Highlights To Try As You Meander Through The Villages Of This Quaint County

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Before & After

An espresso café and wine bar set in a historic building that offers local, seasonal fare. Try the quiche of the day paired with a specialty latte starring added flavors like cardamom, turmeric or detoxifying charcoal. Don’t miss the extensive Rappahannock County Wine Wall.

31 Main St., Sperryville 

coffee from Before & After in Sperryville

Copper Fox Distillery

It’s like hanging out in your grandfather’s really cool basement, complete with Sinatra tunes, exposed pipes, an antique moonshine still and a copper fish. Grab a cocktail at the bar made with Peachwood Single Malt Whisky and cozy up by the fire.

9 River Lane, Sperryville

Three Blacksmiths

A small space serving impressive fixed dinners four nights per week using hand-crafted foods from the county.

20 Main St., Sperryville

Hopkins Ordinary Bed and Breakfast + Ale Works

Five guest rooms or a private Garden Cottage right in the heart of Sperryville. Full breakfast with local ingredients and hand-crafted ales in the cellar.

47 Main St., Sperryville

Rappahannock Cellars/Dida’s Distillery

You can’t go wrong with a winery and distillery in one. Noted for a top-notch wine club, Charmat Rosé (a sparkling Cabernet Franc) and cinnamon vodka.

14437 Hume Road, Huntly

Rappahannock Cellars

Little Washington Winery

Known for beautiful views, small-batch wines and vino education classes.

72 Christmas Tree Lane, Washington

Quièvremont Vineyard and Winery

A boutique farm-vineyard in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains specializing in estate-grown Bordeaux varietals and blends.

162 Gidbrown Hollow Road #335, Washington

Gray Ghost Vineyards

Rappahannock County's oldest winery, family owned and operated. Make sure to sample the 2016 Petit Verdot.

14706 Lee Highway, Amissville

Written By

Melissa Stewart