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Hip, funky, and secluded

We had read that Gabriele Rausse makes some of the best wines in Charlottesville. The pinot Grigio... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Haven't Even Been to the Tasting Room Yet, but already Love It!!

My friend and I went to see Mr. Rausse about 5 years ago when the tasting room was just a thought... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kris P
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3247 Carters Mountain Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7715
+1 434-981-1677
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read that Gabriele Rausse makes some of the best wines in Charlottesville. The pinot Grigio and chardonnay hit the mark. The reds were not so memorable, but the staff were great, the atmosphere was fun, and the location in the woods make for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I went to see Mr. Rausse about 5 years ago when the tasting room was just a thought and you had to make an appointment. It was difficult to find then as well, I will never forget our experience sitting at the...More

Thank Kris P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a little hesitant pulling in because there was just a sign saying Open. No winery sign or grapes sign. You pull up a short distance and turn and there is this little glass building. The made their own sour dough bread. We had...More

Thank Dinah Y
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Our first stop in a small cluster of wineries in that area. It seemed to have a local following. The Tasting glasses were a mixture from other wineries. They really were foodie oriented. We did a tasting and weren't overwhelmed by any varietal presented. The...More

Thank mhensleyowb
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This place certainly needs some way finding signage. We went past the parking area for the tasting room thinking it was overflow parking and traveled very far down a gravel path before struggling to turn around. A simple 'employee only' or 'tasting room' sign would...More

1  Thank amy l
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Super cute and eclectic. Knowledgeable staff and Good wine. Off the beaten path. It was raining when we went so we were elbow to elbow at the bar but the staff made sure everyone was taken care of.

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This winery did not turn out to be what I expected, but we had a great tasting. The sign does not say Gabriele Rausse, it is just an open sign hanging from a crane. And the tasting room is glass walls on three sides. So...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We needed to have a nursing professional meeting and this winery was suggested by a colleague. They close at 5 pm- but agreed to host our gathering from 5-7. They did some appetizers for us to snack on too. The wine was good, with the...More

1  Thank sharonrobertb
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Our wine tasting was so enjoyable because of Tim Rausse, the owner's son. The wines were also very good. The tasting room is small and our group of eight sat at a large table. Apparently you can also eat a lunch or have a group...More

1  Thank MaryDiSalvo
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

It’s tucked away, but is really well worth the hunt. Do a full tasting, because there are gems among both the reds and the whites. Plus, you get to sample a sourdough baguette, baked usually by one of the Rausse sons. The space itself is...More

1  Thank SwimmingBears
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Jim S
24 February 2018|
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Response from Colliam7 | Reviewed this property |
I seem to recall $8 or $10. We went on a Saturday, and they has a food pairing option, which was a bit more expensive (may have been $15 but definitely worth it!
24 July 2017|
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Response from BjFDamascus_Maryland | Reviewed this property |
• Sunday from 10:00 to 4:00 • Thursday from 11:00 to 5:00 • Friday from 11:00 to 5:00