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  • Archive for March 9th, 2011

    Wine Week: Love by the Glass

    by Casey | Posted on March 9th, 2011

    Virginia Wine WeekWine lovers – get ready to toast the second annual Virginia Wine Week: Love by the Glass, March 18 – 27, 2011.  

    Enjoy Virginia wine by the glass at participating restaurants and wine shops across the state, as well as the best culinary traditions served with elegant local wines and exclusive tasting menus.  Special events throughout the week along with Love by the Glass travel packages will give you a lot to love about wine travel in Virginia.

    Select hotels, resorts and inns have created travel packages for visitors who want to make the most of Virginia Wine Week.  Love by the Glass travel packages found on Virginia.org include:

    Virginia Wine Week – Love by the Glass Package at The Jefferson – Richmond
    Celebrate Virginia Wine Week at The Jefferson in historic Richmond.  This package includes accommodations, a luxurious three-course dinner in Lemaire Restaurant including three Virginia wine pairings, traditional Southern breakfast, dinner and breakfast gratuities and valet parking. (Taxes are additional.) Starting at $350 per couple; available March 18-27, 2011.

    Celebrate Virginia Wine Week at the Carriage House Inn – Lynchburg
    The Carriage House Inn Bed & Breakfast Virginia Wine Week package greets guests with a glass of local Virginia wine and appetizers in the parlor upon arrival. The innkeepers will help guests plan visits to local wineries, historic sites, museums, hiking/biking trails, antique shops or make an appointment at the on-site massage and body works studio.  Guests also will receive a four-course breakfast each morning. Travelers via Amtrak will be picked up at the station.  Starting at $159 per couple; available March 18-27, 2011.

    Love by the Glass Package at the Boar’s Head – Charlottesville
    Surrounded by some of Virginia’s excellent wineries, the Boar’s Head offers a Love by the Glass package which features two night’s accommodations, a welcome gift of a bottle of Virginia wine with a fruit and cheese platter, daily breakfast in the Old Mill Room, self guided tour to a local winery including tasting passes for two, and one three-course Virginia wine dinner for two in the Old Mill Room.  The package starts at $175 a night per couple and is available through March 31, 2011.

    Visit www.virginiawine.org to learn more about Virginia Wine Week: Love by the Glass and to find participating businesses.



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