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Virginia Wine Regions

Blue Ridge

Interstate 81 bisects the Blue Ridge Wine Region, which runs south of Roanoke to the North Caroli...

Central Virginia

No wonder Thomas Jefferson started making wine at his home Monticello in the 1770s. The eastern s...

Chesapeake Bay

This historic Tidewater region of the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula falls between the Potoma...

Eastern Virginia

Virginia's scenic Eastern Shore is an enchanting peninsula of family farms, small towns, watersid...

Hampton Roads

Historic Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown, and the first battle between two ironclads, ...

Heart of Appalachia

The western tip of Virginia offers the visitor a mountainous and rolling countryside with a disti...

Northern Virginia

Visitors to Northern Virginia see entertaining and historic destinations in every direction, from...

Shenandoah Valley

A several-hour drive from the D.C. area, this breathtaking valley with its rolling landscape of p...

Southern Virginia

Running across the middle of the Virginia’s border with North Carolina like its main east-west hi...

Virginia Wine AVA's

The Shenandoah Valley AVA

The Shenandoah Valley AVA is Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Rockbridge, Botetourt and Amherst counties in Virginia, and Berkeley and Jefferson counties in West Virginia. It is bounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and the Appalachian and Allegheny Plateaus to the west. It is located within the Ridge and Valley region and is a portion of the Great Appalachian Valley.

The Monticello AVA

The Monticello AVA is in the central Piedmont area. The area is nestled along the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and encompasses the small ridge known as Southwest Mountain. It is historic in that it is home to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, where Jefferson spent years trying to grow European grape varieties.

Virginia's Eastern Shore AVA

Virginia's Eastern Shore AVA is located on the southern end of the Delmarva Peninsula. The area is defined by the Chesapeake Bay on one side and the ocean on the other. It benefits from breezes from the bay and the sandy soil of the area.

George Washington Birthplace AVA

The Northern Neck George Washington Birthplace AVA includes Westmoreland, King George, Northumberland, Lancaster and Richmond counties. Among its wines: Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Vidal Blanc and Chambourcin.

The North Fork of Roanoke AVA

The North Fork of Roanoke AVA is on the eastern slopes of the Allegheny Mountains in Roanoke and Montgomery counties. Its wines include Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Norton and many others.

The Rocky Knob AVA

The Rocky Knob AVA is located in Floyd and Patrick counties on the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The area is located on the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwestern Virginia near the towns of Woolwine and Meadows of Dan and astride the Blue Ridge Parkway. The soil is primarily loam and gravel and is well drained.

Middleburg AVA

The Middleburg Virginia AVA is located 50 miles west of Washington, DC, and encompasses the Town of Middleburg. The AVA is bounded by the Potomac River to the north and mountains to the east, south and west. The viticultural area covers approximately 190 square miles and contains 229 acres of commercial vineyards, 24 wineries and 8 vineyards.

Virginia Wine Trails

211 Scenic Vino Trail

The gorgeous rolling hills on Route 211 lead to Shenandoah National Park, America's favorite drive - Skyline Drive and the quaint village of Little Washington ... the town George laid out in 1749 (just an hour from Big Washington DC)! Along the way you’ll find five (soon seven) of Virginia’s best wineries, a whiskey distillery, unique boutiques, art galleries, antique shops, and the approaching majesty of the Blue Ridge Mountains!

Artisanal Wineries of Rappahannock County

Virginia’s newest and most unique wine trail is a collection of artisanal, family-run wineries who have joined together to offer a premium wine tasting experience that is rooted in small lot, handcrafted wines. Artisanal Wineries of Rappahannock are all located in Rappahannock County, just a short scenic drive from one another, and only an hour from the DC beltway and close to the Blue Ridge Mountains. This is a boutique, casual wine tasting trail, in sharp contrast to the hustle and bustle of Northern Virginia.

Bedford County Wine Trail

The Bedford Wine Trail in the Central Virginia region includes 5 vineyards and wineries surrounding Bedford.

Blue Ridge Wine Trail

The Blue Ridge Wine Trail features 5 wineries and vineyards in the spectacular mountains all within minutes of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Blue Ridge Wine Way

The Blue Ridge Wine Way features 8 wineries and vineyards in the spectacular mountains of the Northern Virginia region.

Blue Ridge “Whiskey Wine Loop”

The Blue Ridge “Whiskey Wine Loop” provides vacationers and regional residents a convenient and intriguing travel plan through the Northern Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The loop includes recommended visits to numerous remote “treasures” including 7Virginia Wineries, a whiskey distillery, Eateries, and other interesting featured locations along the way.

Botetourt County Wine Trail

The Wine Trail of Botetourt Country features 3 wineries in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail

The Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail in the Chesapeake Bay region highlights 9 different wineries.

Colonial Virginia Wine Trail

The Colonial Virginia Wine Trail features 4 wineries and vineyards in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.

