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

The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day can be difficult.  It seems like pressure to say “I love you” to your partner while simultaneously taking their breath away, making all your friends jealous, and outdoing every past Valentine’s Day, grows heavier each year.   If you … Continue reading

Shenandoah Valley Winter Fun: 5 Favorite Activities

5 Winter Activities to Do in the Shenandoah Valley Deep into winter, most of us just want to bury under some blankets, grab a book, and hang on until Spring! But even buried under all those blankets, there’s still that … Continue reading

Celebrate Virginia Wine Month This Way!

Wine lovers know that October is Virginia Wine Month. And there’s a good reason we celebrate it. With more than 280 wineries in our state, spread across seven American Viticultural Areas, Virginia is now the 5th largest wine producer in … Continue reading

Starry Night at Veritas

Veritas Vineyard: 2017 Starry Nights While packing for your stay at the Inn make sure to bring a blanket and your dancing shoes and make reservations to attend Starry Nights at Veritas Vineyard. A Starry Night Getaway Wouldn’t it be … Continue reading

Great Outdoors in the Shenandoah Valley

Happy Great Outdoors in the Shenandoah Valley Staying at the Inn in June is a great time to take advantage of the great outdoors. With the beautiful summer weather here in the Shenandoah Valley, you can’t ask for a better … Continue reading

Winter Wine Weekends 2018

  Announcing the 2018 Winter Wine Weekend at Iris Inn! This Year’s Feature is the Joy of Blended Wines Huffington Post wine enthusiast, Ross Szabo, calls blended wines the “ice cream sundae of all of my favorite grapes.” And 2018’s … Continue reading