Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Featured Sight of Interest - Chateau Morrisette Winery

Spectacular Blue Ridge Views, Fine Food and Wine!
We recommend a visit to this neighboring winery for spectacular views and fun dining on the Blue Ridge Parkway, not to mention award winning wines!

Make plans to visit our restaurant, gift shop, gardens, the winery for a tour and wine tasting, or stop by for one of our special events. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and open year round, we welcome visitors to tour our facilities, experience our wines and savor our American cuisine while enjoying such events as Black Dog & Our Dog Blues Concerts all in an elegant old world atmosphere.

This is part of the series "100 Things to See and Do within 100 Miles" of The Claiborne House.

Chateau Morrisette Winery - 287 Winery Road, Floyd VA 24091 540-593-2865

Just 40-45 miles from The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast, and a very scenic Blue Ridge drive. From The Claiborne House we recommend a drive to the Blue Ridge Parkway out through Ferrum and Woolwine to reach Chateau Morrisette Winery near Mile Post 171.5.
Award winning wines
Located in a spectacular mountain setting in Floyd County off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway between mileposts 171 and 172. The winery and gift shop are open seven days, Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Hours seasonal in off peak. 540-593-2865

We have wine glasses and openers here at The Claiborne House if you wish to bring a bottle back and innjoy on the porch or near the ponds. 

Visit their website to see upcoming events like Mystery Dinner Theater, Concerts on the Lawn, and more *Disclaimer - this innformation is provided for your travel planning, please call or visit the website for hours of operation.

Directions from The Claiborne House to Chateau Morrisette driving The Blue Ridge Parkway:

Directions from The Claiborne House to Chateau Morrisette driving winding and very scenic Highway 40West: