Gold Book – Wine and Country Life
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Explore the best of Virginia Wine Country’s gold-medal wines, award-winning cuisines, craft beverages and luxury experiences with our popular Virginia wine journal The Wine & Country Gold Book. Find out which wineries and wines are the best in Virginia, use our wine region maps to make planning a trip to Virginia’s Wine Country easy and enjoy our expert advice on tasting, visiting wineries and much more. The Gold Book wine journal also includes our luxury travel planner filled with beautiful places to stay, charming boutiques and delicious restaurants .
LIVE. LOVE. BUY LOCAL:
Discover Virginia, a premier destination for food and wine lovers that is attracting the wine world’s attention. Over the last 45 years exceptional viticulturists and winemakers from all over the world have come to Virginia Wine Country. Come visit and explore the terroir expressed by our Virginia Wineries, breweries and distilleries. Virginia Wineries not only excel at crafting beautiful wines-many also offer luxurious hospitality ranging from casual food to fine dining and even vineyard-side cottages where you may stay during your visit. You’ll be sure of a warm welcome whichever Virginia Winery Events you visit. Our Virginia winery destinations will elevate your wine country vacation beyond a classic winery experience. Discover beautiful lodging, sumptuous foods, amazing beverages, wonderful people and the all-encompassing scenic vineyard views.
GOLD MEDAL WINE SHOP:
Explore the best wines from Virginia Wine Country according to our professionally judged Virginia Governor’s Cup Wine Competition. The wines of the region embody the experimental spirit of Virginia and its flourishing community of winemakers. Rejoice in the refined local flavors sourced from exceptional Virginia vineyards. Discover unique Virginia wines from elegant Sauvignon Blancs to Bordeaux-style red blends and everything in between. The Wine & Country Gold Medal Wine Shop is an easy way for you to find the best Virginia wines to enjoy with friends and family at the winery or at home. Let our Wine & Country Gold Book guide you on your tasting journey with its wine journal for your tasting notes, Virginia maps, luxury places to stay, fine dining and so much more.
LIVE. LOVE. BUY LOCAL:
The Wine & Country Gold Book is honored to have the support of the finest locally-owned home retailers in Virginia Wine Country. Here you can find experts in elegance and quality to help you create your Virginia dream home and garden. Discover luxury greenhouse designs from England, home decor boutiques and talented home designers. Find fabulous architects, land managers, real estate companies, financial managers and more. We can even connect you with custom builders who can build a home for you and a stable for your horses. Live the Wine & Country life by supporting our local Virginia partners and their luxury goods and services for your home.
LIVE. LOVE. BUY LOCAL:
Virginia Wine Country is home to several exclusive resorts, Michelin-starred restaurants, charming bed and breakfasts, National Parks, museums and luxurious country inns worthy of a special visit. From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Atlantic Shore, visitors to Virginia Wine Country have the opportunity to stay in a variety of locations to complete their Virginia experience. Whether you’re searching for a relaxing vacation in a charming small town, a romantic getaway to a cottage at a vineyard, or a fun group holiday complete with wine tours and lots of restaurants, Virginia has the perfect lodging and dining options for you. Plan your visit to Virginia Wine Country and discover the best places to stay while exploring Virginia’s wineries, museums, dining, experiences, natural beauty, equestrian events, hip downtowns and rich culture. Let our Wine & Country Gold Book guide you on your way with its wine journal for your tasting notes, Virginia maps, luxury places to stay, fine dining and so much more.
Explore Winery Events:
Rich in history and culinary traditions, Virginians are creating exclusive festivals celebrating wine, craft beer, spirits, music, art, farm-to-table food, literature, equestrian life and more. Discover the best Virginia wineries, theaters, restaurants and more. Wine festivals, harvest feasts, music at wineries, wine tastings and more are all curated by our Wine & Country editors to ensure you the best possible visit to Virginia Wine Country, Experience the best of wine country with our events and festivals calendar.
Live the Wine & Country Life:
We offer a highly curated boutique experience with a luxury collection perfect for living your best Wine & Country life. Discover Dubarry boots and accessories, equestrian gifts, barware, home decor, books, wine tools, local art and everything you need for luxury outdoor entertaining. From steeplechase to winery picnics we can help you prepare the perfectly elegant soiree. Online and in person shopping is available at our petite showroom in Ivy.
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Virginia Wine & Country Life celebrates elevated living in the heart of Virginia Wine Country. Each issue of our luxury print magazine highlights Virginia Wineries, farm-to-table food, architecture, gardens & décor, the arts and elegant entertaining, as well as Visit Virginia craft spirits, beer and ciders.