Special Events on the Loop!


The Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop – a convenient travel plan along country roads in the Northern Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

The loop includes recommended visits to numerous remote “treasures” including Virginia wineries, a Whisky distilleries, breweries, eateries and other high interest features along the way!

Winery – Whisky – Brewery Events

DuCard Vineyards

  • Saturday July 14, 12-9pm: Second Saturday Concert Series
  • Saturday July 21, 2-5pm: Music on the Patio with the Rivanna Dixieland Band and Cville Municipal Band Brass Quintet
  • Saturday, July 28, 2-5pm: Music on the Patio with 2 Wishes

Gadino Cellars

  • August 4: Troy & Paula Haag
  • Special Red, White & Blue wine 3  pack  – includes Delfino Rosso (red); Vidal Blanc (white) & Luminoso (blue label

Wisteria Farm & Vineyard 

  • Check out their new crush pad project!

Cooper Fox Distillery – Open 7 days a week!

  • Offering whisky tours & tastings on Sunday’s from 1 – 5 pm.
  • Open Friday – Sunday until 8 pm
  • Cooper Fox Distillery is now open in Williamsburg – Go Visit!

Desert Rose Winery

  • Wine & Magic Night with Savino Recine – July 21

Quièvremont Winery – NEW to the LOOP!

  • Tasting Room hours of operation are 12 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Sunday; 12 to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Sharp Rock Vineyards

  • Open weekends – offering an on-site Bed and Breakfast too!

Rapphannock Cellars  – Open 7 days a week!

  • Live music in the Club Members room – find out more about their club!
  • Dida’s Distillery – now OPEN!!!!

Chester Gap Cellars

  • Complimentary wine tasting with the purchase of a bottle of vino!
  • Three new wines just released:  2016 Viognier, 2016 Roussanne and 2014 Viognier Reserve
  • NEW!  Visit their NEW deck with amazing views to enjoy!

Hopkins Ordinary Ale Works

  • Open Wednesday (4-7 pm) , Friday (3-7 pm) Saturday (3-7 pm) and Sunday (3-7 pm)
  • NOTE – extended hours this week!

River Hill Distillery

  • Open Friday and Saturday 12 – 5 pm

Hawksbill Brewing Company

  • Open Thursday, 4 -8pm, Friday & Saturday, 12-8 pm , Sunday 1-6 pm
  • Pop up Dinner Thursdays meals
  • NOTE – extended hours this week!

Whisky & Wine Dinners

Date night Specials at the Mimslyn Inn:

  • Date night Specials – Friday nights! Call the Mimslyn Inn for reservations and schedule.
  • Saturday night – Farm to Table Dinners

Weekly Wine Dinners at Skyland (Shenandoah National Park) –  Go here for details

  • Rappahannock Cellars, August 8
  • Rappahannock Cellars, October 17
  • Copper Fox Distillery Dinner, August 16

Entertainment on the Loop

Griffin Tavern:

  • LIVE MUSIC every weekend!
  • Check their site for complete listing to include Brunch and Trivia night!

The Mimslyn Inn:

  • Wednesdays / Thursdays/ Fridays: Featured Artists

Skyland Lodge:

Other Special Events

Select from various lodging on the Loop!

Where to Stay!

From Historic Mimslyn Inn, Bed and Breakfast, Cabin escapes!