On Friday, November 12, 2021, the Shenandoah Cup was awarded to:

Bluestone Vineyard's HOUNDSTOOTH 2017

Congratulations to Bluestone Vineyard and winemaker Lee Hartman!

Congratulations to our 2021 Shenandoah Cup Gold Medal Wines:

Bluestone Vineyard - 2017 Houndstooth
Bluestone Vineyard - 2019 Chardonnay (Stainless Steel)
Briede Family Vineyards - 2019 Tannat
Cave Ridge Vineyard - NV Blanc de Blanc Sparkling
Cave Ridge Vineyard - 2019 Fossil Hill
CrossKeys Vineyards - 2019 Meritage
CrossKeys Vineyards - 2019 Petit Verdot
Muse Vineyards - 2017 Clio
Rockbridge Vineyard - 2017 De Chiel White Riesling
Rockbridge Vineyard - 2017 V d'Or
Wolf Gap Vineyard - 2017 Chambourcin

It has been said by many that the Shenandoah Valley is one of the country’s most exciting wine producing regions today, with positive critical reviews being found in major food and wine publications nationwide. As the praise and awards continue to accumulate, Shenandoah Valley wines have become sought-after products in fine restaurants and wine shops from coast to coast and internationally.

The Shenandoah Valley has clearly emerged as a regional wine leader in the eastern United States. A tour of the Valley’s wineries offers a special experience, with rural scenery, entertainment, quality restaurants and award winning wines.

Who We Are

The Shenandoah Valley Wine Growers Association is a nonprofit regional trade association with an active membership of Shenandoah Valley (a BATF Approved Viticultural Area – AVA) wineries, businesses and folks interested in wine. The Association’s vision is to lead in the promotion and protection of Shenandoah Valley AVA as one of the finest winegrowing regions in the world; to enhance the future of Shenandoah Valley through the preservation and enhancement of its resources: its land, wines and people; create a unified voice to advocate the common interests of our members; and to meet the challenges of our dynamic, global industry with innovation and integrity.

Supporting businesses and individuals are encouraged to join the SVWGA. To obtain information on how to become a member please e-mail us at info@shenandoahvalleywinetrail.com.

Click here for the Membership Application

Affiliated Members


Agritourism l Winery l Cidery Consultants

Shenandoah Valley Wine Growers Association
Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail


Board of Directors 2021 – 2022

Stephanie Pence
Brix & Columns Vineyards

Vice President

Lee Hartman
Bluestone Vineyard

David Rourke
M&R Vineyard

Vicki Ruckman
The Virginia Farmhouse

Wineries North to South

Briede Family Vineyards, Winchester, Frederick County

James Charles Winery & Vineyard, Winchester, Frederick County

Valerie Hill Vineyard & Winery, Stephens City, Frederick County

Honey & Hops Brew Works, Front Royal, Warren County

Star in the Valley Estate Winery, Strasburg, Shenandoah County

North Mountain Vineyard & Winery, Maurertown, Shenandoah County

Muse Vineyard, Woodstock, Shenandoah County

Shenandoah Vineyards, Edinburg, Shenandoah County

Wolf Gap Vineyard, Edinburg, Shenandoah County

Cave Ridge Vineyard, Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah County

The Winery at Kindred Pointe, Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah County

Third Hill Winery at DeMello Vineyards, Quicksburg, Shenandoah County

Wisteria Farm & Vineyard, Stanley, Page County

Brix and Columns Vineyards, McGaheysville, Rockingham County

Sage Bird Cider Works, Harrisonburg, City of Harrisonburg

Purple Wolf Vineyard, Harrisonburg, Rockingham County

CrossKeys Vineyards, Mt. Crawford, Rockingham County

Marceline Vineyards, Mt. Crawford, Rockingham County

Bluestone Vineyard, Bridgewater, Rockingham County

Barren Ridge Vineyards, Fishersville, Augusta County

Rockbridge Vineyard, Raphine, Rockbridge County

12 Ridges Vineyard, Vesuvius, Rockbridge County

Jump Mountain Vineyard, Rockbridge Baths, Rockbridge County

Ecco Adesso Vineyards, Fairfield, Rockbridge County