Five Must-Visit Virginia Cideries For Fall

The arrival of fall marks apple time in Virginia - and one of the best ways to enjoy Virginia’s apple harvest is by making a stop at one or more of the numerous cideries throughout the state. There is truly a Virginia cider for every palate and preference: cideries in Virginia can be found in both…

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Your Guide to Visiting Virginia in August

As summer weather reaches its peak in August, traveling west in Virginia towards higher elevations can lower temperatures by ten degrees or more. And with kids still out on summer break, you may want a destination that offers fun yet educational opportunities to keep them learning year-round…

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Where to Stay (& Sip!) in Virginia Wine Country

Virginia wine lovers spend their free time exploring the most celebrated wine trails throughout the Commonwealth, from the Shenandoah Valley to the Charlottesville area and into Northern Virginia, visiting vineyards with friends and family, taking in the stunning (and varied) landscapes of…

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Your Guide to Visiting Virginia in April

While all seasons have their charm when spent in Virginia, spring is especially stunning, as blossoming flowers cover the landscape with vivid splashes of color, grasses turn a rich emerald green, and abundant wildlife emerges from their winter slumber. Rosemont Vineyards & Winery Photo Credit:…

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Stunning Wineries Near Shenandoah National Park

Let's be honest, it's hard to beat a glass of wine after a hike, especially at a bucolic vineyard with wide-open views at one of the best wineries near Shenandoah National Park. Imagine settling in to an Adirondack chair, glass of award-winning wine in hand, savoring wondrous mountain views. Ahh…

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Supporting Virginia's Black-Owned Wineries & Breweries

With more than 500 wineries and breweries, Virginia has a rich wine and brewing history and was once home to the nation’s first Black-owned winery, Woburn Winery. Despite an increasingly more diverse demographic of wine and beer consumers, today, less than one percent of the wineries and breweries…

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