Pearmund Cellars is located in the beautiful foothills of eastern Fauquier County, VA, conveniently close to Northern Virginia and Washington, DC. Our 7500-square-foot geothermal winery and 25-acre vineyard produces Chardonnay, Viognier, Riesling, Late Harvest Vidal, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Ameritage, and other award-winning Virginia wines.
Our Italian-tiled barrel room features Spanish antique-gold light fixtures and unique barrel stacking systems (we introduced the system to the East Coast). The perfect setting for an intimate, candlelit "Will you marry me?" catered dinner for two or a team-building off-site corporate meeting.
Established in 1976, the vineyard originally hosted nine different grape varieties. Today we stick to chardonnay on the property, as they are the most successful grapes to grow with respect to this terroir. We have 15 acres and 11,000 vines of Chardonnay, cultivars or clones of Chardonnay to help increase the complexity of wine.
We also source from the premier vineyards of Virginia that specialize in one particular grape variety.
Want to own a barrel crafted by Vicard Tonnelleries of France at our winery? Includes an etched plaque with your name or dedication, our name and the details of the wine aged in that barrel. The barrels arrive in July/August and are filled September/October. Attend the annual Spring tasting from your and other's barrels for four years as the wine reaches maturity before bottling during the year and the December Barrel Owner's Weekend. After four years, you pick up your barrel and take it home.
At Pearmund Cellars we are all about educating wine enthusiasts about Virginia Wine! We offer custom tours that teach our customers about:
- The Grapes – planting, trellising, harvesting
- The Wine Making Process – from vine to bottle
- The Barrel Room – the aging process and our unique barrel stacking systems (which we introduced to the East Coast)
Tours are given Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m and 3 p.m. or by appointment for groups of 10 or more. Please call us at 540-347-3475 to set up and reserve your tour!
A sample of what is going on at different times of the year at Pearmund Cellars:
-Pruning in February and June
-Spraying from May thru August
-Harvesting in September
-Bottling in May and June
-Crushing / Pressing in September
-Blending / Fining in November
-Fermenting / Aging on-going