Visit Loudoun DC's Wine Country

With 40 wineries sprinkled throughout its rolling countryside, an emerging craft brew scene, distillery and foods from farms that have been producing for generations, Loudoun County has become a true culinary destination and one of the East Coast’s premier wine regions.

Also known as DC’s Wine Country due to its proximity to the nation’s capital, Loudoun’s wineries are nestled on winding roads, between horse farms and historic estates. The boutique wineries house tasting rooms in everything from rustic barns and winemaker’s homes to intimate cellars and architecturally stunning facilities. During a visit, indulge in tastings & food pairings, learn about wine making directly from the vintner and savor perfectly balanced varietals and surprising blends.

Continue the culinary journey through Loudoun with a visit to one of the county’s 17 Destination Restaurants, chosen for their quality, character, use of locally-grown products, and for serving Loudoun wine. Discover establishments set in structures that reflect Loudoun’s agricultural past including mills and farm houses, historic taverns, and even a conservatory featuring stunning sunset views of the Potomac River.

Loudoun offers a variety of unique experiences that expand beyond the food and wine scene. History buffs can discover where America happened as they travel The Journey Through Hallowed Ground, tour pristinely maintained historic estates and stroll through historic villages. Loudoun’s seven towns give visitors a glimpse into days past and are filled with everything from unique, fashionable boutiques to country stores, bake shops and equestrian establishments that connect visitors to Loudoun’s famed horse country.

With access to the waterways, public parks and Virginia hills, Loudoun is also a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Soar across the tree tops with a zipline tour, tackle the Shenandoah or Potomac rivers aboard a whitewater rafting trip, bike down the W&OD Trail or relax with an outdoor yoga class at a vineyard.

For more information on some of the fun and exciting places to EAT, SHOP and PLAY click here.

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31 Jul 2017