Virginia is calling all wine lovers to make plans now for Virginia Wine Month in October. This is the month that Virginia devotes to celebrating wine at nearly 150 wineries and hundreds of special events, festivals and tastings.
Virginia Wine Month promises to be bigger and better than ever as the state celebrates the 40th anniversary of Virginia is for Lovers, there are limited editions of wine available at certain Vineyards and plenty of activities at the Vineyards. Virginia Wine Month has become a celebrated tradition, use this as an excuse to get out and share a love of wine and a passion for travel. There are special events at the Vineyards and so much to see and do. This is the heart of the harvest and best time to see the vineyards while they are making these amazing wines. The fall foliage is also changing and the drives through the Commonwealth will be spectacular. There are major wine festivals take place during October in every region of the state. Classics such as the , Harvest Festival at Kluge Vineyards, the Virginia Wine Festival at Town Point, and Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape are just a few to consider. Visit virginiawine.org to see more celebrations and events. Or call 1-800-VISITVA to request a free, Virginia is for Lovers – Live Passionately travel guide.
To help make your travels even easier there are new 48-Hour Guilt-Free Fall Getaways that are two-night, three-day trip itineraries, with over a dozen choices featuring some of Virginia’s best wine destinations.
Ready to make plans to taste the best of Virginia Wine Month? Use the following tips to plan the ultimate Virginia wine getaway:
Look for festivals
Hop on a wine trail
Book a travel package
Save with discounts