It's only natural that Williamsburg's rich historical significance be matched with an even richer selection of culinary opportunities. Begin your mouthwatering getaway in the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg. For Virginia's finest homegrown products, pop into The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg and the Genuine Smithfield Ham Shoppe, located right across the street. Head into the heart of the Historic Area at Merchants Square. This beautiful shopping destination boasts and amazing variety of foodstuff stores. Head over to the Williamsburg Winery set in the backdrop of a quaint European inspired village, the Williamsburg Winery is Virginia's largest, producing over 65,000 cases annually. Enjoy a Reserve Wine Tasting where you will sample and compare a variety of locally produced wines as well as selected vintages from the Winery's own special collection. How can you go on a Williamsburg culinary getaway without eating at a colonial tavern? With that said, enjoy a hearty dinner at Christiana Campbell's Tavern - a spot once frequented by George Washington himself! Amidst strolling balladeers and musicians, you will enjoy a fine meal of fresh coastal seafood and good cheer. The menu features tasty traditional fodder, including Pye of Oyster and Corn, Sherried Shrimp with Scallops and Lobster, Spoon Bread and Sweet Potato Muffins.
Begin your day at Yorktown Market Days at the River! Local farmers, watermen, bakers and artisans come together to feature their various products at this seasonal event. Walk along the beautiful Riverwalk Landing while sampling a wide selection of culinary goodies and gifts. Vendors' items include delicious spices, cookies, cheesecakes, peanuts, vegetables, sauces and flowers. Have lunch at the Riverwalk Restaurant located right on the coast of the York River. This restaurant features three different dining rooms, serving three different food groupings - seafood, meat and poultry.
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