The 18th Century estate is a breathtaking climax to a beautiful and historic country drive from any direction.

Trip Length

2 hours
Washington DC
1 ¼ hours
Richmond
30 min
Charlottesville

Hours & Directions

The Discovery Tasting Room and Visitor's Center, Library 1821, and Palladio Restaurant are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Discovery Tasting Room

Monday – Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday
11:00am - 5:00pm
Christmas Eve (12/24)
11:00am - 3:00pm
New Year's Eve (12/31)
11:00am - 4:00pm

Library 1821

Saturday – Thursday
11:00am - 5:00pm
Friday
12:00pm - 7:00pm
Christmas Eve (12/24)
10:00am - 3:00pm

Final seatings in Library 1821 must commence not later than 90 minutes before the closing hour for that day.

Palladio Restaurant

Wednesday – Sunday
12:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch
Friday & Saturday
6:30pm - 9:00pm Dinner

Winery Tours (Currently suspended)

Saturday – Sunday
12:00pm - 4:00pm

The entire estate is open for tasting our wines in a stroll or in a picnic, and our informed and enthusiastic hosts present tastings continuously in the Discovery Tasting Room, every day of the week, as well as in Library 1821, . The Tasting Room is where the broadest range of our current vintages is introduced, while the Library 1821 presents a changing selection of flights of current and older vintages from our cellars, and with seasonal culinary pairings designed by our chefs. Every encouragement is given, also, to enjoying our wines in the truly splendid lawns surrounding the historic Landmark Ruins of Thomas Jefferson's mansion for Governor James Barbour, a pleasant stroll away.

  

There is a tasting fee of $15 which includes a choice of six one ounce pour among sixteen wines self-dispensed by automated Winestations at ideal temperature in fine crystal stemware.

Staff in the Discovery Room is available to answer questions and a provided menu with QR codes is a great opportunity to view short videos of our winemaker sharing insight on all the wines.  Please call ahead for LARGE PARTIES!

  

 The Octagon Barrel Room is open to the visitors for discovering an exhibition of the biography of our signature wine.

Guests may guide themselves on a tour of the Landmark Ruins, one of Jefferson's true architectural masterpieces. In its elegant Palladian proportions and siting on a gentle knoll, the house unmistakably recalls Jefferson's own, and deeply refreshes our appreciation of structural balance in wine. We warmly recommend a visit.

Since the earliest 1990s, we have taken care to reserve leading wines from exemplary vintages in our ideal storage conditions. Periodically, they are presented at important festive weekends and at our annual Vertical Tasting Weekend. In addition, a section of our original winery building, overlooking an expansive slope of Cabernet Franc and the Blue Ridge beyond, has been remodeled as Library 1821, for comfort and contemplative tastings throughout the year. In the Library, selected wines are offered in flights ranging from the mid-$20s to the mid-$40s. To accompany your wine, Cheese, Charcuterie and a changing "Trattoria-style" menu, by Chef Michael Clough, is offered daily, 11am-4pm

The Library's Tasting List changes periodically, always to afford a diversified exposure to our varietal range in white wines and in reds, but always including Octagon, Paxxito and older distinguished vintages of more limited supply. These offerings are customarily also available for purchase by the bottle.  Library hours are Saturday-Thurs, 11:00 to 5:00pm, (last seating 3:30pm) Friday 12pm-7:00pm, (last seating 5:30pm) 

 

Library 1821 is a repository for selected documents from our history, such as the letter by President John Quincy Adams appointing James Barbour to his cabinet as Secretary of War, original household china donated by descendants of the Barbour family, and commendations for our wines.
House-baked breads, house-cured charcuterie and fine local cheeses are worthwhile optional accompaniments to tastings at Library 1821.    

Reservations & Group Information:

Guaranteed Seating for 1804 Inn Guests- Please arrange in advance

We limit reservations for parties of six to eight people Friday-Sunday, many tables are held for walk-in guests.. 

