Wine Tasting Experiences

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Pearmund Cellars?
Pearmund Cellars now offers five wine tasting experiences. Choices, choices, choices...

$10—Our Classic wine tasting

Sample 8 – 10 of our current vintage wines at our wine tasting bar. Learn Pearmund Cellars wine making philosophies and history as you find your favorites to enjoy. No reservations needed.

$15—Private tasting for your group (6+)

Taste our award winning wines, poured by your private wine professional in a private area. Opportunity to sample, learn, ask and enjoy.

$25—Wine and Food tasting experience

Enjoy six of our premium wines seated among the vines at Meriwether Vineyard (weather permitting) or in our barrel room. The tasting covers a wide range of our wines, accompanied by small bites for your enjoyment. For groups of 2 - 12 people.

$25—Private tasting and tour

A walkabout tasting, as you tour our vineyard and winery. Learn about the history of the property, growing patterns, and styles of vineyard management as you stroll Virginia’s oldest vineyard with a glass of Chardonnay. The tour takes you inside the production area and barrel room, covering the journey of the wine from vine to bottle, concluding with a tasting of our finest wines.

$50—The Full Monty experience

This incorporates all the elements listed above in one experience. Start with a tour of the Meriwether Vineyard, learning the winemaking process. Next, your group will be seated in the midst of our vineyard (weather permitting), and served a 6 wine pairing, incorporating our most popular and reserve wines. each accompanied by different foods, paired specifically to the wine and season. Your wine guide will help with pairing techniques, answer buring wine questions and provide information on the wines and their history. For groups from 6 up to 20. 48 hour notice is requested.

Reservations and deposits are required for group tastings and can be made by calling the winery at 540-347-3475. For larger groups, private or specially tailored events, please contact Juanita Olson at Juanita@pearmundcellars.com.

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Tours

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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
-Trellising on-going
-Bottling in May and June
-Crushing / Pressing in September
-Blending / Fining in November
-Fermenting / Aging on-going