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There’s a Movement Growing in Virginia
Pick a vineyard or a weekend. Plot out the perfect itinerary or follow wherever the road takes you to explore the shifting landscape and extraordinary wines of Virginia. With 300+ wineries, ten regions and eight distinct AVAs spanning the state, there’s something for everyone.
Virginiawine.org helps personalize your adventure with customizable itineraries, searchable offerings, and a chance to track your favorite stops along the way. Check out stops at wineries with unique tasting offerings, on-site restaurants, or overnight accommodations. For quick and easy access, download the Virginia Wine app to view saved itineraries, regional maps, events, and nearby wineries, all from your mobile device.
With so many options to choose from, the Gold Medal Wine Trail helps narrow the scope of your search and connects you with award-winning wineries. With a free sign-up at taste.virginiawine.org, you receive exclusive access to special discounts and prizes while sampling the best of Virginia.
Sitting halfway between Europe and California, Virginia’s wines embody this unique position in the world. They are lush but structured, aromatic, expressive, and beautifully balanced—blending the subtlety of the Old World with the boldness of the new. Like perfect French spoken with a slight southern drawl.
Whether you’re sipping on an exciting varietal like Petit Manseng, Albariño, or Tannat for the first time or sampling tried and true varietals like Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, or Merlot, Virginia offers a fresh take on the familiar.
At the heart of Virginia Wine is a community of farmers perfecting their own agricultural art. They don’t bend to trends. They listen to their land and draw out the story in every vine and vintage to craft wines that embody Virginia’s grace, grit, and experimental spirit.
Discover a new favorite, savor world-class wines, and venture off the beaten path for a trip to remember in Virginia’s Wine Country. With the pop of a cork, your wine adventure begins.
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A hint of a chill enlivens the air, the foliage bursts with brilliant color, and glasses everywhere are raised to celebrate the harvest—the perfect backdrop for a new adventure.
Dating back to 1988, Virginia Wine lovers have embraced the season by supporting local farmers and producers, adventuring through Virginia’s vineyards and toasting to the Harvest. Even before formal celebrations, there’s always been something magical about October in Virginia Wine Country.
Harvest Party is a day for the Commonwealth to come together to toast the richness of our region. People in the city, the country, and the shore gather in restaurants, vineyards, private homes, and open fields for a feast of Virginia-grown food and wine.
October 15 marks the official day to celebrate Harvest Party, but you can celebrate all month long with events, bundles and special offerings.
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With 300+ wineries and ten distinct regions spanning the state, Virginia has something for everyone. Embark on your next Virginia Wine adventure today.