*Groups of 10, a set flight of the SAME (6) RESERVE WINES  (you can build the flight or trust our wine educators to design your flight)  or the SPECIAL OCTAGON VERTICAL, is poured for everyone tableside. 

*A specially designed menu of "Family Style"  dishes will be offered only for pre-ordering

*Gatherings of 10 will have an added $50 table setup charge and we accept ONE payment method  

*A Maximum of 12 people will be accepted by special appointment only with at least two week notice

 

Additional information :

Personal picnics are not permitted in the Library 1821 or terrace but may be enjoyed on the decks by the "Wine Barn" overlooking the Allegrante wildflower meadow

Leashed dogs are welcome to accompany you and are permitted outside 

Tables are provided on the terrace and service at times is limited due to weather and temperatures. To enjoy the Library 1821 experience as it was designed, full table service of flights, food, glasses and bottles, is conducted indoors.  

We encourage you to stroll the grounds at your own pace to visit the Historic Ruins and peruse the Octagon Cellar independently. 

Please contact Alyson -  [email protected]

Mark your calendar, Oyster Sundays : 2/18, 3/17, 4/21 ~ Eli Nichols, founder of Oyster Catcher Sea Farms, will be shucking on the 1/2 shell and Palladio's Executive Chef Michael Clough, will be cooking them "Rockefeller Style" 11am-4pm 

Come Hungry & Thirsty!

 

     Tasting this month -

  • Vertical Flight:  OCTAGON 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020  
  • Luca's Choice:  Viognier Reserve 2017, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 1998, Octagon 2016, Octagon 2020
  • White Library Flight: Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2015, Vermentino Reserve 2014, Viognier Reserve 2017 
  • Brut Cuvée 1814 DOCG Non-Vintage 
  • Brut Rosé Cuvée 1814 DOCG Non-Vintage
  • Blanc De Noirs 2015 :  Half glass of each sparkling can be enjoyed as a flight
  • Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2021, 2015
  • Vermentino Reserve 2022, 2014
  • Viognier Reserve 2022, 2017 
  • Fiano Reserve 2021 
  • Nascent 2019
  • Allegrante Rosé 2022
  • Philéo NV  
  • Paxxito 2019
  • Cabernet Franc Reserve 2021, 2001
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2021, 2013, 1998 
  • Barbera Reserve 2021
  • Petit Verdot Reserve 2019
  • Nebbiolo Reserve 2020, 2011
  • Merlot Reserve 2017
  • Octagon 2020, 2015, 2007

Winter "Trattoria" Menu

Menu items are subject to change without notice

22% gratuity will be added to parties of six or more and all gift certificates

 

CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE BOARDS 

Selection of Local and Imported Salami, Prosciutto & Cheeses

 Relish, Jam, Housemade Focaccia

 

STUZZICHINO del GIORNO*

Chef Mike's Selection of Daily Appetizer

RECOMMENDED PAIRING- BRUT

 

CLASSIC COBB SALAD (V/GF)

Bacon, Hard Boiled Local Egg, Avocado, Cherry Tomatoes, Red Onion,

Bayley Hazen Blue Cheese & House Ranch Dressing

(add Organic Chicken-)

RECOMMENDED PAIRING- VIOGNIER RESERVE

 

MINESTRONE SOUP (V/DF) 

Estate Grown Beans, Chickpeas, Pumpkin, Root Vegetables,& Ditalini

Castello di Albola Extra Virgin Olive Oil

RECOMMENDED PAIRING- BARBERA RESERVE

 

GNUDI (V) 

Spinach & Housemade Ricotta Dumplings

Pancetta,, Parmigiano Reggiano & Sage- Brown Butter Sauce

RECOMMENDED PAIRING- NASCENT

 

TAGLIATELLE 

House Made Local Egg Pasta,

Estate Raised Berkshire Pork Meat Sauce & Parmigiano Reggiano

RECOMMENDED PAIRING – CABERNET SAUVIGNON RESERVE

 

