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Chateau Morrisette is among the oldest and largest wineries in Virginia. The award-winning restaurant has a 95% recommendation rate on OpenTable. With fresh vintages, flavors, and events at the winery, restaurant, and vineyard, we will keep you abreast of all the great happenings and the people who make up Chateau Morrisette Winery and Restaurant in this blog and through our social media pages Facebook and Instagram.


Keith Toler
April 9, 2016 | Keith Toler

Chateau Morrisette Named a Don't Miss Stop on the Blue Ridge Parkway

What an awesome designation from the Charlotte Observer.  We have many Wine Club members from the Charlotte area and we're only 2.5 hours away, so we see a lot of visitors from the Queen City too.  This makes being named one of the top ten don't miss spots by the Charlotte Observer even better.  Here is what they said:

"One of Virginia’s oldest wineries, Chateau Morrisette is a bit of a secret outside the region. But the wine’s good and the bistro and live music series ( make a stop even more worthwhile."

Read the whole article here: Charlotte Observer

Time Posted: Apr 9, 2016 at 11:33 AM Permalink to Chateau Morrisette Named a Don't Miss Stop on the Blue Ridge Parkway Permalink
Keith Toler
April 4, 2016 | Keith Toler

Big Fun in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains

Norma Meyer recently visited Chateau Morrisette and wrote a nice segment about her entire visit to the Blue Ridge Parkway region near Roanoke, Virginia.  She is a travel writer and contributor to the Creators Syndicate.  Here is what she had to say about Chateau Morrisette:

"Those favoring fermented grapes and pooches over hooch should head to Chateau Morrisette winery, where the Black Dog red blend is "well bred" and the owners' late black Lab, Hans, graces wine labels and souvenirs. (We're told he was great at lapping up wine spills.) The winery's lauded restaurant is dogged in epicurean details (pomegranate Merlot salad dressing, Chardonnay tomato jam) and provides an intoxicating mountain view."

You can read the entire article and learn more about the region, including Roanoke, VA, Patrick County, Floyd County and Franklin County.



Time Posted: Apr 4, 2016 at 6:43 AM Permalink to Big Fun in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains Permalink
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