Northern Virginia boasts some of the most renown vineyards in North America, attracting discerning oenophiles from all over the country. The Westin Reston Heights is the perfect starting point for every wine-lovers Virginia adventure. And do not forget, that some of the best of Virginia wine can be found at Vinifera Wine Bar and Bistro.
Fabbioli Cellars Vineyards
Located in the Potomac cluster, winemaker and wine innovator Doug
Fabbioli has been focusing on creating quality wines since the early
1980's. Doug creates a balance between his art and use of the land by
using a geothermal climate control system in the winery, treating the soil
with all-organic fertilizer, planting trees for soil conservation and
implementing a "return and reuse" bottle program.
Located in the Loudoun Heights cluster, the Breaux Vineyards can be
described as a tranquil "Mediterranean-meets-Napa" style estate. Breaux
has grown to become one of Virginia's largest wineries with over 100
acres planted with 18 varietals. It has placed an emphasis on Bordeaux
varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Several unique varieties are also grown and made into top flight wines such as Nebbiolo, Syrah, and Viognier.
Loudoun Valley Vineyards
Located in the Waterford cluster, Loudoun Valley Vineyards was originally
founded in 1986 by Hubert and Dolores Tucker. In 2008, the twenty acre
estate winery was purchased by Bree Ann & Cameron Moore. Inspiring
panoramic views of the vineyards gentle slopes set against a backdrop of
the Blue Ridge and Catoctin Mountains can be enjoyed from the wrap
around deck and glass-walled tasting room. The atmosphere is inviting
and the wines are notable.