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DuCard Vineyards

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40 Gibson Hollow Ln, Etlan, VA 22719-1956
+1 540-923-4206
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Lovely Setting

This winery is beautifully situated in valley which sadly means there is no cell service. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jehenson81
Lovely winery and great wine

Stopped by while staying in the area. It was a Wednesday afternoon and we were the only people... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cyndyjones47
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Sanbornville, New Hampshire
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Gorgeous boutique vineyard and winery at the edge of the Shenandoah National Park, named Virginia's Greenest Winery for environmental stewardship practices, with great wines and personal service in a relaxing location.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great wine” (8 reviews)
“tasting room” (12 reviews)
“wine tasting” (8 reviews)
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40 Gibson Hollow Ln, Etlan, VA 22719-1956
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This winery is beautifully situated in valley which sadly means there is no cell service. We appeared to be the first tasters of the day and our server didn't seem overly pleased to have someone there (she didn't smile or seem vaguely like she enjoyed...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by while staying in the area. It was a Wednesday afternoon and we were the only people tasting. Tom was wonderful and we chatted about local wine. I left with 2 bottles. Looking to my return visit to purchase some bottles on Norton.

Thank cyndyjones47
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We came to DuCard on a rainy day and ended up with the tasting bar all to ourselves! It was a perfect day to be there and the wine was great! Out of the 6 vineyards we visited, this was my husband's favorite.

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Marty M, Manager at DuCard Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much! We're glad you had a great experience and we hope you all will come back for another visit soon!

Reviewed 23 October 2017

I went to DuCard this weekend to use my two free wine tastings I had received since I was not able to attend the Oyster festival as planned. It was a group of 3 ladies that were looking forward to a tasting, buying some wine,...More

Thank Anita W
Scott E, Owner at DuCard Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Equally frustrating for us! So sorry that we failed you in providing top-notch experience we seek for everyone – and are known for (other TA, Yelp and Google reviews). We know customers come a long way, and our standard is to welcome you personally upon...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We happened upon this little vineyard while heading to a hike and decided to stop by when we were on our way back. Great stop and enjoyed the wine very much. Nice staff and definitely worth the stop. They also offered cheese and other items...More

1  Thank Renee L
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Hi Renee- glad you found us and enjoyed your visit! We love having hikers come visit us and relax and continue to enjoy the beauty of the area. And we're glad to hear your experience with our staff and the wine were positive as well....More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

DuCard is probably one of the smaller vineyards around but that doesn't mean that it isn't worth visiting. We had been visiting many of the vineyards on the Monticello trail and now we are branching out to other nearby areas. The first thing you notice...More

Thank Adrian J
Management response:Responded 6 September 2017

Hi Adrian- thanks for your review! I'm glad you decided to branch out to other vineyards- we definitely have lots to offer as well! We do love the beautiful setting here, and there's lots of great hiking in the area too. I hope you were...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Although it's a bit off the beaten path it's worth 🚗 the extra mile. Serene mountain views in a peaceful setting. Wines are a variety of generally dry whites and dry reds. Their "Shenandoah" was excellent. The tasting fee is $8 per person and their...More

1  Thank Terry B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous patio along side a babbling brook with mountain views complete with fluffy clouds and soaring hawks in the distance. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a great glass of wine for a perfect get away.

1  Thank D_317_B
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We headed to this winery since it was close to Graves Mountain Lodge. It was a nice treat. Wine was pretty good. We all liked the voignier. I hope I spelled that right! LOL! We had bread, cheese and chocolate on the patio. Very peaceful...More

1  Thank sharonrobertb
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We did a two day winery tour in northern VA and decided to try some new places. We visited DuCard based on the many positive reviews. The setting is nice, and would be a great place to enjoy a glass of wine outside on a...More

1  Thank r0nbr
Scott E, Owner at DuCard Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks for visiting. Wine is about personal taste for sure, and there's no right or wrong on it. For reference and others reading this: you mention a lack of dry wines, but our current tasting includes two dry white wines and three dry red wines,...More

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