Millennials: Why You Should Crush Friday in the Shenandoah Valley

Meetings, spreadsheets, and microwaved lunches…it’s one way to crush a Friday, huh? In fact, for motivated Millennials across the country, this is how you crush almost every Friday! Hey, we know your generation has gotten a bad rap about being … Continue reading

Winter Wine Festival 2019: Tastings for A Good Cause

Historic Staunton Foundation Presents the 9th 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

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

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

New Year’s Eve Recap

Every New Year’s Eve one of our favorite local wineries, Veritas Vineyard and Winery, puts on a Masked Ball in their expansive Saddleback Hall.  Guests from all over come to the event, decked out in their formal attire and donning … Continue reading

Activities for Your 3 Day Weekend

As short winter days gradually lengthen, office workers all across the nation are antsy for more sunshine.  While we still have a while to wait for the return of warm weather, we are all blessed with a few 3 day … Continue reading