Welcome Book Spring Summer 2019


Parade of Homes

Whether you're a long-time resident or a first-time visitor to the Charlottesville, Albemarle, Greene and Augusta areas, the BRHBA Parade of Homes is certain to have something that will be important to you for your future home building needs. Whether you are looking to buy a new home, or seeking remodeling ideas, there is plenty to see. On the Parade of Homes, you can view a variety of new homes that incorporate the latest in design trends, cutting-edge energy efficiency and talent of our local craftsmen. This year's Parade of Homes will be running the weekends of Oct. 5-6 & Oct. 12-13.


Off to the Races
The annual Montpelier Hunt Races will be held Saturday, November 2 at James Madison's Montpelier! This exciting day of premier steeplechase racing also includes a full schedule of activities, including a tailgating contest, for which Wine & Country Life will be a judge, a hat contest, Jack Russell Terrier Races and shopping! Check out the Wine & Country Life Blog to learn about this exciting fall tradition.


Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival

Over 120 of the finest artists and craftspeople from around the nation will gather together, rain or shine in Crozet, Virginia. Find one-of-a-kind, handmade items including pottery, textiles, leather, glass, wood, metal, photography and fine art. Festive fare, Virginia wine and Virginia draft beer, live entertainment, children's activities, a free raffle, and more! Enjoy a day in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and marvel at the Virginia countryside. Proceeds benefit Claudius Crozet Park. Visit the website for directions and information.


NEW Tastings Maps

Planning a day of wine, beer, cider or spirit tasting in Central Virginia? Let our new tastings maps in our digital and print editions help guide you to all of the area's wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries. No matter where are looking to focus your trip around Charlottesville, our maps are broken down into four quadrants that will help you make the most of your time here. See the most recent digital issue here.


Wine & Country Shop
You'll find everything everything you need for luxurious entertaining at an equestrian event, vineyard outing or tailgate - from luxury picnic hampers, custom linens and vintage silver to artisan charcuterie boards and Dubarry attire as well. The line of beautiful Wine & Country Welcome Bags filled with locally made artisan goodies are sure to make every occasion special.
Wed.–Sat., 10am–6pm, or by appointment. 434-295-0306 or Shop@CharlottesvilleWineandCountryLiving.com.

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

Monticello     Fry's Spring StationIvy ProvisionsEarly Mountain Vineyards