A pleasant way to spend a day is to visit the wineries near Smith Mountain Lake. Virginia wines have earned a reputation for high standards and the nearby vineyards provide unique settings for touring and enjoying the fruit of the vines.
Brooks Mill Winery
6221 Brooks Mill Rd, Wirtz, VA 24184
We are a new family owned and operated winery located near Smith Mountain Lake in Franklin County. We offer delicious fruit wines for all personal tastes. Call for a tasting appointment. We're just minutes from the Westlake Corner.
Hickory Hill Winery
1722 Hickory Cove Lane, Moneta, VA 24121
We invite you to visit our vineyard and experience its quiet country charm. Tours of the winery and tastings are available. You can enjoy one of our wines on the covered porch of the winery or in the picnic area over-looking the vineyard.
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road, Bedford, VA 24523
Breathtaking views near the Peaks of Otter, this winery features tastes of the fresh fruit used in the wines including Apple, Crab Apple, Cherry, Berry, Apple Pepper, Chili Pepper and Apple Cinnamon wines. They also have a wonderful assortment of jellies, jams, butters, sweet ciders, a picnic pavilion, and self-guided farm tours.
Enjoy fine wines in a 114-year-old historic, water-powered gristmill built by a confederate soldier. Have a picnic viewing the stored millpond and dam. Taste Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Concord and Mead wines.
Also,The Bedford Wine Trail is a great Virginia weekend getaway or day trip that is only four hours from Washington D.C. and Northern Virgina, three hours from Richmond, Virginia and Raleigh, North Carolina and only two hours from Greensboro, North Carolina. Enjoy the scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Smith Mountain Lake or visit the National D-Day Memorial and historic Centertown Bedford.
For more information: www.thebedfordwinetrail.com