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The Upperville Colt & Horse Show

The Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS) in Upperville, Virginia is officially the oldest horse show in the United States. Here we have behind-the-scenes images and tips for attendees to make the most of the week - from hat contests and the classic car show to the perfect attire and [...]

The Chefs of Virginia Wine Country Restaurants

Virginia Wine & Country celebrates elevated living in Virginia Wine Country. Virginia Wine & Country Life is a semi-annual luxury print magazine with a full digital presence. The Virginia Wine & Country Gold Book is an annual guide to the top award-winning wines, wineries and experiences in Virginia Wine Country. [...]

Farm-to-Table Bits: Petrossian Caviar Celebrates Centennial

Discover the top wine & food news from Virginia in 2023. Paris-based Petrossian Caviar celebrated their 100th anniversary in Virginia. [...]

The Beauty of Lavender from Provence

From Provence to Virginia, A Guide to Growing Lavender in the Virginia Garden from preparing soil, pruning and planting tips. [...]

King Family Vineyards Wins 2024 Monticello Wine Trail Cup

The Virginia Wineries and their wines that won gold medals in the 2024 Monticello Cup competition and the Monticello Wine Week events. [...]

A Guide to the Foxfield Races in Charlottesville

This Guide to the Foxfield Races in Charlottesville shares tips on what to bring and wear to the fall and spring races. [...]

Virginia Historic Garden Week 2024

A guide to Virginia's Historic Garden Week, the history of the historic garden week tours as well as specific highlights of the finest gardens. [...]

Virginia’s Sparkling Wines and Pét-Nats

From the French term "pétillant naturel," Pét-Nats are sparkling wine being embraced by Virginia winemakers for their approachability. [...]

FOOD & DRINK
The Chefs of Virginia Wine Country Restaurants

Virginia Wine & Country celebrates elevated living in Virginia Wine Country. Virginia Wine & Country Life is a semi-annual luxury print [...]

Farm-to-Table Bits: Petrossian Caviar Celebrates Centennial

Discover the top wine & food news from Virginia in 2023. Paris-based Petrossian Caviar celebrated their 100th anniversary in Virginia. [...]

King Family Vineyards Wins 2024 Monticello Wine Trail Cup

The Virginia Wineries and their wines that won gold medals in the 2024 Monticello Cup competition and the Monticello Wine Week [...]

Virginia’s Sparkling Wines and Pét-Nats

From the French term "pétillant naturel," Pét-Nats are sparkling wine being embraced by Virginia winemakers for their approachability. [...]

Allens Scottish Shortbread

Meet the bakers and entrepreneurs of Allens Scottish Shortbread. This delicious treat, many infused with Harney & Sons Teas, has [...]

Virginia Ham Biscuit Recipe

Our Virginia Ham Biscuit Recipe with recommended spreads is perfect for a Virginia tailgate or equestrian event. [...]

Best Virginia Wines in 2024

Learn about the best wines of Virginia, including the 2023 Virginia Governor's Cup winning wine, DelFosse Vineyards & Winery's Screaming Hawk [...]

2024 Governor’s Cup Case

Read all about the top 12 wines from the Governor's Cup competition, the Virginia wineries that made them and where to [...]

HOME & GARDEN
The Beauty of Lavender from Provence

From Provence to Virginia, A Guide to Growing Lavender in the Virginia Garden from preparing soil, pruning and planting tips. [...]

Virginia Historic Garden Week 2024

A guide to Virginia's Historic Garden Week, the history of the historic garden week tours as well as specific highlights of [...]

Raising Backyard Chickens

Find these helpful tips and advice on starting your own coop and Raising Backyard Chickens in Virginia wine country. [...]

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 [...]

STYLE & CULTURE
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 [...]

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. [...]

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
The Upperville Colt & Horse Show

The Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS) in Upperville, Virginia is officially the oldest horse show in the United States. Here [...]

The Beauty of Lavender from Provence

From Provence to Virginia, A Guide to Growing Lavender in the Virginia Garden from preparing soil, pruning and planting tips. [...]

A Guide to the Foxfield Races in Charlottesville

This Guide to the Foxfield Races in Charlottesville shares tips on what to bring and wear to the fall and spring [...]

Virginia Gold Cup Horse Race

Explore the exciting world of the Virginia Gold Cup Horse Races at Great Meadows. Discover the history and what to expect [...]

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 [...]

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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