Private Wine Education Tour


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Escape the city for a Private Wine Education Course at Philip Carter Winery, less than 60 miles from downtown Washington, D.C in Virginia's wine country!
  • A seasoned guide will lead you through the vineyard and class explaining how the award-winning wines are produced
  • Wines have received prestigious accolades from Virginia Wine Lover's Reader's Choice and the Virginia Governor's Cup Competition
  • Receive coupons for complimentary wine tastings
  • Unwind and complete your day with a delicious picnic at the vineyard!
Hume, VA
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Saturday & Sunday - 11:00 AM

Essential Information
  • All participants must be at least 21 years of age with valid ID
  • Take home a souvenir corkscrew and Philip Carter Winery tasting glasses
  • Complimentary tastings of current wines as well as an exclusive tasting of a special reserve wine
  • Receive a 10% discount on any purchase of a bottle of wine
The tour and wine educational course combined is approximately 1 hour in length. The picnic can be enjoyed at your own pace.
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Maximum Participants
This is a private experience for your party of 2 or 4 people.
Friends and family are welcome to visit the winery separately as it is open to the public.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider directly with questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions and walking.
Is there an age requirement for this experience?
Yes, all participants must be at least 21 years of age with a valid ID.
Are wine tastings included in the price?
On the Private Wine Education Tour, you will be given complimentary tastings of each wine currently available, including an exclusive tasting of a special reserve wine.
Can I keep the whole picnic?
The picnic basket, cutting board and blanket must be returned at the end of your visit, but the rest of the picnic is yours!

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Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience with the provider directly. Failure to appear on your booked date, cancel or reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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Customer Reviews

This experience has a customer rating of 4.5
based on 27 reviews.
Lovely tour and tasting. Jan and Reed were delightful hosts.
Response from Virgin Experience Gifts
Hello June, Lovely review!  I am so glad Jan and Reed were such incredible hosts and provided a great tour and tasting! We can't wait to get you out on more incredible experiences soon! Best, Brooke
Response from Virgin Experience Gifts
Hi Conor, This adventure is fantastic! Thank you for letting us know and I hope you learned something new about wine! Regards, Brianna
Amazing! Phillip Carter Winery was beautiful, a very romantic day. The wine and staff were excellent. We will be back again!
The tour was wonderful and the staff was very knowledgeable and helpful!
A fun, informative tour followed by a relaxed wine tasting of some lovely wines and a picnic in a beautiful setting. Loved it!
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