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Discover the Birthplace of American Wine


The wineries on the Monticello Wine Trail have all been inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s vision of grape growing and winemaking. Come indulge in all the Monticello Wine Trail has to offer with its deep historic significance and lush vineyard views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. All of our winery members take the greatest pleasure in welcoming visitors from around the world to sample their wines, relax in the bucolic countryside, and share their pride in Virginia’s winemaking heritage.

Come Discover the Birthplace of American Wine.


Upcoming Events

Learn more about our annual Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival and Monticello Cup Wine Competition, along with browsing the calendar of individual member winery special events.

Plan your visit

The Monticello Wine Trail consists of 35 beautiful wineries all within easy access of Charlottesville. Start planning your weekend of wine tasting or come for the day. Meet a winemaker, enjoy a wine festival, or a concert under the stars, these are but a few of the many attractions you can enjoy with a visit to the Monticello Wine Trail.