October is the perfect month to celebrate Virginia wines. Lucky for us there’s still plenty of time to celebrate Virginia Wine month at some of the best wineries in our state. Want to sip and savor the season for yourself? Take a look at these four trips and get some inspiration for your next wine tasting weekend in Virginia.
Style icon and lifestyle blogger Cathy Anderson of Poor Little It Girl sips and savors her way through Charlottesville wine country using Richmond as her home base. Along the way she visits Early Mountain Vineyards, Jefferson Vineyards, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, Barboursville Vineyards and Keswick Vineyards. Read along to see her favorite stops, captured in perfect detail through her beautiful photos.
“If you’re a wine lover and you haven’t visited Virginia’s beautiful wine country, you’re missing out on the fastest growing wine destination in the United States,” according to the food and travel experts at Better Living. Join them on a tour of Middleburg’s favorite places to sip: Boxwood Estate Winery, RdV Vineyards, Delaplane Cellars and Mount Defiance Cidery & Distillery – and don’t miss their insider tips on where to sleep and eat while visiting.
If you’ve ever wanted to bring your pup on a wine date here’s your chance. Follow along as blogger Lara Eurdolian, of Pretty Connected, takes her loveable sidekick, Charlie, to Greenhill Winery, Stone Tower Winery, 868 Estate Winery, 8 Chains North Winery, Chrysalis Vineyards and Cana Vineyards. Find out her favorite dog-friendly spots to explore, sip, dine and stay – all within an hour’s drive of Washington, D.C.
The husband and wife team from Intoxicating World ventured along the Nelson 151 trail to partake in some ‘bottletrotting’ – not only exploring the region’s wine and beer of the region, but learning about its history and culture as well. Their stops included Afton Mountain Vineyards, Veritas Vineyard & Winery, Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery, and their recommendations extend beyond vineyards and breweries to other experiences as well.