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Ankida Ridge Vineyards

Region: Central Virginia

Virginia’s “Little Burgundy”...
Ankida Ridge - The Vrooman Family Farm & Vineyard is a family-run, micro-boutique vineyard, farm and winery located in Amherst County at 1800 feet on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We grow exclusively Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. With our first vintage in 2010, we received international acclaim for our elegant, Burgundian style wines. On our low-vigor, granite soils, we practice sustainable, environmentally sensitive viticulture that offers our wines a true sense of place.

A second label of wines, "Rockgarden," is produced on site by our winemaker, Nathan Vrooman, from grapes purchased from area vineyards. These hand-crafted wines are also receiving high praise.

Strictly limited in production, our wines are highly sought after and can be enjoyed at select area restaurants (see website) or purchased at the winery, online or at Early Mountain Vineyards, Madison, VA, where we are a partner in the "Best of Virginia" program.


1304 Franklin Creek Rd.
Amherst, VA 24521
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Seasonal Hours*

Mon Closed
Tues Closed
Wed Closed
Thurs Closed
Fri Closed
Sat 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sun 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
* Ankida Ridge is open for tastings every Saturday and Sunday, 12-5pm. Lite fare of cheese/baguette/salami board is offered. Four times per year we host a special event that celebrates the "Seasons in the Vineyard" as well as our holiday party. At these four special events, held on specific SATURDAYS, NOON - 5pm, we offer live music, tours, and wine tastings. Please check website and Facebook page for details on these and other events. "Google Maps" is recommended for directions.

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Food Available: Light Fare
Pet Friendly
Picnic Area
Private Parties
Tasting Room