January 11, 2022

New Year, New Virginia Wine Experiences

Wine Country

The start of 2022 marks another year of Virginia Wine adventures and one-of-a-kind experiences. From new fans to longtime supporters, there’s an adventure around the corner for everyone. With 300+ wineries and so much to choose from, explore some of the unique offerings found across Virginia Wine Country and start planning for the new year. 

New Wineries

Over the past year, many wineries have joined the Virginia Wine family. Here’s a preview of some of the new wineries to discover: 

Outdoor Adventures

Enjoy the decadence of a winery visit paired with activities to enhance your Virginia Wine experience.

Luxury Stays

Don’t cut your visit to wine country short– stay in one of these inns, cottages and manors to make the visit even more memorable. 

📷: The Inn at Stinson Vineyards

On-site Dining

Forget the packed lunch, these wineries have world-class restaurants and food options designed to pair with any glass offered in the tasting room. 

Breathtaking Views

You’ll find stunning and diverse views all across the state, but there are some unique ones to seek out for the picturesque moment. 

From the mountain tops

Views of the water

At the foot of the mountain

Other Photo-Op Worthy Spots

📷: The Winery at Bull Run

Pose with a Virginia Love sign here:

Small Producers & Unique Productions

Try unique productions and experimentations, you’ll find trends like Pet Nats, orange wines and more sustainable wines. Tasting small batch productions and winemakers’ second labels will give you an inside taste of what experimentation looks like in the Commonwealth. 

Rich With History

Wine has a long history in Virginia, but the resurgence of Virginia Wine began in the late 1970s and all of these wineries had a part to play. 

Wine Trails

If you’re looking to spend a day or weekend in wine country and are looking for guidance planning your trip, seek out one of 20 wine trails across the Commonwealth. You’ll taste wine made from similar terroir, but uniquely produced, along the way. 

Cider & Mead

While exploring all Virginia Wine has to offer, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to try growing cider and mead projects across the state. Learn more about them both, below. 

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