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Cooper’s Landing Inn is located in the heart of Lake Country and is a part of Virginia’s only lakeside town. The home was originally built in 1830 and is surrounded by beautiful grounds and original outbuildings, including our newly restored smokehouse. Clarksville affords its visitors fine dining, antique specialists, and gift shops that are happy to welcome all visitors with a smile. Mecklenburg County is surrounded by local history and showcases many historical and architectural gems including Prestwould Plantation, MacCallum More Gardens & Museum, Occoneeche State Park, and Boyd Tavern. Guests can also take to the outdoors to enjoy a boat ride on the lake, canoe trips, or a hike along the banks. We are here to be your personal travel guides to Lake Country. Please feel free to ask us to help you tailor your visit to your needs.
Backyard Birds & Coffee started from feeding the birds at home in 2014 . From there the passion grew to opening a birding supply store along with a coffee shop including hand-dipped ice cream. We wanted to create a relaxing place to just take a time out from the fast pace life we all live and reset our minds just like the electronic devices we use need to be reset from time to time. What better way than to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee in our relaxed shop and enjoy watching the birds feed at one of our multiple feeding stations!
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Marveling at one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in Virginia as you travel up the tree-lined drive, you’d almost expect Scarlett to slip through the massive columns and glide down the stairs to meet you. Built in 1842, this eight-columned home is the quintessential southern antebellum mansion, once the seat of one of the most successful tobacco plantations in the region. Previous owners of the property included Colonel Edward Carrington, who fought alongside General Nathaniel Greene in the Revolutionary War. Berry Hill lay in ruins for nearly 50 years before being meticulously restored to its original pre-Civil War grandeur. Today, you can enjoy gracious southern ambience in one of Berry Hill Plantation. Located at 3105 River Road, South Boston, Virginia, 24592. (434) 517-7000
The US Army Corps of Engineers manages this historic site, picnic area and artesian well. Water that sold for $5.00 for a dozen half gallon bottles in 1895 is free to all.
Directions: Seven miles west of Clarksville, just a 1/4 mile off US Hwy 58 West.
Since Clarksville flipped the switch on 76 fishing lights on the Clarksville Bridge in March 2006, the bridge has been alive with night fisherman. Two rows of Hydro Glow lights were installed on each of the 19 bridge pylons, one row above the lake water and one below. Underwater lights attract millions of feeder fish, which attracts large game fish.
Ate too much for dinner? Treat yourself to the Clarksville Historic Walking Tour around Clarksville and marvel at many architectural gems on Main Street and surrounding neighborhoods. Most homes are on the National Register of Historic Places and Virginia Historic Landmarks. You can start out on your journey from our front door! Trail Maps Available that identify many homes on the Historic Register.
Bud’s Guide Service: (434) 374-0348
Doug Miley: Kayak Fishing Tours (252) 213-9501
Topwater Guide Services: (434) 374-8914
Bobcat’s Lake Country Tackle: 12690 HWY 15 South, (434) 374-8381
We are a family-run micro-roastery in the Lake Gaston NC area. Our family has deep roots in the Littleton area going back more than 100 years. We are blessed to call Littleton our home. With the growing popularity of our beautiful lake, we are pleased to offer our locals and seasonal guests delicious fresh roasted coffees from around the world. We are a small batch, specialty coffee roaster. We roast hand selected, Arabica coffee beans from all over the world including Central America, South America, and East Africa. Each having their own unique flavors and aromas.
Our new coffee shop is located at 2377 Eaton Ferry Road, Littleton NC. We’re open daily, 7am until 2pm. See you soon!!
Halifax County provides a tremendous variety of canoeing options on four rivers, two lakes and several creeks. The best trips are found on the Staunton River, Banister River, Dan River, Hyco River, Aarons Creek, Difficult Creek, Buggs Island Lake and Lake Conner. The degree of difficulty of each river, historic facts, important physical features and mileages can be accessed on the website. Located in Halifax County, Virginia. For more information, visit www.oldhalifax.com.
