wineSmith Mountain Lake Wineries

A pleasant way to spend a day is to visit the national award winning Smith Mountain Lake wineries. Virginia wines have earned a world-wide reputation for high standards and the nearby vineyards provide unique settings for touring and enjoying the fruit of the vines. Smith Mountain Lake is also host to one of the state’s premier wine festivals, with over twenty wineries, food, entertainment, and arts and crafts. For those who enjoy wine, a tour of the local wineries is one of the most enjoyable things to do at Smith Mountain Lake, VA. Before you check out these amazing wineries, make sure to book a stay in one of our vacation rentals to fully enjoy your Virginia!

Hickory Hill Winery-at the lake!
1722 Hickory Cove Lane, Moneta, VA 24121

We invite you to visit our vineyard and experience its quiet country charm. Tours of the winery and tastings are available. You can enjoy one of our wines on the covered porch of the winery or in the picnic area over-looking the vineyard. Summer Saturday nights as well, ask us about tickets and special pricing – if you are staying with Premier Vacation Rentals @ Smith Mountain Lake inc.

Brooks Mill Winery
6221 Brooks Mill Rd, Wirtz, VA 24184

White Rock Vineyard Wineray & Brew Haus
2117 Bruno Dr, Goodeview, VA 24095

Ramulose Ridge Vineyards 
3061 Hendricks Store Rd, Moneta VA 24121

Area’s Surrounding Vineyards:


Chateau Morrisette
287 Winery  Rd, Floyd VA 24091

Peaks Of Otter Wine and Orchard
2122 Sheep creek Rd, Bedford VA 24523

Beliveau Estate Winery
5415 Gallion Ridge Rd, Blacksburg VA 24060

Bedford County Wine Trail:


Welcome to the Bedford Wine Trail. A great Virginia weekend getaway that is only four hours from Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia, three hours from Richmond, Virginia and Raleigh, North Carolina and only two hours from Greensboro, North Carolina. Enjoy the scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Smith Mountain Lake or visit the National D-Day Memorial and historic Centertown Bedford. Visit the Bedford Welcome Center for complete details on where to stay, things to see and other exciting things to do in the area. 100 years ago crops like tobacco and tomatoes were the mainstays of central Virginia’s agriculture. Today we are witnessing the emergence of a new agri-business that links with tourism to enrich Virginia’s economy. Bedford, the fifth largest county in Virginia, is now home to five wineries with others expected to open within the next several years. In the last few years, four new wineries have blossomed along the slopes of the Blue Ridge, on the gentle hillsides and along the shores of Smith Mountain Lake. Mild winter temperatures, warm summers, fertile soil and the protection of the Blue Ridge Mountains make this Piedmont plateau an exceptional location for excellent grape and fruit harvests used in the production of quality wines.At the wineries you can expect a unique experience with several offering additional agricultural opportunities including interaction with farm animals, vineyard and orchard tours, and picnic areas. Along the way they will catch a glimpse of the other treasures of Bedford including distinctive vistas, numerous attractions, wonderful country stores and restaurants, and outdoor recreational opportunities. Warm smiles and friendly conversation await each visitor.

Bedford Wine Trail brochures are available at the wineries and the Bedford Welcome Center and visitors are encouraged to have their brochure stamped as they visit each of the wineries. On the home page at the lower right of the map, simply click on the printable version of the trail map and you are ready for an adventure. Once you have acquired a stamp for every winery, you can return it to the Welcome Center for a complimentary gift.

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