4 of the Most Unique Experiences in Virginia Wine Country

Home to many world-renown and award-winning wineries, Virginia has become a hotspot for wine culture. To differentiate themselves from the stiff competition, several wineries have gone above and beyond to cater those craving a unique experience with their spirit of choice.

Immerse yourself in the local lifestyle and take advantage of the best Virginia wine culture has to offer with these next-level experiences.

Veramar Vineyard: Full Moon Fiesta

Imagine being serenaded in a vineyard, basking in the full moonlight, all while sipping a wine of your choice. Several times throughout the summer, this is the reality at Veramar Vineyard in Berryville, Virginia.

For a one-of-a-kind-experience, stay up late at Veramar Vineyard and watch the moon rise while enjoying one of their award-winning wines and tapas.These full service events are free to attend, with discounts on alcohol and other perks for wine club members.

If you’re more of a day person, Veramar Vineyards also puts on several events throughout the year, such as concerts, movie showings, and food demonstrations.

Unwind Your Mind At Naked Mountain Winery

Get fit with this wine infused yoga routine. For only $25, enjoy this 75-minute, all levels yoga class at Naked Mountain Winery, then cap it off with your choice of complimentary wine.

If yoga isn’t your activity of choice, try tackling a course on wine pairings. For only $100, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a seated four-course meal led by a Naked Mountain winemaker. Learn perfect pairing combinations and general knowledge to sound like a bonafide sommelier!

Hosting many events throughout the year, Naked Mountain Winery is a local favorite that has an activity everyone will love.

Bogati Winery: Drinks and Demonstrations

Passionate about food? This winery experience is meant for you. An Argentinian-inspired winery in Loudoun County, Bogati Winery is not just known for their award-winning house offerings, but also their live cooking demonstrations.

Known for his culinary training in Beijing and Hong Kong, Pete Jee is a well-respected chef in the area. Several times throughout the year, you have the opportunity to watch him cook, and of course, sample the cuisine.

In addition to food demonstrations, Bogati is well known for their accolades. With 15 award-winning wines, you’ll keep coming back to this charming vineyard.

Rappahannock Cellars Destination Distillery

Not only is Rappahannock Cellars praised for wine selection, but also 100% wine-based spirits.  Located on the same property as their winery, is Dida’s Distillery.

Started as a passion project in 2015, Dida’s Distillery is the only wine-based distillery in the entire state of Virginia. Offering vodka, brandy, and gin, as well as cocktails, this unique selection truly makes for a one-of-a-kind experience.

For discounts and access to special members-only events such as “Flight Night Fridays”, a wine club membership is available for purchase.

 

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