A southside marvel, take the windy country roads to the Dam where you will be amazed at the magnamity of the structure as well as the 5 feet catfish that you can see being caught by fishermen next to the turbines. There is also a small museum / nature center, fishing pier, walking and biking trails at the Dam. Gourmet picnic baskets are available from our chef to take along with advance notice.
Directions: Take Highway 58 East over the Bridge for approx. 7 miles and then turn right at the marker for John H. Kerr Dam and follow the signs.
Our favorite Activity on the Lake… THE LAKE. We can arrange Pontoon Boat Rentals for you at Clarksville Water Sports. Rental payable to vendor. We will be happy to call and set-up your rental or you may do so by calling (434) 374-2755.
Located on the south side of the John H. Kerr Dam, the 1.6 mile Liberty Hill Nature Trail is a self-guided interpretive trail that meanders through mixed hardwoods and an old cemetery. The white-blazed trail descends to the river and overlooks Buggs Island as well as the backside of the Dam. Boydton, Virginia. (434) 738-6101
One of the nicest spots on the lake to enjoy swimming, a picnic or fishing. Located near the North Carolina State Line (approximately 4.5 miles from the Inn), the park has a beautiful swimming area as well as a park, boat launch and play ground. There is a small fee for the use of this area.
A must see! William Henry Hudgins, a personal Aide to President Truman, traveled extensively and sent treasures from around the world back home to be incorporated into his garden designs. The organically maintained botanical gardens, arboretum and wildlife sanctuary contain beautiful, meandering paths, lined with boxwoods and dogwoods, revealing some of his treasures like a 1st century Roman bust, a Spanish Cloister, imported fountains, and much more. There is also a museum of Indian artifacts and a newly developed herb and wildflower garden featuring a wide variety of culinary, medicinal, tea, and dye plants. Gourmet picnic baskets are available from our chef to take along with advance notice.
Hours: Museum & Gardens: Mon.–Fri. 10am–5pm, Sat 10am–1pm, Gardens: Mon.-Sun. 10am–5pm.
Directions: From the Inn head East on Highway 58 over the Lake. Turn left onto 15 North at A Plus Gas Station. In approx. 2 miles turn right onto 49 at the sign pointing to Chase City. Continue through the country to Chase City. Go through downtown. After you go under the main stoplight continue one block and turn left onto Marshall Street. Go right on Walker St. Continue one block and MacCallum More will be on your left.
From the Inn walk along Highway 58 West and the monument is about a half mile down on the right.
The beautiful old mill site on the Meherrin River has been Southside Virginia’s unofficial park for generations – and long South Hill’s best-kept secret. Recent restoration of the site and the publication of this book have greatly heightened interest in the Meherrin River, the legacy of the Whittle family and the secrets of the old mill. The ruins of at least 35 water mills are hidden along the river and creeks that empty into the Meherrin. Several were built before the American Revolution, and all predate the Civil War. Whittles Mill is the oldest and best known of the old mills along the Meherrin River. Here you’ll get a glimpse of the natural and cultural significance of Whittle’s Mill – a remarkable American story whose roots all converge at the old mill on the Meherrin River. Along with all of these marvels, you will also find geological formations such as old mountain ranges and hidden ponds!
The State Park provides some of the best trails in the area as well as a spectacular view of the Lake. We have trail maps available at the Inn and there is also a visitor’s center in the park that has pamphlets on birding trails, nature walks, and wildlife species. Some of the trails are multi-use and allow hikers, bikers, and horseback riders. There is also a museum on the Native American Occoneechee Tribe in the visitor’s center. The Park holds various seasonal activities like specialized hikes, stargazing, splash park for kids, hay rides, and outside musical concerts throughout the year.
Directions: From the Inn turn right on Highway 58 East and continue over the Lake. Occoneechee will be on your right (about 1 ½ miles from the Inn).
