Mid – Fall 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

  • October 20 11-6 PM: :Stargazing Party – Music by the Weedeaters and Food by Catch the Chef
  • Saturday, October 27 11-6 PM: Fall Harvest & Leaf Peep Festival with music by Scuffletown.
  • Open every day through November!

Gadino Cellars

  • Second Saturday Special – This fall themed 3-pack includes our 2016 Vidal Blanc
  • Welcome Seth Marshall, new winemaker at Gadino Cellars!

Wisteria Farm & Vineyard 

  • Open daily from 12 noon until 6 p.m., including holiday Mondays.  Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • Wine Dinner, October 27, 7 pm, reservations required – $60 pp – Fantastic 4 course lineup featuring Main Street Bakery accompanied by wine for each course selected from our own vintages and music performed by Page County’s own Eva Weber Trio!

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!
  • October 27th – Oysters on the grill during the end of OctoberFest

Desert Rose Winery

  • October 20, Felting Art and a Glass, 2- 4:30, reservations required
  • October 28 from 2-5pm: Live Music with Acoustic Soul

Quièvremont Winery

  • Tasting Room hours of operation are 12 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Sunday; 12 to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
  • October 13 – Live music with Ben Mason Experience, 3 – 6 pm

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!!!!
  • 2017 Bubbly Release Party, Sunday, October 21 for wine club members + their friends

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!
  • October 27, End of October Fest – pick up some Hopkins Ordinary Ale Works to take home!

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

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

  • Rappahannock Cellars, October 17

Other area exciting events!

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

Fall is here! Select from various lodging on the Loop!

Where to Stay!

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