Slater Run Vineyards is a family owned vineyard and winery located in Upperville, Virginia, that produced its first vintages in 2014. Started in 2010 by married couple Christopher and Kiernan Slater Patusky, and Kiernan's parents Bob and Alice Slater, the winery represents the continuation of a 300-year tradition of farming by Kiernan's family along Goose Creek. Slater Run Vineyards has 12 acres of close spaced vines that produce a Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Rosé, and Cabernet Franc, as well as two bourdeaux blends named First Bridge and Roots. The most convenient way to taste and buy Slater Run Wines is to visit wine bar The Local Taste on Route 50 in the village of Upperville. Read more about our wines here, the team that made it happen here, and tasting opportunities here.
Our creamy chardonnay is fermented in both stainless steel and French burgundy barrels. More here.
The Slater Run Wines can be tasted and purchased year round at The Local Taste, the Slater Run Vineyards Tasting Room and Wine Shop, located at 9030 John Mosby Highway, Upperville, VA 20185. The Local Taste is open from 12-7pm Thursday-Saturday & 12-5pm on Sunday.
Our fresh, crisp pinot gris is made entirely from Slater Run Vineyard grapes. More here.
Our medium-body cabernet franc has a fruity twist. More here.
Our rosé blend is acidic and fresh and pairs well with lighter meats and cheeses. More here.