Charlottesville Welcome Book Summer 2018

Monticello Wine Trail Shines at 2018 Monticello Cup
The 2018 Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival kicked off with the Monticello Cup Awards at the Jefferson Theater this month. Prior to the awards, 10 wine industry professionals judged wines from the 33 wineries that make up the Monticello AVA. The top 3 whites, top 3 reds and Monticello Cup winner were then announced at the awards. Veritas Vineyards & Winery's 2015 Petit Verdot "Paul Shaffer's 7th Edition" won this year's Monticello Cup. Click here to learn more about the awards and wine festival.

See the Charlottesville Welcome Award Winners!
With so many wonderful places in Charlottesville, it can be tough to choose where to eat, stay, shop and explore. So, we went to the experts to find out what they think is the best of the best. We polled our Charlottesville Welcome Book readers, locals and tourists about their favorite local businesses that exemplify wonderful customer service, from delicious restaurants, amazing boutiques, hot spots and cool clubs to wonderful resorts and awe-inspiring historical landmarks — and everything in between. Click here to see the winners! 


This seasons' wonderful getaway will be hosted by the following fine establishments: