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"Make mine Virginia wine!"...

For more information on wines, tastings and food - stay in touch with Flavours Magazine on Facebook or get a copy through the Virginian Leader. Join a wine club and experience some of the area's numerous vineyards while making new friends and exploring.  The Tasting Room in Floyd is just one great place to learn about this regions wine makers and get familiar with their unique and often famous labels.

Beliveau Estate Winery

At Beliveau Estate we have one simple goal: To make Great Wine! (and share it!)

Our winery has a beautiful Tasting Room, covered outside veranda, picnic spots, on-site hiking and in the cooler months a warm fireplace for cozy sippin'.

Wine Tours & Tasting, our own exclusive Wine Club, and many special events make Beliveau Estate the perfect starting point along the Southwest Highlands Wine Trail.

Our Beliveau Estate Website.


West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery

We welcome hikers, motorists, cyclists, motorcyclists, corporate escape artists, picnicking lovers, stressed-out lawyers, tired old hippies, Yankee tourists, and the occasional wine expert to our breezy hillside gathering place.

A warm, welcoming tasting room will greet you when you visit. You're more than welcome to spend some time enjoying our award-winning offerings on the patio or relaxing in front of our stone fireplace. West Wind always has something happening to tempt your Romance!

Our West Wind Winery website


Amrhein Wine Cellars

AmRhein Wine Cellars, a family-owned winery since 1999, is elevated at 2500 feet and located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Specializing in Virginia-style wines from 100% estate grown grapes with 35,000 vines in 3 vineyard locations producing over 15 different wines, Amrhein has something for everyone's taste. Sit on the Veranda and enjoy the cool mountain breezes while sampling our award-winning wines!

Wine Education and Seminar Series available throughout the Season.

Our Amrhein website


Foggy Ridge Cider

At Foggy Ridge Cider in the Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains, Cidermaker Diane Flynt combines innovation and tradition. Over 30 American, English and French apple varieties—ugly and hard to grow but full of the tannin, acid and aroma needed for fine cider—are blended to create a traditional hard cider crafted with modern techniques.

Our Foggy Ridge Cider-site


Chateau Morrisette

Your Destination for Wine Tours, Tastings, Good Friends and Fun.

Chateau Morrisette is the result of a love affair between the Morrisette family and the rural Virginia countryside. Chateau Morrisette remains an industry leader in quality wines and is located in a spectacular setting in Floyd County.

The restaurant and winery are open year-round and Special "Black Dog" Events are held throughout the year as well. The Chateau presents a relaxing yet exciting experience for anyone who enjoys fine wine, gourmet fare and beautiful natural surroundings.

Our Chateau Morrisette Website

 

 


 

The Dogs 2014

Tempt Yourself this Grape Season with these Cultivated Offerings:

April 25-27, 2014 ~ The Black Dog Mountain Adventure Weekend at Chateau Morrisette

This Adventure Weekend offers guests a la carte activites to include guided hiking, horseback riding through the vineyard, skeet and trap shooting with professionals, fly fishing demonstrations, and more.

Wine receptions, special game dinners and educational exhibits are also included in this interactive, fun-filled weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Visit our website for a complete Adventure Roster.

Get out There! Get out Here!

Admission Fee: Guests pay only for desired activities

April 26, 2014 ~ Bloom Fest at Foggy Ridge Cider!

There's nothing more beautiful than a mountain apple orchard in bloom. Visit Foggy Ridge Cider's spring orchard and enjoy a special tasting of our 2012 and 2013 ciders.

Taste the Difference a Season makes!

$8 Special Tastings

Foggy Ridge Cider ~ 1328 Pineview Road ~ Dugspur VA 24325

Cider Time 2014

May 2014 Wine Events

 

May 2, 2014 ~ WineDown Friday at the Draper Mercantile, 5:00p

Finish your work week off with some WineDown time at Draper Merc. Come enjoy live music, appetizers and our chef’s inspired choice of entrees.  We also feature a large selection of Virginia wines and craft beer.  A great place to unwind on a Friday night.

Draper Mercantile 3054 Greenbriar Rd Draper VA 24324.

May 3, 2014 ~ Cafe Saturday(s) at West Wind Vineyard

Join us every Saturday noon-to-2pm for Live Music and a scrumptious lunch. Our menu changes weekly (lunch served from 11am-3pm) so visit our West Wind Wine website for menu information.

West Wind Farm ~ 180 West Wind Drive ~Max Meadows, VA 24360

 

toursMountain Road Wine Experience

Adventure awaits around every bend. Sample fine wine, cider and mead and experience a diverse blend of relaxing tasting rooms and mountain air...all infinitely cooler than the lowlands. The Mountain Road Wine Experience hosts two special tasting tours per year. The first is the second weekend of June, followed by another the second weekend of September. Folks can also sample wines from each member of the trail at The Tasting Room in downtown Floyd.

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Wine and Cheese - The Perfect Pair |
When it comes to wine and cheese pairing, the savvy host need only know a few basic truths to create crowd-pleasing flavor combinations. Whether it's pairing sweet or fruity white wines with mild cheeses or dry reds with boldly flavored cheeses, learn how to expertly match wines with cheeses of all kinds at our Fall Wine and Cheese Tasting on Saturday, September 17th from 4-5:30pm. Let your tastebuds--and our pairing expert--be your guide as you learn the dos and don'ts of this classic duo. $18 per person includes wine, cheese and pairing information. Reservations and non-refundable pre-payment are required, as space is limited. Call 540.593.2865 for reservations.

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Alta Vista VineyardsThe Overlook & Altillo Vineyards
“The Overlook,” as it’s known in Giles County, has been a popular destination for anyone who enjoys breathtaking views. Altillo Vineyards will be open weekends from May to November. We hope to see you there! Special events and Overlook Events can be found at our Altillo Vineyards website.


toursThe Tasting Room | Floyd

Sample wine, cider and mead from five local wineries in one location at The Tasting Room in downtown Floyd, VA. Enjoy a glass of wine and head home with a bottle (or case) of fine wine from Villa Appalaccia Winery, Chateau Morrisette and Amrhein Winery, hard cider from Foggy Ridge Cider and mead from Blacksnake Meadery.

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