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When you want to build a six-pack of a variety of local beers and pick up a few bottles of wine to share with friends and family following your trip to Virginia’s Blue Ridge, pay a visit to our local retail shops.
There are beer & wine shops throughout the region that carry products from local breweries and wineries, as well as unique brews and wines from around the world. You can also count on friendly staff that provide extensive knowledge and recommendations about the products in stock.
Many of these shops also carry fun swag and merchandise, such as Virginia is for Craft Beer Lovers or Virginia is for Wine Lovers items.
Whether you’re trying to find a local beer that’s similar to your favorite IPA, or you’re hoping to get a cabernet that will pair with your favorite steak, you’ll love the products we make in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. Share your finds with us on social media by using the #VBRcheers hashtag!
Check out Virginia’s Blue Ridge Cheers Trail for ideas on which local brews and wines you’ll be taking home. The trail includes all of our breweries, wineries, and craft spirits producers in the region.
If you’re a fan of craft beer, wine and spirits, you’ll love learning the stories behind these local businesses by taking part in a guided tour. Book now >
Often, we don’t need a real excuse to hit the road and simply enjoy a peaceful drive with someone
Fall in Virginia offers many fun activity combinations, but one of our favorites is hiking and wine.
‘Tis the season for apple picking, pick-your-own pumpkins, corn maze wandering, and fall festivals.
You set out on a hike for glory – the longest, highest, hardest…whatever it is…and then you raise a