Behind-the-Scenes with Jefferson Heritage Trail Partners


Take a personalized tour with one or all of some of our favorite Jefferson Heritage Trail partners:

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

Name of Tour: Making a Signature Dish at famed Lynchburg B & B

Includes: Spend time in the kitchen observing the prep and making of one of our "signature dishes" served for breakfast with the owner.

Location: The Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast, 404 Cabell Street, Lynchburg, VA

Dates and Times: Saturdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25, and July 2; all at 9:00am

Price: Included in cost of minimum 2-night stay, in room of choice

Tour size limit: 2 guests each date

RSVP Information: email Kathy@TheCarriageHouseInnBandB.com

Name of Tour: Behind the Scenes with Virginia Distillery Company

Includes: A tour of the production facility before it opens to the public, plus a tasting in our VIP loft with our Whisky Experience Ambassador.

Location: Virginia Distillery Company, 299 Eades Lane, Lovingston, VA

Date and Time: Saturday, June 4, 11:00am

Price: $18

Tour size limit: 15

RSVP Information: email whiskyexperience@vadistillery.com

Name of Tour: Loose Shoe Beer School and Brew Tour

Includes: Draft flight tasting, tour, simple seminar, pint glass, and sticker or magnet.

Location: Loose Shoe Brewing Company, 198 Ambriar Plaza, Amherst, VA.

Dates and Times: Saturday, June 4, noon-4:00pm on the hour; Sunday, June 5, 2:00-6:00pm on the hour; Saturday, July 2, noon-4:00pm on the hour; and, Sunday, July 3, 2:00-6:00pm on the hour.

Price: $20

Tour Size Limit: 12

RSVP Information: email brew4ya@gmail.com or call 434-946-BEER

Name of Tour: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Tour & Tasting at CAO

Includes: A one-hour exploration into the world of cacao and fine chocolates. We will discuss cocoa origins, history, harvest, process, and ingredients of fine chocolates. Learn how we make our chocolate here at CAO and experience the distinctive flavor profiles of single origin chocolate through our exclusive 12-variety tasting.

Location: CAO Artisan Chocolates, 908 Main St., Lynchburg, VA

Dates and times of tours: Saturday, June 4, 3:00-4:00pm and Saturday, July 2, 3:00-4:00pm

Price: $7 Per person

Tour size: n/a. Additional private tours are available upon request.

RSVP information: call (434) 847-2970 or email caoartisanchocolates@gmail.com

SUNDAY, JUNE 5

Name of Tour: A History of Virginia’s Wine Production: A unique opportunity for wine lovers

Includes: Mountain Cove Vineyards is Virginia’s oldest winery, and its founder, Al Weed, will lead the tour. He will present a brief history of wine growing in Virginia, from Jamestown to the present and describe some of the challenges facing this vibrant industry’s future. The personalized presentation will be followed by a tour of the facility and vineyard. A tasting and wine glass are included.

Location: Mountain Cove Vineyards, 1362 Fortune’s Cove Lane, Lovingston, VA

Dates and Times: Sunday, June 5, 1:00pm and 3:00pm and Sunday, June 26, 1:00pm and 5:00pm

Price: $10 per person

Tour size limit: 16

RSVP information: email mtncovevyds@gmail.com

Name of Tour: Loose Shoe Beer School and Brew Tour

Includes: Draft flight tasting, tour, simple seminar, pint glass, and sticker or magnet.

Location: Loose Shoe Brewing Company, 198 Ambriar Plaza, Amherst, VA.

Dates and Times: Sunday, June 5, 2:00-6:00pm on the hour; Saturday, July 2, noon-4:00pm on the hour; and, Sunday, July 3, 2:00-6:00pm on the hour.

Price: $20

Tour size limit: 12

RSVP Information: email brew4ya@gmail.com or call 434-946-BEER

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

Name of Tour: Making a Signature Dish at famed Lynchburg B & B

Includes: Spend time in the kitchen observing the prep and making of one of our "signature dishes" served for breakfast with the owner

Location: The Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast, 404 Cabell Street, Lynchburg, VA

Dates and Times: Saturdays: June 11, 18, 25 and July 2; all at 9:00am

Price: Included in cost of minimum 2-night stay, in room of choice

Tour size limit: 2 guests each date

RSVP Information: email Kathy@TheCarriageHouseInnBandB.com

SATURDAY, JUNE 18

Name of Tour: Making a Signature Dish at famed Lynchburg B & B

Includes: Spend time in the kitchen observing the prep and making of one of our "signature dishes" served for breakfast with the owner

Location: The Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast, 404 Cabell Street, Lynchburg, VA

