Continuing with my crusade of finding small, but high quality vineyards in Virginia, I thought today I’d do a write-up on Linden Vineyards. This little winery is located just 65 miles west of the nations capital. Jim Law is the owner. I met the man a couple of times. He’s as humble as they come. Proud of his life’s work and always willing to help out people who look for advice on how to be successful in the business of growing fine wines.
Linden Vineyards opened up officially as a winery back in 1988. Actual work on the winery started a couple of years prior to that, in 1983. Like many vineyards that I come across, Linden is actually a converted small farm. Original vineyard had just 6 acres. Since then it was expanded to two additional plots of 7 and 5 acres.
Today the vineyards have over 4000 cases of wine. They grow the usual there I guess, Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Vidal and Seyval. Visits can be arrange for groups and individual. Tastings can be had any day during working hours of the vineyard. For tours, they can be had during the weekends, Staturdays and Sundays and they are free of charge. They are offering an excellent service for such a small vinery. Give them a visit. Here’s the address:
3708 Harrels Corner Rd., Linden, VA 22642