Step into history. Discover how two families, the Barbours and the Zonins, made their mark on sustainable agriculture, U.S. government, and viticulture worldwide, from one estate in Orange County, Virginia. Wander through the ruins of the former Barbour mansion. Transport yourself to the grapevines of the world renowned, award winning Barboursville Vineyard.
Barboursville Vineyards preserves the history of an 18th century estate. Today, you can explore the grounds and visit The Tuscan Tasting Room and Visitor’s Center, Library 1821, Inn and Palladio Restaurant. Learn how U.S. leaders, Thomas Jefferson and James Barbour, tried their hand at winemaking back in the early 1800’s and how Gianni Zonin defied all odds by finally doing so in the 1970’s. All right here, in Orange County, VA. Read the full story here.
Engage with History
Immerse yourself in the story and heritage of the Barboursville Vineyards by watching this video.
Explore From Home
Explore: Discover the art of winemaking and wine culture through the lens of the Barboursville Vineyards. Watch their video series, read their latest articles, and meet the faces behind their creations. All right here.
Learn: Participate in the video event series, “Tuesdays with LUCA”. Winemaker Luca Paschina announces new wine releases, walks participants through their vineyards, and teaches viewers how to prepare delicious seafood pasta dishes at home.
Support: Taste the vintage and modern flavors of the Barboursville Vineyard from home by visiting their online Wine Shop. Find a variety of wines and olive oils. Curbside pickup is also available 7 days a week from noon to 5:00pm.