This Thursday, May 25th marks a special occasion for oenophiles everywhere: National Wine Day. And even though technically every day can be National Wine Day with the right attitude, why not uncork and relax at a beautiful B&B? Looking for ways to celebrate this glorious day? The real question you should be asking is – red or white? Go beyond the call of happy hour and discover inns from Ohio to California that will leave you drunk (in love).
Whether you like sweet or dry, red or white, finding a picturesque spot to sip your favorite varietal adds to the enjoyment.
Iris Inn Bed & Breakfast, Waynesboro, VA
Nestled on 12 wooded acres on the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Iris Inn Bed & Breakfast in Waynesboro, VA, offers guests a romantic retreat in one of their six private cabins. Take some time to slow down and enjoy a refreshing glass of wine from the porch overlooking the tranquil Shenandoah National Forest. If you’re an oenophile at heart, you can savor a complimentary wine tasting at the inn or visit one of the 28 wineries located nearby.
Old Monterey Inn, Monterey, CA
In the heart of beautiful Monterey, CA, the Old Monterey Inn will transport you to another place and time. Embodying the spirit of Old World romance, you will be enveloped by the lush gardens while sipping your favorite varietal from your own secluded private patio. Quiet sitting areas where you can listen to the soothing sounds of the water fountains are located around the grounds. Savor nightly hors d’oeuvre before a gourmet dinner in town.
El Farolito Bed & Breakfast, Santa FE, NM
Surround yourself with colorful culture and relaxation when you make your way to Santa Fe, NM. Only a few blocks away from the downtown historic area lies the secluded El Farolito Bed & Breakfast, with its traditional adobe architecture and intimate casitas. Tucked away amongst gardens and walled-in patios, you can soak in the picturesque sunset with a chilled glass of white wine from your very own private patio.
Lakehouse Inn & Winery, Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH
The Lakehouse Inn & Winery in beautiful Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH, offers 5 traditional B&B rooms and 3 suites (all with private baths), 3 vacation rental cottages, and the luxurious Beach House, for the ultimate lakefront experience. The property features a spa with a variety of rejuvenating treatments using wine, including their Signature Cabernet Massage and the all new Stomping of the Grapes Spa Pedicure and Spa Manicure. They also provide wine tastings onsite. Located in Ohio Wine Country, the Lakehouse Inn is within a 10-minute drive of more than a dozen wineries.
Friends Lake Inn, Chestertown, NY
Sit back and sip on some of the amazing vino options included on an award-winning wine list at the charming Friends Lake Inn located in the midst of the Adirondacks. The inn’s onsite restaurant features delectable New American/French influenced cuisine and an impressive wine cellar honored by as Best of Excellence by Wine Spectator magazine. With 25,000 bottles from around the globe, tempt your pallet with some of the regions this Finger Lakes inn focuses on – French, Italian, and Napa, California.
So, on your next getaway make sure to uncork some fun! Take a trip to a vineyard or enjoy a dinner pairing with delicious varietals on a food and wine getaway.