December 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 exceptional Virginia wineries, Whisky distilleries, breweries, eateries, unique lodging and other high interest features along the way!

Celebrate on the Holidays on the Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop

Celebrate on the Holidays on the Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop

Winery – Whisky – Brewery Events

DuCard Vineyards

  • Sun. December 15, 3-5pm: Wine Club Special Event!  For Wine Club Members Only.

Gadino Cellars

  • Welcome Seth Marshall, new winemaker at Gadino Cellars!

Wisteria Farm & Vineyard 

  • Now through Christmas:  Warm, mulled wine on the weekends.  10% off purchases for three cans of non-perishable goods.  The food items will be donated to our local food bank at Page One.  Offer good until Christmas; no limit to the number of days, one per day.
  • Open daily from 12 noon until 6 p.m., including holiday Mondays.  Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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
  • Copper Fox Distillery is now open in Williamsburg – Go Visit!

Desert Rose Winery

  • December 14 -16: The Posse Pick Up Weekend
  • December 16: 2-5pm – Live Music with John Tole

Quièvremont Winery

  • 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!

  • 17th Anniversary Celebration continues until next year!
  • Live music in the Barrel Room – 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) in beautiful SPERRYVILLE….where so much is in walking distance!

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 + various other days too!

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
  • December 15: Dinner + Dancing

Other Area Events!

New to the Loop – the Inn at Little Washington 

  • New Year’s Eve dinner at the Inn at Little Washington……first seating dinning available – call 540-675-3800 for reservations!

Entertainment on the Loop

Griffin Tavern:

  • Saturday, December 15, annual “Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest!”
  • Monday, December 31, Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Griffin Tavern! Dinner & Dancing with Vinyl Tracks – Seating 6 – 9 pm
    Reservations required with credit card, Pub opens to public at 10pm – $10, Cover charge includes a complimentary toast at midnight!
  • 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

Open year-round!

Enjoy a winter stay! Open year-round!

Where to Stay!

From Historic Mimslyn Inn, Bed and Breakfast, Cabin mountain getaways!