Nassau valley vineyard, the first and largest winery in Delaware, was opened in 1993 by a jazz singer, Peggy Raley. The winery sits on an eight-acre property on 32165 Winery Way, Lewes, Delaware, United States.
The vineyard grows, produces, and sells its wine at the same location. Nassau valley winery produces sweet, dry white and red wine. The Nassau Vineyard produces wine such as;
- Cabernet Franc
- Cabernet Sauvignon
The Nassau Valley Farmers Market
Nassau valley vineyards organize a farmers market every Sunday from 12 to 3 pm. several artists play music at the market. There is a full bar with wine from Nassau valley and other local v vendors. You can buy local produce at the market, such as arts, crafts, honey, and jams.
Nassau tours and tasting
Visit Nassau valley for free on a self-guided tour within operational hours. You can also enjoy a wine tasting for $10 per person and take home your tasting glass. Wine tasting is not allowed 15 minutes to close of business as per the Delaware laws.
Nassau Valley Vineyard wine list
the Nassau valley winery produces fourteen types of wine. Some of the best are;
2017 Chardonnay (Dark, Oak Aged)-made with lemon, butterscotch aromas with a taste of light lemon, vanilla, and spice.
2017 Merlot “Adrift” (dry)- made traditional French style with a smokey raspberry aroma and a taste of tannins and fruit.
2017 Cabernet Sauvignon (Dry)- a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. Made with red plum and licorice and has pepper spice and smokey taste.
2016 “Indian River Red” Vinter’s Blend (Dry)- a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot with 13-month-old new French Oak. has an earthy aroma with leather, smoke, and black cherries. Tastes warm with a little pepper, prune, fruit and tannins.
2019 Peach Ambrosia ( Semi-Sweet White)- Fermented peach juice with no additives has a pure ripe peach aroma. It tastes sweet with peach flavor.
Whenever you visit Delaware, visit the Nassau Valley Vineyard and enjoy the beautiful scenery at the vineyard. Buy some takeaway wine, and do not miss out on the wine tasting!
8 min (5.3 miles)
via U.S. 9 E
Fastest route, the usual traffic
Backyard Works Inc
26822 Lewes Georgetown Hwy, Harbeson, DE 19951, United States
Head north toward Sonny Blvd
Turn left onto Sonny Blvd
Turn right onto U.S. 9 E
Turn left onto Nassau Commons Blvd
Turn left onto Vineyard Ln
Turn right onto Winery Way
Destination will be on the right
Nassau Valley Vineyards-Winery
32165 Winery Way, Lewes, DE 19958, United States