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Visit

Hark Vineyards is open! All operations are outdoors.

We are open 12pm-6pm on Friday/Sunday and 12pm-8pm Saturdays. Follow us on social media or check our Events page for any special occurrences that may alter our normal hours.

Hark offers two tasting menus, poured as flights for you to take back to your picnic area. The House is $10 and the Reserve is $15. Each features five wines, and provides experience with both the Hark and Jake Busching Wines brands.  Our wines are also available by the bottle or glass.

We welcome — and encourage — you to bring a picnic and enjoy the experience our estate offers.  Some picnic foods such as cheese, charcuterie, jams, crackers, and chocolate are available for purchase in our tasting room.

A few important notes:

  • We are a family-friendly property. Children are welcome, but please help us protect the grapes.
  • Well-behaved dogs on a leash are allowed outside, but not in the tasting room.
  • Smoking and vaping are not permitted anywhere on the property.  Additionally, Virginia ABC laws prohibit the consumption of any outside alcohol while on our premises.

Hours

Friday: 12 pm – 6pm
Saturday: 12 pm – 8pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 6pm

Location

Hark Vineyards
1465 Davis Shop Rd
Earlysville, VA 22936a

OUR ESTATE

Located 10 miles north of Charlottesville in Earlysville, Virginia, our property spans 80 acres with more than 20 acres under vine.  Planting began in 2016, and has continued each year since through 2019.

SOIL

Our soils are a rocky mix of Hayesville loam, Braddock loam, and Thurmont loam.

CLIMATE

Unlike some other growing regions, weather can vary greatly from year to year in Virginia.

GRAPES

We currently grow Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Petit Manseng, Pinot Gris, Vidal Blanc, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

WINERY

Our winery building was completed in May 2019, a boasts a 103kW solar panel system atop its roof.