Virginia Wineries for Sale
The former Bernard Arnault Estate of 4500-acres located along Blenheim Road a historic route in Southern Albemarle County and home to Monticello, Ashlawn Highland, Trump Winery, Dave Matthews’
$11M Price Reduction! New price $35m now including $6M worth of wine inventory at cost! The Williamsburg Winery (TWW) ca. 1985 and never before offered, is an iconic,
Castle Glen is a turn-key boutique winery on 10-acres specializing in high-quality wine. They operate vine-to-table by growing their grapes and bottling their wines. Located in beautiful Doswell,
Wow, what an opportunity for a family or individual looking for an adventure of a lifetime! This gorgeous property with endless possibilities sits on 64 acres of combined
Virginia Vineyards for Sale
Virginia Wine and Vineyards have strong support in the state. With over 250 wineries you can find a winery in almost region in the state. The Blue Ridge Mountains, temperate climate and culture of Virginia appeal to a broad range of people not only in the state but across the country and world.
An AVA is defined as “an American Viticultural Area” and is a designated wine grape growing area within the United States.There are seven different AVA’s in Virginia:
- George Washington Birthplace AVA
- Middleburg AVA
- The Monticello AVA
- The North Fork of Roanoke AVA
- The Rocky Knob AVA
- The Shenandoah Valley AVA
- Virginia’s Eastern Shore AVA
Virginia Wine Grapes
There are over 10,000 wine grape varietals in the world! That is a crazy number to think about. As for Virginia, we grow around two dozen varieties give or take. Virginia wine growers have succeeded through the years in narrowing in on the types of wine grapes that grow best in Virginia. Some of the top growing grapes in this state include:
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Pinot Gris
Virginia Wine Promotion
Virginia Vineyards and Wineries have had a positive effect on the economy in the state. Over 250 wineries in this state alone, and the number is growing! If you are interested in looking into grants the application can be found here.
Vision 2020 – The Blueprint for Virginia Wine
This is the plan designed by leaders in the Virginia Wine Industry. The goal is to have a definitive brand identity and be the capital of the Eastern capital of the American Wine Industry as measured by wine sales.
Objective 1: Increase vineyard acreage
The first objective is to have enough grapes produced to meet market demand so that all Virginia Wine is produced using Virginia grown grapes.
Objective 2: Reduce the risk of growing grapes by reducing cost of growing grapes
The strategies set forward include contracts between growers and winemakers, low interest grants, and crop-insurance.
Objective 3: Create relationships with local government and state government
Identify potential threats from local government, and be proactive in averting adverse action. Meet with local representatives, get to know candidates, publish annual reports.
Objective 4: Marketing
Driving the sales of Virginia Wine is a prime objective. Promoting Virginia as a wine destination, creating vehicles for customers to easily have access to wineries and drive home the “drink local” message.
If you’d like to read these objectives more in depth head over here.