Fall Foliage on the Blue Ridge Parkway
October is a beautiful time to visit Chateau Morrisette Winery and Restaurant. After a drive along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, stop by Chateau Morrisette for lunch or dinner and a wine tasting. Chateau Morrisette is open every day in October to accommodate the many visitors wanting to see the spendid autumn colors all along the Parkway. Whether planning a daytrip to the mountains or a weekend getaway, you will want to make Chateau Morrisette a stop along your journey. Chateau Morrisette, a premier Virginia winery, is one of seventeen Blue Ridge wineries but one of only two actually located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Find us a MP 171.5 Blue Ridge Parkway or check our website for driving directions.
For more information about touring the Blue Ridge Parkway, including hiking, cycling, scenic vistas, recreation areas, and places to watch the autumn sunset, visit the Chateau Morrisette blog. FALL FOLIAGE ON THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY
Looking for a place to stay? Chateau Morrisette has a list of preferred lodging partners offering accommodations you are sure to enjoy. Mountain cabins, wooded cottages, charming farmhouse bed and breakfast inns, and unique hotels are just a few of the options you will find on our partners' page.
Easy travel planning with an Autumn Harvest Getaway Package. Make your travel planning easy with a Chateau Morrisette travel getaway package that includes a $100 lodging voucher for use with most of our preferred partners, an $85 Chateau Morrisette gift certificate that can be redeemed in the Chateau Morrisette Restaurant or the Tasting Room, a wine tasting for two people and a 20% Off coupon that can be redeemed in the Tasting Room wine and gift shop.
A great meal with a great view! Chateau Morrisette Restaurant serves lunch every day in October between 11 and 2. After a day of hiking the trails or driving the parkway, be sure to stop by take in one of the Top 100 Restaurant Views in America as rated by OpenTable diners. If you're here on Friday or Saturday, you may want to join us for dinner instead. It's a busy time of year, so we do recommend reservations.
Your day is not complete without some Chateau Morrisette wine! The winery at Chateau Morrisette is open seven days a week. Stop in for a wine tasting that includes a sample of ten different wines and a souvenir glass for only $10 per adult. One of our wine educators will entertain you while you learn about aroma, palate, finish, food pairings, and so much more. Simply purchase your ticket at the register and take it to the bar for the next available tasting. Free tours of our timber framed winery and cellar are also available at scheduled times throughout the day. Shopping is always a wonderful pastime. Our gift shop offers apparel; estate made jellies and grape leaves; and wine vinegars and sauces; along with wine accessories that make the perfect gift for friends and family.