In the News
Check out our great new video here. We're proud to be a member of the Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine Loop - featuring vineyards, lodging and restaurants adjoining the Shenadoah National Park
NEW: DuCard will be hosting a fabulous 10 day cruise through Alaska's incredible Inside Passage next May. Small Oceania ship, private dinners, tastings, great excursions and more - limited availability and booking now. Please contact the tasting room at 540-923-4206 or email Scott for more details - email@example.com
Parlez-vous francais? Our friends at Alliance Francaise wrote a nice article - in French of course - about DuCard and our French winegrower/winemaker Julien. Have a look at it here.
DuCard Signature Viognier goes toe to toe with top French producer in Judgement of Virginia blind tasting. Details (and special offer to share in the fun) here.
It means a lot ot have folks write about us on Trip Advisor and Yelp and elsewhere - we don't ever know they are doing it. So all the more gratifying that we repeatedly get top marks from everyone. Thanks. Come visit and form your own opinion. And then post it, please.
Local wine critic Richard Leahy has named our Signature Viognier his favorite from a blind tasting for Virginia Wine Lover magazine. Hooray! Review.
See www.projectsunlight.net for a great first person write up on harvesting grapes at DuCard.
Aw shucks: our Cville friend and neighbor waxes eloquent about us in his blog.
Here's what the Old Town Crier had to say about our wines: link
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Tis the Season For Wedding Planning, Among Other Things.
Yes, DuCard is a great spot for weddings. And rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, birthday parties, corporate retreats and other special events.
Here are a few shots from recent weddings that give you a feel for our special place: pics
Our tasting room seats 50 for dinner and 100+ for receptions. The patio seats 100 for dinner. And there is lots of room for tents on the back lawn facing the mountains.
Contact us and come visit if you'd like to consider DuCard for your special event.
If you're looking for a place for your executive team or work group to focus, bond, create, review and enjoy then please consider us: meetings and powerpoint presentations inside, break out groups on the patio, team building in the vineyard with us (hands on perhaps), private catered dinner in the evening, stay in local B&Bs (we can advise).
We'll be releasing the new 2012 Virginia Native Norton on Saturday, March 1. Music on the patio in the afternoon too - come on out.
All merchandise continues to be on sale 20% off through February.
Events, Parties and All.
We have a pretty good
time at DuCard.
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Upcoming Events include St. Patty's Day party and music, Murder Mystery Dinner, Mother's Day Sunday Wine Brunch and more - see Calendar page
NEW FOOD & WINE
Join us for small group, seated tastings in the new barrel room on Saturdays. starting in April. We'll have in-depth tastings of our current releases, all paired some nice gourmet bites. Also includes a sample of our current vintage direct from the barrel. A great unique way to enjoy our wines and share in our story. Nice and cool in there too on hot summer afternoons.
Advance reservations, plus walk ups on a space-available basis.
$29 per person. Three seatings: 12:30 PM, 2:30 and 4:30 PM. Limit 10 people per session.
Family friendly and dog friendly (always)