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Bring your friends and experience Virginia’s beverage trails in a fun, casual environment. Our private tours are offered around the Charlottesville and Richmond beverage trails. We can also travel to vineyards, breweries, cideries, and distilleries outside of the Charlottesville/Richmond area upon special request.

We provide transportation to special events, wedding groups, corporate groups, and festivals. Half Day tours start at $60 per person. Full Day Tours start at $80 per person. Our minimum group size is 3 people and maximum group size is 14. We will book tastings and include those additional fees to your upfront booking cost. Should you take a full day tour, you have the option to book lunch at an additional cost of $22 per person or to bring your own picnic.

If you have questions regarding our offerings or have a group larger than 12, please contact us anytime at info@vingotours.com. You can book your tour online by clicking Book Now at any time. A deposit is required at time of booking. We will add on any additional charges or incidentals, like tasting fees and lunch, one week prior to your tour. Booking at least one week in advance is preferred, but we understand that plans can change.

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Full day tours are our best value. Spend a full 6-hour day touring the Virginia countryside with some of your closest friends or colleagues. These tours explore each region of our beverage trails to the North, East, South, and West of Charlottesville and include a stop for lunch or a picnic. We encourage you to check out the beverage trail list below before booking. Limiting your stops to one region will provide the best opportunities to maximize your fun! For convenience, tasting fees can also be paid in advance in addition to our base transportation fee. Full day tours include a maximinum of four stops. 

Only here for a quick visit? Spend 4 hours touring the Virginia countryside with some of your closest friends or colleagues. These tours explore each region of our beverage trails to the North, East, South, and West of Charlottesville and include a stop for lunch or a picnic. We encourage you to check out the beverage trail list below before booking. Limiting your stops to one region will provide the best opportunities to maximize your fun! For convenience, tasting fees can also be paid in advance in addition to our base transportation fee.Half day tours include a maximinum of three stops. 

Only interested in beer or spirits? Join us for a full day or half day Brews & Spirits Tour. Half Day tours start at $60 and Full Day tours start at $80. Includes a maximum of three stops on a half day tour and four stops on a full day tour.

Destinations along this route include, but are not limited to: 

  • Albemarle Ciderworks
  • Blue Toad Hard Cider Pub & Tasting Room
  • Bold Rock
  • Castle Hill Cider
  • Champion Brewery
  • Hardywood Brewery and Tap Room
  • Pro Re Nata Brewery
  • Ragged Branch Distillery
  • Random Row Brewing Co.
  • Silverback Distillery,
  • South Street Brewery
  • Three Notch’d
  • Vitae Spirits
  • Wild Wolf Brewing Company

For visitors seeking a local option to explore the city of Charlottesville, check out the cideries, distilleries, and breweries in Charlottesville Proper. Join us for a half day for $60 per person or for a full day for $80 per person. Just like our other tours, we’ve attempted to pull together the best destinations into one convenient package. This tour is good in all four seasons. Get a birds-eye view of the city from Carter Mountain Orchard or hang out on the downtown mall. This tour has  a leisurely, sight-seeing pace.

Stops along this route include:

  • Vitae Spirits
  • Champion Brewery (Cider/Beer)
  • Random Row Brewing
  • Bold Rock @ Carter Mountain
  • Prince Michel @ Carter Mountain
  • Three Notch’d
  • South Street
  • Hardywood Brewery and Tap Room
  • Michael Shaps – Wineworks Extended
  • Tilman’s Wine and Cheese
  • Wine Loves Chocolate

Who needs another mug, tie, or pair of socks? Why not share an experience that you can’t get anywhere else? Give the gift of VinGo Tours! Purchase a tour for family, friends, and colleagues. Treat yourself or someone else! 

Beverage Trails

There are 300+ vineyards, 200+ breweries, 40+ distilleries, and 15+ cideries in our state. Here’s a list of the places that VinGo Tours has selected as the best options for tours in and around the Charlottesville area. New places are opening everyday. If you are interested in something not listed here, just let us know in the notes section of your booking. We recommend picking all of your stops from the same region of the beverage trails to minimize driving time and maximize time & fun at each stop.

** marks wineries and breweries with food service aka the best spots for lunch if you aren’t keen on picnics.

Tour of the North

  • Early Mountain Vineyards **
  • Glass House Winery (food trucks)
  • Grace Estate Winery
  • Kilaurwen Winery
  • King Family Vineyards (food trucks)
  • Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery
  • Stinson Vineyards
  • Stone Mountain Vineyards **
  • Moss Vineyards
  • Mountfair Vineyard
  • White Hall Vineyards

Tour of the South

  • Jefferson Vineyards (does not allow buses)
  • Blenheim Vineyards (weekend food trucks)
  • First Colony Winery
  • Delfosse Vineyards & Winery
  • Gabriele Rausse Winery
  • Lovingston Winery
  • Loving Cup Vineyard
  • Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards **
  • Michael Shaps Wineworks
  • Wisdom Oak Winery
  • Democracy Vineyard
  • Mountain Cove
  • Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery
  • Devil’s Backbone **
  • Bold Rock **

Tour of the East

  • Barboursville Vineyards **
  • Burnley Vineyards
  • Chestnut Oak Vineyard
  • Horton Vineyards
  • Keswick Vineyards
  • Reynard Florence Vineyard
  • Honah Lee Vineyard
  • Chatteau MerrillAnne
  • Five Oaks Vineyard
  • Castle Hill Cider

Tour of the West

  • Afton Mountain Vineyards
  • Valley Road Vineyards
  • Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery
  • Pollak Vineyards
  • Flying Fox Vineyard
  • Veritas Vineyard & Winery
  • Blue Mountain **
  • Pro Re Nata
  • Wild Wolf Brewing Company **
  • Blue Toad Hard Cider
  • Septenary Winery
  • Silverback Distillery
  • Ragged Branch Distillery

Tour of Charlottesville

  • Vitae Spirits
  • Champion Brewery
  • Random Row Brewing
  • Bold Rock @ Carter Mountain **
  • Prince Michel @ Carter Mountain **
  • Three Notch’d
  • South Street
  • Hardywood Brewery and Tap Room
  • Michael Shaps – Wineworks Extended