Virginia

The beautiful Commonwealth of Virginia provides countless choice sites for vineyards. No matter where you travel in Virginia, you’ll discover fascinating regions with vineyards and wineries producing intriguing wines.  Virginia has five distinct climate regions: the Tidewater, Piedmont, Northern Virginia, Western Mountain, and Southwestern Mountain. Each provides a temperate climate that’s not too hot or cold for extended periods. Given Virginia’s varied grape-growing sites with ideal soil conditions, fine wines now come from all over the state.


Featured Wineries

Horton Vineyards

Today, Horton Vineyards is synonymous with Virginia Viognier.

Three Fox Vineyards

The heart of Northern Virginia has always been known for horses and foxes, and now Three Fox Vineyards is helping to make it known for fine wine. 

Williamsburg Winery

Encircled by 320 acres of woodland, field, and vineyards, Williamsburg Winery is just three miles from Colonial Williamsburg, yet it’s a world apart.

Notable Wineries

Barrel Oak Winery

When Sharon and Brian Roeder opened Barrel Oak Winery in the spring of 2008, they realized a dream that began long before they knew each other.

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Featured Accommodations

The Jefferson Hotel

From the moment its doors opened in 1895 The Jefferson Hotel has been regarded as one of America’s finest by countless distinguished guests, including 12 United States Presidents, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, and Elvis Presley.

L’Auberge Provençale

They say that Virginia is for lovers, and after a stay at the romantic L’Auberge Provençale French Country Inn in the lush Shenandoah Valley, that proclamation is sure to ring true.

Featured Businesses

Featured Destinations

Loudoun County

The rolling hills of Loudoun County are a treasure trove for visitors looking for something to do.

Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail

Bordered by the Chesapeake Bay, and the Rappahannock and Potomac Rivers, this region is scenic, historic, and dotted with wineries.

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Events

Top Stories

Wine Country Experiences: Across the USA

8/11/2016

From sea to shining sea, the United States has an array of wine countries with so much to see, taste, and do.

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Horsing Around in DC’s Wine Country

6/14/2016

Loudoun is an idyllic place where Thoroughbreds thrive, olympians excel, and miles upon miles of equestrian trails beckon.

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Loudoun: 5 Not-To-Miss Experiences

1/5/2016

With 40 wineries nestled alond winding roads and between forse farms and historic estates, Loudoun is a premier east coast wine destination.

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3 Stunning Wine Destinations

6/15/2015

For this story, we scoured the entire United States, simply looking at wine destinations. We wanted to find three spots that may not readily come to mind, but three definite stunners. We found what we were looking for in Traverse City, Michigan; San Francisco, California; and Loudoun County, Virginia.

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A Taste of What's New in Loudoun Wine Country

6/15/2015

Nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Potomac River, Loudoun County, Virginia just keeps getting better.

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5 Reasons to Visit Loudoun County, VA Now

6/17/2014

Just across the Potomac River from Washington DC, beautiful Loudoun County beckons wine tourists with 40 wineries.

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Taking in Loudoun DC's Wine Country

6/7/2013

On the western banks of the Potomac River, just about 25 miles from the heart of Washington DC, beautiful Loudoun County, Virginia holds hundreds of excuses for you to get away.

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Virginia: The Ultimate Blend of History and Wine

6/6/2013

As the birthplace of America and American wine, the Commonwealth of Virginia offers a rich and enduring history you won’t find anywhere else.  For a truly enriching experience, visit at least one of these fabulous places as you tour and taste through wonderful, historic Virginia.

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Destination Races: Events With a Sense of Place

4/5/2013

Today, there are six annual Destination Races, introducing runners from all over the world to six unique North American wine countries.

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Falling for Virginia

6/26/2012

A true wine touring experience is not only what you sample, it’s about what you do, see, smell, and taste along the way, especially in beautiful Virginia. 

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Virginia’s Distinctive Varietals

2/1/2012

The Commonwealth of Virginia has a unique winemaking heritage that dates back to the 1600’s and the founding of the colony of Jamestown

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