Take a winter retreat to one of Virginia’s fine winery inns and B&Bs
If you like to get away for the holidays, look no farther than the beautiful inns located on some of Virginia’s most beautiful winery properties. Decked out for the holidays, they provide the perfect getaway from the big city along with some excellent opportunities for sampling Virginia’s award-winning wines.
Wedmore Place/Williamsburg Winery
The 28 rooms of the Wedmore Place in capture the spirit and décor of Old World destinations on the historic 300-acre Wessex Hundred property. One can just imagine being in Vienna or the Cotswolds, with world-class food and wine in two restaurants and elegant accommodations. Your room reservation includes a wine tasting and a tour of the wine cellar, production areas and museum located on site, along with an etched wine glass as a memento of your trip.
The Farmhouse at Veritas Vineyards
The original farmhouse was built in 1836, and features eight elegant and modern guest rooms (6 in the cottage and 2 in the Barn Cottage) with views of the vineyards and the Blue Ridge foothills and a complimentary bottle of wine upon arrival. Enjoy wine and cheese in the afternoon, and a three-course breakfast served with sparkling wine on the verandah or in the garden (weather permitting). A four-course dinner paired with Veritas wines is also available Tuesday through Saturday.
Albermarle Estate at Trump Winery
Enjoy pampering at the elegant 26,000-square-foot mansion in the Blue Ridge foothills that has been called “one of America’s true treasures.” The customized Trump Attache® service transcends the traditional concierge or butler, and children and pets are also pampered with special amenities created just for them.
The 1804 Inn and Cottages/Barboursville Winery
The 18th-century estate features six cottages and three luxurious and expansive suites in historic lodgings throughout the grounds, including the Georgian villa (built 1804 as Thomas Jefferson’s mansion for Governor Barbour), Vineyard Cottage (former domestic servants home), Sangiovese Cottage (gardener’s home), and the Blue Run Cottage (former winemaker’s residence). Stroll the historic landmark ruins and visit the Tuscan-style winery and tasting room, and savor lunch, dinner or culinary classes at their renowned Palladio Restaurant.
Arcady Vineyard B&B
Serious wine enthusiasts will enjoy the four-room inn situated on 14 peaceful acres that includes a wine-and-cheese greeting at check-in, a refrigerator stocked with a bottle of sparkling wine, and an evening turndown service with a dessert wine from the vineyard paired with artisan chocolates. Wake to a bountiful wine country breakfast then tour the area’s plethora of fine wineries. Discounts on Monticello Appellation Wine Tours.
Stone Manor Boutique Inn B&B
Stay in one of the seven suites in the manor house surrounded by vineyards, and enjoy a wine tasting with selections from Loudoun County wineries and delightful spa treatments. Hike up the mountain to search for Mosby’s cave, take a bicycle ride, hunt Morrel mushrooms, or pick raspberries. They’ll help you create your first bath of raspberry liquor or jam in their kitchen.
The Suites at Prince Michel
French style comes to Virginia with four spacious and elegant one-bedroom suites featuring designs from Parisian chic to Provencal country charm. Your suite includes a luxurious bath, romantic fireplace, galley kitchen and majestic mountain and vineyard views from a secluded garden patio, along with a bottle of wine.
Skyline Vineyard Inn B&B/Little Washington Winery
One of the newest winery accommodations are suites in the hilltop cottage offering stunning views of the mountains and vineyards. Pair an overnight stay with Old World-style wine tastings and a class or two at their Wine School.
Glass House Winery B&B
Free Union, VA
Choose a themed room (Wine, Tropical, Chocolate or Suite to the Stars) and a spectacular view of either the 12 acres of vineyards or the Blue Ridge Mountains. Three bedrooms downstairs and a two-bedroom suite upstairs all feature en suite baths. Sip wines from the tasting room or the tropical conservatory.
Sharp Rock Vineyards
The 25-acre property offers two private cottages with very old (150 years) pine floors and very new (remote-controlled fireplace) features, along with a complimentary wine tasting and a bottle of wine. Enjoy fresh fruit and baked goods in the privacy of your cottage each morning as you view the working vineyard and winery nearby restaurants, antiquing, hiking and fishing.
Fincastle Vineyard B&B
Stay in one of two guestrooms on this former 80-acre farm nestled in a glen amidst beautiful vistas and tranquility in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Sleep in an antique-appointed guestroom in the charming 1926 renovated farmhouse and awake to a full country breakfast. Enjoy the vineyards, tour the mountainside winery, and sample Old World-style wines in the tasting room.
The Inn at Beliveau Estate/Beliveau Estate Winery
This 165-acre property is honored to be a Select Registry Inn of North America and features five cozy guestrooms with fireplaces and a three-course gourmet breakfast. Sample handcrafted wines at the tasting room and browse the gift shop, then head out to enjoy the hiking and barn quilt trails, alpaca farm, horseback riding, golf and lavender farm.