Visit Prestwould Plantation and go back in time as you tour the 1790’s home of Sir Peyton and Lady Jean Skipwith, the gardens, slave quarters, and loom houses. A National Historic Landmark and architectural treasure that has been featured in countless magazines and on the History and Home & garden television channels. You can also linger on the grounds and enjoy a gourmet picnic next to ancient Oaks. Gourmet picnic baskets are available from our chef to take along with advance notice.
Hours: Monday through Saturday 12:30 p.m. – last tour 3:30 p.m., Sunday 1:30 p.m. – last tour 3:30 p.m.
Directions: From the Inn turn right onto Highway 58 East. Continue over the Lake. Turn left onto 15 North at A Plus Gas Station. Stay on 15 approx. 2 miles and on your left there will be a marker for Prestwould Plantation. Turn left and follow the ancient oaks! (4 miles from the Inn)
For the History Buff & Theatre Lover. Located in South Boston, the Prizery offers exhibits and Theatre Productions. Carved out of a 19th century tobacco warehouse, the most interesting and handsome of the industrial buildings in downtown South Boston, with an Italianate tower, the Prizery bills itself as a community, fine arts and welcome center. In addition to the 425 seat theater, with performances of every kind, the welcome center includes exhibits highlighting Halifax County’s tobacco and river transportation heritage. A new exhibit, “The Crossing of the Dan” traces the route of Lord Cornwallis in 1781, as he led British troops from Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina, to the Dan River, in Virginia, pursuing General Nathaniel Greene and the Americans. The journey ultimately ended at Yorktown with Cornwallis’ surrender and the official end to fighting in the American Revolution. The name of the building comes from the process of tobacco being pressed – or “prized” – into the hogsheads for shipment. Located at 700 Bruce Street, South Boston, Virginia, 24592. (434) 572-8339
The Road which follows SR 659, travels through perhaps the single most historic area in Halifax County. In the decades preceding the Civil War, most of the wealth of the county was centered along River Road. As fortunes rose, so did the mansions, equal to any in Virginia in style and elegance. Today, you can still see vestiges of the tobacco farming that made the county wealthy.
Directions: From Halifax, Virginia, take US-501 South to intersection of Greens Folly Rd and turn right. Road becomes SR-659 and name changes to River Rd. End of scenic byway ends approximately 16.2 miles from US-501 before exiting Halifax County.
Walk alongside rushing water, under lush shade trees as you enjoy the three and one half mile Riverwalk Trail that connects the Crossing of the Dan with Anglers Park. Utilizing a converted 1856 iron railroad bridge, the trail has magnificent view of the Dan River and many opportunities for wildlife watching. Trail walkers are often flanked by ducks, geese, frogs and other wildlife Danville, Virginia, 24543. (434)-799-5215.
Sand Dollar Seaplanes, Virginia’s premier seaplane tour operator offers exciting seaplane tours from locations throughout the state. Sand Dollar Seaplanes is dedicated to bringing the allure and romance of seaplane flight by providing a safe, efficient, environmentally friendly, low-cost sightseeing experience. A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorized Air Tour Operator, we can pick you up from your lake home, boat or vacation location. Located at 88 Pea Hill Drive, Valentines VA 23887. (301) 606-0723
For the horse enthusiast. Trail Rides are available through Shangri La Guest Ranch. A true country experience as you rides past the scenic pastures to their acres of forested or down to their ponds. The trail rides are $40 an hour. Cooper’s Landing can provide you with a gourmet picnic basket to take along your adventure to enjoy out in the country with advance notice. Services payable to vendor. Located at 3219 Cluster Springs Road, South Boston, VA 24592. (434) 517-0888
Staunton River State Park takes its name from the river that borders the park, named for Captain Henry Staunton who, before the Revolutionary War, commanded a company of soldiers to protect early settlers from Indian attacks. This section of the Dan River became known as Captain Staunton’s River and later, Staunton River. Forty years later, when the river became an important means of transporting tobacco, many large plantations were built in the area, most of which were destroyed during the Civil War. From 1933 to 1935, a unit of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built most of the buildings and facilities that are still seen today at the park. Nearby Buggs Island Lake was formed with the construction of the Kerr Dam in 1952. Various interpretive programs available. Located in Halifax, Virginia. (434) 572-4623 or (800) 933-PARK
Tobacco Heritage Trail is a multi-purpose regional trail being constructed primarily on abandoned railroad corridors through Southside Virginia as a tourism project. User groups include hikers, bicyclists, and horseback riders.
