Nelson 151 Itinerary

Afton Mountain Vineyards in Afton
8519 Thomas Nelson Hwy
Lovingston, VA 22949
Region Central Virginia
Locality Nelson
Nelson County Tourism: (434) 263-7015

The Nelson 151 Trail provides a convenient way to sample Nelson County's many wineries and breweries, all along scenic Rt. 151 – the destination for Virginia wine, craft beer, local food, and outdoor recreation lovers.

Day One: Enjoy Blue Ridge Mountain vistas from Afton Mountain Vineyards, while tasting or enjoying a glass on their outside veranda, then to Pollak Vineyards or Veritas Winery for tastings in elegant, verdant surroundings. Nearby is Blue Mountain Brewery for a delicious lunch – get an outdoor table for mountain views along with a brew! Complete your day at Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery for "true to the fruit" wines or meads. Or, try Silverback Distillery for tastes of ultra premium vodka, gin, whiskey and bourbon.

Day Two: For something different, try Bold Rock Cidery and taste hard ciders, from sweet to dry, then to Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery or Flying Fox Vineyard for tastings of fine Virginia wines. Enjoy lunch under the Elm Trees, or inside the old schoolhouse at Wild Wolf Brewing Company. Afterwards, visit Wintergreen Winery and pick up a souvenir from their gift shop. At sunset, Devils Backbone Brewing Company is the place with award-winning beers and a varied dinner menu.

Last Updated: 6/18/2014 1:34 PM