LET US ANSWER YOUR

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1.  WHEN ARE YOU OPEN?

General
Questions

General Questions

1.  WHEN ARE YOU OPEN?

General
Questions

General Questions

The Tasting Room is open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., 7 days a week. We are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

2.  CAN I BRING MY DOG?

Yes. Dogs are welcome at Veritas. They must be kept on a leash at all times and are not permitted inside the Tasting Room or the Ballroom.

3.  CAN I BRING MY KIDS?

3.  CAN I BRING MY KIDS?

Yes, children under 18 are welcome when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

4.  IS YOUR PATIO COVERED?

4.  IS YOUR PATIO COVERED?

Yes. We also have a bricked picnic area with umbrellas.

5.  DO I NEED A RESERVATION?

5.  DO I NEED A RESERVATION?

Nope! But we highly recommend making reservations on weekends, especially Saturdays.

6.  DO YOU HAVE A RAIN PLAN FOR MY RESERVATION AT ONE OF THE PICNIC SPACES?

6.  DO YOU HAVE A RAIN PLAN FOR MY RESERVATION AT ONE OF THE PICNIC SPACES?

While your reservation is rain or shine, we do have a 24 hour cancellation policy. This means you have up until 24 hours prior to your reservation to cancel and receive a refund. Each picnic table has a bistro umbrella over the table.

7.  WHAT IS YOUR MASK POLICY?

7.  WHAT IS YOUR MASK POLICY?

We adhere to the guidelines outlined by the Commonwealth of Virginia, the CDC, and remain compliant with labor regulations. Please visit veritaswines.com/visit for the most up-to-date policies.

VISITING VERITAS

VISITING VERITAS

8.  WHAT ARE THE TASTING OPTIONS AT VERITAS?

8.  WHAT ARE THE TASTING OPTIONS AT VERITAS?

There are two tasting options - the Taste in Place wine flights and the Reserve tasting.

Taste in Place: The wine flight is an innovative, portable tasting of four different Veritas wines. Each wine is accompanied by written tasting notes and a video from Winemaker Emily Hodson. Purchase the flight and enjoy it from wherever you are seated. Availability is limited. 

Reserve Tasting: Led by a Tasting Room educator, these small-group tastings are your opportunity to taste through our Reserve portfolio of wines and pose questions directly to an expert. Tastings can be booked Friday through Sunday and cost $50 per person. Walk-ins are welcome based on availability.

9.  WHICH WINES ARE YOU CURRENTLY SERVING?

9. WHICH WINES ARE YOU CURRENTLY SERVING?

10.  CAN I BRING OUTSIDE FOOD?

10.  CAN I BRING OUTSIDE FOOD?

We do not allow food in the Tasting Room, Ballroom, or Reservation areas. You are welcome to bring outside food to picnic on our lawn space or at the picnic areas. 

11.  DO YOU SERVE FOOD AT VERITAS?

11.  DO YOU SERVE FOOD AT VERITAS?

Yes. You can purchase food at The Terrace restaurant during our normal operating hours. View the menu.

12.  WHAT ABOUT DINNER?

12.  WHAT ABOUT DINNER?

The Farmhouse Restaurant at Veritas offers a four-course, wine-paired dinner service Tuesday-Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Please visit their website or reach out to farmhouse@veritasfarmhouse.com for more information and to make your reservation. 

13.  DO YOU HAVE LODGING ONSITE?

13.  DO YOU HAVE LODGING ONSITE?

There is an 8-bedroom bed and breakfast, the Farmhouse at Veritas, on the property. Please visit their website for more information and to make your reservation.

14.  WHAT ARE MY TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS?

14.  WHAT ARE MY TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS?

Agree on a designated driver and plan your transportation in advance. Uber and Lyft are unreliable. Other options include Charlottesville Transportation, YellowCab, and Albemarle Limousine. None of these services are endorsed by Veritas.

PURCHASING WINES

PURCHASING WINES

15.  WHERE CAN I BUY VERITAS WINES?

15.  WHERE CAN I BUY VERITAS WINES?

Our wines are available through our online store, in person in our Tasting Room, and at a variety of retailers throughout Virginia and Maryland. 

16.  WHICH STATES DO YOU SHIP TO?

16. WHICH STATES DO YOU SHIP TO?

We can currently ship to the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming. 

17.  WHERE CAN I GET INFORMATION ABOUT THE WINE CLUB?

17.  WHERE CAN I GET INFORMATION ABOUT THE WINE CLUB?

Learn about the Wine Club and read an in-depth FAQ dedicated to the Wine Club here.

EVENTS & EXPERIENCE

events & Experience

18.  CAN I HOLD A PARTY AT VERITAS WITH 25+ GUESTS DURING THE DAY?

18.  CAN I HOLD A PARTY AT VERITAS WITH 25+ GUESTS DURING THE DAY?

Congratulations! Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate events during opening hours.

19.  ARE THERE ANY OTHER LIMITATIONS FOR EVENTS HELD AT VERITAS?

19.  ARE THERE ANY OTHER LIMITATIONS FOR EVENTS HELD AT VERITAS?

Only a few! Events cannot begin until 6 p.m. and we have a minimum guest count of 40 persons. Please download our venue guide for more information and to begin planning your perfect event.

20.  I'M A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER. CAN I USE YOUR VENUE AND GROUNDS AS A LOCATION FOR MY UPCOMING FAMILY/ GRADUATION/EDITORIAL SHOOT?

20.  I'M A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER. CAN I USE YOUR VENUE AND GROUNDS AS A LOCATION FOR MY UPCOMING FAMILY/ GRADUATION/EDITORIAL SHOOT?

Thank you for your interest. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we limit onsite photography to couples who have booked an upcoming event with us. For other questions related to professional photography, please contact marketing@veritaswines.com.

21.  IS STARRY NIGHTS RETURNING IN 2021?

21.  IS STARRY NIGHTS RETURNING IN 2021?

We're returning to the roots of Starry Nights as an exclusive Wine Club Member dinner. We hope to see you on the second Saturdays of this summer as we relive the good old days. Find out more.

22.  I HAD A _______ TIME AT VERITAS! WHO DO I CONTACT ABOUT MY EXPERIENCE?

22.  I HAD A _______ TIME AT VERITAS! WHO DO I CONTACT ABOUT MY EXPERIENCE?

We love to get feedback: good, bad, and neutral. Fill out this form or send an email to contact@veritaswines.com.

Monday thru  Friday  /  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday thru Sunday  /  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM



Dogs must remain on a leash, and  stay in reservation areas at all times. 

We do not allow smoking of any kind (including e-cigarettes), in reservation areas.
Appropriate receptacles are positioned on the surrounding grounds. Please be considerate of any guests around you.

Veritas is wheelchair accessible. We have reserved handicapped parking. Please make us aware at the time of your reservation if you are in need of assistance. 

HOURS

The terrace offers gourmet sandwiches, salads, charcuterie and cheese plates from 11 am – 5:00 pm daily. You are welcome to bring your own picnic!
No outside alcoholic beverages are permitted. 

GET DIRECTIONS

We are located 20 minutes west of
Charlottesville, Virginia in gorgeous Nelson County.

151 Veritas Lane
Afton, Virginia 22920

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