Beer, Wine & Spirits in Laurel

Brewery Tour for One, Two, or Four with Pint Glasses and Growlers at Brass Cannon Brewing (Up to 50% Off)

Brass Cannon Brewing

Toano

$15 $8

Brewery tour includes a pint glass and an empty take-home growler for every participant

Tour and a Cheese-and-Truffles Platter for Two, Four, or Six at Wisdom Oak Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Wisdom Oak Winery

North Garden

$39 $19

The vineyard manager and crew cultivate all 2,075 vines planted over 126 acres

Vineyard-and-Winery-Cellar Tour for Two or Four with Olive-Oil Tasting at Molon Lave Vineyards (Up to 55% Off)

Molon Lave Vineyards

Molon Lave Vineyards

$56 $29

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Tour of 50-acre vineyard grounds and winery cellars with olive-oil tasting, cheese and cracker basket, and souvenir glassware

Winery Tour Package for Two or Four at DuCard Vineyards (Up to 54% Off)

DuCard Vineyards

Etlan

$42 $21

Scenic, sustainable vineyard and winery located along the edge of Shenandoah National Park

$75 for a Three-Hour Vineyard Picnic with Complimentary Wine Tasting at Narmada Winery ($150 Value)

Narmada Winery

Amissville

$150 $75

Guests bring their own picnic lunches to the vineyard gazebo, where they are treated to a wine tasting and education course

Wine Tasting for 2 or 4 with Souvenir Glasses and Bottles of Wine at Port of Leonardtown Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Port of Leonardtown Winery

Leonardtown

$37 $20

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Guests sample six wines pressed from grapes grown in southern Maryland vineyards and take a bottle of wine to enjoy at home

Tour for 2 or 4 with Take-Home Cheese and Charcuterie Baskets from Mediterranean Cellars Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Mediterranean Cellars Winery

Marshall

$56 $29

Tour family owned and operated vineyard and cellars and take home a gift basket stocked with cheese, charcuterie, and a corkscrew

Grapes to Glass Winery Tour with Cheese Platters and Logo Glasses for Two or Four at CrossKeys Vineyards (Up to 52% Off)

CrossKeys Vineyards

Ashby

$30 $15

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Daily tours of the vineyards and winemaking facility; cheese and cracker platter and souvenir wineglass for each guest after tour

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Heart of Virginia Wine Trail honors its home state by guiding guests through six wineries?James River Cellars, Cooper Vineyards, Lake Anna Winery, Weston Vineyards, Mattaponi Winery, and Grayhaven Winery. Although not included with this Groupon, the wine ambassadors proffer passports that award patrons tastings at each of the wineries and encourage them to enjoy the scenic countryside while navigating the path in between. Both regular tastings and special events typically include food pairings and a chance to talk to knowledgeable enophiles.

11008 Washington Hwy
Glen Allen,
VA
US

From 17 rolling acres, 10 varieties of wine grapes are harvested at James River Cellars each year. Those grapes are transformed by resident winemakers into red and white varietals, ranging from the jammy chambourcin to the citrus-forward and floral gew?rztraminer. Visitors can cozy up in the homey tasting room, where they can sip samples of wine at one of the communal table. During warmer months, they can head out to the sun-dappled patio to enjoy the breeze with their drink or, if you're under 21, to hang out and smell the vines.

11008 Washington Hwy.
Glen Allen,
VA
US

Established: 1951

Staff Size: 50+ people

Average Duration of Services: 4+ hours

Parking: Parking lot

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Brands Used: Dogfish Head, Uinta, and Original Sin Breweries, among others.

Recommended Age Group: Adults

Pro Tip: Bring lawn chairs, sunglasses, and the courage to kick your shoes off and dance.

Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Craft brews for every taste.

Q&A with the Social Marketing Chair

I'm a first-timer. How do you get me ready for the experience?

Bring a chair, stay a while, engage others, and bring cash for our vendors so you can taste the different offerings before choosing a favorite. Looking for just the right brew? Engage others for advice.

As the old adage says, "Stuff happens." What training do you and your staff have to stay ahead of the unexpected?

A quick wit, and great humor.

What is the experience customers can expect, and how do you make it special?

Quick service, friendly conversation, great food, vendors, and fun music. We aim to make this a great countryside experience.

18002 Teman Road
Beaverdam,
VA
US

With names like Voyager, Rendezvous, Trekker, and Sojourn, the wines at Grayhaven Winery evoke a sense of getting away from it all. But their small-batch vintages aren't the only escape route from the everyday Grayhaven opens up. Visitors on estate tours will find Virginia-made goat cheese and baguettes in the tasting room, a child-friendly playground and nature trail, four resident horses, and three dogs with noses for fine wines. The vineyard also hosts three large events every year: the South African Food & Wine Festival, Blues in the Vineyard, and the St. Clements Wine & Beer Festival.

4675 E Grey Fox Circle
Gum Spring,
VA
US

Barrel Thief satisfies taste buds with a menu dominated by upscale salads and sandwiches that also includes a few heartier entree suggestions. In the arugula salad ($8), salty prosciutto and pickled strawberries lie on a bed of spicy greens, and nine bruschetta options ($5–$10)—including roasted garlic and white bean—are great for distracting most of the destructive hands of the goddess Kali. Fare from the briny deep includes the crab sandwich ($12)—shellfish drizzled in pimento aioli escorted by grilled green tomatoes—and grilled yellowfin tuna ($18). For dessert, tempt teeth with a sweet sonata composed of mixed berries and fresh cream ($6) whipped by Beethoven's ghost.

5805 Patterson Ave
Richmond,
VA
US

TECHEAD'S expert instructors are committed to training individuals on Adobe software, with each class kept small (five to eight students) to ensure that students get one-on-one attention. Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop CS4's image-editing software, polish your PDF-reading skills in Adobe Acrobat 9.0: Introduction, or familiarize yourself with cross-media design in Interactive InDesign CS5. While you don't have to be a computer whiz to take these classes, TECHEAD asks that you have a basic understanding of a computer's operating system and how to perform such tasks as launching an application, copying files from CDs and other media, and creating and saving files—more advanced classes may have additional prerequisites. Be sure to check the class descriptions and the upcoming schedule.

111 N 17th St
Richmond,
VA
US