Adventure awaits around every bend. Sample fine wine, cider and mead at seven locations all near the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our tasting rooms and mountain air are infinitely cooler than the lowlands.

August 18—19, 2012  

Art Down the Parkway

Local artisans set up at each of our seven trail locations—Chateau Morrisette hosts jewelry maker Sharon Albertson, Blacksnake Meadery will have handcrafted instruments played by local musicians. Foggy Ridge Cider hosts potter Wendy Wrenn, Villa Appalaccia features jewelry makers, plus many more artists at each winery. Visit for wine, cider or mead tastings plus the best of southwest VA's artisan trails. Food available for purchase at most sites, plus assorted special treats.

$25 in advance (August 17) or $35 day of purchase. Ticket covers both Saturday and Sunday

Tickets can be purchased in advance ($25) by contacting any winery. Or on the tour weekend you can purchase tickets ($35) at your first location. Check winery websites for open hours each day. Ticket covers both Saturday and Sunday.

Local Lodging

Hotel Floyd
Floyd, VA

Mountain Song Inn
Willis, VA

Local Dining and Music

Oddfellas Cantina
Floyd, VA

A not too long drive from Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, Charlotte and Central Virginia. See directions on our websites:

AmRhein Wine Cellars

Attimo Winery
Blacksnake Meadery
Chateau Morrisette Winery
Foggy Ridge Cider
Stanburn Winery
Villa Appalaccia Winery