Beer and Wine in May

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Beer and Wine in May
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Culinary Trail, Events, Go Blue Ridge Travel, Indoor Activities, Shenandoah Valley

There’s no better way to beat the heat this May than to enjoy a nice glass of wine or a cool mug of beer. Luckily for us valley dwellers we’re surrounded by tons of great breweries and vineyards – the options are endless! Keep reading for great locations to visit and unwind with your favorite beverage.

May 26th – Pouring on the Potomac Beer Event

Hosted by Harpers Ferry Adventure Center and sponsored by Old 690 Brewing Company, this beer and music-filled event will be held on Memorial Day weekend. The event is open to anyone 21+ and is completely FREE to attend. You’ve got nothing to lose and everything to gain. Head over to the Adventure Center, located in Harpers Ferry, and have fun! Want more details? Here you go      

May 27th – Alesatian Brewing Co.

Another brewery in Winchester also noted for its great brews, Alesatian Brewing will be hosting a Saturday beer brunch! The event starts at 12 noon and gives you the chance to try out all of their taps at a discount price! Come try out their specially designed brunch menu and pair it with your favorite beers!

June 1st – Throx Market Station

Throx Market Station in Winchester has something awesome coming in June for beer and wine lovers alike! If you’ve ever been into their store, I’m sure you’ve noticed their upstairs area, usually full of people sitting and conversing while enjoying a delicious sandwich. This area will now hold their new Blue Ridge Beverage Station, and to honor this awesome new feature they’ll be hosting a wine tasting! Join them for the grand opening and celebrate by enjoying their Cross Keys Wine Tasting! For details, click here.

Every Thursday – Escutcheon Brewing

Consistency is key here at Escutcheon Brewing, where they host live band performances every Thursday. The next performance will be by Keel and Hill on May 25th. The staff is insanely down-to-earth, and the craft beer is fabulous. Escutcheon Brewing has an atmosphere like no other, so come down some cool craft beers and enjoy some acoustic music while you do it!


There you have it: 4 prime locations to spend a lazy afternoon with your favorite people, drinking your favorite beverages. It really doesn’t get much better than that.