Speaking of wine “taking a socially distanced trip out to a winery (or two) this weekend, any recommendations?”

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Rachel asks: “taking a socially distanced trip out to a winery (or two) this weekend, any recommendations for ones to check out/avoid?”

The early replies:

“The best in the DMV is @BlackAnkleVines – Outdoor patio seating is open daily but reservation is required to allow for social distancing”

Naked Mountain. Cana. Stone Tower. Quattro Goombas. RdV.”

Bull run winery has been doing a good job with social distancing, reservations are required!”

868 has a great set up, very large space and everyone was really safe”

“Did Naked Mountain a couple weekends ago and it’s a great setup.”

Bull run winery is taking social distancing very seriously”

Rockland, Fleetwood Farms, and Delaplane!”

RDV Vineyards!! Bordeaux blends. The best in Virginia.”

“We’ve gone to Sunset Hills in Purcellville for 10+ years. They have several different inside/outside seating options, and looks like reservations are no longer needed.”

Running Hare Vineyard. Their wine slushees *chef kiss.* They also have Groupon deals!”

Early mountain Winery is amazing. There is also an Amish Market right around the corner that has some great food.”

“Highly recommend Barrel Oak! Wine and beer. Incredibly well organized. We were impressed!”

Black Ankle has a great setup- order by text, pay online, tables appropriately distanced, and a huge field if you’d like to bring a blanket and sit in the sun”

Rockland farms!

“We’ve done Mountain Run twice. Excellent.”

“Definitely RDV!”

Philip Carter Winery, Hume, Va”

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