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We love our guests and want you to have a fantastic time visiting
Southwest Mountains Vineyards.

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions we hear from our visitors.

Do I Need A Reservation?

Second Floor Tasting Room

To ensure we provide the best experience for our guests and to protect the well-being of our winery staff, reservations for visiting are strongly encouraged for the Second Floor Tasting Room and Second Floor Outdoor Decks via our TOCK reservations platform.  Each reservation will be reserved for 1 hour and 45 minutes.

All Second Floor Tasting Room reservations will have tableside service and you will have the opportunity to order SMV wines and seasonal culinary delights from our menu prepared by Winery Chef Gregory Lewis.  We will have a variety of Gluten free and vegetarian options.

If you arrive and haven’t made a reservation for the Second Floor, we will do our best to accommodate you if space is available.  Just see our host at the front door and they will be happy to check availability.

First Floor Inside and First Floor Outdoor Spaces

No reservations are needed for our first floor indoor or outdoor seating options. We offer a plethora of indoor seating options as well as a Tasting Bar for those interested in trying our Award-winning wines by the flight, glass or by the bottle. 

Guests may also enjoy 3 outdoor patios with tables and chairs which are also available without reservations.  Enjoy the grassy area beyond the patio with our water feature and bring your lawn chairs or picnic blanket if you’d prefer to sit alongside the vines.

Guests on our first floor, outdoor patios and lawn may purchase a variety of delicious snacks including cheeses, meats, baguettes, freshly prepared sandwiches and salads, sparkling waters and more from our “Grab and Go” self-service payment kiosk located in the nucleus of our first floor.  We will have a variety of Gluten free and vegetarian options.

An outdoor “Bottle Bar” is also located on our first-floor covered patio or those of you who like the ease and convenience of sitting outside and enjoying our wines while sitting outside.

*Only food purchased at Southwest Mountains Vineyards is permitted at the winery.

*No canopies, large tables, coolers, etc. are permitted on the lawn or patios.

Handicap Accessibility

*Yes, our first floor Tasting Room, Outside Patios and Restrooms are Handicap Accessible, however there are only stairs to the second floor of the Tasting Room.  Please make note of this if you’re making a reservation via our TOCK system for tableside service on the Upper-Floor.

Can You Bring the Hounds?

*Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome on our first-floor outdoor patios and lawn areas only.

*Please cleanup after your pet, pet stations with a trash can are provided. Thank you!

*All dogs must be leashed at all times during your visit.

*Water bowls are also available outside at the winery, let’s keep our furry friends hydrated.

*Please ask one of our winery crew for a special treat for your canine while visiting!

The Kiddos and Visiting

*All children must be accompanied by you at all times and are not permitted to roam freely.

*The second floor tasting room is dedicated to ages 21+. Families with children are still welcome at the winery in our first floor tasting room and ample outdoor spaces.

*No children under the age of 21 are permitted at the Tasting Bars.

A Smoke-Free Environment

*No smoking or vaping of any kind is permitted on the property.

Our Alcohol Policy

*All wine must be purchased through Southwest Mountains Vineyards.

*Per Virginia ABC Law, we do not allow outside alcohol (Beer, Wine, or Liquor) on the property.

*We ID everyone, so please make sure you bring the proper documentation, as we only serve alcohol to guests of legal drinking age (21+).

Is Wine Available for Purchase?

*We sell wines by the flight, glass and by the bottle while at the winery and you may also buy wines to take home with you if you’d like.

*You may also join our Wine Club offering quarterly wine shipments.

*You may also visit and shop for wines to be sent to you starting in November.

Can I Bring A Large Group?

*Groups are limited to parties of 8 unless a part of a Tasting Reservation or a class.

*No large tours buses or groups of more than 8.

Do You Rent Your Space for Weddings or Corporate Events?

*Please contact our winery to inquire about intimate gatherings and small corporate dinners.

Do You Have Live Music and Football on Game Days?

*Please check our calendar for upcoming live music at the winery.

*We have an outdoor music gazebo where we will have live music most Saturdays and Sundays from 1pm – 4pm and an indoor stage for those winter months when it’s just a tad too cold.

*We have many large screen TVs inside on both floors and plan to have games on for those of you who are diehard fans.

We’ve tried to think of everything to make your visit just perfect, please let us know if we’ve missed anything or you have a suggestion.

 The SMV Staff