Virginia is a rising star on the international wine scene. Visit beautiful Smith Mountain Lake and experience first-hand why folks around the world are saying, “Make mine a Virginia wine!”

No matter the time of year, there is something going on along the Bedford Wine Trail, which includes the award winning Peaks of Otter Winery!

2012 marked the first year of the Southern Virginia Wine Trail Winter Wine Festival, an indoor affair featuring great local wine, meade, and culinary treats. The festival was a great success, with advanced tickets selling out and more than 1,400 attendees!

September of 2012 will bring the 23rd annual Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival, a widely celebrated festival bringing wineries from all over the state, as well as entertainment, food, and crafts. Pre-order your tickets now!