Let Wintergreen be your home base for exploring Virginia's beer, hard cider and wine country. We've partnered with Monticello Wine Tour and Coach Company to take all the guess work out of a beautiful day exploring Virginia wine and craft beverage country. Daily tours are a fun and social way to experience some of the area’s best wineries, breweries, and cideries with like-minded individuals. Their team of professionals will provide the highest level of service in the area’s most modern fleet of Mercedes Sprinters and luxury Chevrolet Suburbans. Simply choose the tour that best suits your needs and they’ll take care of the rest.
It’s time to start exploring the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge and the rolling countryside where the environment is perfect for both wine production and vacationing!
Choose from a Custom Private Wine Tour or the Western Wine Region tour.
For wine tour information and reservations, please call our partner at 434-260-7143.
Advance registration required.
3-4 Wineries/Breweries of Your Choice
3-4 STOPS • 5 HOUR MINIMUM • UP TO 14 PASSENGERS
Our average tours last a minimum of 5 hours, which allows time for stops at 3-4 different wineries and/or breweries depending on group size, but we are always more than happy to accommodate your travel schedule. Our drivers are carefully selected for their knowledge of the area’s beer and wine offerings and their dedication to the highest level of customer service. Each itinerary is fully customized based on your group size and requests. Kick back and relax! You’re in good hands.
Step 1 – Click below and reserve your vehicle based on the size of your group. This is the most important step as our vehicles sell out most weekends!
Step 2 – Once your vehicle is reserved, our concierge will contact you to help plan the best tour, assist with reservations at vineyards, and making the best use of your time. We have over 40 breweries, wineries, and distilleries in our area, we can go anywhere, and we’re here to help!
Step 3 – Our guide picks you up, you relax, and we’ll insure you have a good time.
Valley Road, Veritas, and Afton Mountain Vineyards
Fridays and Saturdays – December through Early March
3 Stops • 5 Hours • Up to 14 Passenger
Leave your worries behind as we whisk you through winding mountain roads and gorgeous vistas as you enjoy a day visiting some of the area’s top wineries. Monticello Wine Tour & Coach Co. will bring you to the doorstep of each tasting room where you will enjoy the luxury of spending your time just the way you like it. You want to sample a full Tasting? Sure! In the mood to share bottles or glasses with friends? No problem! Relax knowing you will travel safely and comfortably in style.Western Wine Region Itinerary
Your travels will begin with a prompt 12:00pm departure from The Wintergarden Spa, headed to Valley Road Vineyards. Here you can try a Governor’s Cup medal-winning Viognier or Meritage, or sample many of their spectacular wines with a classic tasting in their rustic and welcoming tasting room.
The next stop is Veritas Vineyards and Winery, a 50-acre vineyard founded by a neurologist and nurse who, having raised their family, decided to pursue a more viniferous passion. Veritas is not only known in the region for their wines, but also their amazing Farmhouse Dinners.
A quick trip around the bend will bring you to Afton Mountain Vineyards. Take in the gorgeous views and luxurious reds until we depart at 4:25pm, allowing for your safe return to The Wintergarden Spa at 5:00.Book Western Region Tour
Devils Backbone, Bold Rock, Cidery, Blue Mountain Brewery
Fridays and Saturdays, based on availability - December through early March
Meet at 12 noon at the Wintergarden Parking Lot.
You will visit Devils Backbone Brewing Company, born and headquartered in Nelson County and celebrated worldwide with yearly awards in the World Beer Cup and the Great American Beer Festival. Enjoy a bold and daring Danzig, a smooth and medium-bodied Vienna Lager, or a light and tart Cran-Gose. Whatever your taste in beer, you will find it at Devils Backbone.
Then, step off the bus at Blue Mountain Brewery and take in the views of the Blue Ridge Mountains while you walk down the path toward the pub. Beautiful days at Blue Mountain include sitting on the patio enjoying your lunch while tasting each of their hand crafted brews. Brewery tours are available on Saturdays between noon and 4pm.
You’ll also visit Virginia’s flagship cider producer, Bold Rock Hard Cider, where you can explore their cider barn and experience a close up view of the bottling line. Wind down your tour with a Virginia Apple or India Pressed Apple and as they like to say, drink in the scenery until it’s time to head back home!