Plumb House: Battle of Waynesboro

The Last Civil War Battlefield: Plumb House   Today, nothing remains of the Shenandoah Valley’s last Civil War battlefield. A mixture of residential and commercial development in Waynesboro, Va., has obliterated where the Confederacy made its last stand in the … Continue reading

The Iris Inn Hiking Guide: Trails to Explore Near Us

Hiking Guide to Trails Near the Inn Hiking enthusiasts love the Shenandoah Valley’s many trails! And it’s no wonder. Panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains is just one of the many rewards. And with the Iris Inn’s “Sip & … Continue reading

22 Reasons to Celebrate the 2018 Governor’s Cup Gold Medalists

Big Wins for Governor’s Cup Gold Medalists  Ready to taste some gold medal winning Virginia wine? So are we! And that’s good news. Here’s why.   The Virginia Wineries Association Governor’s Cup® Virginia Wine Competition celebrated its 36th year of winemaking … Continue reading

Winter Wine Festival 2018: Tastings for A Good Cause

Historic Staunton Foundation Presents the 8th Annual Winter Wine Weekend If it weren’t for a group of forward-thinking Stauntonians, the 1970’s would have been an architectural disaster for Staunton, VA. Historic buildings were being torn down at a record rate. … Continue reading