Suggested Wine Tours
Things To Do In Charlottesville, VA
Norm’s Transportation = Charlottesville Wine Tour, Brewery, Cider and Distillery Tour Options
The following are suggested options for wine tours and more in the Charlottesville area with stops that are close in proximity to each other.
Feel free to develop your own tour or ask us for our help! If you’d like to know more about these wonderful wineries, breweries, distilleries or cider locations before you book, look at our informative wineries and breweries page RIGHT HERE.
Whether it’s wineries, breweries, hard cider, or distillery tours that you’re looking for, Norm’s Transportation will take you there in style and get you back safe and sound! We use newer model (2020/2021) full-sized SUV’s, luxury sedans and vans that can accommodate up to 14 passengers.
Norm’s Transportation’s tour pricing is per group, not per person. All prices are based off of Charlottesville being the starting/ending location. An extra charge for locations outside the general Charlottesville area may be applied.
Charlottesville 🍷 Wine Tours
We have 5 different planned out wine adventures listed below! Take a look, or feel free to customize your own package!
Charlottesville 🍺 Brewery Tours
We have 2 different planned out brewery adventures listed below! Take a look, or feel free to customize your own package!
Charlottesville 🍹 Cider Tours
These wonderful 🍹 cider locations are spread throughout the Charlottesville, Nelson County, and Barbousville areas and are commonly added to a wine tour or brewery tour. They make a perfect “palate cleansing” stop: Bold Rock, Albemarle Cider Works, Potter’s Craft Cider, Blue Toad Cider, and Castle Hill Cider.
Charlottesville 🥃 Distillery Tours
In our opinion, nothing beats great liquors (aka Spirits) 🥃 and these outstanding distilleries don’t disappoint! Since these locations are spread out throughout the Charlottesville, Nelson County, and Barboursville areas, they are commonly added to a wine tour or brewery tour. Silverback, Vitae, Virginia, and Ragged Branch Distilleries.
If you don't find what you're looking for here, call us! 434-989-8905. We'll work with you to plan your ideal tour.
Charlottesville 🍷 Wine Tours
The Western Excursion
Nestled in the Crozet and Nelson County area, with breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll find plenty of wonderful vineyards to choose from King Family, Septenary, Pollak, Valley Road, Flying Fox, Veritas, Afton Mountain, Cardinal Point, Pippin Hill, Hazy Mountain Vineyard/Brewery , Chiswell Farm and Winery and Hill Top Berry Farm and Vineyard. We suggest choosing between 3 to 4 locations during your 5-hour tour to avoid being rushed. Lunch options are available from Greenwood Gourmet Grocery and Deli or you can get lunch at Pippin Hill and Hazy Mountain.
The Southern Adventure
This route holds some real gems for great wines 🍷 and some very lovely ⛰️ scenery: Tasting Room & Taphouse at Mount Ida, Thatch, Trump, Jefferson, Pippin Hill, Eastwood Farm and Vineyard. We suggest choosing between 3 to 4 locations during your 5-hour tour to avoid being rushed. Lunch options are available at Trump and Mount Ida.
The Eastern Exploration
With its rolling valleys and hills, this scenic route, on the Eastern side of Charlottesville, includes the options of Barboursville, Horton, Merrie Mill Farm and Vineyard, Reynard Florence, Chestnut Oak, Bard at 678 and Keswick. 🥄 Lunch reservations can be made at Barboursville’s’ esteemed Palladio Restaurant. We suggest choosing between 3 to 4 locations during your 5-hour tour to avoid being rushed.
The Southwest Journey
Located on the Southwest side of Charlottesville, these smaller, yet beautifully set vineyards are well worth the short drive. Choose any 3 to 4 of these fabulous locations and enjoy some fantastic 🍷 wines: Brent Manor, Delfosse, Loving Cup, Pippin Hill, and Wisdom Oak. Lunch is available at Pippin Hill or feel free to bring a picnic to be enjoyed at one of the other vineyards.
The Northern Expedition
Heading North / North West of Charlottesville you’ll find these, “off the beaten path”, quaint and marvelous vineyards with their stunning views and delicious wines: Grace Estate, Stinson, Knights Gambit, Glass House and Whitehall. Picnic lunches are suggested for this route. We suggest choosing between 3 to 4 locations during your 5-hour tour to avoid being rushed.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR OWN PACKAGE!
The above options are just suggestions. Feel free to mix and match to design your own tour or ask us for help with your itinerary.
Due to group restrictions at some wineries, groups of 7 or more must make reservations.