Visit the Picturesque Town of Boydton and step into the past with their historical walking tour. While there, visit the Boyd Tavern, circa 1790, which was a stopover for travelers on the Boydton-Petersburg Plank Road.
Directions: (8 Miles East of Clarksville on Highway 58) From the inn continue East on 58 over the lake and eight miles down you will see a sign for Boydton’s Historical District. Turn right.
Spend the day visiting our sister property, Turtle Cove, where you can canoe/kayak or paddle board on Kerr Lake. Turtle Cove also provides a beautiful natural beach, short trails along the banks, and fantastic swimming.
Rentals include life jackets and paddles. Please bring your own towels. You are also welcome to use the beach and swim onsite at Turtle Cove during your rental time period. If you would like access to swimming, trails, and the beach please make sure you book the time slot that will provide you with enough time to enjoy these amenities. Due to legality we cannot have any guests onsite for any time period they have not booked in advance. We cannot have guests “watching” on the beach who have not rented a watersport due to insurance. You cannot bring your own alcohol onsite. Alcohol must be pre-arranged and purchased through us.
Enhance your day at Turtle Cove! The following add-ons can be set-up for you on the beach when you return from your adventure. Add-ons include set-up of 2 Adirondack chairs and a small table for your use.
Gourmet picnic baskets can be made for your enjoyment with advanced notice. Each basket includes a blanket, china, silverware and linen napkins. bottled water, sandwiches, fresh fruit, and dessert basket.
Gourmet picnic baskets can be made for your enjoyment with advanced notice. Each basket includes a blanket, wine glasses, china, silverware, and linen napkins. Wine (red or white), gourmet cheese, crackers, bottled water, fresh fruit, and a chocolate treat basket.
Mountain View White Zinfandel (California) $30
Heinz Eifel Shine Riesling (Germany) $32
La Fiera Pinot Grigio (Italy) $30
Santa Luz Pinot Noir (Chile) $34
Entrada Chardonnay (Chile) $30
Entrada Cabernet (Chile) $38
Simonet Sparkling Brut (France) $32
Rosemont Blackridge Red (Virginia) $30
Lake Country Sunset White (Virginia) $30
Rosemont of Virginia Pinot Grigio (Virginia) $38
Three Sister’s Voluptuous Maid Scuppernong (Clarksville, VA) $36
Three Sister’s Bodacious Blackberry (Clarksville, VA) $36
Three Sister’s Shiney Rock Gold Apple (Clarksville, VA) $36
Three Sister’s Sweet Nannie Muscadine (Clarksville, VA) $36
Rockbridge Pinot Noir (Virginia) $34
Jefferson Reserve Chardonnay (Virginia) $58
Ingleside Pinot Grigio (Virginia) $34
Ox-Eye Rosé Shy Ox (Virginia) $46
Foggy Ridge Cider Serious Cider (Virginia) $40
Turtle Cove bucket of 4 domestic beers on ice $18
Turtle Cove bucket of 4 imports beers on ice $22
One dozen chocolate covered strawberries $25
Turtle Cove gourmet cheese, cracker, and fruit display for two $35
Turtle Cove personalized birthday/occasion cake for two! $40
**Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include tax or gratuity.
Rental reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis. A reservation may be made with a name, phone number, and credit card. No reservation will be held without a credit card. 72 hour notice required for all cancellations. We also ask that you bring equipment back in the same condition as you left. Please remove all personal belongings and trash. We cannot be responsible for items left behind.
