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“This is a wonderful place for a summer afternoon”
Review of Barrel Oak Winery

Barrel Oak Winery
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US$89.00*
and up
All Day Virginia Wine Tour from DC
Ranked #1 of 12 things to do in Delaplane
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We invite you to relax and discover our destination winery, voted "Virginia's Favorite Winery." BOW is a special place where award-winning, handcrafted Virginia wine pairs beautifully with friends and family. Pack a picnic and spend the day enjoying live music and sweeping historic vistas. Catch the sunset from our inviting stone patio. Find fun in exploration, relaxation and conversation. Our family and dog-friendly environment is the perfect backdrop for a truly memorable day.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
1 review
“This is a wonderful place for a summer afternoon”
Reviewed 4 December 2013

I have been there many times with my friends and family. I love going and watching a band play and relaxing on the patio. The wine is wonderful. The employees are happy to tell you all about them. They've recently opened the outdoor sangria bar which is a great addition.

Visited August 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
“Virginia wine touring”
Reviewed 20 November 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Was touring some of the wineries in VA one weekend and decided to stop by Barrel Oak Winery. Beautiful surroundings, the leaves were starting to change, music and great wine. This winery was perfect for the whole family.
Loved it and will go back in the future.

Visited October 2013
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Reston, Virginia, United States
1 review
“Hours of entertainment an hour away”
Reviewed 5 November 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

For a VA vineyard, they actually pour a few decent red wines. In reality though, you really go there for the picnic tables, music, ambiance and dogs. Bring your friends, family and dogs, and don't forget some snacks (but if you do, they can prepare plenty of them for you!) Then buy yourself a couple bottles of Petit Verdot and sit out by a bonfire for the afternoon.

Visited October 2013
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Canton, New York
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fun, relaxing environment”
Reviewed 26 October 2013

My girlfriend and I were visiting friends in Herndon. We visited this winery on a cold and rainy day. Due to the weather, there were not enough places to sit inside or under their roofed patios. It got a little frustrating watching big tables be piled high with people's snacks and jackets, with them nowhere in sight. It wasn't good etiquette on their part, but it wasn't the winery's fault. We ended up piecing together an end table and four stools and enjoyed many bottles of their "Bowhaus Red" which was very good. The neatest part about this winery is they allow you to bring your own snacks, and even your dog. All in all a great experience once we were able to sit and enjoy.

Visited October 2013
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Marco Island, Florida
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219 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“what a great way to spend a autumn afternoon”
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Traveled out to Middleburg, Virginia on a Sunday afternoon in October. Nice trip, leaves turning, horsey country. Even the little girls in town dressed in riding pants with mom/dad in their landrovers. Walked into a wine store and they gave us a free tasting coupon for two worth $14 if we drove out to Delaplane, Va. to visit the Barrel Oak Winery.

We brought lunch from Whole Foods and thought this might be fun. It was. There are extensive grounds with picnic tables, umbrellas and fire pits. They supply the wood and even start the fire for you. …. free of charge! Wow, nice touch. We purchased a bottle of merlot and they even provided the glasses. What a great way to spend an autumn weekend in northern Virginia. We had a wonderful time but you need to like or at least tolerate dogs.. seemed like everyone had one, or two. Highly recommended and it took less than an hour from DC.

Visited October 2013
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