YELLOW: Willowcroft

Everything about Willowcroft is small. Small batch wines, small building, small tasting glasses, small pours. That’s not a terrible thing, but it felt a bit At 1pm on a Friday afternoon, we were the only ones in the tasting room, though a few more people walked in as we were leaving. The winery itself has been open since 1984, making it one of the oldest (modern) wineries in the state, provided I remember my history correctly. Other than being small, small, small, we honestly don’t have more comments. The only real standout for us was the Albariño, so that’s what we came home with.

Rating: Yellow (it was fine)
Tasting: $10 for 8 wines
Price: About average for VA wineries (mid-$20s to $30-something)
Kid Friendly: Yes
Highlights: Always buy locally when they outsource grapes
Time Since Lacy Last Ate: ~22 hours
Strangers Invited to Dinner: 0

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