First stop - Halifax County Visitor Center, 1180 Bill Tuck Highway, South Boston, VA 24592 - maps, directions, brochures, general information.
Breakfast at one of our great restaurants. Ollie's Southern Café, breakfast Thursday - Sunday 5:00am – 11:30am; grits & gravy to pancakes & corned beef hash. Common Grounds opens eyes with pastries, breakfast items, specialty coffees.
Now, drive yourself around spectacular countryside, or be chauffeured? All Occasion Limousine Service provides luxurious transportation, romantic getaways on up to parties of 13.
Greenwood Vineyards and Winery, restored 145 year old tobacco barn, with tasting room, wine storage, production room, fermentation room, and circular stairway to underground wine cellar. A large room above the tasting room is available for private bookings. http://www.greenwood-vineyards.com 434-579-2836
Hunting Creek Vineyards focuses on vine balance and detail during harvest, fermentation and aging for quality wines. Offering dry reds and whites, rosé, mildly sweet red, and white jalapeno wine. This small farm winery offers free wine tasting. Friday and Saturday 11am-5pm April 16th thru Dec 16th, by appointment all other times. http://hcvwines.com 434-454-9219.
Everyone you meet along your journey will have great ideas about dining, you can count on their expertise. Winery websites also offer dining and accommodation suggestions.
Halifax County has packages and accommodations from the quaint to the luxurious. http://gohalifaxva.com/index.php?option=com_sobi2&catid=36&Itemid=100010
Molliver Vineyards and Winery wines, made from old-world grapes enjoyed for centuries. Their European style wines include cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and merlot. Old-world style white wines include chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and pinot grigio. For wines from American fruit, they offer blackberry, norton, and their proprietary chocolate wines. Open daily noon to 6 PM, wine tastings, tours, and wine sales.
Bright Meadows Farm Vineyard and Winery, a 19th century tobacco plantation in the historic rolling hills of Halifax County is family owned and operated. Restored 117 year old barn offers southern country wine and hospitality. Bright Meadows Farm has an expanded tasting room, gift shop, and winery, with ten wines available. Open year round, see their website for the particulars: http://www.brightmeadows.com 434-349-9463
All vineyards here are members of the Southern Virginia Wine Trail http://www.sovawinetrail.com
We recommend calling ahead to confirm your winery visit, particularly if traveling with eight people or more.
A mini spa package at Berry Hill Resort is the perfect way to wrap up your Halifax County experience, and plan your return.