Close to Smith Mountain Lake and nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Floyd County, Chateau Morrisette Winery features year-round festivals and events in an elegant old world atmosphere. Make plans to visit the restaurant, gardens, and winery for a tour and wine tasting, or stop by for one of the special events scheduled throughout the year.

Sunday afternoons June through October, the winery has free music in their courtyard by local and regional musicians and entertainers. Bring your own picnic or the winery offers grilled foods and wines for those wishing to please their palates. October 9, 2010, the winery is hosting a “Black Dog Wine and Beach Festival.” Bring your lawn chairs and sunglasses and be sure to visit your favorite crafters and vendors while relaxing with the music! While there, be sure to check the calendar for the numerous events scheduled throughout the year.

Chateau Morrisette Winery is located on Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 171.5, 287 Winery Road SW, Floyd, Virginia. 540-593-2865 for more information.