3 Ways to Say Happy Mother’s Day

We all know who the real heroes are:  moms.  Mother’s Day is only two weeks away! Whether you are looking to land the perfect gift for your mom, or you are a mom who could use a perfect weekend away, … Continue reading

Garden Week at Morven Gardens

This coming week is Historic Garden week in Virginia.  This annual event features lush gardens all over the state.  Come see the best of Virginia’s landmarks.  Presidential houses, historic homes, and privately owned estates open once a year for “Virginia’s … 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

Highland County Maple Festival

March has a lot going for it. From St. Patrick’s Day to the Virginia Festival of the Book, there are many things happening this month.  The 59th Annual Highland Maple Festival is right around the corner and we cannot wait … Continue reading

Wine 101, 201, and 301 Recap

We are all about the wine here at the Iris Inn.  It’s why we have daily wine hour for our guests and why all packages are Sip & Somethings.  It’s also why we LOVE our Wine 101, Wine 201, and … 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

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

Veritas Vineyards and Winery Christmas Caroling Party

If you’ve come to stay with us, or simply checked out our website, you may have noticed a trend. We are all about the wine, particularly wine from local vineyards. I love Veritas Vineyards and Winery.  With a high caliber … Continue reading