We produce wines made from Virginia grapes under both the Michael Shaps label and the Michael Shaps Wineworks label. Visit us at our original tasting room, Michael Shaps Wineworks, or our second tasting room, Wineworks Extended. Founded in 2007, we create complex wines with careful attention to the details of fine wine production in a traditional old-world style. We use natural yeast and our wines spend a significant amount of time in barrel prior to release. As an independent winery, we focus on quality, refined small-batch production. Our winery site is nestled in the woods South of Charlottesville, and we are all devoted to the craft of winemaking. Michael Shaps wines are small production wines made from grapes grown under Michael’s supervision. Michael has a reputation for quality that ranks on an international scale with some of the world’s best winemakers.
We want to give back to all those helping our education institutions here in Charlottesville! For any Teacher, Professor, Administrative or supporing staff, we're offering 20% off all bottle purchases, and half off carafes of our wine on draft! Make sure to stop by every Tuesday so we can give back to all those making a difference in our younger... more
Learn about the art of pairing wines with fall dishes you could use in your home; this month featuring fall foods, and how you can use these warm hearty dishes to give new depth to some of your favorites wines! Tickets are $25 to include a specialized flight paired with delightful fall dishes, served family style. more