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Restaurants and Libations

"Virginia is for Craft Beer, Wine, and Food Lovers" should be the state’s new motto! We are so lucky to be in a part of the country that appreciates good food and good drinks and you have so many options when you visit. What type of wine do you like? Looking for local craft beer? Do you want a picnic? How about a gourmet dinner? You just tell us what you are in the mood for and we will point you in the right direction. The Uphill House B&B is proud to offer discount tasting tickets to many local wineries so let us know when you arrive if you are interested!

Local Highlight: An elegant, Italian-inspired, multi-course meal awaits you just 2 miles down the road at Barboursville Vineyards' Palladio Restaurant. The Palladio is open for lunch Wednesday through Sunday, dinner Friday and Saturday, and they have "Special Feasts" throughout the year. Please let us know if we can help with a reservation (their Special Feasts book up quickly, so mark your calendars).

Breweries and Cideries

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Albemarle CiderWorks

2545 Rural Ridge Lane
North Garden, VA

Albemarle CiderWorks now has seven cider varieties available for tasting and for sale. Visit our Tasting Room on Wednesdays through Sundays, 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Bald Top Brewing

1830 Thrift Road
Madison, VA 22727

Our mission is to share remarkably fresh and great-tasting beer that appeals to the spectrum of your senses, proudly brewed with our hops and farm fresh ingredients, and served with Madison, Virginia, hospitality.

Blue Mountain Brewery

9519 Critzers Shop Road
Afton, VA

Blue Mountain Brewery is a unique destination in the heart of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Blue Mountain Brewery is located on route 151 approximately 1.5 miles south of route 250. We’re less than 20 miles from Charlottesville, 15 miles from Wintergreen Mountain Resort, and only 5 miles from Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive.

Bold Rock Hard Cider

1020 Rockfish Valley Highway (Rt. 151)
Nellysford, VA

A southern guy from Virginia had a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains and met a top cider maker in the world from New Zealand. It doesn’t get much more southern than that! Now the two of them are making hard cider and history.

Castle Hill Cider

6065 Turkey Sag Road
Keswick, VA

Listed as one of the world’s best ciders. We take an apple-centered approach to cider making. The aim of our technique is to bring out the best of each year’s harvest. Utilizing both tradition and the cutting edge, Castle Hill Cider strives to bring you the highest quality and most enjoyable ciders.

Champion Brewing Company

324 6th Str.
Charlottesville, VA

Champion Brewing Company is Charlottesville’s most progressive brewery, producing a wide variety of ales in two locations: our Downtown Tap Room and our Belmont Production Facility. Constantly rotating taps and one-off beers in the Tap Room are served in a lively and fun environment, with games, an outdoor patio, and a regular rotation of the best food trucks in the area.

C’Ville-Centric Nano Brewery

705 W. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA

C’ville-centric nano brewery right in the heart of downtown! Come enjoy our hand-crafted brews in our warm and inviting atmosphere. Live music every Saturday night from 8-11. We are hard at work making new styles of beer all the time. The taps change very often with the seasons, aside from our flagship beer, the “C’Ville on the Rye’z” IPA. As a veteran of our country, I wanted to tie that into the company and building. At C’ville-ian Brewing your having a brew “inside” Old Glory. The bar is red, the walls are white, the ceiling is blue and there are fifty bulbs hanging. AMERICA!

Devils Backbone Brewing Company

200 Mosbys Run
Roseland, VA

Our beer is brewed, packaged, and represented by a group of talented, passionate individuals to share with the populous. We strive not to serve the upper echelon nor the lowest common denominator. We brew beer that has a wide appeal because at Devils Backbone we love to drink beer that has a wide variety of tastes. Our employees come from a diversity of backgrounds and we celebrate that diversity by making beer that is accessible to all.

Pro Re Nata Brewery

6135 Rockfish Gap Tpke
Crozet, VA

Pro Re Nata Brewery is a Farm Craft Beer Brewery and OTC Food Truck that’s located in the former Moose Lodge building in Crozet, Virginia.

South Street Brewery

106 South Street West
Charlottesville, VA

We hope you enjoy our expanded beer offerings, including venerated South Street originals that helped shape the Central Virginia beer scene, as well as new beers reflecting the diversity and experimentation that is the heart of American craft brewing.

Our new food offerings lean heavily toward local artisans—from beef to bread, from tofu to produce and everything in between—reflecting our belief that Charlottesville, Virginia is the best place on Earth to live, drink and eat!

