News & Releases from Philip Carter Winery

2009 Wine Awards & Acclaim

 

2009 American Wine Society Commercial Wine Competition
2008 Governor Fauquier — Gold
2008 Chardonnay –- Silver

 

2009 Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Competition
2008 Governor Fauquier — Bronze

 

Acclaim
2006 Meritage – Richmond Times Dispatch – Wine of the Week
2006 Late Harvest Vidal – Steven Spurrier – 16 out of 17 on the Decanter scale
Virginia Wine Lover Favorite Winery of Virginia 2009 & 2010
Best White Wine & 2nd Best Winery Tour Overall 2013
Best Winery Tour, 2nd Best Winery and 2nd Best White Wine 2014
Total Medals Won 70, Platinum 1, Gold 10, Silver 37, Bronze 27

 

Cloud 9 Living Reviews

“”The private tour at the Philip Carter Winery was excellent. We were escorted through the vineyards by the wine maker himself and were provided with a very informative and interesting view of wine production in America, Virginia and at Philip Carter in particular. The private tasting that followed was one of the best that we have experienced. Our hostess for the tasting was very knowledgeable and entertaining! We loved everything about this experience. “”

Michael Dufton, Cloud 9 Living
Private Wine Education Tour Participant(s)

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Middleburg Life News Article

Philip Carter Winery Serves Up a Taste of History

By Dulcy Hooper For Middleburg Life

No matter which path one follows to reach the Philip Carter Winery in Hume, it’s a feast for the eyes – rolling hills set against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lush vineyards, meandering roads and picturesque fields dotted with red barns and outsized bales of golden-hued hay.

 

Virginia’s wine history dates back to the early 1600s, when the first English settlers in Jamestown were buoyed by optimistic hopes that Virginia would become a major source of wine for the British Empire. In 1619, they signed into law a requirement for each male settler to plant and tend to at least ten grape vines, the wine of which could be shipped back to “mother England.”

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TripAdvisor.com Reviews

“Philip Carter Winery”

Philip Carter Winery a Virginia Award winning winery with a spectacular selection of white wines. The optimal location experienced staff and beautiful weather made for a great 4th of July celebration. If you are in the northern Virginia area make the trip and consider the wine club… excellent value.

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1762 – National Wine Review

National Wine Review – 1762

At dinner’s end we opened another of Philip Carter’s new releases – the 1762 Port (v. 2010) – which is named for the year in which Charles Carter’s American wines were proclaimed to be “good wines” by an influential society in London. The 1762 is produced in the fortified style of a true Port from the Chambourcin grape, a French hybrid variety grown throughout Virginia and prized for its intense purple color and flavors of black cherries and plums.

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Facebook Reviews

Some of the best Virginia wines I have tried in a while. We were a little apprehensive about coming here after a pervious tasting at a different establishment up the road left a bad taste in our mouth– both literally and figuratively. The staffer who did our tasting was very accommodating and knowledgeable, answering most of our questions about the winery, the grapes, and history. We were impressed with the sweet venue and loved the family friendly style of it all. We will be back! – Shannon-Mae Connors

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