A wine tour is an amazing experience when planned and executed well. A Virginia wine tour can be especially exciting since Virginia is rich with vineyards that have drawn worldwide attention. If it is your first time to plan for a wine tour, you probably have a lot of questions. This post was written with you in mind. We hope that by the time you finish reading through it, you’ll be in a better to position to plan that great wine tour.
When is the Best Time To Go On a Wine Tour?
Generally speaking, the best months to visit the lush vineyards in Virginia are April through October, depending on your availability. The following post explains this in detail:
April is Virginia Vineyard Month
No matter where you are in Virginia, there is a breathtaking winery just a short drive away. April is the perfect time to get out and discover why Wine Enthusiast magazine named Virginia one of the 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in the world. The more time you take, the more you’ll discover ― every region, every vintage, every winery in Virginia is unique. The one constant is a warm welcome. Virginia wines are now recognized among the world’s best, and there are over 250 local wineries ready to show you why. Read more at Potomac Point Winery…
April is just around the corner, so this would be the perfect time to start making the necessary arrangements for your first wine tour.
What Should I Do (And Not Do) During a Wine Tour?
As a first-timer, there are certain things you may want to be aware of so that you have a wine tour that’s memorable for all the right reasons. It helps to know the common blunders people make so you can avoid them. The following post will get you in the know:
10 Wine Tasting Tips for your Virginia Wine Tour
Top ten recommendations for planning a successful Virginia Wine Tour
1. Don’t let the fancy jargon and spit bucket intimidate you when on your Virginia Wine Tour. Wine makers and for the most part anyone who works at a winery does so because they are passionate about wine. They love to talk about how wine is made, in particularly how their wine is made and the just about anything to do with the wine business. Read full post at Inn On Poplar Hill…
Taking a heavy breakfast is essential before a wine tour. Although you only take in a little wine at a time, it can actually accumulate to a few glasses by the end of your tour. You do not want to become inebriated, or worse, embarrass yourself.
Is There a “Correct” Way To Taste Wine?
The truth is that wine tasting is an art. However, that shouldn’t make you think of it as a complicated activity. You just need the basics of how to do it, as explained in the following post:
Wine Tasting Made Simple: A Traveler’s Guide to Experiencing Wine
First things first, you don’t have to be a traveler to gain valuable insight from this wine guide. There are plenty of dos and don’ts out there when it comes to the ‘right way’ to enjoy wine. Frankly, most travelers, prefer to spend their time wine tasting rather than hours researching about how to enjoy wine best. Then again, some amount of knowledge is required if you want to maximize your wine experience, especially if you are combining wine with food. I have learned through hands-on experience, vineyard & wine tours, talking with locals, and indulging in my share of wine, the best way to truly enjoy wine is to stop thinking you need to be an expert. All you need to do is start tuning into your senses; it’s as simple as that. Read more at Do Travel Ma…
Here are a couple of local wineries near Charlottesville that you should definitely consider visiting during your wine tour:
330 Newtown Road,
Greenwood, VA 22943
Now that you have these helpful tips, all you need is a wine tour company to simplify your entire day. Camryn Wine Tours is the best there is in Charlottesville, VA. If you choose to work with us, you are guaranteed a fun and memorable experience. Call us on (434) 979-8200 for bookings for your next Virginia wine tour.