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Virginia Travel and Beyond

Enjoy an insider’s guide to 5-star resorts, charming country inns, farm-to-table restaurants and unique ways to experience Virginia wine country and beyond. From planning a romantic weekend at a cozy vineyard bed & breakfast to a getaway full of pampering at a luxurious spa resort, you’ll find an abundance of choices. For those with a bit of wanderlust, discover more gorgeous destinations across America, throughout Europe and beyond.

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Top Picnic & Tailgating Tips

Top Tailgating Tips

Take your tailgate to the next level, as you combine a love of the outdoors with entertaining. Whether planning a vineyard picnic or hosting family and friends at one of the local steeplechase races, you’ll find inspiration on recipes, drink pairings, themed décor, barware, games and more to help you create a luxury experience.

WINE COUNTRY TASTING ROOMS

New tasting rooms in Virginia’s wine country are opening up every season, where guests can taste and savor the local harvest. In them, you’ll find artisans producing exciting new wines, craft beers, ciders, spirits and cocktails for every palette, along with experts sharing insight about flavor profiles and exquisite pairing suggestions. 

Our Events & Festivals Calendar will keep you up-to-date on all of the ways you can enjoy the best of Virginia’s culinary offerings.

VIRGINIA WINE COUNTRY Events & Festivals

In our curated calendar, discover exquisite food and wine festivals, art exhibits, theatre performances, wine dinners, historical tours, cooking classes, concerts, book talks, equestrian events and more.

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VIRGINIA EQUESTRIAN & SPORTING LIFE

Our region is well known for its equestrian traditions of polo matches, horse shows, foxhunts and steeplechase race events—all of which also offer great opportunities for tailgating. In addition to riding horseback through vineyards, outdoor enthusiasts enjoy hiking the Blue Ridge Mountain trails, fishing the beautiful rivers and lakes, and biking the scenic roadways, along with many other sporting adventures.

Experiences in the Wine & Country Shop

In our curated calendar, discover exquisite food and wine festivals, art exhibits, theatre performances, wine dinners, historical tours, cooking classes, concerts, book talks, equestrian events and more.

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