Open Daily for tastings and tours
10AM to 5PM
Rebec Vineyards is a 70 acre estate in Amherst County offering beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The family home, Mountainview, is listed both on the National Register of Historic Places and as a Virginia Landmark.
In 1980, founder Richard Hanson planted the eight acres of noble vitis vinifera grapes. By 1987, the wine produced began selling under the Rebec label. Now, a quarter of a century later, fifteen wines are marketed via winery visits, festivals and local restaurant and retail establishments.
The winery was designed and built by owner Richard Hanson and his son-
Visitors are encouraged to learn more about the art of winemaking through our tours and wine tastings which are available for a modest fee. Enjoy the new deck overlooking our vineyards or bring a blanket and picnic under trees in the vineyards except on the second full weekend in October, when we host the Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival.
We are conveniently located right off Hwy 29 in Amherst County, between Charlottesville and Lynchburg, Virginia.
We named our vineyard after a medieval stringed instrument, the rebec. A forerunner
of the modern violin, the rebec represented our commitment to old-
We invite you to celebrate your special event in the vineyard at Rebec. Call 434-
Join us in the vineyards October 13 & 14 for the 22nd Annual Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival. Seven area wineries participate each year, offering wine tasting and sales. Garlicky foods are in abundance! Entertainment on 5 stages offers everything from magic to a variety of music to comedy.