Great Wine Takes Time. Enjoy the Journey.
A boutique winery located 10 miles from downtown Charlottesville, Thatch Winery offers award-winning wines in a rustic yet modern 5000 square-foot tasting room. The winery previously operated as First Colony Winery for the past 19 years.
Situated on 60 acres, the property features gardens, patios, renovated loft with games, two fireplaces and three tasting bars. Thatch has over 12 acres under vine featuring varietals such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
Thatch is the only winery in the country with a custom thatched roof, which was topped off in 2015. Open daily for tastings and tasty bites, the winery also offers packages for weddings, group events and holiday parties.
New owners, Jeff & Mel Miller and David & Esther Fratkin are looking forward to welcoming old and new friends to visit First Colony.
Open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Groups welcome but please call for rates and availability. Light bites available, i.e. meat & cheese plates, dips, spreads, hummus & crackers, chocolates.
Directions: Located 15 minutes from downtown Charlottesville just south of Monticello. From I-64 take exit 121 (Rt. 20 south) towards Scottsville. Continue 10 miles to a right turn on Rt. 720. Winery is one mile at the end of the road.
- Family Friendly
- Pet Friendly
- LGBT Friendly
- $9.00 tasting fee waived with 3 bottle purchase
Last Updated: 04/25/2019
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