We offer wine/beer tours!  Sip your way through Charlottesville area and take in all the beauty the area has to offer.  You'll understand why Charlottesville has become the No. 1 tourist destination in the state. Whether you want to have a private tour (non shared vehicle) or a public tour we have the wheel, so you can sit back and enjoy the sites.

Our drivers are carefully selected for their understanding of the area and outstanding customer service.  

Public tours available on Saturdays and Private tours offered 7 days a week.  Our tours are 5 hours long.  One of our expert guides picks you up from your doorstep at noon.  You will visit between 3-5 different wineries and or breweries depending on your preferences. Each itinerary is customized depending on your group size and your requests.  We'll have you back to the Retreat at 5:00.  We offer chips and water on the van to keep you hydrated!

Public tours $50/person

Private tours $100/person

(Gratuity not included.)  

Payment is made at the end of the tour.  We accept cash and card. 

When booking your room please let me know if you'd like to reserve seats.  

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Skyline Drive

A mere 10 miles away, enjoy the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway by car, bike or foot.   To learn more, see:  www.visitskylinedrive.org.

  • "Few roads anywhere can top the Skyline Drive, which twists and turns 105 miles along the Blue Ridge crest in Shenandoah National Park." - Frommers
  • "Taking the leisurely Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park and the Blue Ridge Mountains is nothing short of divine." - US News & World Report

Monticello and Montpelier

Monticello is the masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson and no visit to the area is complete without a guided walking tour of his magnificent house and organic gardens.   For information and tour schedules, visit:  www.monticello.org. 

Also open for tours in neighboring Orange County, Montpelier was home to President James Madison, “Father of the Constitution” and Dolley Madison, America’s “first” First Lady.  For more information, visit: www.montpelier.org.

The University of Virginia

Consistently ranked as one of America's best values in public education, Thomas Jefferson's "academical village" is not beyond being named Playboy Magazine's "best party school in the country."  The cornerstone of Charlottesville, UVa offers walking tours of it's historical campus and nearby corner shops.  To learn more, visit:  http://www.virginia.edu

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