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Road trip guide to Virginia Wine Country
In 1773, Thomas Jefferson planted sangiovese vines at Monticello, hopeful he could reproduce the European wines he loved on his own hilly terrain. While his efforts ultimately failed, today Virginia is home to more than 300 wineries, where both Old World and native varieties flourish.
Enjoy destination dining, local wine, history, and art in the vibrant mountainside city of Charlottesville
Nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Shenandoah National Park, Charlottesville, Virginia, is perhaps best known as the home of two former presidents (Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe) and the University of Virginia. But beyond its presidential pedigree and handsome neoclassical campus, the city is an ideal location for a few days away.
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South Georgia Wine Country
These South Georgia vineyards are drawing notice for their still and sparkling wines made from sweet Georgia Muscadines. Also featured are recommendations from wine columnist...
Where to Stay in Georgia Wine Country
All those tastings add up, so why not make a weekend of your wine country adventure? Here’s an extended list of our favorite hotels, inns, and cottages located near Georgia vineyards...
North Georgia Wine Country
I remember my first taste of Georgia wine, years ago: I was in a small gift shop in "alpine" Helen during (what else?) Oktoberfest, and was offered a Dixie cup filled with...