A: Effective December 17, 2020: The Winery at Bull Run will be open every day from 11AM–7PM. The Tasting Room is temporarily closed and seating is available on our Adult and Family-Friendly lawns, heated patio and tents, and limited indoor seating in our Production Barn Tank Room and Tasting Room. Table reservations are required every day. Groups of 13 or more must make a Large Group Reservation in one of our large group seating areas or book a private event space. Hillwood Park does not require a reservation. Please check the Calendar for Hillwood Park availability.
See our mask policy below
A: Yes, reservations are required seven days a week. This not only ensures we don't go over-capacity, but helps us to track foot traffic and keep everyone socially distanced.
Q: Are masks required at the winery?
A: Per health mandates by the Virginia Governor's Office, all people age 5 and older must cover their mouth and nose with a mask when they are outdoors and cannot stay at least six feet away from others who do not live with them or indoors with others, with the exception of when actively eating or drinking. This means guests must wear a mask when ordering at the bar, visiting the restrooms, checking in at the reservation table, or anytime you get up from your table.
A: We are continuing to offer curbside pickup service and shipping so that you can enjoy your favorite Bull Run wines at home! For curbside pickup, please place your order online and select "pickup" at check-out. Wines can be picked up anytime during our hours of operation.
When you arrive on site, please follow the correct signage to our curbside pickup location and call us when you arrive.
A: Yes, we offer several food options such as freshly baked baguettes, gourmet cheeses and spreads, salami, prosciutto, and other refreshments for sale for guests to enjoy with our wines. Water, apple juice, and a variety of sodas are also available for purchase.
Additionally, you may pre-order gourmet picnic boxes and platters from Amphora Catering to pick up at The Winery at Bull Run on the day of your choice.
CLICK HERE to preview the full menu of picnic boxes available and place your order Monday–Friday, 8 am–6 pm by calling 703-938-3800 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please place your order at least 24 hours in advance.
A: While we like to think our views rival those of any public park, we are a privately-owned farm winery. We ask that if you choose to enjoy our property, facilities, and staff that come along with it, you support us with the purchase of our Virginia grown wine. Table Reservations are required seven days a week.
A: While we do not allow outside beverages or coolers on site, you may bring your own food to the winery to enjoy on our expansive lawn and outdoor picnic areas where we have over 100 picnic tables. You may transport your food in picnic baskets, lunch boxes, and shoulder bags with ice packs. Any and all food must fit at the table you are sitting at as we do not allow "food only" tables or tables to be used as buffet stations. Unless purchased from the winery, food trucks, or an approved caterer, outside food is not allowed in the Tasting Room, Barrel Room, or in the Heated Patios or Tents.
To maintain our compliance with the laws which govern our ABC farm winery license, we do not allow outside beverages of any kind. You may leave your beverages in your vehicle. All bags brought onto the property are subject to search. Wine, bottled water, juice, and a variety of sodas are available for purchase at sales locations.
Grills: Due to the Fairfax County Fire Marshall grills are not permitted at the winery.
A: We are now offering self-guided wine tastings! Wine tastings are $15 and include 6 of our favorite wines and tasting notes for each wine. The self-guided wine tasting can be purchased at the bar and enjoyed at your table.
Private Group Wine Tastings with a dedicated wine educator are available for groups of 8 to 20 people. Reservations are required for private group wine tastings. Click here to schedule yours! *UPDATE: As of Monday, Dec. 14, per state health guidelines, groups are now limited to a maximum of 10 people until further notice*
A: Yes! The Historical Tours are a guided tour of the property for $36.50/person with a complimentary glass of wine. Souvenir Bull Run Logo wine glass is yours to keep! The tour normally takes about one hour. Walk our historic plantation while tasting Virginia wine and learn about the rich Civil War history behind these breathtaking, hallowed grounds. Please note this is an outdoor tour and dress accordingly. You may book your tour and learn more by clicking here.
A: Children are welcome, but must be supervised by an adult at all times. The front yard (1 acre) and patio are 21 years of age and over only. The back yard (2 acres) is designated for adults and children.
A: We all love our Pets, but they are not allowed at The Winery at Bull Run for the general comfort of everyone and our Horses. Service animals are always welcome. This includes dogs, cats, birds, iguanas etc.
Groups of 51 or more are required to purchase a private event rental space.
**Effective 12/14/20: Due to health mandates by the Virginia Governor's Office, all personal and private gatherings are limited to 10 guests until further notice.**
A: You may purchase glasses of wine, bottles for on-site consumption, and food up to 30 minutes before closing time (view our hours). Bottles-to-go may be purchased up until closing time.
A: Yes, the case discount (12 bottles) is 10%—there are 12 wines in a case and you can mix and match. Police, firefighters, and military personnel with a valid ID receive a 10% discount on glass, bottle, and food purchases. We also offer special discounts for our Wine Club members!
A: Pop-up tents are not allowed. Any type of tents other then our own are not allowed.
A: Yes, designated smoking areas along the vineyard fenceline are clearly marked. Cigars are available for purchase at bar.
A: Yes, please see our Photography Policy for details.
A: The Winery at Bull Run has ramps that allow wheelchair access and accessible bathrooms, but as an old historic farm winery building, we are not fully ADA compliant in regards to hand rails or grade of the ramp leading to the winery building.
A: Public event ticket sales (e.g. Sipping and Painting, Friday Night Flights, movie nights, etc.) are non-refundable. If you would like to give your ticket to a friend, please email us at email@example.com to change the name on the ticket for check-in.
A: No, any type of amplified music is prohibited.
A: We can accommodate groups arriving by bus or limo with a reservation prior to 3 PM seven days a week. All tables and groups are by reservation only. Please read our policies on large groups above. Buses and limos are required to use the drop off lane in front of the winery and on weekdays should park in the designated bus parking area at the far end of the parking lot. On weekends, a parking attendant or security team member will instruct the bus or limo driver as to where to park.
A: We currently source our grapes from our Estate Vineyard, Rock Mill, located in the foot hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Little Washington, VA at the edge of the Shenandoah National Park. The Site is approximately 700ft above sea level (relative to the Winery which is 300ft above sea level). We have 39,000 vines planted on a 34 acre vineyard of a 115 acre operating farm. Nine different grape varietals are planted. We also source from premium Virginia Vineyards throughout the State.
A: No, due to Fairfax County fire regulations we do not allow these.
A: No, we have over 200 picnic and patio tables. These tables are by reservation-only seven days a week. If someone in your party needs a chair with a back, one will be provided.
The Winery at Bull Run is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
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