Week-To-Week Sneak Peek
The Skyline Vineyard Inn Blending Lab is OPEN!
Saturdays & Sundays Noon to 5pm
Come and create your own perfect bottle of wine in the Hottest new Tasting Room in Virginia!
Walk-In Wine Tastings Blending Sessions and Munchables on the 'Gone With The Wind' Porch
CLICK HERE for details and prices
The Mountains are Calling ... Spring is springing out here in the Blue Ridge. Shenandoah National Park (SNP), just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C., is the perfect escape for relaxation and recreation. With over 500 miles of fantastic trails, SNP is definitely hiker & scenic drive central! Come!
We're located right at Milepost 31, the Thornton Gap entrance, which is SNPs most popular entrance (because this is where the best hikes, overlooks and amenities are). We have put together a hiking guide on the Concierge page of the website so that you can pick out a favorite hike to take, and easily find the restaurants, museums and gift shops. We linked each image to SNPs downloadable maps that you can print and bring along.
Go here to the page - SNP Hiking Guide and come play!
- April Winner - Congratulations to Katie Davis Burke, winner of our April Ultimate Blue Ridge Getaway Giveaway!
- March Winner - Congratulations to Kristen Chamness, winner of our March Ultimate Blue Ridge Getaway Giveaway!
Are you in?
There's still time - our Ultimate Blue Ridge Getaway Giveaway drawing happens on the 1st day of every month at 5pm. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to join our mailing list and you'll be entered into the hat for a chance to win a 1 night stay at the Inn (you'll be entered in our monthly drawing every month until you win) ... and you'll be the first to learn about our seasonal promotions and special deals via email.
Did you know Rappahannock County is the secret spot for world class performances? Many big name entertainers extend their stay after playing DC venues and come to Little Washington Theatre or Castleton Festival for one more performance. Spring Season at the Theatres is in full swing right now. Come enjoy world-class productions in a very intimate setting. Take a sneak peek of some things coming up for the Spring season below.
'See you soon out at the farm,
Click here for Culinary Classes
April 21 - Castleton Guitar Festival - Castleton in Performance is thrilled to present the first Castleton Guitar Festival, featuring master classes and a concert by 3 of the most extraordinary current practitioners of the instrument. Wayne Henderson, Bluegrass Virtuoso with vocalist Helen White, Steve Herberman, Jazz Guitarist, Tom Principato, Blues Master https://www.castletonfestival.org
April 21-22 - Blending Lab Noon-5pm at Skyline Vineyard Inn - Come and create your own perfect bottle of wine! The Blending Lab will be open for walk-in blending and wine tasting.
April 28 - The Gibson Brothers at Little Washington Theatre - The Gibson Brothers were voted Entertainers of the Year at the IBMA World of Bluegrass 24th Annual Awards Show in Raleigh, N.C. for two years in a row. And Help My Brother, their tenth album, won the prestigious IBMA Album of the Year Award. When they were named the IBMA Vocal Group of the Year in 2011, the first time a brother duet has won this award. http://www.littlewashingtontheatre.com
April 28-29 - Blending Lab Noon-5pm at Skyline Vineyard Inn - Come and create your own perfect bottle of wine! The Blending Lab will be open for walk-in blending and wine tasting.
May 6 - The Smithsonian at Little Washington Theatre - As part of the 26th season in the Smithsonian at Little Washington Series, renowned musician Kenneth Slowik will present a special program of Joseph Haydn. Mr. Slowik is artistic director of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society. http://www.littlewashingtontheatre.com
June 2 and 3 - it's a Double Header Performance Weekend!!!
