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Chateau O'Brien

3238 Railstop Rd, Markham, VA 22643-1841
+1 571-238-0033
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Our favorite Virginia winery

Our first visit was in 2011 and we loved the wines back then. Since we were in the area again for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave H
Pittsburgh, Pa
via mobile
Memorial Day Weekend

Second visit to winery. Cool, rainy day on the hillside. Rain and fog rolled in. Quite pretty. Two... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jan m
Charleston, South Carolina
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible20%
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“apple wine” (8 reviews)
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3238 Railstop Rd, Markham, VA 22643-1841
+1 571-238-0033
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit was in 2011 and we loved the wines back then. Since we were in the area again for a wedding we decided to have a private cellar tasting this time around. Howard poured us 7 wines including a few reserved for members...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to winery. Cool, rainy day on the hillside. Rain and fog rolled in. Quite pretty. Two of us drank Tannat reserve. Very good. Others had Apple wine. It was surprisingly good, as well! Meat and cheese platter purchased. It also was enjoyable. All...More

Thank jan m
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A good friend recommended that we stop at Chateau O'Brien and I'm so glad we did. It was a Monday and Howard the Owner was in the Winery He asked us what kind of wine we liked to drink and we told him red wines...More

Thank Stormsnana
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant winery, with fireplace, seating inside and out. Very nice wines to choose from, as well as plates to share.

Thank dsiksay
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Stopped here on a nice February Saturday, and was surprised that it was not more crowded. The facility is nice, although I did not care for the separate tasting bars. If my wife had been with me, she would have opted for a different tasting...More

Thank r0nbr
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this gem. Fantastic high quality wine great customer service. Great selection of wine.

Thank lfkim
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

As I followed my GPS to Chateau O'Brien, I thought it had gotten me lost u till I zig-zagged my way over the railroad tracks on to their private drive. As it was a Monday morning, I was the only one there and had the...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by and were greeted by the owner. We got to see the original property that he bought and enjoyed learning about the changes that he's made. We did both tastings and enjoyed the staffs knowledge and friendliness. They have some unusual wines you...More

Thank tripgirlsTexas
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We so enjoyed our tasting here. All of the wines were wonderful. The view is beautiful. The owner is knowledgeable and friendly. We felt right at home. A great place to go to really taste superior wine and learn from a passionate owner who takes...More

1  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 13 June 2016

There is an ambiance and a charm from this winery from the moment you navigate the entrance. Who doesn't love a French themed chateau with a stunning view (Rt. 66 hardly disturbs)? The owner welcomed us, and his staff really did a nice job in...More

Thank Betty A
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