Glass House Winery & Estate
Located in Free Union, Virginia, just north of Charlottesville, Glass House Winery is a boutique winery that needs to be seen to be believed. Founded in 2006, the winery has an amazing tropical flair that will warm you up despite the temperature outside. The vineyard features meticulously grown and cultivated grapes that reflect some of the best terroir in central Virginia.
Wine Tastings at The Glass House Winery
Glass House Winery offers a unique to them experience to those wishing to experience the Virginia wine culture. Their tasting room is open on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The tasting room and other areas on the grounds are also open most holidays and holiday Mondays. This is great for those that have out of town guests, it’s a great place to stop by and get out of the house. Glass House Winery makes largely estate wines, most of them award-winning and delicious.
Glass House Winery Chocolates and More
Glass House Winery is also known for it’s chocolates which are paired with their wines as well as infused with their wines. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery from their outside deck, taste award-winning wines, and learn more about the winemaking process. Glass House Winery is dog-friendly. Dogs are welcome on their grounds and in the conservatory during your visit. If you miss your pouch at home, they have several dog mascots named Dogbert, Sassier, and Huck who enjoy making new friends and may visit with you.
Need to get away? This is the right place for you, the winery has five bedrooms for rent. Each bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom, views overlooking the Glass House Winery and Vineyard as well as the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance. Additionally, in the summer, the pool area opens up for guests. Their bed and breakfast offers an amazing experience between live music on Sundays, chocolates, and wines.
The Wine Club
Glass House Winery has a Wine Club that offers members exclusive access to new releases, library wines, and certain special events. As a member, you’ll receive quarterly shipments of three bottles of wine, where you can choose between red, white, or mixed wines. Members will also receive discounts on all wine purchases, complimentary tastings, and invitations to exclusive events. If this sounds good to you, you should join!
Glass House Wedding Venue
Glass House Winery is a great location for weddings and events. Their glass conservatory is the perfect place for your event, and can seat up to 88 at tables, and more can be accommodated in the tasting room and terraces. Be sure to check out the bed and breakfast to complete your dream wedding.
To summarize, Glass House Winery unique experience to those wishing to experience the Virginia wine culture with a tropical flair. The winery is open Wednesday through Sunday for those who venture to them. So grab a glass, sit back and relax and have some chocolates, you deserve it.