Eastern Shore Wine Trail

The Eastern Shore of Virginia Wine Trail hosts three wineries along the Land Between Two Waters. This area is a unique rural coastal environment. Hundreds of miles of Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay shoreline provide a wealth of recreational opportunities for beach-lovers, fishermen, and boaters in addition to wine lovers.

Explore Nelson Wine Trail

From the corners of the County, the 30 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the James River, wine lovers will find 10 award winning wineries with scenic settings and memorable views. From Route 29, you can tour the wineries and taste their wines at Lovingston, Mountain Cove, Democracry and DelFosse Wineries. Along the Route 151 corridor, you’ll find Afton Mountain, Veritas, Cardinal Point, Hill Top Berry Farm and Wintergreen Wineries. All are successful, family owned businesses who encourage you to Explore Nelson Wine.

Fauquier County Wine Trail

Fauquier County is home to sixteen wineries & vineyards - each with its own unique flavors. Enjoy award-winning Virginia wines, wine tastings and tours.

Foothills Scenic Wine Trail

Nestled between Old Rag Mountain and White Oak Canyon at the edge of Shenandoah National Park, the trail features 2 small, family-run wineries in gorgeous mountain settings. Spend a relaxing afternoon with us for a unique and memorable experience. Foothills is less than two hours from Washington and Richmond and less than an hour from Charlottesville, with wonderful hiking, restaurants, antiquing, country inns and more.

Heart of Virginia Wine Trail

The Heart of Virginia Wine Trail in Central Virginia presents several events throughout the year at 4 wineries located in the central region of the state.

Jefferson Heritage Trail

From Thomas Jefferson's Monticello to Poplar Forest, his retreat home near Lynchburg, this trail follows the Route 29 corridor south of Charlottesville. Rich with history and natural beauty, this new Wine Trail boasts many wineries, a cidery, brewery and distillery, along with many fine dining establishments, antique shops and outdoor recreation opportunities.

Loudoun Wine Trail

Loudoun's Wine Trail in Northern Virginia takes you through Virginia's hunt country to 23 participating wineries.

Monticello Wine Trail

The Monticello Wine Trail leads to 24 wineries from its hub in Charlottesville.

Mountain Road Wine Experience

The Mountain Road Wine Experience offers 3 wineries, a meadery and cidermaker all near the Blue Ridge Parkway in southwest Virginia.

Nelson 151

Located at the base of the Blue Ridge, Nelson 151 is Main Street for the Rockfish Valley. 7 wineries, 3 breweries, a cidery and a distillery dot the pastoral landscape in the villages along the 151 corridor. Nelson County is the destination for Virginia wine, mead, craft beer, hard cider, spirits, local food and outdoor recreation lovers.

Shenandoah County Wine Trail

Shenandoah Valley County Wine Trail will lead you to four wonderful wineries that exemplify why the Valley is famous for growing grapes. Against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, your tour will offer you a unique wine tasting experience.

Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail

The Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail is an association of 6 vineyards and wineries.

Skyline Wine Trail

Did you know 22 wineries, a whiskey distillery, incredible restaurants and the highest concentration of B&Bs in the State of Virginia are tucked into the edges of Skyline Drive just below Shenandoah National Park? Skyline Drive is one of the top five scenic drives and best hiking destinations in the U.S. The Skyline Wine Dine & Recline Trail map combines the location of hikes, waterfalls and scenic overlooks in the park with the location of vineyards, restaurants and Inns you'll find in the foothills below.

Southern Virginia Wine Trail

The SoVA Wine Trail, which those "in the know" refer to as "SoVA" was established in Spring 2009 by an enthusiastic group of grape growers/wine makers with 9 wineries located in Southern Virginia. Southern Virginia is an up-and-coming grape-growing region that hosts a unique and ideal terroir for growing a vast variety of grapes for fine wine making.

Southwest Highlands Wine Trail

In the spring of 2013, several wineries came together to create a wine trail that will introduce your senses to Southwest Virginia. The Southwest Highlands Wine Trail is a unique type of experience featuring wine tastings, tours, special events, food, and award-winning wines from the hidden gem of Southwestern Virginia.

The General's Wine and History Trail

In 2009 ten wineries banded together to form a new type wine trail experience. The new wine trail experience was to tie our rich wine heritage with our rich historical heritage and thus the General's Wine & History Trail was born.

Tuskie's Wine Trail

The Tuskie’s Wine Trail stands upon the principle that great wine begs for great food, and that a good wine trail should offer both, along with all of the other services and amenities such as lodging and limos, that can make for the most pleasurable trip. They offer a user friendly guide to 28 wineries, three wine tasting rooms, five great restaurants, 18 B&B’s, 33 hotels and three limo services to provide you with everything you will need.

Vintage Piedmont

Vintage Piedmont is a select group of premium Virginia wineries that share a passion for providing excellent wine, unique experience, and true value to our customers. Each VP winery brings you the story of excellence in winemaking combined with our shared passion for connecting our local foods to the community and preserving the land for family farming.