Stay with us three nights during the months of June, July & August for three nights and only pay for two. This special is not valid for our 20% off last minute rate or private events. This Special rate requires a prepaid reservation! So please call us and mention prepaid 3 for 2 Cancellation […]
Tips for planning a Virginia wine tasting tour.
New to the sport of wine touring Here are my top ten recommendations for planning a successful Virginia Wine Tour
1. Don’t let the fancy jargon and spit bucket intimidate you. Wine makers and for the most part anyone who works at a winery does so because they are […]
Five Simple Steps to Tasting Wine
Here is some sound advice for tasting wine while on your Central Virginia Wine Tour. Information about planning your tour.
The first step is to hold the glass by the stem and look through the wine against a white background to appreciate the true color. The wine should be bright […]
Virginia Wine Touring Tips
Whether you are new to wine tasting or a seasoned veteran here are a few tips that will help you make the most of your Virginia Wine Touring experience:
Plan your Virginia Wine Touring adventure. Map out your route, check the wineries schedule, make appointments with smaller facilities, pack a picnic lunch, and […]
Have you always wanted to go upstairs at Monticello? These exclusive, daytime tours take you behind the scenes: to bedrooms once occupied by members of the Jefferson family on the second floor; to the iconic Dome Room on the third floor; and to the new, interactive “Crossroads” exhibition under the house. You’ll see unique interior […]
The Orange County area was first settled in 1714, when Alexander Spotswood (Lt. Governor of Virginia from 1710 to 1722) established Germanna as an English frontier settlement for indentured German metalworkers and their families.
In 1734 the county was established and named in honor of William, Prince of Orange, and husband of Anne, Princess Royal of […]
Visit the gallery, studio and printmaking workshop of landscape artist Frederick Nichols. Nichols’ paintings and silkscreen prints have been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout this country and abroad for over 25 years, most recently at the 2005 International Biennale in Florence, Italy, and the international exhibition, “Renascence,” a commemoration of the 1995 Kobe earthquake, […]
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