Let our registered Massage Therapist, of Natural Healing Massage, treat you to an afternoon relaxation. Different massage techniques available from relaxation to deep tissue. She will come to the Inn and set up her massage table in your room. Prices: 1 Hour $100, Hour and half $125. We will be happy to call Jennifer to set up your appointment. Services payable to vendor.
Enjoy Poolside Yoga with Jody at the Inn or out at Cooper’s Garden Gazebo . . . She offers the following class types: Gentle, Slow Flow and Restore, Restorative, and Yin.
$20 per person, for four guests or less. $15 per person for five or more guests. Minimum requirement is 2 guests. Mats provided.
Earliest class time 8am and latest 7pm.
Jodi incorporates empowering and therapeutic movement through Gentle, Slow Flow, Yin, and Restorative Yoga in a way that weaves together yogic teachings with modern scientific research on tissue rehabilitation. This approach to the whole person aids one in feeling and understanding the body mind connection both somatically and intellectually. A communicator, coordinator, grant writer, and volunteer in the community Jodi is self-described as an “unfinished” work in progress. Off the mat Jodi enjoys hiking, walking, lake time, nature, and DIY projects. She is based in Clarksville, VA. When not at home in Clarksville, Jodi is expanding her teacher knowledge with additional training courses, public speaking events, volunteering with Be the Match, and spending time with family in WY, Il, SC, and CA.
Join Catherine for a 3 or 4 hour hike that includes 75-980 minute yoga class followed by a 1-2 hour walk in the woods where you will enjoy the local flora and fauna that our 2225 acres of scenic trails provide. To book please call 434-738-3304
315 Kennedy Road
Chase City, VA 23924
Housed in the restored original smokehouse behind is Cooper’s Springs Hot Tub. After a day of exploring or right before your massage, slip out back to enjoy our 60 jet 10 person hot tub. We want you to relax and enjoy the spa. Just let us know if you need ice, glasses, or wine to take out with you! Some guidelines for the spa…
Galleria: Purveyors of Regional and Local Fine Art. Galleria offers an eclectic mix from over 60 different artists in original art, photography, textiles, pottery, hand crafted jewelry, sculpture, turned wood, prints, and much more. Located at 216 Virginia Avenue.
Halls Lakeside Gallery: Offers work by resident artists including acrylic, carvings, opal jewelry, bead work, and watercolors.
Located just off Virginia Avenue across from the Clarksville Post office.
Grandfather’s Country Creations: Antiques, Handmade Items, Candles, Dried Arrangements, Lake Treasures, Silver, and more. Located on Virginia Avenue.
Clarksville Furniture Company, Inc.: Specializing in home furnishings and accessories. Located at 601 Virginia Avenue.
Clarksville Fine Jewelry & Distinctive Gifts: Specializing in fine jewelry and sterling silver. Located on Virginia Avenue.
Hite’s Clothing: Locally owned clothing department store. In addition to the new fashions and styles, they carry an array of lake-country themed clothing and merchandise. Closed Sundays. Located at 301 Virginia Avenue.
Sweet Voilet: Cute, on trend clothing, jewelry, and home accents on Virginia Ave.
The Cottage Barn: Not only offers scooped ice cream, but also reclaimed furniture, paint supplies and art classes! Located at 307 Virginia Avenue.
Strum & Company: Hard to find Antiques and Uniques. Located at 614 Virginia Avenue.
