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 wine-making heritage.

Come discover the Birthplace of American Wine.


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Plan your visit

The Monticello Wine Trail, 30 beautiful wineries all within easy access from Charlottesville. Start planning your weekend of wine tasting or come for the day. Meet a wine maker, 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 our well mapped Monticello Wine Trail.