BELLAIR FARM, VA RED DEVON BEEF SLIDERS*  

Sweet Grass Dairy Thomasville Tomme Cheese, Lettuce, Tomatoes,

Caramelized Onions & Pickles- Palladio Special Burger Sauce on Toasted Brioche Bun

RECOMMENDED PAIRING - NEBBIOLO RESERVE

 

PANETTONE BREAD PUDDING

Madagascar Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream & Macerated Berries

RECOMMENDED PAIRING - PHILEO

 

V=Vegetarian, GF=Gluten Free, DF=Dairy Free, VG=Vegan

 

By Executive Chef Michael Clough

 

 

March
2024
Mar
8
special feasts
An Evening in Umbria
Four course wine paired feast of traditional dishes from the Umbria region of Italy, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 7:00pm
Date

Friday, 8 Mar 2024 @ 7:00pm

Description

Enjoy a four course feast of traditional dishes from the Umbria region of Italy, paired with Barboursville wines, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough.  $165 per person, all-inclusive.  Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Mar
31
special feasts
Easter Celebration Lunch
Four course feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 12:00 pm
Date

Sunday, 31 Mar 2024 @ 12:00pm

Description

A four course feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. $100 per person for the meal, $135 per person for the meal with wine pairings (+9.3% tax & 22% service charge).  Reservation required.  For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Apr
27
special feasts
An Evening with Morels
Four course wine paired feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough, in cooperation with wild mushroom expert Dr. Jeff Long. 7:00pm
Date

Saturday, 27 Apr 2024 @ 7:00pm

Description

Enjoy a four course feast, featuring Morel mushrooms, paired with Barboursville wines. Prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough, in cooperation with wild mushroom expert Dr. Jeff Long. $175 per person, all-inclusive.  Reservation required.  For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

 

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Apr
28
special feasts
An Afternoon with Morels
Four course wine paired feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough, in cooperation with wild mushroom expert Dr. Jeff Long. 12:00pm
Date

Sunday, 28 Apr 2024 @ 12:00pm

Description

Enjoy a four course feast, featuring Morel mushrooms, paired with Barboursville wines. Prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough, in cooperation with wild mushroom expert Dr. Jeff Long.  $175 per person, all-inclusive. Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

May
12
special feasts
Mother's Day Celebration Lunch
A four course feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 12:00 pm
Date

Sunday, 12 May 2024 @ 12:00pm

Description

A four course feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough.  $100 per person for the meal, $135 per person for the meal with wine pairings (+9.3% tax & 22% service charge). Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

 

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville VA 22923

May
24
special feasts
An Evening in Sardinia
Four course wine paired feast of traditional dishes from the Sardinia region of Italy, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 7:00pm
Date

Friday, 24 May 2024 @ 7:00pm

Description

Enjoy a four course feast of traditional dishes from the Sardinia region of Italy, paired with Barboursville wines, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. $165 per person, all-inclusive.  Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Jun
14
special feasts
An Evening in Lombardy
Four course wine paired feast of traditional dishes from the Lombardy region of Italy, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 7:00pm
Date

Friday, 14 Jun 2024 @ 7:00pm

Description

Enjoy a four course feast of traditional dishes from the Lombardy region of Italy, paired with Barboursville wines, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. $165 per person, all-inclusive. Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road, Barboursville, VA 22923

Aug
2
special feasts
Tomato Celebration Dinner
A five course wine paired feast featuring tomatoes from Village Garden Farm in Hanover, VA. Prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 7:00pm
Date

Friday, 2 Aug 2024 @ 7:00pm

Description

A five course feast, paired with Barboursville wines, featuring tomatoes from Village Garden Farm in Hanover, VA. Prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough.  $165 per person, all-inclusive.  Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Aug
3
special feasts
Tomato Celebration Lunch
A five course wine paired feast featuring tomatoes from Village Garden Farm in Hanover, VA. Prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 12:00pm
Date

Saturday, 3 Aug 2024 @ 12:00pm

Description

A five course feast, paired with Barboursville wines, featuring tomatoes from Village Garden Farm in Hanover, VA. Prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough.  $165 per person, all-inclusive.  Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road, Barboursville, VA 22923

Aug
18
special feasts
Cabernet Franc Reserve Feast
A four course wine paired feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 1:00pm
Date

Sunday, 18 Aug 2024 @ 1:00pm

Description

A four course wine paired feast, featuring older vintages of Cabernet Franc Reserve, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough.  $165 per person, all-inclusive. Reservation required.  For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.   

