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Where to Celebrate Virginia Wine Month this October

by Aoife O'Riordan

Sep 28, 2022

© The Inn at Nicewonder Farms & Vineyards

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October is Virginia Wine Month, and what better way to celebrate than at one of these Virginian hotels and resorts? Consider a stay at one of these properties to enjoy the ultimate wine experience in Virginia this October.



© The Inn at Nicewonder Farms & Vineyards


The Inn at Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards

This newly opened, family-owned farm and vineyards spans 13 acres of Bristol, Virginia. Since 2016, the vineyards have produced medal-winning bottles of wine at the Virginia Governor’s Cup, beginning with the 2016 Viognier and Chardonnay, the vineyard’s first wines to be bottled. Other wines offered at the vineyard include Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cab Franc vines.


At the inn, which opened last April, guests can explore the grounds with a personal tour of the vineyards. At the property’s signature Appalachian restaurant Hickory, guests can also enjoy the inn’s homegrown wines alongside good food and an open-flame hearth. In the Tasting Room, guests immerse themselves in a full tasting experience, from learning about the winemaking process to tasting flights of wines alongside light bites to taking in the stunning views.



© Tides Inn


Tides Inn

Situated in Irvington, a historic town in the center of Virginia’s Northern Neck region, overlooks a tributary of Chesapeake Bay. Virginia’s valleys, farms, waterways and orchards support Tides Inn, and guests staying at the inn can embark on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail.


On this trail, enjoy local wines only found in this region while relaxing on property. Guests can also partake in a Virginia winery tour located just steps from the inn. Featured wineries in this region include The Hague, Ingleside and Vault Fields and Good Luck Cellars, all of which embrace warm hospitality and invite guests to wine tastings of local wines like Vidal Blanc, Chambourcin and Cabernet Franc.



© The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner


The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, located in Northern Virginia, serves as a great choice for wine lovers looking to celebrate the month in luxury. The hotel lies close to some of the best wineries in Northern Virginia, including Green Hill Vineyards, Cana Vineyards, RdV Vineyards and more.



© The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner


Through Nov. 3, book the RdV Vineyards Experience package. This package allows guests to escape to scenic Virginia and enjoy world-class, Bordeaux-style wines. In addition to an exclusive tour and blind tasting at RdV Vineyards for two, the package also includes round-trip transportation; a $60 breakfast credit; a welcome amenity of cheese, charcuterie and wine upon arrival; and overnight accommodations in a deluxe room or suite.


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