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Gold Medal Wines of the 2024 Virginia Governor’s Cup

A comprehensive list of the Virginia Wineries and their wines that won gold medals in the 2024 Governor's Cup Competition. [...]

How to Pair Wine & Chocolate

Learn more about How to Pair Wine & Chocolate from Charlottesville chocolatier Tim Gearhart of Gearharts Fine Chocolate. [...]

Romantic Virginia Wineries with Lodging

For a truly romantic wine country getaway, stay at one of these 5 Charlottesville-area vineyards in Central Virginia. [...]

The Harlem Renaissance Poet of Virginia

The beautiful home & garden that inspired her life is now the historic Anne Spencer Home & Garden Museum. A poet of the Harlem Renaissance, civil rights activist and teacher, Spencer led a remarkable life in Lynchburg, Virginia. [...]

A Man of Many Talents

Get to know Charlottesville Musician and Painter Darrell Rose as he shares his passion for all things creative, from painting to percussion instruments. [...]

News Bits: American Single Malt Officially Recognized

Discover the top wine & food news from Virginia in 2023. American Single Malt Whiskey is now recognized as an official designation in the U.S. [...]

News Bits: Common Wealth Crush Opens in Waynesboro

Discover the top wine & food news from Virginia in 2023. Common Wealth Crush Co has opened its tasting room in Waynesboro, VA. [...]

Adventure in Iceland

Iceland stands as a mountainous island of fire and ice is an ideal vacation destination for nature lovers and romantics. [...]

FOOD & DRINK
Gold Medal Wines of the 2024 Virginia Governor’s Cup

A comprehensive list of the Virginia Wineries and their wines that won gold medals in the 2024 Governor's Cup Competition. [...]

How to Pair Wine & Chocolate

Learn more about How to Pair Wine & Chocolate from Charlottesville chocolatier Tim Gearhart of Gearharts Fine Chocolate. [...]

News Bits: American Single Malt Officially Recognized

Discover the top wine & food news from Virginia in 2023. American Single Malt Whiskey is now recognized as an official [...]

News Bits: Common Wealth Crush Opens in Waynesboro

Discover the top wine & food news from Virginia in 2023. Common Wealth Crush Co has opened its tasting room in [...]

Pappardelle Alla Ragu

Award-winning Italian restaurant Tavola shares their recipe for homemade pappardelle alla ragu from their 10th anniversary cookbook. [...]

Pairings for Holiday Ham Dinners

Enjoy these tried-and-true pairings for holiday ham dinners, from wine and flowers to side dish ideas and local recipes. [...]

Ringing in With Healthy New Year Dishes

Ring in the New Year with these healthy takes on the traditional holiday dishes, black eyed peas, collard greens, and lentil [...]

News Bits: Williamsburg Winery Under New Leadership

Discover the top wine & food news from Virginia in 2023. Legendary Virginia Wine Pioneer Patrick Duffeler stepped back from Williamsburg [...]

HOME & GARDEN
The Harlem Renaissance Poet of Virginia

The beautiful home & garden that inspired her life is now the historic Anne Spencer Home & Garden Museum. A poet [...]

A Fireplace Love Affair

Winter is here, and that means days and evenings spent cozying up by the fire with a glass of local wine [...]

Christmas Tree Farms in Virginia

Visit one of the many Christmas Tree Farms in Virginia and enjoy activities, festive snacks and more with friends and family. [...]

Holiday Wreath Making at Pippin Hill

Be inspired by this Holiday Wreath Making Class at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards to create your own stunning natural wreath. [...]

The Vintage Kitchen of Anne Spencer, Poet

This vintage mint green kitchen from the mid-20th century is filled with antique kitchen tools, a vintage stove and refrigerator, and [...]

Historic Waterperry Farm & Gardens

The historic property of Waterperry Farm boasts an English inspired garden landscape that creates an enchanting environment for a retreat in [...]

An Elegant and Artistic Home

This colonial-era, artistic home effortlessly incorporates bright artwork and floral design elements into its sophisticated, neutral palette. [...]

How to Grow Wisteria for a Romantic Garden

A guide to how to grow wisteria in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic. Growing wisteria is the perfect addition to any outdoor [...]

STYLE & CULTURE
A Man of Many Talents

Get to know Charlottesville Musician and Painter Darrell Rose as he shares his passion for all things creative, from painting to [...]

Equestrian Artist Martha Strawther

Meet equestrian artist Martha Strawther. In addition to her love of horses and talent for painting, Strawther is the Executive Director [...]

The Montpelier Races

Tips from locals on how to enjoy a day at the Montpelier Races. What to wear to what to pack! Watch [...]

