Molon Lave Vineyard

Fine jewelry and fine wine are two of a girl’s best friends. The family that has opened Molon Lave Vineyards offers both gorgeous gems at Louizos Goldsmiths and wine in a gorgeous setting. The vineyard is located in Warrenton, VA but is much closer to Bealeton. The family planted the vines 12 years ago and opened their Tasting Room about 5 years ago.

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The Tasting Room is is clean, large and is it is completely made of tile and stone . This means if you are unfortunate enough to be there when another guest decides to bring his guitar it isn’t a pleasant cozy winery experience. However, the wine is tasty and interestingly priced (ranging from $24-$32 for the wine and $40 for the aperitif).

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I enjoyed the Chambourcin and the Merlot.The greek logo is accompanied by greek decor and olive oil tasting. The sweet wine Ariadne is aged in a retired whiskey barrel and named after the maiden of the greek myth who gave Theseus a sword and a clew of thread to kill the minotaur. The label art comes from a local artist who gifted the paintings as a opening present.

Wine Club membership gets you not only free wine tastings but also free olive oil tastings. It’s a great snack to enjoy with a glass of wine. The flavors include: lemon, lime, blood orange, rosemary, Greek seasoning, basil, and garlic. Wine Club membership also includes use of the Small Barrel Room for up to 12 people and an annual Winemaker’s Dinner!

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Molon Lave’s Tasting Room and patio is situated on the bank of a little lake. They have fire pits on the patio in chilly temperatures. The vineyard is 20 acres and uses estate grown grapes to make kosher wine.  After your wine tasting, I highly recommend taking a glass of wine with you while you take in the scenery.

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