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36 Hours in Charlottesville

36 Hours in Charlottesville

Posted on September 28, 2018

This week five wine, food and travel lovers experienced and documented a curated 36-hour trip through Charlottesville Wine Country. – Chassity Evans of Look Linger Love, Cristin Cooper of The Southern Style Guide, Heather Clawson of Habitually Chic, Nicole McLaren Sunderland of Eat Live Travel Drink, and beverage writer for thirsty Alana Tielmann.  The best part? You can enter to win your own wine country experience!

While in Charlottesville, the influencers stayed at The Clifton, a boutique hotel focused on seasonal food and local wines. They documented their experience as they enjoyed behind the scenes visits to two popular destination farm wineries, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards and Early Mountain Vineyards.

During their stop at Pippin Hill, they enjoyed a garden tour from certified horticulturalist Diane Burns and a Vintner’s Table Food & Wine Pairing Experience with Executive Chef Ian Rynecki. At Early Mountain Vineyards, the influencers continued to learn about local, Virginia wine during a winemaking overview from Maya Hood-White a Virginia Table lunch followed by a wine blending competition. Guests also visited Red Pump Kitchen, a vibrant farm-to-table restaurant in the heart of Charlottesville and The Market at Grelan, a destination garden shop and casual café.

Guests were transported in luxury by Monticello Wine Tour & Coach Co. while they enjoyed this array of area winemakers and producers in this curated wine country experience. 

Follow Chassity EvansCristin CooperHeather ClawsonNicole McLaren SunderlandAlana TielmannPippin Hill Farm and VineyardsEarly Mountain WineryThe CliftonRed Pump KitchenThe Market at Grelen, and Monticello Wine Tour and Coach for a behind the scenes look at 36 Hours in Charlottesville.

Does this wine and food experience in Charlottesville Wine Country sound like the ideal getaway for you? Enter to win your own 36 hours in Charlottesville!

The 36 Hours in Charlottesville giveaway includes: Pippin Hill Vintner’s Table for Two, Early Mountain Gift Certificate for $150, The Clifton complimentary one night stay for two, Red Pump Kitchen Gift Certificate for $100, and Market at Grelen Gift Certificate for $50. It does not include transportation to Charlottesville or transport once here.