Elena Wittman, Milliner

Go behind the scenes of steeplechase hats with Virginia hatmaker Elena Wittman. Wittman, a Virginia milliner, makes gorgeous hats to wear [...]

Jefferson in Paris

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States and Virginia native, loved Paris. Learn how this gorgeous city inspired him. [...]

Nature Inspired Art

Watercolor artist Maria Pace creates nature-inspired art in her studio. She creates delicate nature-inspired designs on textiles, wallpapers, watercolor postcards and [...]

Award-Winning Vocalist René Marie

Join us On Stage with Award-Winning Vocalist René Marie and learn about how she overcame difficulties to pursue a career in [...]

Luxury Items for Her

Shop for every woman in your life this season with this Luxury Gifts for Her guide. You won't be disappointed. [...]

EXPERIENCES
Romantic Virginia Wineries with Lodging

For a truly romantic wine country getaway, stay at one of these 5 Charlottesville-area vineyards in Central Virginia. [...]

Adventure in Iceland

Iceland stands as a mountainous island of fire and ice is an ideal vacation destination for nature lovers and romantics. [...]

Veritas Vineyards’ New Year’s Eve Masked Ball

The annual New Year's Eve Masquerade at Veritas Vineyards and Winery is a chance to dress to the nines and attend [...]

Middleburg for the Holidays

This guide to Middleburg for the Holidays includes a curated list of the best places to stay, eat and shop in [...]

Top 10 Holiday Experiences in Virginia Wine Country

Holidays in Virginia Wine Country hold unique experiences and surprises, from vineyards lit with Christmas lights to wreath-making workshops. [...]

Veritas Illuminated, Winery Lights

Veritas Illuminated is a 1/2 mile walking path that begins at the pergola near the entrance of the Tasting Room. Winding [...]

Virginia’s Historic Holiday Tours

Enjoy the ultimate holiday experience with this list of the best Historic Holiday Tours throughout Virginia Wine Country this holiday season. [...]

Primland Resort in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Visit the beautiful Primland mountain resort. This mountain resort is a lovely woodland retreat for an escape back to nature that [...]

Discover Virginia Wine Country

More than 300 beautiful wineries dot the rolling hills of Virginia. Virginia is a wine destination unlike any other. Explore dozens of wine trails surrounded by lush scenery, breathtaking views, quaint small towns and charming historic sites. While you are visiting Virginia Wine Country, enjoy a stay in a luxury inn, a delicious meal made with local foods, a wine-paired harvest dinner, an equestrian event or an arts festival. Get to know the rich history of Wine Country in Virginia and meet the fascinating winemakers, chefs, artists, farmers and hospitality experts that all contribute to the luxurious fabric of Va Wine Country. Incredibly beautiful, Virginia is a welcoming place to visit.

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DREAM PROPERTIES IN VIRGINIA WINE COUNTRY

Virginia Wine Country can provide the perfect setting for your dream home. You may choose a stunning vineyard property or a country estate with a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. You may prefer life in a charming village or on a private equestrian farm in Virginia’s hunt country. It is easy to experience an elegant country lifestyle in the Wine Country of Virginia. Wherever you choose to call home, you will enjoy beautiful wineries, exceptional foods and rich culture.
 
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LIVE. LOVE. BUY LOCAL in Virginia Wine Country

We are proud to have the support of the best independently owned businesses throughout Virginia Wine Country, from fashion-forward boutiques, five-star hotels, expert artisans and wine travel professionals to the makers who create the flavors of Va Wine Country—the best Virginia wineries, breweries, cideries and more. Live locally by supporting our Virginia partners.

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Virginia Wine & Country Weddings

Plan the Virginia Wine Country Wedding of Your Dreams

Embark on the journey to planning an elegant Virginia Wine Country wedding, one that includes a beautiful venue, a farm-to-table rehearsal dinner, welcome gifts, a reception to remember and more. Be inspired by real Va Wine Country weddings and the latest trends in our Virginia Wine & Country Wedding Planner and on our weddings website. You’ll find a beautiful collection of inspiring real weddings hosted at gorgeous wineries in Virginia, country estates, churches, historic homes and more. 

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Events & Wine Festivals

Explore Winery Events in Virginia Wine Country

Rich in history and culinary traditions, Virginian Wine Country is hosting exclusive wine festivals celebrating wine, craft beer, spirits, music, art, farm-to-table food, literature, equestrian life and more. Discover the best Virginia wineries, theaters, restaurants and more throughout the Commonwealth from wine dinners at Charlottesville area vineyards, equestrian events in the hunt country of Loudoun County to the best farm-to-field dining in the Shenandoah Valley. Experience the best of Wine Country in Virginia with our events and festivals calendar. 

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