Chateau O’Brien at Northpoint is proud to be a family owned and operated winery, with owner Howard O’Brien personally pouring wine and sharing his intimate knowledge of the wines at the tasting bars. The winery is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northern Virginia, and has earned a reputation for producing hand-crafted wines of distinction in a variety of styles ranging from premium dry white varietals, to complex red blends with depth and integrity, and even a wildly popular Apple Dessert wine.
Our acclaim lies with ultra-premium individual red varietals, and blends, that are perfectly selected to our mountainside terroir and nurtured with vigilant safe farming practices. Howard O’ Brien Owner only believes in growing his own grapes, including Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvèdre, Tempranillo and our world-renowned Tannat.
Our vineyard practices include growing white varietals such as, Albarino, Chardonnay, French Colombard, Pinot Grigio, Petit Manseng and we are always experimenting.