Celebrate Virginia wine with Wine Down with Three Rivers Media. Join us as we explore some of the spectacular wineries our region has to offer.
Giles Mountain Vineyard and Winery is the unique, estate winery of Tom and Diane Mullis located just a short drive from Dublin in Staffordsville, Virginia. Giles Mountain prides themselves on offering unique wine choices that showcase the region and their commitment to community. Thom and I had the privilege of visiting on a beautiful, warm autumn day to take in the beautiful vistas at this growing local winery.
A Commitment to Sustainability
Part of what makes Giles Mountain Vineyard and Winery so unique is their commitment to being "green." This means they take extra measures in their growing and winemaking process to limit their impact on the environment. Emphasis is put on minimizing their footprint on the land, conserving natural resources, and reducing chemical dependence in the fields.
With their efforts to be kind to the environment, Giles Mountain Vineyard and Winery is Our winery is Green Certified through Virginia Green; the Commonwealth of Virginia’s campaign to promote environmentally-friendly practices in all aspects of Virginia’s tourism industry. Virginia Green attractions have core values and thoughtful plans that emphasize the minimization of their impacts on the environment through their practices and through educating the community when they visit.
Giles Mountain Vineyard and Winery is a relatively young operation that is still growing day by day to serve their guests. As of Fall 2017, a brand new tasting room is being built on the property. Live music has become a staple at the winery as well as paint parties and other community events. Make the short journey to discover something new in beautiful Giles County.
Giles Mountain Vineyard and Winery Wines
Vidal Blanc/Chambourcin blend
A complex transparent red wine with flavors of plum, black cherry, and summer fruit. Light undertones of apple and raspberry.
Amplitude 100% Chambourcin
Tastes of bright red cherry, black currant and raspberry. Hints of cloves and pepper with a lustrous tannic feel.
Duet Cambernet Franc/ Chambourcin Blend
Aromas of strawberry and light plum, combined with notes of dried fruit, thyme and anise, with light tannins.
Tango 100% Cabernet Franc
Medium-bodied red wine with savory bell-pepper like flavors and herbal aromas with a lightly oaked finish.
*Descriptions courtesy of gilesmountainwinery.com