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Virginia Wine Golden Triangle

Living the Good Life by James Bogaty owner Veramar Vineyard

Virginias Wine Country Golden Triangle

The Virginia Golden Triangle Wine Tour
Want to spend an afternoon in Virginias wine country and select from three of the unique Virginia wine regions during that single afternoon trip? Here is one trip tour that will give you variety in wine, scenery and vistas.

Taste at Virginia's most prestigious wine. Learn about Virginia wine with experts

Enter the world of Virginia wine as an insider.
Travel the northern Virginia wine tour to the Virginia wine business via the Virginia Wine Golden Triangle.
Using our first-hand knowledge and extensive contacts, we'll give you an exclusive insider's view and entre that other tour cannot offer. Reston Limo offers a limo tour to these wineries.

Privileged access to the best Virginia Vineyards.
From the prestigious classified growths to exclusive "boutique" producers, you will receive a warm welcome and a personalized tour and tasting. Each visit is unique and fascinating, as you meet the passionate men and women who make some of the greatest Virginia wines.

THE Virginia Golden Triangle Wine Tour- quality wines from here just disappear, it would be easy to pass over this wine region, suspecting that its just a bit of plank fun. And that would be a grave mistake as this is a cracker jack Virginia golden triangle region for some of the best Virginia wineries. Lip smacking, rich and intensely full flavored, its a fruit driven style supported by subtle American and French oak. An excellent food friendly wines that are already drinking well. International award winning wines.

We offer tours in Shenandoah and Loundoun Valley as well as Blue Ridge Wineway. Our tours focus on high-end boutique wineries. Our tours are known for being off the beaten path, insightful, and memorable. Here is the ONE tour route that brings you all three regions in one afternoon tour - The Virginia Golden Triangle Wine Tour.

"We are more than a tour route location, we are wine geeks" boasts Jim Bogaty, Founder, Veramar Vineyard

Both first time visitors and regular wine country patrons have delighted in our tours. Some have even gone so far as to say, "This tour far exceeded my expectations. It was like having a private wine class in the wine country. Not only was the wine we tasted beyond words, the scenery on this trip was so extraordinary that it rivaled our experiences in Tuscany."

We want to create for you a unique and lasting experience. For this reason we plan with you, your dream wine tour.

The Virginia Golden Triangle Wine Tour is closer then you think.

Begin at noon at Veramar Vineyard with a box lunch from Celebrations, Inc.

Veramar Vineyard & Event Center
Veramar Vineyard is situated on a private, 100-acre estate in the heart of Virginia Hunt County at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the Shenandoah River. We are a small, family-run winery dedicated to producing naturally dry, full-bodied wines. Around Veramar Vineyard are a great number of bed-and breakfasts, championship golf courses and antique shops as well as some of the finest restaurants in Virginia. So, if you are in the mood for romance, or to enjoy fine wines, or simply want a picnic outing in the country, hike the Blue Ridge Mountain trails, come and be our guest as you experience Veramar Vineyard.Wines: Cabernet Franc, Rooster Red, Norton, Chardonnay, Tres Blanc, Seyval Blanc & DOra.Hours: Year round. 11:30a.m.-5p.m. Thursday- MondayTasting Fees: None-- FREEFood: Light fare, i.e. cheese & crackers (Catering available for groups of 50 guests or more).
Breaux Vineyards
You're invited to come and enjoy the internationally acclaimed wines of Breaux Vineyards. Our "Napa meets Mediterranean" style tasting room offers views of the beautiful Blue Ridge and Short Hill Mountains. Enjoy light gourmet fare, or bring your own picnic to savor on our umbrella covered tables at Patio Madeleine. Our winery and grounds, part of a magnificent 400-acre estate, are surrounded by 43 acres of vineyards including the original 16-year-old vines.Wines: Chardonnay, Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier.Hours: 11a.m.-5p.m. daily. Closed major holidays.Tours & tasting: May-Oct. daily, 11a.m.-6p.m.; Nov.-April: daily, 11a.m.-5p.m. Closed major holidays. Groups please call ahead.Tasting Fees: $3/person. Reservations required for group of 8 or more - $5/person.Food: Light fare, i.e. cheese & crackers.
Piedmont Vineyards
Virginia's first commercial vinifera vineyard, located on the pre-revolutionary farm of Waverly in the heart of Virginia's Hunt Country. Picnic area, private parties, wedding and reception facilities.Wines: Hunt Country Chardonney, Special Reserve and Native Yeast Chardonnays, Semillon and Cabernet Sauvignon.Hours: Apr.-Oct., daily, 11a.m.-6p.m.; Nov..-Mar., daily, 11a.m.-5p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24, 25, 31 & New Year's.Tasting Fees: $3/person, refunded with wine purchase.Food: Light fare, i.e. cheese & crackers.Directions: From Middleburg: 3 miles south on Rt. 626. From Washington DC: I-66 to exit 31 at The Plains. Right at exit, right on Rt. 55. Immediate left on Rt. 626. Go 5 miles, winery on left.Gerhard von Finck, owner.P.O. Box 286,Middleburg, VA 20118.Phone: 540-687-5528.Website: www.piedmontwines.com.E-mail: info@piedmontwines.com

So come, visit wineries in the Virginia Wine County (VWX) and sample our wines, each a taste of seasons past: The snows of winter, April showers, summer sunshine and crisp fall nights. It's all there in the bottle, waiting for...YOU.

Call Della at Veramar Vineyard 540-955-5510 to set up your tour.

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