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The Dog and Oyster Vineyard

170 White Fences Drive, Hope and Glory Inn, Irvington, VA 22480
+1 804-438-9463
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Nice setting, friendly staff, overpriced wines

the title says it all. the setting was very nice, the staff were great, but the wines, only 4 of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
brian f
Greensboro, North Carolina
Lots of fun and good wines

Having grown up in Tidewater ( a long time ago ) it's hard to get my head around the idea that good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patricia G
Prague, Czech Republic
via mobile
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The Dog and Oyster is an extraordinary vineyard owned by The Hope and Glory Inn. Come sip some of America's best wine and savor the world's best oysters on site.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“wine tasting” (25 reviews)
“oysters” (51 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
170 White Fences Drive, Hope and Glory Inn, Irvington, VA 22480
+1 804-438-9463
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the title says it all. the setting was very nice, the staff were great, but the wines, only 4 of them were just average. but the prices were terribly high, ranging from $26 to $39 a bottle. and the tasting was expensive for 4 wines.

Thank brian f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having grown up in Tidewater ( a long time ago ) it's hard to get my head around the idea that good wines can be made in eastern Virginia but the D and O proves that they can. My husband and I stumbled on it...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There are so many great things to say about The Dog and Oyster Vineyard. The setting is anything but pretentious! The hosts, Peggy and Dudley Patteson, along with their entire staff make everyone feel welcome and taken care of. Delicious wines along with AMAZING food...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A fun, little vineyard along the coast, The Dog and Oyster won't disappoint. A small shop is on the grounds staffed with knowledgable staff. Give it a try and stay local!

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The Dog and Oyster is a quaint little vineyard just outside the town of Irvington. It is so peaceful to visit and sample their delicious award winning wines. There are two whites, a rose and two reds. All are very smooth and many are award...More

Thank 11summergirlva
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Very cool to see big corkscrews at an entrance. All the wines are dry. Winery does not buy or sell grapes. Unfortunately, I came the day after there were tons and tons of fresh oysters. Wines were not bad.

Thank uncvcutraveller
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Wine selection was satisfactory. What made this spot special was the staff-they were informative, casual but professional; they offered many tips about the area. The vineyards and the giant wine openers are well worth the visit altho it is a distance from Williamsburg. History of...More

Thank Dixie375
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great location from the tides inn and hope and glory. Love the dogs that were rescued and protect the grapes. Owner was present and very entertaining.

Thank sandygt1
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stumbled upon this while out for a ride on a hot spring day. The grounds are very pleasant and you can either sit inside in the shade or outside under umbrella tables. The wine was very good. The tasting included 5 varieties which we...More

Thank MaryAnn218
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a cold damp day to kill some time and were pleasantly surprised by a couple of the wines. The staff needs to work on their knowledge and presentation for tastings, but for the most part very acceptable. The best part is...More

Thank Laura W
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Elizabeth A
16 May 2017|
Response from Mark A | Reviewed this property |
This would be a long walk and would not recommend it. A bicycle would not be bad. Please get ther tough Dudley is a hoot. Recommend you stay at the Bed and breakfast owned by the same folks that have the winery. Have dinner... More
Elizabeth A
16 May 2017|
Response from Stan B | Reviewed this property |
They have food on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11-4. Don't think you need reservations.
29 August 2015|
Response from DPatteson | Property representative |
Absolutely. The Urbanna Oyster Festival is November 5 and 6. Weather is changeable but usually warm. Our vineyard is usually very busy.