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Attention Oenophiles: Virginia Just Introduced a New Wine Trail

by Holly Riddle

May 25, 2023

© New Kent Winery

Destinations / North America

Virginia is well-known as a wine destination on the East Coast, but if you feel like you’ve already exhausted your explorations of this wine region, think again. A new Virginia wine trail was just introduced, and it may persuade you to make a return (or first) visit to Virginia’s wine country.


The new Peninsula Wine Trail features six different wineries, making it an easily traveled trail for a quick weekend trip. Located along the Virginia Peninsula on the Atlantic, the trail passes by destinations such as Williamsburg and Newport News. Wineries and vineyards along the Peninsula Wine Trail include Gauthier Vineyard, Jolene Family Winery, New Kent Winery, Saude Creek Vineyards, Upper Shirley Vineyards and Williamsburg Winery.



© New Kent Winery

So, what makes the wineries and wines in this region so special?


For starters, the unique topography and climate make for wines similar to those you might find across the pond — and that’s not the only thing the wine trail offers. Its wealth of history and ties to the early English colonists mean you’ll have plenty of things to do and see during a visit beyond just sipping your favorite varietals. For the full experience, be sure to book a stay at one of the area’s historic hotels or inns.


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