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DuCard Vineyards

Region: Central Virginia

Spring 2021 update: Getting out into the countryside, including Shenandoah National Park all around us, with 300,000 acres of social distancing, can be a peaceful and fulfilling activity in times of stress. Adding a flight or bottle of wine can be a nice way to add to your outing, good for body, mind and spirit.

DuCard's grounds are open. Guests may purchase seated flights of wine or wine by the bottle to enjoy on our lawn or covered patio Monday - Thursday 12-5pm, Friday 12-9pm, and Saturday - Sunday 12-6pm. Reservations are recommended and can be made at We also offer Curbside / To Go wine. Orders can be processed and picked up Monday - Friday 12-5PM.

We also offer free local delivery and free UPS shipping for orders of 6 bottles or more. See website for details.


Boutique winery in gorgeous mountainside setting near Old Rag Mountain, White Oak Canyon, and Graves Mountain Lodge. Limited quantity, estate grown wines in a relaxed, fun and intimate environment. Music on the patio every Saturday, and lots of special events.

We are an 'authentic' operation, growing our own grapes with 18 acres of vines on 4 sites, and making our own wine, on site - 'the real deal.'

Our tasting room features patios with great views of mountains, streams and vineyards, floors and bar made from reclaimed lumber from our barns, solar panels to power our operation and local foods to accompany the wines.

Step up your tasting experience with our Shenandoah Wine Flight Program which offers a relaxed seated tasting experience including flights of wine as well as premium cheese, charcuterie, and dessert boards. This program is offered on most Saturdays and Sundays. Check out a recent review of the program by Charlottesville guide here: Please see website for details.

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We are proud to announce we are once again a Virginia Green Travel Star Award Winner!

We are also delighted to announce that we are the top rated winery in Central Virginia on TripAdvisor!


40 Gibson Hollow Lane
Etlan (Madison County), VA 22719
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Seasonal Hours*

Mon 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tues 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wed 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thurs 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fri 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sat 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sun 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
* Beginning March 2021 Friday hours are 12 - 9pm with music (5:30-8:30pm) and dinner options available.

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Tour Fee

Groups: $15 pp incl. glass; call first


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