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Stinson Vineyards

4.8
4.8
73 reviews
$30 and under
Winery

Nestled in "downtown" White Hall, the winding driveway boasts some of the area's best views. A repurposed garage winery combines modern architecture and equipment with traditional winemaking techniques.

Tasting Room hours are Thursday - Sunday 11am to 5pm.

COVID19: Outdoor Bottle Service and Pre-Poured Flights by Reservation, Curbside Pickups, Free Shipping and Local Delivery.

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Covid-19 Re-opening: "Phase 1" Begins Friday, May 15th

Stinson Vineyards is a family-owned estate winery in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains specializing in small lot wines with a distinct French influence. The father/daughter team of Scott Stinson and Rachel Stinson Vrooman was joined by Rachel's husband Nathan Vrooman in 2015. They take inspiration from "garagiste" wineries of France, in both their winemaking techniques and the winery itself, which is built into an old three car garage. The wines of Stinson Vineyards are enjoying growing critical acclaim, and the winery has become a visitor destination for its fine wines, stunning views, and artisan farm store.

  • Outdoor Bottle Service reservations are available at no charge through OpenTable.com. Walk-ins will be accomodated as space permits. See our Covid19 Policies for more.

    • Pickups can be preordered and prepaid (online or via phone at 434.823.7300) and will be available Thursday – Sunday 11am – 5pm.

      • Local Deliveries are free for 4+ bottles and are available Thursday – Sunday within an approximate 20 mile radius of the Vineyard. Choose the delivery option at checkout.

        • Shipping is free on 4+ bottles via our web store (automatically applied at checkout), in addition to our usual discounts of 5% off 6 bottles+ and 10% off 12-bottles+.

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          What 73 people are saying

          Overall ratings and reviews

          4.8
          4.8 based on recent ratings
          • 4.4Food
          • 4.8Service
          • 4.8Ambience
          • 4.8Value

          NoiseModerate

          96% of people would recommend it to a friend

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          1. c

            cvillecfood

            Richmond

            2 reviews

            5.0

            2 reviews

            Dined on 10 January 2021

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Comfortable chairs around fire pit and wonderful view

          2. KS

            KrisS

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 2 January 2021

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            It’s always a beautiful and laid back experience at Stinson. We will be back again and again.

          3. SS

            SarahS

            Richmond

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 27 December 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Stinson is always a favorite!!! This is my happy place!!

          4. NB

            NatalieB

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 19 December 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Such wonderful people run this winery! Great views and amazing wine. Cheeses were excellent as well! Even though it was in the 30s and cloudy when we were there, we had a blast! Fire pits helped a lot. Will be back.

          5. M

            Marie

            Washington DC

            2 reviews

            5.0

            2 reviews

            Dined on 12 December 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Such a wonderful winery experience during COVID. Felt super safe, beautiful views, staff was so friendly, and the wine and cheese were delicious.

          6. OT

            OpenTable Diner

            Nashville

            9 reviews

            5.0

            9 reviews

            Dined on 28 November 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Beautiful views and amazing wine. Definitely worth a stop in Charlottesville area.

          7. AC

            AnnaC

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 21 November 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Wonderful afternoon at Stinson - my favorite wine in the area and love the atmosphere. Beautiful views.

          8. ES

            EricS

            Baltimore

            33 reviews

            vip
            5.0

            33 reviews

            Dined on 21 November 2020

            overall5food4service5ambience4

            Stopped by Stinson on a 72 degree day in November. Even by COVID standards the crowd was small (less than 10 people spread about the spacious grounds). Staff was very friendly. Wines were a pleasant surprise. We enjoyed the Tennat and Cab Franc.

          9. RP

            RamanP

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 8 November 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            If you are looking for a great afternoon at a vineyard with an amazing view, this is the place to be. It’s smaller than some so much quieter and relaxed than others. They have a rose that I always enjoy on a sunny afternoon.

          10. JR

            JR2433

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 7 November 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            We were able to get a table and enjoy a bottle of wine and talk. The ambiance was wonderful!

          11. s

            sap215

            Washington DC

            31 reviews

            vip
            5.0

            31 reviews

            Dined on 7 November 2020

            overall5food3service5ambience5

            Great outdoor space and easy to keep distance from people. The wines were good and staff was excellent.

          12. T

            Tree

            Greensboro

            17 reviews

            vip
            5.0

            17 reviews

            Dined on 31 October 2020

            overall5food4service5ambience5

            We just did a tasting but we appreciated the view and the thoughtfulness of having propane fire pits for warmth! Very friendly staff! Great red wines!

          13. H

            Headwindtom

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 22 October 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Excellent wine, view and staff! Our favorite winery in the area!

          14. m

            markr

            Columbus

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 18 October 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Amazing view with outstanding wines. Put Stinson at the top of your list if you’re in the area.

          15. SH

            StaciH

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 17 October 2020

            overall5food4service5ambience5

            We had a lovely afternoon and all felt very safe and comfortable with the safety measures put in place. I would highly recommend to family and friends and will re-visit in the near future.

          16. MF

            MarkF

            Baltimore

            5 reviews

            5.0

            5 reviews

            Dined on 15 October 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Great peaceful afternoon. The view is lovely and all followed Covid 19 precautions. Will come back next time we are in the area.

          17. RC

            ReneeC

            Washington DC

            19 reviews

            vip
            5.0

            19 reviews

            Dined on 10 October 2020

            overall5food4service4ambience4

            We visited many wineries this past weekend. There was six in our group. We all agreed that Stinsons had the best consistency in their wine selections. Not a bad wine was offered. Our groups favorite was the Cab Sav. They also offered an extensive list of cheeses to choose from. We got one of each. Will definely go back and expect an even better time once we're on the other side of Covid-19. (speaking of, they practiced great CDC guidelines.)

          18. BL

            BonnieL

            Richmond

            7 reviews

            vip
            5.0

            7 reviews

            Dined on 9 October 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            We ordered a White wine flight. All the of the whites were tasty. Our two favorites were Sauvignon Blanc and the Sugar Hollow White. We bought a bottle of each one.

          19. OT

            OpenTable Diner

            Washington DC

            6 reviews

            5.0

            6 reviews

            Dined on 4 October 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            As locals, we’ve been to basically all of the wineries in the Charlottesville area, and I would put Stinson in the top quarter (maybe higher) when it comes to operating in the COVID area. While it’s not a huge seating area, they have done a great job distancing the tables, and wine service is prompt and efficient. The view remains gorgeous, and about the only downside is the 20ish minute drive from “downtown”. The wine was surprisingly good - we throughly enjoyed the Chardonnay, and did a tasting that included a nice Cab Franc, decent Rose and an enjoyable white blend. Met my 70 year old mom and brought our two kids under the age of 8 and puppy, and all felt welcome and enjoyed themselves.

          20. LB

            LisaB

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 3 October 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Loved being able to make a reservation for free. The view was fantastic. The wine was great and we will definitely be back.

          21. P

            Paladar

            Exclusive

            2 reviews

            5.0

            2 reviews

            Dined on 3 October 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            View is outstanding, food is not home made but very good, service was friendly and very good. Wines were tasty... We’ll be back!!

          22. D

            Dkcamp

            1 review

            1.0

            1 review

            Dined on 26 September 2020

            overall1food1service2ambience1

            When ordering cheese and crackers to go with our flight of wine the lady pulled out a package that looked like a lunchable you could buy at the corner store. Our reserved table was old and had stains on it. There were flies all around when trying to sample our wines and eating our packaged cheese and crackers. Disappointing experience.

          23. MW

            MelanieW

            Jacksonville

            111 reviews

            vip
            5.0

            111 reviews

            Dined on 20 September 2020

            overall5food4service4ambience5

            The most relaxed, friendly environment of all the wineries we visited. Sat outside on lawn and enjoyed the food we brought plus some we purchased and sampled the wines. Surprising to all of us, we liked the Tannat the best and had a bottle of that. Lucky enough to have a perfect weather weekend, it was lovely. P.S. If you want a guaranteed "seat" make a reservation--Covid protocols for distancing, etc.

          24. MP

            MiriamP

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 19 September 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Beautiful view, good wine, and not very crowded. I highly recommend!

