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Horton Vineyards

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Still a great stop for a tasting

Been here many times and always enjoy my stop. You get to pick 10 of what you want to taste of all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda S
Wake Forest, North Carolina
Nice winery

This winery is a good one to visit if you have people with different preferences. Good variety of... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Richmond, Virginia
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  • Average25%
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  • Terrible9%
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Horton Vineyards specializes in high quality Virginia wine. Varieties include Viognier, Cabernet Franc, Norton, Tannat, Petit Manseng, and much more. Visit for the largest variety offering in the area and an enthusiastic staff to help you find the...more
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6399 Spotswood Trl, Gordonsville, VA 22942-7735
+1 540-832-7440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times and always enjoy my stop. You get to pick 10 of what you want to taste of all their wines so everyone can be happy. Met the owner and her daughter and enjoyed chatting with them. Really laid back with lots...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Decided to stop I'm so my wife could taste some wine and buy a few bottles to take back to Florida with us. Young lady was very friendly and knowledgeable abut all wines they had. My wife tried a few different ones and ended up...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Friendly folks at Horton will tell you how this vineyard---is one of the first in Virginia to garner international awaards(Mr. Jefferson's vineyard was a total failure) with outstanding wines (served at both the Bush, Clinton, and Obama White House), inviting and welcoming tasting room, and...More

Thank DerekDonuts
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This winery is a good one to visit if you have people with different preferences. Good variety of dry and sweet wines. Their port wine is very good!! The only issue I have is I purchased 6 bottles of wine and still has to pay...More

Thank mkj63
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Visited Horton today on the advise of a friend and was very happy we did. The gal that helped us was sweet, friendly and very knowledgeable. The Freedom wine is now my favorite wine and I don't think the case we purchased will last very...More

Thank John W
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We were celebrating a 60th birthday and had 3 wineries booked. This was 2nd stop. Ashley set us up in an upstairs room where we sat as she talked about the wine and poured for us. This was pre arranged and she went out of...More

Thank cmcdonald29
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Our 'prearranged' senior bus group arrived at the winery on a dull, gray, rainy afternoon. The grounds were lovely and the vines under excellent care. Inside the very small tasting area it was dim and cramped. Most of our group opted for a paid tasting....More

Thank wrld2visit
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Horton Vineyard for a second time after nearly 10 years. We remember Horton as one of our favorite wineries in all of Virginia. The wine taste and selection is truly top notch. Our visit this time left us disappointed for sure. The...More

Thank mrgetright
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Approaching the Winery, we were amazed by the landscaping of the vines. The tasting room area was nice and the presenter friendly and new to the job. The first wine of the tasting was a white Touriga Nacional varietal which was (to my taste), too...More

Thank mhensleyowb
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Great wine, busy tasting room on st paddy’s day, but perfect quick stop as we were killing time before a wedding! I didn’t do the tasting, just went up and ordered a glass of Norton. They had a craft table for the kids, so I...More

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Richard G
February 6, 2015|
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Response from Theresa G | Reviewed this property |
I do not think there are any wineries I did not enjoy! The best, so far, were Horton, Barboursville. The first wine tour we did was the Bedford wine trail (best to do a "wine trail" by regions, as Peter stated above... More