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Where to Drink

 Nelson County and Charlottesville offers a wide variety of award-winning red and white wines, fruit wines, meads, beers and ciders. Sample wines or brews with Blue Ridge Mountain views and unique tasting experiences.

Delfosse Vineyard & Winery

Faber, VA

One of Virginia's only terraced style vineyards, relax in the serene, gorgeous natural landscape of Delfosse Vineyards while enjoying their award-winning wines by the glass or the bottle. 

Brent Manor Vineyard

Faber, VA

When you visit our tasting room, you get to experience our wines, and in addition, we are bringing the Old World in as well by offering an ever changing variety of Portuguese wines.

Pippin Hill Farm

Faber, VA

Not only does Pippin Hill create distinguished boutique wines, Pippin Hill’s Tasting Room pairs them with local, fresh, seasonal, from vineyard- and farm-to-table cuisine.

Loving Cup Winery

North Garden, VA

Our vineyard resides in Albemarle County among the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the spectacular Monticello AVA. The vineyard is certified-organic, only one of a handful on the East Coast.

Albemarle Cider Works

North Garden, VA

Albemarle CiderWorks is a family-run Cidery and Tasting Room that produces cider from heritage varieties of apples that can thrive in Albemarle County.

Potters Craft Cider

Charlottesville, VA

Potter's Craft Cider makes farmhouse-style hard ciders using local Virginia apples and traditional production methods. Truly dry ciders.

Blenheim Vineyards

Charlottesville, VA

Owned by Dave Matthews, Blenheim is a historic and conservation-protected winery interwoven with the quality and individual character of their independently grown vines.

Mountain Cove Vineyard

Lovingston, VA

Started in 1976, Mountain Cove Vineyard is family run. A beautiful, rustic setting with gorgeous views of the mountains make for a perfect setting for your event or tasting. 

Lovingston Winery

Lovingston, VA

Built into a hillside on a family farm, this vineyard consists of 10.5 acres of densely-planted Bordeaux and South African varietals.

Wisdom Oak Winery

North Garden, VA

Wisdom Oak Winery is a family owned and operated winery located in North Garden, Virginia. Enjoy a picnic by the pond while sipping your wine.

Bold Rock Hard Cider

Nellysford, VA

Every batch of Bold Rock Hard Cider is made from local Blue Ridge Mountain apples, crushed and crafted by our cider makers in Virginia and North Carolina.

Rebec Vineyards

Amherst, VA

Enjoy the deck overlooking the vineyards or bring a blanket and picnic under the trees

Blue Mountain Brewery

Afton, VA

With eight to ten Blue Mountain drafts available at all times, local foods for lunch and dinner, local wines & family friendly - this brewery has it all.

Flying Fox Vineyard

North Garden, VA

Flying Fox Vineyard pushes the limits and comfort levels with wine making that is uninhibited by history or convention.

Pollack Vineyards

Greenwood, VA

These 31 acres of French vinifera are used to make estate grown wine that has the finesse and balance of the traditional French varietals.

Woodridge Farm

Charlottesville, VA

Wood Ridge Farm Brewery, houses a one of a kind tap room with wraparound decks to best exploit the remarkable views of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Virginia Distillery Company

Lovingston, VA

Virginia Distillery Company is an American Single Malt whisky distillery located amongst the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia.

Thatch Winery

Charlottesville, VA

The Thatch wine portfolio consists of over a dozen wines in a broad variety of styles, each distinctive for its balance, complexity, and articulation of terroir.

Devil's Backbone Brewing

Nellysford, VA

Devil's Backbone has been brewing award winning craft beers in the Virginia Heartland since 2008.

Wild Wolf Brewing

Nellysford, VA

Here you will find hand-crafted beer and Farm to Fork Food with Gluten Free, Vegetarian, and Vegan options.

Although Uber and Lyft are available, they may not be as prevalent given the relative remoteness of the area.  However, there are all sorts of taxi companies/drivers with whom you can arrange private transportation for a block of time during the day. Whatever you choose, always remember to drink responsibly and never drink and drive.

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