          25. WM

            WayneM

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 18 September 2020

            overall5food1service5ambience5

            Outstanding. Great reds and fantastic view. I will go back again.

          26. CM

            CvilleMom

            Richmond

            3 reviews

            2.0

            3 reviews

            Dined on 13 September 2020

            overall2food1service1ambience1

            The flies were awful! Please consider spraying. Difficult to enjoy wine or food while constantly swatting at them or having to get up and down to get wine and food. Would be a whole lot safer (covid) if you had servers bring items out, as opposed to guests having to move throughout & close to others to wait in line to purchase items. This used to be one of our favorite spots, but we we’re treated rudely from the very first encounter walking up. Too many other local choices. Sadly, we will not be back.

          27. OT

            OpenTable Diner

            New York Area

            1 review

            vip
            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 13 September 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Stinson is a gem! The wine and people are awesome. Definitely fees like home whenever I return.

          28. K

            Kensi

            Exclusive

            4 reviews

            4.0

            4 reviews

            Dined on 12 September 2020

            overall4food1service4ambience4

            Didn’t have any food so gave one star. The rose was very good and the set up for Covid precautions was well done. The pours on my tasting flight were the smallest tastes I’ve ever had at any winery. For $10 felt ripped off. One of my friends got the same flight and the pours were better. So maybe just bad luck.

          29. AB

            AshleyB

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 7 September 2020

            overall5food4service5ambience5

            Adorable little winery with amazing views. They are doing well keeping things safe. Wines are very pleasant. I will definitely be going back!

          30. OT

            OpenTable Diner

            Washington DC

            1 review

            3.0

            1 review

            Dined on 6 September 2020

            overall3food3service2ambience2

            Placed us in direct sun with no cover and then let people who didn’t have a reservation set up camp chairs and a truck in front of where we were sitting and they blocked the view. Tried the first flight of wine too and was underwhelmed.

          31. k

            klrose00

            Washington DC

            17 reviews

            5.0

            17 reviews

            Dined on 5 September 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            We went to Stinson for my wife’s birthday. What a pleasurable experience it was. Beautiful setting and great wine. Highly recommended.

          32. S

            Scott

            Richmond

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 30 August 2020

            overall5food4service5ambience5

            Wonderful wine, mountain vista, staff. Will certainly return.

          33. C

            Campbellma08

            Raleigh

            19 reviews

            vip
            4.0

            19 reviews

            Dined on 29 August 2020

            overall4food3service4ambience5

            I loved this vineyard and the atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The descriptions of the wine were very helpful and accurate and allowed me/my partner to make choices that were catered to our specific preferences. It was very beautiful and peaceful.

          34. CK

            CarolineKirbyBurke

            Richmond

            2 reviews

            5.0

            2 reviews

            Dined on 27 August 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            We had the most enjoyable time at Stinson! We love the wine, the gorgeous Mountain Views, and the impeccably friendly service we get from Jessica each time we visit!

          35. KM

            KaitM

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 22 August 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Lovely place, it was quiet and beautiful. The staff was incredible and we plan on going back the next time we are in Charlottesville.

          36. s

            stw2dd

            Charleston

            7 reviews

            vip
            5.0

            7 reviews

            Dined on 22 August 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Celebrated our daughter’s 25th birthday. Beautiful area. Wine delicious. Jessica made it very special.

          37. KM

            KatieM

            Washington DC

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 22 August 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Small winery with very good wines. Tables are spaced apart so that we felt very comfortable and most tables had an umbrella or test for shade. We will be back.

          38. OT

            OpenTable Diner

            Los Angeles

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 22 August 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Great staff! Peaceful winery, we loved it!

          39. EL

            EricaL

            1 review

            5.0

            1 review

            Dined on 20 August 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience5

            Beautiful place and delicious wine! Would recommend if looking for a more intimate winery experience.

          40. FF

            FredFlintstone

            Richmond

            17 reviews

            vip
            5.0

            17 reviews

            Dined on 20 August 2020

            overall5food5service5ambience3

            We love this little winery. The wines are excellent! The workers there are friendly and we felt very safe there. It was a great day and we will be back!

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