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When you’re visiting an area and want to check out multiple breweries and wineries, it can be challenging to work out the logistics of visiting various locations and also making sure to drink responsibly.
That’s part of what makes the guided tours in Virginia’s Blue Ridge an excellent option!
In addition to getting to take part in a tour that includes shuttle service that delivers you to multiple locations, you’ll also receive tastings and a local expert who can provide information about the stories behind the spots you’ll be visiting. Many tours also feature the opportunity to meet and hear from the owners and makers of these delicious products who are responsible for the all the behind-the-scenes magic.
Whether you want to visit local breweries, wineries, or distilleries, there's a tour option for each in Virginia's Blue Ridge! Don't forget to post about your tour experiences on social media and use the #VBRcheers hashtag.
Tour Roanoke is a local company that provides a variety of food and beverage tours, including the popular hop-on, hop off brewery tour. Many tours are offered on a regular basis, and group options are also available for private tours.
For wine aficionados, you’ll also love taking part in the complimentary cellar tours offered daily at Chateau Morrisette - an award-winning winery on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Participating in a tour is a fantastic way to experience the Virginia’s Blue Ridge Cheers Trail, the craft beverage trail that includes our local wineries, breweries, and craft spirits businesses. Before beginning your tour, register for our Cheers Trail Passport Program and check in at each spot during the tour to receive special offers and access to exclusive prizes and swag.
You can also have the passport delivered directly to your mobile device by texting 'Cheers' to (540) 253-4311. If you check in at five different locations with the passport, we'll send you a free Cheers Trail t-shirt! Learn more >