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Featured Day Trip from DC: Bluemont Vineyard

If you want to get out of the city this summer for a day trip, heading to Northern Virginia wineries is a fun option. Written up as having the most fantastic views of the region, great wine, and lively events, Bluemont Vineyard is a great choice to explore this summer.

Just a little over an hour drive from the city, this small Virginia winery is located 951 feet above sea level, has stunning panoramic views,  and offers uniquely-crafted wines. Bluemont Vineyards is the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon or evening with good friends, savoring a great bottle of artisnally-made wine while enjoying the views of the mountains from the quaint tasting room or the open air deck.

The team at Bluemont prides themselves on capturing the essence of the area in their wines. With an artisan touch, they craft reds and whites that do just that. Treat yourself to a traditional wine tasting or enjoy one of their new red or white wine flights designed to share with you the uniqueness of the varietals they cultivate. The tasting room also offers a farm-inspired menu of incredible delights including charcuterie, Amish farm cheeses, various tapenades, warm baguette, and even delectable chocolate truffles. Do yourself a favor on a warm summer afternoon and try the blackberry wine slushee! You won’t regret it!

With a calendar of events that offers something for everyone, Bluemont Vineyard is a destination not to be missed. Friday nights feature food trucks from the local area. Upcoming trucks include C’est Bon offering farmhouse fresh fare, Good Grubbin’ for great Tex-Mex, and Holy Crepes offering sweet and savory crepes for your culinary pleasure! Live music also adds to the ambiance on select weekends.

For those wanting less party and more zen in their wine experience, the team even offers occasional wine and yoga Sundays with yoga class followed by your choice of a wine flight or glass.

You owe it to yourself to check out this unique destination.

Bluemont Vineyards is located at 18755 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont, Virginia.

The tasting room is open daily from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. Fridays- open until 8:00pm. Last Friday of the month- open until 9pm.

 

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