Thursday, December 9, 2010

Got Wine?

FOUR CENTURIES OF VIRGINIA BEAUTIFUL WINERIES AND VINEYARDS
Thank you Thomas Jefferson, for your vision!
FACT: in 1873 Virginia Wines were voted the Best Red Wine. Learn more about Virginia wines with the following video:

Virginia Wine Trail - see the regions and the trail http://www.virginiawine.org/regions

The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast is in the Blue Ridge region for wines- see more info on nearby wineries here

Mountain Road Wine Experience

The Mountain Road Wine Experience offers 3 wineries, a meadery and cidermaker all near the Blue Ridge Parkway in southwest Virginia.
http://www.mountainroadwineexperience.com/

A not too long drive from Roanoke, Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, Charlotte and Central Virginia. See directions on the websites below:
Also enjoy these wines, cider and mead at The Tasting Room across from the Country Store in Floyd, VA.

American Viticultural Areas

The Rocky Knob AVA

The Rocky Knob AVA is located in Floyd and Patrick counties on the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The area is located on the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwestern Virginia near the towns of Woolwine and Meadows of Dan and astride the Blue Ridge Parkway. The soil is primarily loam and gravel and is well drained.

The North Fork of Roanoke AVA

The North Fork of Roanoke AVA is on the eastern slopes of the Allegheny Mountains in Roanoke and Montgomery counties. Its wines include Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Norton and many others.

VIRGINIA IS FOR WINE LOVERS


LIFE IS TOO SHORT FOR BAD COFFEE!   Shellie your innkeeper @ The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast in Rocky Mount, VA - Blue Ridge Country! You can book your room online at any time right herehttp://www.claibornehouse.net/

The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast is 15 miles to three exits off The Blue Ridge Parkway.    We were awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor - click here to see our certificate!

1 comment:

Leslie Shelor said...

Great article about an industry still too little known in Virginia!