StarR Hill Tasting Room

5391 Three Notched Road
Crozet , VA

The Starr Hill Tasting Room is open! Come enjoy our 16 beers on tap on our brand new, state-of-the-art draft system. You can check our Events page, Facebook and Twitter for special Tasting Room events. Cheers!

Three Notch’d Brewing Company

946 Grady Ave
Charlottesville, VA

Three Notch’d Brewing Company was conceived by three friends who value great beer and great times with close family and friends. Each of us have a great appreciation for individualism, respect for hard work and earning our ability to give back to our community. We opened our doors for commercial operation in August of 2013 and work each day to Leave Our Mark on the craft brew industry and Charlottesville, VA by making great beer and collaborating with all lovers of the craft beer industry. We hope that you will join us and Leave Your Mark, too.

Wild Wolf Brewing Company

2461 Rockfish Valley Highway
Nellysford, VA

The ten acre property features an authentic Biergarten, shaded by a protective canopy of 60-year-old Siberian Elms, including a charming gazebo, large koi pond, and working water wheel. In addition, an outdoor pavilion has been enclosed to allow for a screened experience in the summer and a warm cozy venue in the winter. The pavilion hosts live music every weekend year round. Inside the restaurant, guests are treated to a rustic dining experience, including wrap-around porches that provide stunning views of the surrounding mountains and property. Towards the back of the old schoolhouse guests enter the new building which houses a lively sports bar as well as our brewing facility.

So come visit us at the brewery or pick up some beer at your local store and remember to “Keep it fresh and Drink Local.”

Wineries and Vineyards

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Barboursville Vineyards

17655 Winery Road
Barboursville, VA

The entire estate is open for tasting our wines in a stroll or in a picnic, and our informed and enthusiastic hosts conduct tastings continuously in the Tuscan Tasting Room, every day of the week, and in Library 1821 on weekends. The Tasting Room is where the broadest range of our current vintages is introduced, while the Library 1821 presents a changing selection of flights of older vintages from our cellars, and with bite-sized culinary pairings designed by our chefs. Every encouragement is given, also, to enjoying our wines in the truly splendid lawns surrounding the historic Landmark Ruins of Thomas Jefferson’s mansion for Governor James Barbour, a pleasant stroll away.

Burnley Vineyards

4500 Winery Lane
Barboursville, Va

Burnley Vineyards is one of the oldest Vineyards in the Monticello Viticultural Area. We have 32 acres of vineyards – Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Dora, Riesling, Chambourcin, Vidal and Norton. Burnley Vineyards is a family operation. C.J. Reeder is General Manager, Lee Reeder is the winemaker, Patt Reeder handles Sales and Dawn Reeder tasting and tours.

Chateau MerrillAnne

16234 Marquis Road,
Orange, VA

Chateau MerrillAnne is a small boutique winery located in the rolling farm land of Orange County, Virginia. We offer a broad selection of hand-crafted wines from the finest vineyards in Virginia. Currently all of our wines are sold exclusively in our tasting room at Chateau MerrillAnne. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Chestnut Oak Vineyard

5050 Stony Point Road
Barboursville, VA

Chestnut Oak Vineyard is located in the Monticello Region along a scenic Virginia byway.Produced in small quantities and barrel aged in oak, our wines are unique to the Monticello wine region of Virginia.Visit us for an unusual experience. We are three miles south of the iconic Barboursville Vineyards.

DuCard Vineyards

40 Gibson Hollow Lane
Etlan (Madison County), VA

We have been growing grapes for the past decade at our property, nestled at the eastern edge of the Shenandoah National Park in the shadow of Old Rag Mountain and White Oak Canyon. Our story is best described as a “hobby gone wild,” and you can read a fun and interesting pair of Point-Counterpoint articles that my wife and I wrote recently on how we got started in this endeavor.

Early Mountain Vineyards

6109 Wolfton-Hood Road
Madison, VA

Taste and discuss the best of Virginia wines by the fireplace. Bring friends, the kids, or the dog and have a picnic in our picnic area. Sample local delicacies from the Marketplace. Whatever you choose to do, we want you to experience the place, people, passion, portfolio, and purpose here at Early Mountain Vineyards.

Honah Lee Vineyard

13443 Honah Lee Farm Dr.
Gordonsville, VA

Honah Lee Vineyard is owned and operated by Wayne and Vera Preddy. It sits on top of the foothill mountains of the Blue Ridge. Currently there are over 30 acres under vine which takes up over 70 acres of land.