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Sep
14
special feasts
Italian Harvest Feast
Four course wine paired feast prepared by Guest Chef Cesare Lanfranconi and Executive Chef Michael Clough. 1:00pm
Date

Saturday, 14 Sep 2024 @ 1:00pm

Description

A traditional four course feast paired with Barboursville wines, prepared by Guest Chef Cesare Lanfranconi and Executive Chef Michael Clough.  $165 per person, all-inclusive.  Reservation required.  For reservations, please call 540-832-7848. 

 

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Nov
3
special feasts
Autumn Vertical Tasting
A seated tasting and wine talk hosted by Estate Director and Winemaker, Luca Paschina. Two seatings: 11:30am & 1:45pm
Date

Sunday, 3 Nov 2024 @ 11:30am

Description

A seated tasting and wine talk hosted by Estate Director and Winemaker, Luca Paschina. Two seatings: 11:30am & 1:45pm. The wine tasting will consist of 7 Barboursville wines, to include older, rare vintages. Food accompaniments by Executive Chef Michael Clough will include an appetizer course and a pasta course for each guest.  $130 per person (+9.3% tax & 22% service charge). Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Nov
9
special feasts
Annual Truffle Feast
A four course wine paired truffle feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough, in cooperation with truffle expert, Dr. Jeff Long. 7:00pm
Date

Saturday, 9 Nov 2024 @ 7:00pm

Description

A four course truffle feast paired with Barboursville wines, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough, in cooperation with truffle forager and wild mushroom expert Dr. Jeff Long.  $260 per person, all-inclusive.  Reservation required.  For reservations, please call 540-832-7848. 

 

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Nov
10
special feasts
Annual Truffle Lunch
A four course wine paired truffle feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough, in cooperation with truffle expert, Dr. Jeff Long. 12:00pm
Date

Sunday, 10 Nov 2024 @ 12:00pm

Description

A four course truffle feast paired with Barboursville wines, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough, in cooperation with truffle forager and wild mushroom expert Dr. Jeff Long. $260 per person, all-inclusive. Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848. 

 

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Nov
28
special feasts
Thanksgiving Celebration Lunch
A four course feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 1:00 pm
Date

Thursday, 28 Nov 2024 @ 1:00pm

Description

A four course feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. $100 per person for the meal, $135 per person for the meal with wine pairings (+9.3% tax & 22% service charge). Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

 

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Dec
7
special feasts
The Octagon
A four course wine paired feast, to include older, rare vintages of Octagon, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 7:00pm
Date

Saturday, 7 Dec 2024 @ 7:00pm

Description

Join us for a spectacular wine paired feast of four courses, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough, paired with a rare flight of four distinct vintages of Octagon. $235 per person, all-inclusive. Reservation Required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848. 

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Dec
22
special feasts
Christmas Celebration Lunch
A four course feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 12:00pm
Date

Sunday, 22 Dec 2024 @ 12:00pm

Description

Enjoy a four course feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. $100 per person for the meal, $135 per person for the meal with wine pairings (+9.3% tax & 22% service charge). Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

Dec
31
special feasts
New Year's Eve Dinner and Celebration
A five course wine paired feast prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough. 7:30pm
Date

Tuesday, 31 Dec 2024 @ 7:30pm

Description

Celebrate the new year with a five course feast, paired with Barboursville wines, prepared by Executive Chef Michael Clough.  Live music. Black tie optional. $250 per person, all-inclusive. Reservation required. For reservations, please call 540-832-7848.

Location

17655 Winery Road Barboursville, VA 22923

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