Our skydiving center is the most first-time-jumper-friendly program in the U.S. We combine excellent staff, state of the art equipment, and great facilities for the best skydiving experience in Virginia and North Carolina. At No Limits Skydiving™, we believe that the future of skydiving is in you: the future skydiver… so, that’s who we put our focus, money, and energy on. Our drop zone locations are centered in between the city of Richmond and Virginia Beach. Come and be a part of this exhilarating sport! Located in Victoria, Virginia. (434) 532-6570
For the Golfer in the Family. Kinderton Country Club offers a semi-private Donald Ross Designed course. Most golfers say that you must experience the particularly difficult 393 yard sixth hole featuring a 210 yard tee shot across a lake! Golf cart rental also available. Tee times can be arranged by Nichol or you may call (434) 374-8822. Fees payable to vendor. See us for a Kinderton discount coupon!
Directions: From the Inn start out West on Highway 58, turn left at stoplight onto Highway 15 South. Turn left on Burlington Drive (Route 722) and go about ½ mile. At Kinderton entrance sign, turn left and go about 1 mile to Clubhouse (about 4 miles from the Inn).
Martinsville Speedway’s 2006 season marks the track’s 59th year of operation. Founded by H. Clay Earles the year before NASCAR was formed, Martinsville Speedway is one of the oldest tracks in America that’s still a part of the Nextel Cup series. Beginning in 1947 with 750 seats, it is the only original NASCAR-sanctioned track still running Nextel Cup events. Richard Petty, now a car owner, holds the track’s winning record with 15 victories. Although it is the shortest track on the NASCAR circuit, the 800 foot straights, coupled with turns banked at only 12 degrees, makes the track perform like “two drag strips with a turnaround on each end.” The demanding layout consistently produces some of the wildest fender scrubbing and push and shove racing on the tour. Located at Speedway Road, Martinsville, Virginia, 24115. (877) RACE-TIX
For racing fans. You won’t recognize the VIR Raceplex as the plantation it once was, but you’ll experience the same southern hospitality at the Plantation Clubhouse, a restored 1840’s mansion, the Lodge, Paddock Suites, and Oak Tree Tavern, all surrounding a 3.27 mile track with two crossovers to allow simultaneous events. Opened in 1957 as one of the country’s first permanent road racing locations, VIR reopened in 2000 as America’s first “motorsports resort” to rave reviews. Automobile and motorcycle races have been joined by the new Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research and JOUSTER (Joint Unmanned Systems Testing Engineering and Research), the first test site dedicated to scientific experimentation in unmanned vehicles. 2006 races include the Rolex Sports Car Series, the Grand-Am Cup Series, the 7th Annual Gold Cup Invitational Historic Races and GT Live! Located at Race Track Road, Alton, Virginia, 24520.
For movies, bowling, and roller skating… Visit the World of Sports Entertainment Center in South Boston. For movie listings and hours of operation call (434) 572-6924.
Directions: Take Highway 58 West towards South Boston for 18 miles and building is on your left (18 miles from the Inn).
Offering down home, simple wines. American Way Country Winery began making craft wines in 1970 and recently began selling publicly. All fruits and berries are grown on site and you can taste your wine before it is bottled! Offering Blackberry, Strawberry, Peach, Plum, Persimmon, Watermelon, Pumpkin, Tomato and Pear just to name a few. 13750 Rt 47, Chase City, VA. (434) 262-1250
In the spring of 2015, the Bondurant family went back to their roots of Moonshine distilling, it was a natural transition, as their family lineage comes straight out of the great liquor prohibition of the early 1900’s. They now share their history and produce wonderful ‘shine with locally grown barley and corn. Located at 9 East 3rd Street, Chase City, VA 23924.
Treat yourself to a sampling of Southern Wines. Bright Meadows Farm Winery is located approx. 35 miles from the inn. Nestled among the historic rolling hills of Halifax County, on the premises of 19th century tobacco plantation, small family owned & operated vineyard & winery. Restored 115 year old barn offers southern country wine and hospitality. Seven Wines now available. Walking paths and picnic area available. Located at 1181 Nathalie Road, Nathalie, VA 24577. (434) 349-5349
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 6pm. Sunday 1pm – 6pm., Monday and Tuesday by appointment.