Horton Vineyards

6399 Spotswood Trail,
Gordonsville, VA

Horton Vineyards, located in Orange County, Virginia, is one of the most innovative wineries in the country. Utilizing the latest viticultural techniques, Horton is charting a new generation of wines made from Viognier, the premier grape of France’s Rhone Valley, and other premium varieties from southern France, Portugal, Spain, Russia/Georgia, and Italy. Visitors are invited to come explore these distinctive wines in Horton’s magnificent stone winery.

Jefferson Vineyards

1353 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, VA

Welcome to Jefferson Vineyards, a family owned winery and vineyard in Charlottesville, Virginia, located where Thomas Jefferson and Philip Mazzei first began the American wine revolution. Thirty three years ago, we introduced quality modern viticulture to Virginia, helping realize Jefferson’s dream.

Keswick VineYards

1575 Keswick Winery Dr.
Keswick, VA

Keswick Vineyards is a family owned and operated Virginia winery and vineyard located in the heart of Virginia wine country on the Monticello wine trail, just outside of Charlottesville, VA.

Kilaurwen Winery

1543 Evergreen Church Road,
Stanardsville, VA

Since 1994, we have grown wine grapes for many of Virginia’s finest wineries and still do. In 2009, we began crafting our own artisanal wines that capture the unique spirit and characteristics of the Monticello region.Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, only 8 miles from the Swift Run Gap entrance to Shenandoah National Park, our winery offers spectacular views and a relaxing setting in which to enjoy fine wine and a picnic with family and friends.

Narmanda Winery

43 Narmanda Lane
Amissville, VA

Narmada Winery in Rappahannock County delivers excellence in Virginia wine. The winery has received an impressive number of gold medals in its short history, highlighted by Narmada’s bordeaux blend, Yash-Vir 2010, being named one of the Top 12 Wines in the state at the Virginia Governor’s Cup Competition in 2015.

Prince Michel Vineyard

154 Winery Lane
Leon, VA

When Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery founded in 1982 a vision was formed out of the love of Virginia and its relationship with the vine. Prince Michel has since grown to become one of the largest, most widely distributed, and recognized wineries in the state and along the east coast. Our wines have won competitions around the world and flourished with the efforts and love of owners, employees, and customers.

Reynard Florence Vineyard

16109 Burnley Road
Barboursville, VA

A small family owned and operated winery featuring hand crafted, award winning wines made in small quantities with care and attention to detail.Situated in the Blue Ridge foothills in western historic Orange County, our secluded mountain views, personal attention, and, of course, outstanding wines, make our winery a great stop along the Monticello Wine Trail or after touring Montpelier or Monticello.


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The Barbeque Exchange

102 Martinsburg Avenue
Gordonsville, VA

The Barbeque Exchange in downtown Gordonsville, VA features hickory-smoked and slow-roasted pork shoulders and spareribs. The meats are dry cured with secret ingredient rubs and then cooked in our specialized wood-burning cooker.

The Bavarian Chef

Route 29
Madison, VA

The Thalwitz family has owned and operated The Bavarian Chef since its opening in 1974. Sip and savor the authentic flavors of Germany and relish our warm, gemütlich hospitality. All of our foods are homemade with only the freshest ingredients. From Oma’s table to yours, experience the special recipes and traditions of our family’s rich culinary heritage.

Blue Ridge Cafe

8315 Seminole Trail
Ruckersville, VA

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Ruckersville, VA, just north of Charlottesville, the Café is open 7 days a week year-round and features a delicious and varied menu.

Burrito Baby

111 S Faulconer St
Gordonsville, VA

Burrito’s, Bowls, Nacho’s and Soft Taco’s made to order. Fresh guacamole, pico de gallo and queso blanco daily. M-Th 11am till 7pm. Fri&Sat 11 till 8.

Exchange Cafe at Montpelier

11350 Constitution Hwy
Montpelier Station, VA

Open 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The BBQ Exchange is the culmination of a 37-year culinary journey. Craig and Donna Hartman’s lives have been centered around the love of food! Their journey took them from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park, New York, to Gordonsville, Virginia. Craig’s love of all things cooking, especially over a live fire, led them to the development of their signature old-school, slow-cooked BBQ.

