28th Annual October Virginia Wine Month: A Celebration of Virginia’s Wines and Wineries
Currently ranking fifth in the nation with more than 285 wineries and 16 ciders, Virginia is an outstanding destination for wine and cider lovers.
October Virginia Wine Month: Discover Your Local Crush arrives in only a few short weeks and is the best time of the year to visit Virginia wine country. Unique to Virginia, the month is dedicated to the jubilant celebration of wine with fare, festivities and exclusive events simultaneously combined with harvest season.
From the mountains to the coastal plains the landscape is bursting with the phenomenal palette of autumn shades. Tastings, festivals, winemaker dinners, cellar tours and more allow both locals and travelers alike to partake in some of Virginia’s world-class vintages during the most picturesque season of the year. There are tons of ways to “Discover Your Local Crush”. Virginia wine trails offer a perfectly packaged option for visiting many of the wineries throughout the state.
Each wine region offers visitors one-of-a-kind wine experiences exclusive to the Commonwealth, such as kayaking to a winery, biking winery-to-winery, live entertainment and much, much more.
Virginia’s popularity continues to grow. Recent publication in Wine Enthusiast magazine’s June edition, Virginia Revolutionaries; and Food & Wine magazine’s May issue, Best Virginia Wines & Their Classic Region Counterparts reflect the increased interest in the wine region.
www.VinesofVirginia.com offers travelers a one-stop-shop for Virginia wine online guide that includes information on wineries, events and more taking place throughout the state in October.
If you haven’t seized an opportunity this year to get out into Wine Country and enjoy the state’s bounty, October is the time to get trekking.
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