Virginia Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc often doesn’t get the credit it deserves among wine enthusiasts.  As the parent grape of both Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, it results in a surprisingly complex red wine most often noted for its peppery flavor.

Our 2015 Virginia Cabernet Franc is a delightfully different take.  It’s a medium-bodied wine with notes of bright fed fruit, dark cherry and just a hint of cedar and spice.  

It was well received, winning a Silver Medal at the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, a Silver Medal at the New York Wine and Spirits Competition, a Silver Medal at the American Wine Competition and a Bronze Medal from the INDY International Wine Competition.

Of course, our Virginia Cabernet Franc is just one of many.  Since we first began producing, our wines have won more than twenty-four thousand awards.  If red wine isn’t your passion, may we recommend our 2014 Heritage?  

It’s a nuanced white with notes of French oak, leading into orchard fruits and citrus.  Aged to perfection for nine months, it’s a delightful blend of 67% Chardonnay, 22% Sauvignon Blanc, 6% Pinot Gris, and 5% Viognier and was well received, winning the following awards:

  • Gold Medal – INDY International Wine Competition
  • Silver Medal – American Wine Society
  • Silver Medal – Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
  • And a Silver Medal at the San Francisco International Competition

If you’re interested in sampling our Virginia Cabernet Franc and other great vintages, why not join us for a wine tasting?  If you’ve never been to Blue Valley, you’ll fall in love with the majestic scenery, wholesome and delicious foods, and of course, our wide range of award-winning wines.

Are you a music fan?  If so, you should know that we play host to local and regional musicians on a regular basis so if you’d like some musical accompaniment while you’re here, be sure to check our event calendar and plan your trip accordingly.

Also note that if you’re planning a gala, event, wedding, corporate retreat or exclusive party, we have a number of unique event spaces available that might be perfect for whatever type of event you’re planning.  Spending a day with us is a great way to get a feel for each space and find the one that’s perfect for you.

For your convenience, our hours of operation are as follows: 

Peak Season – April through November

  • Monday through Thursday: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Friday through Sunday:  11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Off-Season – December through March

  • Monday through Thursday:  11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday through Sunday:  11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Please note that while we are open for business during most holidays, Blue Valley is closed on both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.  If you have any questions prior to scheduling your trip out to see us, don’t hesitate to give us a call!

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Terry Kaye

Terry Kaye is Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery’s exclusive events planner and consultant. Terry Kaye Events is a full-service event design, styling and planning boutique specializing in Vineyard weddings, social occasions, and corporate affairs in and around Northern Virginia and Washington, DC. From intimate gatherings to the most lavish of events, TKE will manage every aspect of your party with creativity, elegance, and grace.

Terry Kaye, Owner and Lead Event Consultant, has been in the event planning sector since 2000 and has over 18 years of hands-on industry experience. Previous employers include Marriott, Aramark and private planning firms. Her attention to detail, creative vision, and undeniable style guarantees a flawless execution of every event she plans.
Terry resides in the heart of Fauquier County with her husband, three boys and their dog named Sunny.