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Veritas Vineyards and Winery
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N 38° 00.973 W 078° 50.219
17S E 689876 N 4209822
Quick Description: Veritas Vineyard and Winery is located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains where it offers not only an excellent selection of award winning wines, but also an incredible view of the mountains.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 5/2/2009 5:51:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM6AER
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member jimmonty
Views: 7

Long Description:
Veritas Winery is a family business which opened for business in June 2002.

The consistently produce a range of complex and elegant wines which are of high quality, derived from vitis vinifera with the exception of one French hybrid.

Their philosophy is to make wine with the classic, old-style principles of Viticulture and Vinification, at the same time using state of the art technology to capture varietal and regional character.
Winery Size: Small to Medium 1,500 to 2,999 Cases

Attached vineyard?: yes

Tasting Room Available?: yes

Days and hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm ; Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Charge for tasting?: 5.00 (listed in local currency)

Tours Available: yes

Cost of Tour: 5.00 (listed in local currency)

Phone #: 540-456-8000

Veritas Vineyard & Winery 145 Saddleback Farm Afton, Virginia 22920

Winery's Website: [Web Link]

Types of wines:
Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Saddleback Chardonnay, Viognier, Rose, Kenmar, Claret, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Othello, Mousseux

Best Wine Tasted: Mousseux 2005

Rate the Best Wine Tasted:

Price per Bottle: 30.00 (listed in local currency)

2nd Best Wine Tasted: Kenmar 2006

Rate the 2nd Best Wine Tasted:

Price per Bottle #2: 35.00 (listed in local currency)

Winery Club: Yes

Wine Club Description::
Celebrate with a wine club delivery from Veritas. Ideal as a gift, either to yourself, a friend, a loved one, or for a client that deserves a special "thank you." Each month or season (March, June, September and December) members receive a selection of bottles from our limited production, handpicked by the winemaker for your enjoyment. Veritas will automatically bill your credit card at the time of each shipment for the amount plus shipping and packaging charges. Club members receive a 20% discount on all purchases and free admission for two to the Starry Nights events (June - September).

Overall Comments::
Not only are the wines well worth tasting, but the setting and location is perfect for enjoying a glass.

Visit Instructions:
All logs must be the result of an actual visit to the winery. Any logs posted otherwise will be deleted. After your tasting list the top 2 wines you liked and rate them on a scale of 1-5 (5 is great) and the price per bottle (see winery listing for an example). Original winery lister is exempt as they listed this information on the original winery listing.
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