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Take a (Road, Boat or Plane) Trip to the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail

It’s that time of year when we roll down the windows, open the sunroofs, put the tops down, and take to the road, sea and air, cruising to the sounds of our favorite tunes. A visit to the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail is a fun trip, whether your preferred mode of transportation is auto, boat… Read More

Keeping Warm During Chilly Days on the Trail

“We no longer build fireplaces for physical warmth, we build them for the warmth of the soul; we build them to dream by, to hope by, to home by.” ~ Edna Ferber, writer With spring nearly here, everyone is eager to get outside and enjoy the sights and sounds of flowers blooming and birds chirping.… Read More

Romance on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail

You’ve heard it said before: Virginia is for Lovers. What pairs better with love than wine? Romance abounds here on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail. From iconic Virginia love signs (LOVEworks) that provide picture-perfect photo opps, to one of Southern Living’s ‘South’s Best Inns’… from breathtaking nature to cozy corners… love is everywhere on the… Read More

15+ Places to Shop on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail

Holidays… after-Christmas sales… birthdays… anniversaries… shopping is a year-round activity, and much more enjoyable with a glass (or bottle, we don’t judge!) of wine in your hand. Below we share a few places to shop on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail, where you are sure to find the perfect gift for anyone, for any occasion.… Read More

Hello, November!

The weather is cooler, Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and the holiday season is just around the corner. It’s November! Here on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail, we’ve got some ideas on how brighten up the month, including suggestions on what to pair with your turkey (or Tofurkey) meal, long weekend itineraries for a mini vacation,… Read More