Summer 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!

Winery – Whisky – Brewery Events

DuCard Vineyards

  • Live Music EVERY Saturday from 2-5 pm on the patio!  Check here to view the band!
  • Shenandoah Seated Wine Flight Program – now offered throughout DuCard – a great way to elevate your wine experience!

Gadino Cellars

  • Welcome Seth Marshall, new winemaker at Gadino Cellars!
  • Open Friday – Monday
  • Winner!  2019 Virginia Gold Metal!!!
  • 2nd Saturday specials + re-order discounts for Club Members

Wisteria Farm & Vineyard 

  • Open daily from 12 noon until 6 p.m., including holiday Mondays.  Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • June 22, Brian Coughlan returns with his Irish/Scottish/English/American folk songs from 3 – 5 p.m.

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…check out the new whisky bar
  • Copper Fox Distillery is now open in Williamsburg – Go Visit!
  • June 23rd – Whisky Tasting at Blue Door Inn, click here for reservation info

Desert Rose Winery

  • Open 7 days a week!!
  • Summer Wine Flights – Beat the heat this May and enjoy the sweetness of summer with these sweet and fruity wine flights!
    Wine Flights are $16.50 each and are equivalent to two full glasses of wine.
  • Acoustic Soul Live Music, June 1
  • Late Friday night music from 5 – 8 pm starting June 28th with Ryan Jewell, next event, July 26th with Brook Yoder
  • So many events – follow them here!

Quièvremont Winery

  • Tasting Room hours of operation are 12 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Sunday; 12 to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday
  • Paella!  June 22nd!

Sharp Rock Vineyards

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

Rapphannock Cellars  – Open 7 days a week!

  • Live music in the Barrel Room – Club Members room – find out more about their club!
  • Dida’s Distillery – now OPEN!!!!
  • Live Music, Wine, Vodka!!!
  • Games available outside, and beautiful views – picnic options!

Chester Gap Cellars

  • Complimentary wine tasting with the purchase of a bottle of vino!
  • NEW!  Visit their NEW deck with amazing views to enjoy!
  • NEW!  Nature trail to enjoy!
  • Welcome Jane….a new team member working beside Chelsey!
  • NEW!  Partnership with Fork ‘N Awesome caterers – great paired with vino!

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!

Front Royal Brewing Company

The Valley Cork

  • Luray’s newest addition!  Wine bar and bottle shop with great menu items!
  • Open Thursday and Friday, 4 pm – 10 pm, Saturday 2-10 pm, Sunday 2 – 8 pm

Whisky & Wine Dinners

Date night Specials at the Mimslyn Inn:

  • Date night Specials – Friday nights! Call the Mimslyn Inn for reservations and schedule.
  • Saturday, July 27: Boardwalk Brothers
  • Murder Mystery Dinners, Saturday, August 31

Other Area Events!

New to the Loop – the Inn at Little Washington 

  • Call 540-675-3800 for reservations!
  • New!  Tea in the Tavern starting Sunday, June 23 – call for reservations

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
  • Blackberry Festival, July 20

Skyland Lodge:

Other Special Events

Where to Stay! 

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