Current Ordering and To-Go Options at Nelson County Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries, and Meadery:
Blue Mountain Brewery: Open daily 11AM – 9PM with patio seating, curbside pickup and delivery within 10 miles. 540-456-8020
Blue Mountain Barrel House: Open Tuesday-Wednesday 4-8PM, Thursday 12-8PM, Friday-Saturday 11AM-8PM, Sunday 11AM-5 PM for curbside pickup and delivery for food and beer to go. 434-263-4002
Brewing Tree Beer Company: Open Friday through Sunday 12PM to 6PM for outdoor seating and curbside to-go food and packaged beer. for both beer and food to-go, including new family meals. 540-381-0990
Devils Backbone Brewing: Open daily 12PM to 8PM with outdoor seating, reservations required for parties of 6 or less. Curbside service and delivery for food, packaged beer, wine, and cocktails to go . 434-361-1001.
Devils Backbone Basecamp: Cavalier Produce is working with local producers to offer curbside pickup of meals to go. https://www.cavalierproduce.com/in-the-know/buy-a-box-give-a-box
WildManDans Brewery: Open Friday-Sunday 11:30AM-7PM for outside seating and curbside pickup.
Wild Wolf Brewing Company: Open with patio seating Thursday 12-7PM and Friday-Saturday 12-7:30PM, Sunday-Monday 12-7PM. Curbside Wednesday-Sunday 1-6PM (orders accepted online from 1230-6PM). 434-361-0088
Wood Ridge Farm Brewery: Open Friday 3pm-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 12-9PM for outdoor seating. 434-422-6225
Blue Toad Hard Cider: Open Friday 11AM to 5PM, Saturday 11-6PM, Sunday 11AM to 5 PM for outdoor seating and curbside pickup. 434-760-9200
Bold Rock: Open Thursday through Saturday 11AM to 5PM for curbside pickup. 434-361-1030
Bryant’s Cider: Open Friday and Saturday 12-8PM and Sunday from 2-6pm for outdoor seating and curbside pickup. 434-818-1215
Silverback Distillery – Outdoor seating Monday 12-5PM, Thursday 12-5PM, Friday 12-6PM, Saturday 12-7PM, SUday 12-6PM. Tuesday-Wednesday 12-5PM curbside bottle sales, cocktails to go. Reservations recommended for outdoor space. 540-456-7070.
Virginia Distillery Company: Virginia residents may buy whisky online. Buy two or more bottles, get $1 shipping. 434-285-2900
Afton Mountain Vineyards. Open Friday-Sunday 12-5PM to Wine Club members with reservations only in parties of 2 or 4 persons. Curbside pickups and online sales available Thursday-Saturday 12-5PM. 540-456-8667
Brent Manor Vineyards: Open Saturday 11AM-6PM and Sunday 11AM-5PM for limited reservations for Wine Club members for outdoor space. Curbside pickups available. 434-826-0722
Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery. Open Wednesday-Friday 12-5:30PM, Saturday-Sunday 11AM-5:30PM to Wine Club members with reservations for patio space. Order by phone or online for weekend curbside pickup. Rappahannock Oysters available by pre-order by Wednesday at 8 pm for pickup on Saturday. 540-456-8400
Delfosse Vineyard & Winery: Open 11AM-5PM for outdoor spaces. Curbside pickup. 434-263-6100
Flying Fox Vineyard: Open daily 11AM–5:30PM for curbside pickup and limited outdoor space.
Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery: Open daily 11AM to 5PM, curbside pickup, tasting room purchases, no food. Order online and get 10% off curbside pickup. 10% off for 4 or more bottles that are shipped. 434-361-1266
Valley Road Vineyards: Open Saturdays and Sundays 10:30am – 5:30pm, Monday – Friday 12-5:30pm. Reservations strongly recommended. Reservations accepted for the Patio. Guests must be 21+ on the Patio and Barn Deck; families are welcome on the LawnCurbside pickup daily 12-5:30PM. Delivery (3 bottle minimum) to Nelson, Albemarle, Charlottesville, Waynesboro, Augusta County, Staunton and Richmond Metro Shipping via UPS 540-456-6350
Veritas Vineyard and Winery – Open daily 11AM-5PM. Lawn is open for bottle sales and cheese/charcuterie boards. The Veritas Picnic Area comes with full service touch-free transactions, the full terrace menu, full wine list and the innovative Taste in Pace wine tasting option. Curbside pickup. 540-456-8000.
12 Ridges Vineyard – Closed. Accepting bookings for events and weddings. 804-385-4253.
Nelson County is home to a wide variety of wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries, each with its own unique setting. Taste and enjoy some of Virginia’s award winning wines, perhaps with bread and cheese or a picnic lunch, while overlooking verdant valley viewsheds and mountain vistas. Celebrate Virginia’s craft brewing movement along the Brew Ridge Trail. View the hops plantings at the crest of the Blue Ridge Parkway, relax at a Biergarten, shop at a retail village, or cozy up to a warm fireplace at a rustic bar while enjoying your favorite beverage.
With easy access to the Route 29 corridor, the following wineries are open to visitors: Lovingston Winery, Delfosse Vineyards and Winery, Brent Manor Vineyards and Mountain Cove Vineyards. Along the Route 151 Rockfish Valley Highway are Veritas Vineyard and Winery, Cardinal Point Winery, Afton Mountain Vineyards, Flying Fox Vineyard, Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery and Valley Road Vineyards. And atop the Blue Ridge Parkway, there is 12 Ridges Vineyard and Winery Most of the wineries have special events on selected weekends and usually include music and food along with wine tasting.
The Brew Ridge Trail is Virginia’s Original Beer Trail. Nelson County is proud to be the home of Blue Mountain Brewery, Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Blue Mountain Barrel House and Wild Wolf Brewing Company. All four breweries have been producing celebrated craft beers that are critically acclaimed and celebrated far beyond our region’s borders. And now open: Wood Ridge Farm Brewery in Lovingston and Brewing Tree Beer Company in Afton.
Bold Rock Hard Cider in the Nellysford area features various hard cider varieties made from Virginia apples and in Roseland, you will find Bryant’s Small Batch Cider. In Wintergreen, you can also taste a variety of ciders at Blue Toad Hard Cider at High View Farm. Silverback Distillery in Afton produces ultra premium vodka, gin, whiskey and bourbon. Also try the American Single Malt Whisky from Virgina Distillery Company in Lovingston or Devils Backbone Distilling Company in Roseland for gin, silver rum and fine brandy.
Need transportation? Here’s a list: Limousine/Tours/Taxi Service in Nelson County