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Elk Island Winery

5759 River Rd W, Goochland, VA 23063-3312
+1 804-627-3929
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Beautiful small winery

We visited this winery on Memorial Day weekend. What a beautiful setting with vineyards out front... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
howlin12013
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Amelia Court House, Virginia
Relaxed Gathering with Friends

We asked Sue Ann to set up a graduation gathering for our family traveling in from everywhere. Elk... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
CRMcG
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A small boutique farm winery in Western Goochland specializing in Norton wines. We currently over 12 wines including whites, reds and off dry wines. We are open the first and 3rd weekends of the month, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6 pm as well as by appointment.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good65%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“wines” (12 reviews)
“woods” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5759 River Rd W, Goochland, VA 23063-3312
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We visited this winery on Memorial Day weekend. What a beautiful setting with vineyards out front and the winery tucked into the trees. We found the wines to be very good and very reasonably priced. We did a tasting and found quite a few that...More

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Sue K, Owner at Elk Island Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for visiting and so glad you enjoyed our wines and our peaceful place in the vineyards. Please come back and visit again.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We asked Sue Ann to set up a graduation gathering for our family traveling in from everywhere. Elk Island was the most responsive of all the local wineries to take on our needs. The secluded cottage has a large deck overlooking the lush woods and...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The coolest thing about this winery is that the owners two terriers meet you at the door and just want love from everyone. They have a vast array of wines: white, red and off-dry. You can taste any six in a tasting and your tasting...More

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Sue K, Owner at Elk Island Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for visiting and glad you felt the love from Calvin and Cody and all the humans at the winery. Come back and visit again soon. Thanks too for supporting the Terroirier label as we give a portion of the proceeds to the 3 terrier...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Found this place when we were driving by and decided to do a U turn and give it a try, glad we did. Cute, family-owned small winery. The wines were pretty good. Really enjoyed sitting on the back deck with our picnic. We drank a...More

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Sue K, Owner at Elk Island Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thanks for visiting and glad to hear we were a pleasant surprise. We hope you will return.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice little winery and a perfect way to spend the afternoon. My mother and I decided to enjoy a nice fall drive through the countryside and check out some of the local wineries. This was our first, and after the wine tasting, our last...More

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Sue K, Owner at Elk Island Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Thanks for visiting our winery and so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience, the wines, and the cheese plate. Loved the photos too. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and please come back and visit

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

My wife and I took an extended weekend in Nelson County, which has some great vineyards. On the way home, we decided to take the scenic route and hopped onto Rte 6 east toward home, with the idea of passing by the place we lived...More

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Sue K, Owner at Elk Island Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

Thanks for visiting and glad to know you both enjoyed your visit and that we have made wines you enjoyed drinking. We are open every weekend May- Oct and then the first and third weekends the balance of the year. Come back and visit, sit...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We've been to over 20 wineries in Virginia. Not only was our host extremely knowledgeable, but the atmosphere was awesome! We were able to choose the 6 wines we wanted to taste and we were given descriptions along with the history of the wines. Each...More

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Sue K, Owner at Elk Island Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

Thanks for visiting last weekend. So glad to know we have made wines you enjoy drinking and that you sat on the deck and enjoyed them along with a cheese plate and Mr Cheeseplate himself Oscar. Hopefully you will come back again soon and repeat...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Beautiful scenery, entrance was hilly, limited parking, good wines; friendly service and the house was nice. Interesting term to call the place a parlor. I bought a Norton.

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Sue K, Owner at Elk Island Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

Thanks for visiting, glad you enjoyed the visit and our wines. Norton is one of our favorite wines and glad to know you enjoyed it too. Cheers Hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

Lots of wines to choose from, and a few of them are okay. They let you taste 6 of them for $5, which is a good deal. I found a couple I liked, as did everyone in the party, and we enjoyed a glass on...More

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Sue K, Owner at Elk Island Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

Thanks for visiting and for enjoying a glass of wine on the deck. We aim to make good wines at a good value. We want people to drink Virginia wines at an affordable price. Cheers

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

WEnt to Elk Island winery a few weeks ago during a cold snap in the area. This small winery is so delightful. Had tastes of excellent wine at the bar and then moved to the back room for a cheese and meat platter and more...More

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Sue K, Owner at Elk Island Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

Thanks for visiting and glad to hear your visit was a good experience. Please come back when you can sit on the deck or the screen porch and enjoy a glass of wine and another cheese plate. Cheers

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