia wines exclusively at Early Mountain Vineyards--our favorite, hand-selected from across the state, alone with rotating featured selections of exciting or up-and-coming Virginia wineries. Come join us in celebrating these wines that have critics all over the world talking.

    Walsh Family Viognier 2016
    Muse Thalia 2015
    Jefferson Viognier 2016
    Veritas Sauvignon Blanc 2016
    Rockbridge V'dor 2015
    Lightwell Survery Hinterman 2016
    Ankida Ridge Chardonnay 2016

    Sunset Hills Cabernet Franc 2015
    Ankida Ridge Pinot Noir 2015
    Barboursville Cabernet Franc 2015
    Cross Keys Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
    War & Rust NV
    Lightwell Survey The Weird Ones Are Wolves 2016

    Thibaut-Janisson Blanc de Chardonnay NV
    Thibaut-Janisson Xtra Brut NV
    Albemarle Ciderworks Jupiter's Legacy NV
    Blue Bee Charred Ordinary Cider NV