Fabio’s Italian Restaurant

408 W Gordon Ave Ste C
Gordonsville, VA

This Restaurant is truly authentic Italian and the service is outstanding and very friendly. The owners are from the island of Ischia in the beautiful Bay of Naples in Italy.


19095 James Madison Highway,
Gordonsville, VA

We have been a local family owned and operated business for 40 years and have been a cornerstone in Gordonsville for nearly as long.Stop by our restaurant for a casual dining experience that will not disappoint. We are a country-style restaurant with down-home good cookin’. We are a family-friendly, smoke free environment.

Jack's Shop Kitchen

14843 Spotswood Trail
Ruckersville, VA

At Jack’s Shop Kitchen, we serve lunch and dinner Monday through Friday, brunch and dinner on Saturdays, and brunch on Sundays. The menu is a la carte with an often-changing, three-course, prix fixe dinner menu designed to highlight the seasons of the local Virginia farmer.

La Finca Grill

12399 James Madison Hwy
Orange, VA

A Bolivian/Latin cuisine with a modern-American twist. “La Finca” means “the farm”. Our concept requires farm-to-table food in a family-friendly environment!

The Light Well

110 E. Main St.
Orange, VA

Located in Historic downtown Orange, Virginia, The Light Well serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch in a casual atmosphere. The Light Well offers the finest selection of locally- roasted coffee from Orange Roasters, over 40 choices of beer, and a seasonally-updated wine list including the best local Virginia wines.

Market at Grelen Casual Cafe

15091 Yager Rd.
Somerset, VA

The Casual Café is open: 11:30am to 2:30 pm, Wednesday - Friday; 11:30am - 3:30 on Saturday & Sunday (Closed Monday & Tuesday) The Market at Grelen is all about local! Many cafe ingredients either come from the Grelen Garden or from other local farmers and businesses. The result is a delicious, fresh, unique menu that changes as the seasons change.

Mi Casa Restaurante

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124 Cedar Grove Rd, # A

Ruckersville, VA

Mi Casa is a family-owned and operated authentic Mexican restaurant just a few minutes north of Charlottesville in Ruckersville, VA and framed by the Blue Ridge Mountains. Mi Casa provides delicious, quality Mexican cuisine at a fair price. All food is prepared fresh and the recipes come from our own family kitchen.

Michie Tavern

683 Thomas Jefferson Parkway,
Charlottesville, VA

Michie Tavern’s dining room, the Ordinary, features Hearty Midday Fare offered by servers in period attire and is open daily 11:15-3:30. The rustic restaurant setting provides a lunch dining experience rich in southern culture and hospitality for families to enjoy. Our buffet is based on 18th-century Southern recipes. Patterned after the southern tradition, many guests choose our bountiful midday fare as the day’s main meal. During the colder months guests enjoy our Midday Fare before a roaring fire. A variety of beverages including hot mulled apple cider, traditional lagers, ales and wine are available to complement your meal.

Palladio (@ Barboursville Vineyard)

17655 Winery Road
Barboursville, VA

The elegant balance we value in wine, the quality of celebration inherent in its welcome, inspire palate harmonies that are Virginian in resources and Northern Italian in perspective, in country dining of vivacity and refinement. Here the estate of wine is inhabited at its most seamless and complete, sustained behind the scenes by the rarest collaboration of colleagues gifted in cuisine, viticulture, horticulture and service

Pomme To Go

408B W. Gordon Ave
Gordonsville, Va

Pomme To Go is a take-out, bakery, retail and wine shop brought to you by the locally acclaimed French restaurant “Restaurant Pomme.”

Restaurante Pomme

115 S. Main Street,
Gordonsville, VA

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge, in downtown Gordonsville, Virginia, Restaurant Pomme provides an authentic classic French dining experience. The restaurant welcomes diners and guests to a warm and inviting recreation of the French countryside – from food to décor. Whether on a day trip or gathering with friends and family, we wish to share our passion of food and wine with you. À votre santé et bon appétit!

Silk Mill Grille

101 Woodmark St.
Orange, VA

Silk Mill Grille offers a casual dining experience featuring daily specials and great steaks. The restaurant is located in short driving distance from James Madison’s Montpelier, Woodberry Forest School, notable wineries, and countless historical bed and breakfasts...

Wise Guys

118 E Main St,
Orange, VA

Located adjacent to the train tracks and the historic train depot, in the Town of Orange, Wise Guys offers burgers, hotdogs, sandwiches, soups, subs, and more!