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with golds, creams, whites and even splashes of bright colors. You’ll want to work within these gorgeous rustic spaces so as to not detract from the intimate feeling a barn can provide. Our enchanting vineyards, historic properties, grand estates and beautiful chapels are the perfect fairy-tale setting for couples wanting a refined and intimate event. Jefferson himself dreamed that our region would someday produce wines that would rival those of Europe. As the birthplace of American wine, today we compete for and win prestigious awards around the world. With each unique winery growing its own delicious grapes for wines in an array of sumptuous settings, it’s no wonder that Charlottesville has been called the Provence of the South. The farm-to-table movement here includes much more than wine—Jefferson was fond of making his own beer and cider, too. Enjoy one of our craft microbrews or local hard ciders before dinner, and then complement your meal with the perfect wine pairing before finishing the affair with a toast of any of the growing number of locally distilled spirits. Within our lively foodie scene, you are sure to find the perfect chef caterer to create innovative menus for our foodloving community―brimming with local produce such as asparagus, greens, meats, candies, pastries and more. Fresh, delicious and unique cuisines are easily available here. Whether you have a refined gastro-

Charlottesville Wine & Country Weddings 2017  
Charlottesville Wine & Country Weddings 2017