Buggs Island Brewery is a Craft brewery serving a variety of locally brewed ales in their Tap Room. Located at 110 College Street Suite B, Clarksville, VA 23927. Hours of operation: Friday 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday 1 to 10 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 6 p.m.
Hunting Creek Vineyards started in April 2002 with the planting of 100 Merlot, 100 Petit Verdot and 100 Viognier vines. Directed over the beginning years by superb consultants Eric Capps and Jason Murray, Hunting Creek Vineyards expanded to one acre of Petit Verdot, one acre of Viognier and one-half acre of Merlot grapes. Our winery started small in 2008, producing 180 cases with our first offerings beginning in the fall 2009. In 2012, we added 1/2 acre of Malbec against the advice of some experts in viticulture. After overcoming initial obstacles, we are excited to be able to add our first harvest of the Malbec to the 2014 Indulgence which will be bottled in the Spring of 2016. Located at 2000 Addie Williams Trail, Clover, VA 24534. (434) 454-9219
Molliver Vineyards – located along the Banister River on 134+ acres of tranquil Southern Virginia countryside. Our section of this river has been designated a “Scenic River” by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Many of our wines are made from old-world grapes that have been enjoyed for centuries. Some of our European style red wines are Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. For those who prefer red wine made from American fruit, we offer Blackberry Wine, Norton Wine, and our proprietary chocolate wine. Between these extremes is our Chambourcin hybrid. This wine has been rated a “Best Buy” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Some of our old-world style white wines are Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Riesling and Viognier. Our hybrid white wine is Vidal Blanc. All wines are subject to availability. A Virginia CQA Winery Offering Wine Tastings. For more information, email email@example.com. Located at 2046 Waller Road Nathalie, Virginia 2577. (434) 349-1000
The 450 acre Rosemont Estate has been in the Rose Family since 1858, with the home place actually dating back to the mid-1700’s. Over generations, our farming operations have included vegetable farming, a peach orchard, beef cattle, dairy farming and commodity crops such as hay, tobacco, corn and soybeans.
In 2003 we continued the journey as stewards of the land, planting over 32,000 grape vines across 22 acres. Construction of the Winery began in November of 2006, with a beautiful early American style building that houses a state of the art gravity-flow wine production facility underground and in 2007 we produced our first in-house vintage.
You’ll discover that we combine our knowledge of this land with modern winemaking techniques to produce premium handcrafted wines, all of which are 100% estate grown, produced and bottled on our estate. Being involved in every aspect of winemaking, from budbreak to harvest and bottling, allows us to produce wines of the greatest quality that showcase this great Virginia terroir.
Open daily for tasting and tours. See us for a Free Tasting Coupon! Located at 1050 Blackridge Road, La Crosse, VA 23950. (434) 636-9463
The distillery was completed in 2016. The main distilled spirits plant is constructed using modern construction techniques to ensure compliance with health and safety, environmental controls and waste management. The tasting room is an old log cabin constructed in the early 1800s and moved to the property in 2015. Springfield Distillery is located on River Road, one of Virginia’s scenic byways, and the area is rich in history and agriculture. Springfield Distillery’s log cabin tasting room with its wraparound porch is the perfect setting to relax and enjoy a hand crafted spirit. Located at 9040 River Road, Halifax, VA 24558. (434) 575-9317
This is a true boutique family winery; three sisters own it, and picking and bottling are fun reunion occasions for the Powell Family. Fun, quirky names adorn these traditional Virginia wines, such as Sweet Nannie Muscadine and Voluptuous Maid Scuppernogg. Located down a beautiful country road, a few miles south of Clarksville. Open for tastings on Saturday and other days by appointment. Located at 5484 Shiney Rock Road, Clarksville, VA 23927. (434) 298-6693