A premium boutique winery, Oasis Winery rated one of the Top 10 Sparkling Wines & Champagnes in the World by “Wine Enthusiast Magazine“. Soft Opening for Oasis Winery events booking will be started from September 3, 2010. Oasis is one of the oldest vineyards in the state offering visitors both a romantic and comfortable retreat, in addition to facilities to host meetings lunches, dinners and special events.
Oasis is one of the few wineries in Virginia to offer sparkling wines since 31 years. Oasis Winery can be found in select premium locations such as Relais & Chateuax prosperities to 5 star Hotels to your local wine merchant. They have the perfect microclimate for it and the family has a deep background in sparkling wine production. The Oasis setting is majestic and breathtaking as the winery visitor’s center and the vineyards overlook the US National Park/Skyline Drive.
The art of winemaking starts in the vineyard with hand nurtured grapes picked at their peak. To develop, balance and bring out the best fruit in a diverse array of tanks and French & American oak barrels is fermented. The sight from the winery is like a mural painted by Mother Nature; a vista of row after row of vineyards situate on gently rolling hills, with a attractive water fountain centering out of the lake, surrounded by the majestic mountains towering behind, offering chilly gentle breezes on Oasis award-winning viticultural practices.
In Virginia, Tareq Salahi and his father together planted hand some of the first Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot vines in the year 1977. A graduate of the University of California, Tareq Salahi is a founder of Oasis. Mr. Tareq Salahi sub-focused in sparkling wines and has extensive experience working Taittinger, Domaine Carneros of Napa Valley, Australia, South Africa and returned to the family vineyards to take Oasis to a new level.