While many people associate Smith Mountain Lake with beautiful water, bountiful fishing, and days spent relaxing on a boat, there’s also a dedicated wine culture in the Blue Ridge region. Just minutes away from Smith Mountain Lake are five incredible wineries, each with different specialties and a different variety of wines. From unique fruit wines to classic French flavors, you’ll find it all at these wineries near Smith Mountain Lake, VA.
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Some of Our Favorite Wineries near Smith Mountain Lake, VA
Brooks Mill Winery
What started as a hobby has transformed into a way of life for H.T. and Rhonda Page, the owners of Brooks Mill Winery. This winery serves only fruit wines, utilizing the crop from the Page’s own vineyard. The wines at Brooks Mill Winery range from dry to sweet, made from either pears, blackberries, cherries, plums, apples, or peaches.
White Rock Vineyard Winery & Brew Haus
To get the both worlds, visit White Rock Vineyard, Winery, and Brew Haus! Greg and Michelle Bublitz, the owners, have spent have 20 years creating incredible wines and beers on site. Choose from seven varieties of wine and four varieties of beer. You can also get a “Vino Slushie Bota Bag.” It’s exactly what it sounds like: a portable drink in a bag that can be chilled and enjoyed on the go! Visit White Rock for a tasting and enjoy the local cheese and snacks available for purchase in the tasting room. This site is pet-friendly, inside and out, so feel free to bring your four-legged friend!
Ramulose Ridge Vineyards
One of the newer wineries on our list, Ramulose Ridge Vineyards opened in 2013 and has been creating incredible white, red, and sweet wines ever since! They also sell Panacea cigars, which have been beautifully paired with each wine.
Chateau Morrisette has been creating incredible wines since it first opened in 1978. This winery is open year-round and features a seasonal on-site restaurant that specializes in classic French cuisine. Make sure that you check the restaurant’s hours and reserve a table! You’re not going to want to miss what has been ranked at one of the most scenic restaurants in America!
Peaks of Otter Winery
Peaks of Otter Winery’s mission is “to be good stewards of the land, the fruit, the community, and the consumer” They are certainly succeeding in that! They have a wide selection of wines from which you can choose, including some award-winning selections. You’re sure to find something unique and interesting here, like the Cherry Cheesecake, a light apple-cherry wine, or Kiss the Devil Chili Pepper, which is made from 30 varieties of spicy peppers.
Return to a Beautiful Rental Home
Once you’re done appreciating these wineries near Smith Mountain Lake, VA, return to a stunning rental home from Premier Vacation Rentals. We have a wide selection of homes available, from rustic cabins to luxury properties. No matter the size of your party, we can accommodate you.
Planning a wine tour of the area with friends? Consider renting Estate on Smith Mountain Lake. This beautiful four-bedroom, six-bathroom home can accommodate up to 10 guests. It features nearly 500 feet of shoreline and gorgeous views of the lake and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The home has state-of-the-art electronic features, from the lighting system to the music system to the televisions to the window shade control. The home also has an upper-level executive office, a fitness center and sauna, and two fire pits.
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