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Chateau Z Vineyard

Chateau Z Vineyard

Chateau Z Vineyard
2495 Wagon Trail Rd
Monroe, Virginia
USA 24574
Phone: (434) 929-1245

Contact: Clifford & Rebecca Ambers
Email: [email protected]

You have arrived at the online home of Chateau Z Vineyard. Chateau Z is a late 19th century farm home built by Mr. James B. Peters around 1897 in a broad valley on the eastern side of Tobacco Row Mountain in central Amherst County, Virginia. The previous farm house on the property was a log home, probably built by William Beverley of Monacan Indian heritage, sometime around the civil war. The old log home has been used as a barn since Mr. Peter's built the current chateau. An Italian tile barn was constructed adjacent to the old log home/barn by Mr. William Uniss in the early 1970's and now houses the chateau's vineyard equipment.

There is a lot of "we" in this website and it refers to Drs. Clifford and Rebecca Ambers, both Ph.D. holders in geology. Cliff takes care of all vineyard business including all farm labor. Rebecca is an associate professor in Environmental Studies at nearby Sweet Briar College.

Tobacco Row Mountain viewed from the Blue Ridge to the southwest. Chateau Z is on the opposite side of the mountain from this view.

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