Orange Virginia Bed and Breakfast Voted best B&B for a Wine Weekend by readers of VIrginia Wine Lovers

Inn on Poplar Hill

278 Caroline Street Orange, VA 22960 540-672-6840


Well behaved, supervised children are welcome. We have a large selection of games and other distractions to keep them busy. We do ask that you let us know in advance if you plan on bringing young ones with you. The Magnolia room is the best choice for a family room. It has a King Bed and a matching twin with a hidden trundle bed. We charge $25 per night for each additional guest. Please note, unsupervised children will be given a cookie and a free kitten.

10 Wine Tasting Tips for your Virginia Wine Tour

1. Don’t let the fancy jargon and spit bucket intimidate you when on your Virginia Wine Tour. Wine makers and for the most part anyone who works at a winery does so because they are passionate about wine. They love to talk about how wine is made, in particularly how their wine is made and […]

Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery

Free Tastings for guests of the Inn on Poplar Hill

Located in the heart of Virginia Wine Country, Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery is home to both Prince Michel and Rapidan River wines. Their philosophy centers around hospitality and the enjoyment of the Virginia wine experience.

Main location has four French style suites on the estate that are […]

Early Mountain Vineyards

Located in Madison, Virginia, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Early Mountain Vineyards comprises more than 300 acres of the historic Monticello Wine Trail. With its warm and inviting tasting room, picturesque outdoor spaces and breathtaking views, guests are welcomed to Early Mountain to enjoy the wines and linger for a palate pleasing […]

Chestnut Oak Vineyard

Free tastings for guests of the Inn on Poplar Hill

Chestnut Oak Vineyard is located in the Monticello Region along a scenic Virginia byway. Producing extraordinary, single-varietal, single vineyard wines that reflect the terroir of Central Virginia. The tasting room has an amazing mural! Located 3 miles south of the iconic Barboursville Vineyards.

5050 Stony Point […]

Barboursville Vineyard

Five Steps to Wine Tasting

Five Simple Steps to Tasting Wine
Here is some sound advice for tasting wine while on your Central Virginia Wine Tour.
1. Look
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 and clear, not hazy or […]

Virginia Wine Touring 101

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 hit the trail. […]