Housed in an historic railway station, the C&O is one of Charlottesville’s oldest and best restaurants. Built in the late 1920’s and situated on the edge of the Downtown Mall, it has always been a gathering place for those looking for a warm meal.  Initially a diner and known as the local “greasy spoon”, railway workers […]

James River Brewery

James River Brewery is housed in a 19th century, brick tobacco warehouse in historic Scottsville. This small-town brewing house was selected in 2022 as Brewery of the Year for Virginia by the Virginia Restaurant Lodging Travel Association.   Beer is brewed on site delivering hoppy IPA’s, Hefeweizens, Porters, Brown and Blond Ales as well as […]

Michael Shaps Wineworks

Local celebrity wine maker Michael Shaps is known for his old-world approach to new-world pizzaz. This humble tasting venue offers Michael Shaps Virginia wine and his imported French Burgundies from his estate in Meursault France. 

Hardware Hills Vineyard

Meet Andrea and Rob, proprietors of Central Virginia’s newest winery near historic Scottsville. Treat yourself to a white or red sangria as you nibble on one of the lite fare offerings. Check the calendar for Live music and food trucks.

Mount Ida Farm and Winery

This grand and elegant country estate offers it all, a tasting room, tap house, and full menu cultivated by Mount Ida’s executive chef. Sit and relax on the portico as you take in the scenic views while sipping your beverage of choice.