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Category Archives: Wine

Top Virginia Wineries Near DC Worthy Of A Weekend Getaway!

Virginia is for wine lovers! And nothing says “getaway” like touring beautiful vineyards and relaxing with a fantastic glass of vino. Book your stay at Glen Gordon Manor and explore all the top Virginia wineries near Washington DC in our own backyard!

Tour the Vineyards

Our Favorite Wineries

Linden Vineyards

Just a twelve-minute drive from the Manor, Linden Vineyards’ slogan is “never content” and this reflects in their wines! They offer wine tastings every day, and offer educational tours of their beautiful grounds on weekends. We recommend trying the Petit Verdot!

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RdV Winery

Sixteen acres of grape vines on rolling hills and a beautifully designed facility set the stage for producing some of the best Bordeaux-style wines in the area. RdV Winery is known for their red blends, featuring Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Franc.

Glen Manor Vineyards

This smaller vineyard also produces fantastic Bordeaux blends made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. Additionally, they are well known for their refreshing Sauvignon Blanc so be sure to have a taste, especially as the weather starts to warm up.

Get a special taste of Glen Manor’s wines at our upcoming Glen Manor Vineyards Vintners Dinner on June 30th!

See our full list of local wineries.

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Book your stay in one of our beautiful rooms today! Add our Indulgence Package and enjoy a bottle of sparkling wine, a platter of cheese, fruit, crackers and a 60-minute massage with chocolate covered strawberries!


Glen Gordon Manor at the Castleton Festival

Chef Dayn Smith and Nancy Moon Smith moved to Virginia in 2006, and have been close friends with Lorin and Dietlinde Maazel ever since. As patrons of the arts and lovers of classical music and opera, they provided accommodations for singers and musicians during the first two years of the Castleton Festival. Over the pastContinue Reading

Vintner’s Dinner with Barboursville Winery

Preparations for our Winemaker’s Dinner on Friday, June 13, 2014 are in full swing. Chef Dayn Smith has crafted a brilliant menu which pairs perfectly with the award-winning wines of Barboursville Vineyards. Luca Paschina, the charismatic mastermind behind some of the best-known varietals that Virginia produces, will be presenting the pairings with each course. The poolside reception commences atContinue Reading

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