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Where to Stay in Virginia Wine Country

By Travel Savvy

They say Virginia is for lovers, and that includes those who are enamored with wine. With more than 280 wineries in the state, there are plenty of amazing gourmet escapes travelers can experience in the Old Dominion. Voted one of the top 10 wine travel destinations in the world by Wine Enthusiast, you can bet a trip here will be just like the fine wine itself - absolutely unforgettable.

According to an newly released economic impact study, Virginia wine sales hit records highs in 2016 and wine tourism is steadfastly on the rise. That means travelers will want to find the ideal spots to sip & stay when they head to Virginia Wine Country. Inns all across the region offer plenty of amenities and special packages designed with guests in mind. Which B&B is best for you? Discover it now at

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Iris Inn Bed and Breakfast

191 Chinquapin Drive

Nestled in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, The Iris Inn in Waynesboro is located on 12 breathtaking acres residing on a spectacular Blue Ridge mountaintop. Not only does this elegant B&B boast a prime location near 28 wineries, it also offers guests top-notch amenities, a complimentary nightly local wine & cheese hour, a "bottomless" cookie jar, daily breakfast, chic accommodations (including adult tree house cabins with modern conveniences) and a host of special wine-related packages, including the Sip & Simmer Cabin Dinner, Wine Therapy and Wine Tasting Weekends.

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L'Auberge Provencale Bed and Breakfast

13630 Lord Fairfax Hwy
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The authentic Provençale-style experience of this quintessential French country inn merges gracious service with refined, well-appointed accommodations that feature modern luxury amenities. Framed by the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains, the inn offers guests award-winning cuisine and a comprehensive wine list at their farm-to-table restaurant La Table Provencale, which also hosts monthly wine dinners with local and global producers plus several special events. There is a sommelier onsite and an extensive wine cellar. Additional amenities include a bar & lounge, gardens and orchards and access to a heated swimming pool at sister property Villa La Campagnette.

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Goodstone Inn & Restaurant

36205 Snake Hill Road

This elegant 18th-century country estate and award-winning gourmet restaurant is nestled within 265 vast acres of rolling hills and spectacular surroundings. Here guests enjoy luxurious accommodations coupled with top-notch dining and service. The Restaurant features a state-of-the-art, seasonally inspired menu offering French Country cuisine and showcasing the freshest vegetables, herbs, eggs and more from the inn’s farm. There is a sommelier onsite, an extensive wine list featuring local and global producers and special wine dinners. Additional amenities include a full-service bar, spa, and outdoor pool.

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Beliveau Estate Bed and Breakfast and Winery

5415 Gallion Ridge Rd

This French country inn with a winery onsite resides on 165 acres in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Its five guestrooms feature private baths, fireplaces, TV’s, and mini-fridges. Some also have air jet baths and private decks. Additional amenities include a gorgeous tasting room, hiking trails, spring-fed ponds, a hilltop pavilion with lavender garden, a covered outdoor veranda, a Tiki bar, picnic spots and an event building with a large reception hall. Beliveau is a celebrated destination for special occasions, wine and tapas events, live music and wine pairing dinners. Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Chardonnay, Red Zinfandel, Traminette and Vidal Blanc are among some of the wine varieties enjoyed onsite.


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