Featured in the Wine Enthusiast Magazine! The Blue Ridge "Whisky Wine Loop" provides a convenient and intriguing travel plan through the Northern Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia around the northern half of the Shenandoah National Park which includes recommended visits to numerous remote "treasures" including Virginia Wineries, a whiskey distillery, a brewery, eateries, and other interesting featured locations along the way.
A detailed map and directions which includes the Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park and the Shenandoah River can be found in a downloadable format on Discover Shenandoah's web or facebook page. Maps can also be picked up at Luray, Front Royal, Madison, Culpeper or Rappahannock Visitor Centers.
Featured Stops: (Visit one or all)
Chester Gap Winery
Recommended Dining – Griffin Tavern
Desert Rose Winery
Copper Fox Whiskey Distillery
Hopkin's Ordinary Ale Works
Recommended Dining - Thornton River Grille
Sharp Rock Vineyards
Wisteria Farm & Vineyard
Recommended dining: The Mimslyn Inn, Gathering Grounds Cafe
Hot Tip – The Shenandoah National Park is at the heart of the Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop - make time for a hike in the park.
Recommended Lodging on the Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop: The Mimslyn Inn, Shadow Mountain Escape, South Court Inn and Piney Hill Bed and Breakfast.