Virginiawine.org. The grand opening was over the 4th of July weekend, although they had the "soft" opening Memorial Day weekend. Meriwether Springs is owned by Ed and Regina Pierce. They have planted 4.5 to 5 acres of vineyard with 4000 vines of Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. The vineyard is situated on the original estate of the famed explorer, Meriwether Lewis.
The event center, which overlooks the vineyard, includes two separate event spaces, a nice tasting room, a full-service caterer’s kitchen, and a bridal loft. The event center has a porch and a deck. It is situated on a 40 acre property that includes hiking trails, a couple ponds and a lake. Meriwether Springs summer hours are Friday 12pm -8 pm; Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 6pm.
Meriwether Springs Vineyard
1040 Owensville Road
Charlottesville, Va. 22901