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6 B&B Wineries Uncorking Full-Bodied Fun (PHOTOS)

Posted: 09/12/2012 7:00 am

Imagine sitting on a veranda and pouring a glass of your favorite varietal while watching the sun set over the vineyards. Now, imagine taking a short stroll back to your private suite and taking a dip in your room's Jacuzzi bath or warming up by the fireplace before calling it a night. Sound enticing?

No longer are breakfast rooms the only place at a B&B where you can find an offering that will tickle your palette. Tasting rooms at B&B wineries are putting pinot noirs, cabernets, zinfandels and more right at your fingertips (or a short walk from your guest room). After enjoying a few sips, you can explore the picturesque rolling hills and walk vineyard paths surrounding the inn.

With the arrival of fall comes the wine harvest season. So, make plans to spend a weekend at one of these six B&B wineries and raise a glass to a fantastic getaway.

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  • The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard, Canton, OH

    This Tuscan-inspired inn boasts 24 plush suites with fireplaces, private baths and luxurious linens. You can tour the winery at <a href="" target="_hplink">The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard</a>, take a culinary class in farmer’s market and tailgate grilling and shop for seasonal ingredients all without leaving the grounds.

  • Delfino Vineyards Bed & Breakfast, Roseburg, OR

    Family-owned and operated, <a href="" target="_hplink">Delfino Vineyards Bed & Breakfast</a> is situated on 160 acres of vineyards in wine-rich Umpqua Valley. Unwind in their quaint one-bedroom cottage before taking a refreshing dip in the lap pool or hot tub. Toast the weekend courtesy of a complimentary bottle of Delfino wine.

  • Crow Farm, Kennedyville, MD

    This newly-renovated 1847 farm house offers three guest rooms each with a private bath and furnished with family heirlooms and antiques. Uncork a bottle of <a href="" target="_hplink">Crow Farm</a>'s Vidal Blanc or Rosé and enjoy a picnic lunch next to their four-acre vineyard.

  • Hermann Hill Vineyard and Inn, Hermann, MO

    Situated on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River, you can choose to stay in the traditional eight-room Hermann Hill Inn or the luxurious one-bedroom cottages of Hermann Hill Village. Admire the panoramic views of the valley from your private deck before hitting any one of the seven award-winning wineries within 15 miles of <a href="" target="_hplink">Hermann Hill Vineyard and Inn</a>.

  • The Banner Elk Winery & Villa, Banner Elk, NC

    Let the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina’s High Country be the backdrop to your B&B winery weekend. Each elegant room at <a href="" target="_hplink">The Banner Elk Winery & Villa</a> is individually appointed with deluxe furnishings and amenities and offers magnificent mountain views. Schedule a tour and a tasting which may include their award-winning 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon or Banner Elk White.

  • Kite Hill Vineyards Bed & Breakfast and Winery, Carbondale, IL

    Named after two of <a href="" target="_hplink">Kite Hill Vineyards Bed & Breakfast and Winery</a>'s most popular varietals, The Charbourcin and The Chardonel guest rooms provide spectacular views of the nearby five-acre lake and the sprawling vineyards, respectively. You’ll start your day with a three-course gourmet breakfast followed by an afternoon spent sipping their Sweet Rose or Traminette on the winery’s deck or traveling the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.


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