Many Virginia wineries welcome leashed, well-behaved dogs. It’s best to call ahead to find out if your dog will be welcome in the tasting room or on the vineyard grounds, especially on busy days.
Potomac Point, is just south of Woodbridge. Owners Skip and Cindi Causey have created a winery with the charm of Tuscany right here in Stafford. With an old-world feel, it’s a great spot to hang out on a hot summer day or a chilly fall afternoon. 275 Decatur Road, Stafford, VA 22554. Pet friendly, excluding indoor dining areas. $5-$10 per tasting. Closed Tuesdays. www.potomacpointwinery.net. 540.446.2266
Barrel Oak Winery, 3623 Grove Lane, Delaplane, VA—It’s no coincidence the initials for this winery are B.O.W. Pups are welcome in the tasting room and can run free in a fenced area outside. $7-$10 per tasting. Closed Tuesdays. www.barreloak.com. 540.364.6402
Breaux Vineyards, 36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane, Purcellville, VA—Dogs always welcome inside and around the winery, especially during Friday night “Yappy Hours.” $5-$10 per tasting. www.breauxvineyards.com. 800.492.9961
Lost Creek Winery and Vineyards, 43277 Spinks Ferry Road, Leesburg, VA—Those with dogs in tow are welcome inside the tasting room and on the many walking trails. $3 per tasting. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. www.lostcreekwinery.com. 703.443.9836
Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Road Berryville, VA—Dogs allowed on the grounds, but not in the tasting room since food is prepared inside. $5 per tasting. www.veramar.com. 540.955.5510