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The Iris Inn

Wine & Beer

We are excited to offer all wines from our sister property, Afton Mountain Vineyards. Established in 1978, AMV is located on the sunrise side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The vineyard now grows 11 varieties on 25 acres where Damien, winemaker, leads the team in sustainable viticulture practices. 

Bubbles

Bollicine $45.00

Afton, VA
A combination of yeasty toast notes with bright fresh apple. Aged for almost 2 years in the bottle, hand riddled and made in the traditional method champenoise.

Dibon Brut Reserve $45.00

Barcelona, Spain
Notes of white flowers & citrus on the nose, with fresh stone fruits.

Laurent Perrier Brut La Cuvée $59.00

Champagne, France
Round fine bubbles with brioche and cooked apple & cream characters.

White Wine

Rosé | 2022$25/$10

Afton, VA
A dry press Rosé with 83% Merlot, and 17% Cabernet Franc. Crisp with good minerality and fresh fruit aromatics, this is a year round favorite.

Albariño | 2023$32/$12

Afton, VA
Light, grassy character with peach and apricot on the nose.

Chardonnay | 2021$30/$10

Afton, VA
Fermented in approximately 1/2 steel tank and 1/2 neutral or older oak. Fresh fruit acidity and vibrancy, roundness on the palate.

Gewurztraminer | 2022 $28/$12

Afton, VA
Notes of rose petal and lychee nuts, with hints of stone fruit and a hint of sweetness.

Sangria

Made with fresh fruit and a mixture of local Virginia wines.

White$7.00/glass

Red$7.00/glass

Red Wine

Cabernet Franc | 2022$35/$15

Afton, VA
Light bodied red with fresh fruit aromatics and good acidity.

Merlot | 2022$38/$15

Afton, VA
Medium-full bodied wine with round smooth tannins and a balanced mouth feel.

T | 2019$55

Afton, VA
This is a beautifully balanced wine with red fruit aromatics, a rich tannin structure and a long finish.

Dessert

Dry Dock | 2015$46/$7

Bluestone Vineyard, VA
A port made from 100% Norton grapes and stored in whiskey barrels for 2 years.

Ali D’oro | 2021$56/$9

CrossKeys Vineyards, VA
The Ali is produced Eiswen style with Vidal Blanc & Traminette grapes & aged for one year in neutral Oak barrels.

Bottled Beer

Blue Mountain A Hopwork Orange$5

Bold Rock Apple Cider$5

Devils Backbone Vienna lager$5

Local Spirits & Signature Cocktails

Join us for cocktails in the great room from 4:00pm-8:00pm! When you purchase one cocktail at full price, you will receive a second cocktail at half price from 4:00pm-5:00pm

Distilleries

Ragged Branch | Charlottesville, VA

Offering truly excellent bourbon and whiskey since 2014. Their whiskey comes from their own grain grown right here on local soil creating a signature taste distinctive to the area.

Silverback | Afton, VA

Owned and operated by a mother-daughter distilling duo, Silverback has offered quality, award-winning spirits to the Shenandoah Valley since 2014. Their unique flavors stem from a mix of local grains, mountain water, and good ol’ American craft(woman)ship.

Spirits

Silverback Blackback Honey Rye

Crafted from local honey on the Hungry Hill Farm in Nelson County, VA. Offers a pure, sweet flavor.

Silverback Beringei Vodka

Named after the Eastern Lowland Gorillas, SIlverback uses a continuous column distillation process that creates a sweet, flavorful character at every sip.

Ragged Branch Signature Bourbon

Silver Medal Winner at the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. This bourbon tickles the tongue with spicy rye and vanilla notes. Offers a smooth finish with a sweet hint of caramel.

Silverback Strange Monkey Gin

Made the traditional way - by capturing the essence of our quality botanicals (juniper berries, coriander, anise, citrus peels, and almonds) through distillation.

Signature Cocktails

Pomegranate Martini$12

Fresh pomegranate juice, Cointreau and Silverback Beringei Vodka.

G & T$14

Strange Monkey Gin, tonic water, & a lime wedge.

Maple Old Fashioned$16

Ragged Branch Signature Bourbon & sweet maple syrup.

Cranberry Cosmo$16

Cranberry juice, Cointreau and Strange Monkey Gin or Beringei Vodka.

Apple Cider Whiskey$16

Sweet local apple cider paired with Honey Rye Whiskey and lemon juice.

Top Shelf Margarita$16

Patron, Cointreau & Grand Marnier.