Wine Wednesday: Doukenie Winery Published October 23, 2012 • Updated on October 24, 2012 at 5:09 pm The views (and the wines) don't get much better than this. 15 photos 1/15 Sarah Pixley When you pull up to Doukenie Winery, you may get the sense that it's not your average vineyard. The large silo surrounded by vines, the sparkling pond and the rolling hills accentuate the natural beauty of the land. 2/15 Sarah Pixley The winery is located about 50 miles northwest of the District, at 14727 Mountain Road, Hillsboro, Va. 3/15 Sarah Pixley Doukenie sits on about 520 acres, which include a pond surrounded by (of course) plenty of fall foliage. 4/15 Sarah Pixley Stroll between vines near the old silo. 5/15 Sarah Pixley The number of Doukenie Heritage Club members runs into the thousands. Unlike many other clubs, Doukenie's club members are able to select their own wines. 6/15 Sarah Pixley A picturesque driveway leads up to the winery. 7/15 Sarah Pixley In the coming month, expect a new Chardonnay, Vintner’s Reserve on Nov. 16, and Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon by the end of the year. 8/15 Sarah Pixley 9/15 Sarah Pixley Who doesnt love a good kickball game or two? 10/15 Sarah Pixley Who says wine isn't manly? 11/15 Sarah Pixley 12/15 Sarah Pixley Tastings are $8 and includes six wines; two whites, three reds and a dessert wine. 13/15 Sarah Pixley Tip: Try their 2011 Sangiovise, to be released in November, is a surprisingly smooth and delicate red wine. 14/15 Sarah Pixley 15/15 Sarah Pixley 0 More Photo Galleries Brag on Your Grad: Celebrating 2020 Graduates in DC, Maryland and Virginia Photos: Protests, Unrest in DC Following George Floyd’s Death Protesters, Enraged by Black Americans Killed, Gather Nationwide NBC4-T44 Friday Fun: Show and Tell!