The Wine Experience at Philip Carter Winery

Through education and cultural experience, we seek to bring each guest a bit closer to the history and beauty of wine in Virginia. Seasonal offerings and regular programs in wine education promote the very best of our own personal wine journey.

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Tasting Flights
4 product flight: $12.00 per person
6 product flight: $14.00 per person
Choose either 4 or 6 of our handcrafted wines and ciders to taste in a self-guided tasting experience. Tasting is served on a tray that can be taken to your table and enjoyed at your own pace. The tasting also includes the souvenir wine glass to take home.

To see a list of current wines click here


Tour & Picnic Experience for Two
$85.00 per couple
Experience a tour of our winery and vineyard, learn about wines, and sit down for a private picnic in the vines. Learn about the journey a grape takes from the vines in the vineyard to the glass of wine in front of you.

Experience includes the following per couple:

  • Guided vineyard and winery tour
  • Wine Tasting education and appreciation experience
  • Picnic of cheeses and meats
  • Blanket, cutting board, and basket rental
  • Two keepsake Philip Carter tasting glasses and a corkscrew

For the private picnic, guests receive a blanket and basket of handcrafted cheeses, cured meat, and crackers to enjoy on the winery grounds. The basket also includes a cutting board and chocolates; the basket, board, and blanket must be returned at the end of the visit.

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we are currently unable to offer the tour portion of this experience at this time. If you have already purchased this voucher through Groupon or another site, you are still welcome to come in and redeem the voucher for the Picnic and Tasting Flight portions of the voucher anytime during our current hours of operation. No reservation is required to do this. – Alternatively, if you would prefer, you are welcome to save the voucher for future use when we are able to resume tours, regardless of expiration. Thank you for your understanding.