June 2 - Lawrence Juber at Little Washington Theatre - GRAMMY® winning guitarist Laurence Juber is a solo performer, recording artist, composer and arranger. His playing fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop and classical styles, creating a multi-faceted performance that belies the use of only one instrument. http://www.littlewashingtontheatre.com
June 3 - American Chamber Players at Castleton Festival - Castleton in Performance presents The American Chamber Players, performing music of Mozart, Poulenc, Merck, and the luxuriant piano quartet of Gabriel Fauré. Founder and violist Miles Hoffman is renowned throughout the country for his erudite commentary on NPR’s Morning Edition. He will be joined by ACP veterans Sarah Stern, flute, Joanna Maurer, violin, Anna Stoytcheva, piano and guest artist Bonnie Thron, cellist. Castleton is honored to welcome this popular ensemble, known for their residencies at the Library of Congress, the Kreeger Museum and nationwide tours. https://www.castletonfestival.org
Skyline Vineyard Blending Lab
Make Your Own Masterpiece of Wine
Make Your Own Masterpiece of Wine!
65 Clark Lane, Washington Virginia
Open to the Public for Walk-In Tastings and Blending Sessions
Saturdays and Sundays Noon-5pm
Skyline Vineyard Inn Blending Lab is making wine tasting fun again with blending sessions that let you experiment with your own concoctions. Mix and match single varietals to make your own perfect masterpiece of wine. Are you a bigger fan of fruity, soft, velvety Merlot? Mix in 60 percent Merlot, 30 percent Syrah and 10 percent Cabernet Franc and see what happens. Swap the first two varietals and with Syrah as the base you’ll experience an entirely new big, bold, spicy blend.
If you want to leave the wine making up to, well, the winemakers, the Blending Lab also operates as a regular tasting room, where you can try its blends and single varietals and enjoy food on the wrap around "Gone With The Wind" Porch.
Noon-5pm - Saturday and Sunday Only - Relax to a delightful view with a glass of wine and a pairing lesson on Skyline Vineyard Inn's expansive 'Gone With The Wind' Porch. Our Pairings menu has munchable platter choices to share plus pairing samplers that teach you lessons about pairing food and wine:
- Blending Session - Mix and match single varietals to make your own perfect masterpiece of wine - $15 per person
- If you want to leave the wine making up to, well, the winemakers, the Blending Lab also operates as a regular tasting room, where you can try masterpiece blends - $10 per person
- Enjoy a glass of wine - $10 per glass - on the "Gone With The Wind" Porch.
WINE AND FOOD PAIRING SAMPLERS
- The Choco~Vino Challenge Sampler - $17
- The Cheeseology Sampler - $17
- The Triple Threat Sampler - Cheese, Chocolate & Wine - $19
- The Dessert & Wine Pairing Sampler - $17
- The Molecular Pairing (sandwich, chips & a perfectly paired wine) - $19
- The Artisan Charcuterie Board - Assorted Cheeses, Salamis & Bread - $22
- The Brie Wheel - warmed with dipping sauces, crackers & breads - $22
- The Curious Nosh Tray - a platter of random nibblers - $19
The Icing on the Cake ... We accept Weddings and Corporate Events
Let's take your next Event to a whole new level ... Bring your get-togethers to a destination that exceeds your expectations! Skyline Vineyard Inn - 60 miles west of Washington DC is the perfect spot for elopements, weddings, corporate and family events. We have lawns that can hold giant tents and access to 60 bedrooms.
We welcome you to use our facilities for:
Corporate offsites, strategic planning sessions, team building events
Destination Weddings & Elopements
Blue Ridge Honeymoons
Corporate Retreats - We have complete spy proof seclusion for your strategy planning and team building off-sites. We host overnight guests at Skyline Vineyard Inn, our onsite B&B, and, with the highest concentration of B&Bs in America within 5 miles of us, we can coordinate with nearby facilities to overnight however many guests you have attending your event. Our on-site event planner will work with your event planner to produce your entire event.
A wedding at Little Washington Winery is truly like no other. Whether you are eloping or planning the ultimate DC wedding destination, we can help you with all the little details that make your special day perfect.
Contact us to talk about making your special events happen in style.