Dates and Times: Saturdays: June 18, 25 and July 2; all at 9:00am

Price: Included in cost of minimum 2-night stay, in room of choice

Tour size limit: 2 guests each date

RSVP Information: email Kathy@TheCarriageHouseInnBandB.com

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Name of Tour: Making a Signature Dish at famed Lynchburg B & B

Includes: Spend time in the kitchen observing the prep and making of one of our "signature dishes" served for breakfast with the owner

Location: The Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast, 404 Cabell Street, Lynchburg, VA

Dates and Times: Saturdays: June 25 and July 2; both at 9:00am

Price: Included in cost of minimum 2-night stay, in room of choice

Tour size limit: 2 guests each date

RSVP Information: email Kathy@TheCarriageHouseInnBandB.com

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

Name of Tour: A History of Virginia’s Wine Production: A unique opportunity for wine lovers

Includes: Mountain Cove Vineyards is Virginia’s oldest winery, and its founder, Al Weed, will lead the tour. He will present a brief history of wine growing in Virginia, from Jamestown to the present and describe some of the challenges facing this vibrant industry’s future. The personalized presentation will be followed by a tour of facility and vineyard. A tasting and wine glass are included.

Location: Mountain Cove Vineyards, 1362 Fortune’s Cove Lane, Lovingston, VA

Date and Times: Sunday, June 26, 1:00pm and 5:00pm

Price: $10 per person

Tour size limit: 16

RSVP information: mtncovevyds@gmail.com

SATURDAY, JULY 2

Name of Tour: Making a Signature Dish at famed Lynchburg B & B

Includes: Spend time in the kitchen observing the prep and making of one of our "signature dishes" served for breakfast with the owner

Location: The Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast, 404 Cabell Street, Lynchburg, VA

Date and Time: Saturday, July 2, 9:00am

Price: Included in cost of minimum 2-night stay, in room of choice

Tour size limit: 2 guests each date

RSVP Information: email Kathy@TheCarriageHouseInnBandB.com

Name of Tour: The Craft of Winemaking at Ankida Ridge

Includes: Tour, tasting, and discussion on the process of making wine, from the vineyard to the bottle.

Location: Ankida Ridge Vineyards, 1304 Franklin Creek Rd, Amherst, VA

Date and Time: Saturday, July 2, 12-2pm

Price: $25 includes wine tasting

Tour size limit: 12

RSVP Information: email contact@ankidaridge.com

Name of Tour: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Tour & Tasting at CAO

Includes: A one-hour exploration into the world of cacao and fine chocolates. We will discuss cocoa origins, history, harvest, process, and ingredients of fine chocolates. Learn how we make our chocolate here at CAO and experience the distinctive flavor profiles of single origin chocolate through our exclusive 12 variety tasting.

Location: CAO Artisan Chocolates, 908 Main St., Lynchburg, VA

Date and Time: Saturday, July 2, 3:00-4:00pm

Price: $7 Per person

Tour size: n/a. Additional private tours are available upon request.

RSVP information: call (434) 847-2970 or email caoartisanchocolates@gmail.com

Name of Tour: Behind the Scenes with Virginia Distillery Company

Includes: A tour of the production facility before it opens to the public, plus a tasting in our VIP loft with our Whisky Experience Ambassador.

Location: Virginia Distillery Company, 299 Eades Lane, Lovingston, VA

Date and Time: Saturday, June 4, 11:00am

Price: $18

Tour size limit: 15

RSVP Information: email whiskyexperience@vadistillery.com

Name of Tour: Woodson's Mill, Water-powered, stone-ground grits, meal and more demonstrations

Includes: Demonstrations and discussion on their historic water-wheel, stone ground flour and meal, demonstrated by David Woodson and Dr. Woodson’s grandson. Woodson’s Mill is located just across the Piney River from Lowesville, Virginia. The building is a historic landmark, but Woodson’s Mill is still a busy place. We produce all-natural grits, flours and meals in small batches, by hand, from the best local ingredients available.

Location: Woodson's Mill, 3211 Lowesville Rd, Roseland, VA 22967

Dates and Times: 10-4, first Saturday of each month

Price: Free

Tour size limit: N/A

RSVP Information: No reservation needed, just show up; phone: (804) 803-1794

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Name of Tour: Loose Shoe Beer School and Brew Tour

Reservation Includes: Draft flight tasting, tour, simple seminar, pint glass, and sticker or magnet.

Location: Loose Shoe Brewing Company, 198 Ambriar Plaza, Amherst.

Date and Time: Sunday, July 3, 2:00-6:00pm on the hour

Price: $20

Tour size limit: 12

RSVP Information: email brew4ya@gmail.com or call 434-946-BEER

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