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Carter Mountain Orchard Sunset
Will Dozier

Cozy Winter Wineries with Heated Outdoor Seating

Wineries in the Charlottesville Area You Should Visit this Winter Visiting a winery is one of the safest things to do while on vacation this winter. Also one of the most fun things! Many of the wineries in Albemarle County have gone above and beyond to provide ample distanced seating and…

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Chocolate Treats

Chocolate Treats Our part of Virginia is well known for wine and fine dining options, and its reputation for delectable chocolate treats is on the rise! Thanks to new creative players like Iron Paffles and mainstay innovative chocolatiers like Time Gearhart of Gearharts Fine Chocolates, the quality…

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Visit Crozet

Crozet is a vibrant, welcoming community in western Albemarle County. Its growing downtown is walkable and well worth exploring with friends and family, especially when signature local events like the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival are taking place. Cafes like Mudhouse Coffee Roasters, restaurants…

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Visit Scottsville

An Insider's Guide to Scottsville, Virginia Scottsville is a small, welcoming community in southern Albemarle County. Its main street parallels the James River, the longest river in the state. Scottsville is the only incorporated town in Albemarle County and was the original county seat. Naturally…

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