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Adults Only, No Coolers
Tasting Room Open Daily
10am-6pm

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It's about the wine.
Simply the best.

Best winery in Virginia, best wines in Virginia, best tasting room in Virginia... Learn more about our wine.

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Best Virginia Wines

Award Winning Since 2002!

Wine Tours

The Winery, The Grapes, The Process, The Aging

Meet the Winemakers

Our team does the hard work, behind the scenes.

About the Winemakers

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Chris Pearmund
Executive Winemaker

Chris Pearmund is one of Virginia's most widely recognized and well respected winegrowers and winemakers. He has over 25 years experience as a winemaker, vineyard manager and winery operator. Chris is the "go-to" guy if you want to understand the wine industry from berry to bottle. He has taught and mentored numerous professionals in the industry.

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It's About the Wine - and the Critics Agree... Voted Best Winery in Virginia

2017 Ameritage

2010 ameritage best virginia wines

Done in a smooth Bordeaux-style, Pearmund Cellars continues its tradition of using the five classic Bordeaux grape varietals to have one finished product.  Aromas of warm bramble preserves, with a touch of toasted oak, red cherries, and warm spice envelop the senses.

2017 Old Vine Chardonnay

2013 old vine chardonnay best virginia wines

Our 2017 estate wine provides the crisp tartness of green apples, vanilla custard, and lemon zest, with hints of Asian pear and hazelnut. Flavors of green apple, citrus and vanilla are found in this medium bodied, well balanced wine with a subtle oak finish. One hundred percent malolactic fermentation sur-lie style Chardonnay aged 9 months in French Oak gives this wine a hint of butter and softness on the palate.

2016 Viognier

2016 viognier best virginia wines

The state grape of Virginia! Wonderful hints of white peach, gardenia and honeysuckle highlight this award winning wine. Stonefruit and hints of Vanilla, honeydew, and lychee flavors linger on the long, soft finish. The wine is fermented in stainless steel, followed by 8 months of aging in neutral French oak and Acacia wood, sur-lie style.

2017 Petit Verdot

2014 petot verdot best wine in virginia

A luscious wine with 9 months in American Oak, bringing out black raspberries, cassis, earthy wood, and spice on the nose. Big flavors of jammy fruit with nutmeg, anise, cinnamon, and caraway can be found, rounded out by the tannins, giving it a hearty mouth feel and long finish.

Visit the Winery!
One of the closest to D.C.

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. We have quality picnic type foods for purchase. Weekends from May to October we generally have a local caterer provide hot lunches as well. Please, no outside food (except barrel owners and wine club members).

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Cameo Wine Series

Celebrating the 100-year anniversary of womens' right to vote, Cameo Rose honors 12 of Virginia’s most influential women. Each bottle has a label depicting one of the chosen women, whose contributions range from historic, business, entertainment, politics, and Wine. (Click here to order)

Upcoming Events
Mar
28
Sat
Barrel Tastings @ Pearmund Cellars
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sample the progress of the 2019 vintage wines as they are in mid-aging in our barrel room.  Tastings of 7-10 wines will be led by Chris and the wine making team, accompanied by small food pairings, and an opportunity to purchase your favorites at deeply discounted 'futures' pricing.  $45 per person, complimentary to barrel owners.

Mar
29
Sun
Barrel Tastings @ Pearmund Cellars
Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sample the progress of the 2019 vintage wines as they are in mid-aging in our barrel room.  Tastings of 7-10 wines will be led by Chris and the wine making team, accompanied by small food pairings, and an opportunity to purchase your favorites at deeply discounted 'futures' pricing.  $45 per person, complimentary to barrel owners.

Apr
11
Sat
American Wine Society Meeting
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:45 pm

American Wine Society meets every second Saturday (skip February) at Pearmund Cellars.  A different theme each month, you are led though a tasting and education.  Public is welcome, but needs to RSVP.   JMarshall_AWS@Yahoo.com

Apr
25
Sat
Rose tasting, comparison and lunch.
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy Roses from around the world and learn the style differences, flavor profiles, and creative processes of each.  Chris Pearmund will guide you through the stories for each vintage, why certain grapes are chosen, and why Rose has become so popular.  Accompanied by a catered lunch.  Two seatings 12pm and 2pm.  $40 per person.

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VISIT OUR SISTER WINERIES

By declaration of the State of Virginia, as of Wednesday March 25th Pearmund Cellars is limiting wine sales to:

  • Curbside pick up-call ahead and we will have your order ready
  • Free Shipping (within Virginia) and local delivery (please call, all shipments go out at 4:00pm of the same day)

Once the statewide restrictions are lifted, we will open full throttle.

Make Lemonade out of Lemons!!!!
100 giftcards are for sale for only $80.  All other discounts apply!!.  Call us at 540.347.3475 and we can get you set up today!

Thank you your past, current and future support.

Cheers,

Pearmund Cellars