Smith Mountain Lake Wineries

Smith Mountain Lake Wineries

Smith Mountain Lake has some beautiful wineries!

I will start my list with the three wineries that are closest to the lake:

Hickory Hill Vineyards

This beautiful vineyard is located in Moneta just minutes from the lake. It is the oldest winery at Smith Mountain Lake, followed closely behind by several others. It is owned by Roger Furrow and operated by Wendy and Donald Furrow-Scott.

You can go to their website and see the layout of the vineyard and the grapes in their rows. Click here to see the vineyard in an interactive way.

They are open for tastings and picnics and have plenty of outside seating and limited covered seating in case of rain.

Address: 1722 Hickory Cove Ln, Moneta, VA 24121
Phone: (540) 296-1393

Hours: Thursday - Saturday 12-5 (I always call ahead before visiting any winery just in case something has changed!)

Ramulose Ridge Vineyards

Next up is this absolutely beautiful vineyard with unique offerings like Wine & Cigar pairings. Ramulose Ridge Vineyards is the premier wedding venue of Smith Mountain Lake. The vineyard features a 2,200 square-foot event space with large windows offering picturesque views.

Address: 3061 Hendricks Store Rd, Moneta, VA 24121
Phone: (540) 314-2696

Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 1-5

Brooks Mill Winery (Temporarily closed as of 1/23/24 - Call before you go!)

This is a family owned and operated winery offering award-winning fruit wines. It is operated by H.T. and Rhonda Page and is just minutes from the Westlake Corner.

The vineyard began in 2006 with blackberries and they have expanded each year, adding blueberries, pears, apples, peaches, and cherries. From dry dinner wines to sweet dessert wines, Brooks Mill has a wine for you.

Address: 6221 Brooks Mill Rd, Wirtz, VA 24184
Phone: (540) 721-5215

Hours: Friday-Monday 12-4

Peaks of Otter Winery

Depending on where you are at the late it is about a 30-60 minute drive to this beautiful winery. You can bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a bottle of wine at one of the many outdoor tables.

They have sample flights available where you can try all eight of their wines or grab a cold bottle with glasses and spread out on their lovely grounds. Apple cider donuts are available while they last!

Address: 1218 Elmos Rd, Bedford, VA 24523
Phone: (540) 586-3707

Hours: Daily 12-5

The Homeplace Vineyard

Depending on where you are at the lake, this vineyard is between a 30-60 minute drive. The Homeplace Vineyard offers a selection of wines that will appeal to every palette in a lovely atmosphere.

Their tasting room is open for tasting and wine flights and they have fun events like “Flip-Flop Night” and “Sippin’ Saturday." Click here for their events page for more information.

Address: 568 Rigney Cir, Chatham, VA 24531
Phone: (434) 432-9463

Hours: Thursday - Saturday 12-5

AmRhein's Wine Cellars

This winery is about an hour away from the lake in Bent Mountain, VA. AmRhein is a German name meaning “on the Rhein” (Rhine) River. AmRhein’s Wine Cellars is a Virginia family owned and operated, 100% estate-grown winery, specializing in wines with a German influence.

AmRhein is the 63rd winery in Virginia. The vineyards were first planted in 1995 with their first "crush" occurring in 1999. The winery opened in 2000 with a Viognier.

They offer wine tastings and bottle sales.

Address: 9243 Patterson Dr, Bent Mountain, VA 24059
Phone: (540) 929-4632

Hours: Friday- Sunday 12- 5 and Saturday 12-6

Fables and Feathers Winery
Visit their website to see beautiful pictures of the winery and all their fun upcoming events!
Address: 2117 Bruno Dr, Goodview, VA 24095Happy Sipping!
Phone: (540) 420-0916

Burnbrae Vineyards
The tasting room is a rustic log cabin that has been restored to provide some modern comforts without erasing its humble beginnings. 
Address: 3524 Cottontown Rd, Forest, VA 24551
Phone: (336) 339-5634