Sip & Savor Fredericksburg

Sip & Savor Fredericksburg

People of discriminating tastes have always been drawn to Fredericksburg. Washington, Jefferson, James Monroe and even Abraham Lincoln either lived or visited here.  Today’s modern travelers love this fair city as well, and with good reason: the historic town is brimming with good things to eat and drink, cool shopping and even live professional theater.  Enjoy wine tasting and paring, farm to table dining, theatre, cooking demo’s and much more on the Sip and Savor Fredericksburg tour.

 

Departure Date:

Thursday, June 21 - Saturday, June 23, 2018

Thursday, June 21

Depart R & J
Step into the Mediterranean-inspired Building at Potomac Point Winery and feel as if you have stumbled into Tuscany. The large and cozy Italianate home of one of Virginia's best wineries welcomes wine lovers with its special brand of hospitality. Enjoy a tasting of some of its award-winning wines and tour of the winemaking facility. We will have a buffet lunch of homemade items using local produce and meats in the wineries bistro before our tasting and tour.
Check in to the Comfort Inn and Suites, Southpoint Pky.
Dinner and theatre performance: An evening of fine entertainment with all your favorite Patsy Cline songs are in tonight's Riverside Center for the Performing Arts performance of Always Patsy Cline.

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Friday, June 22

Breakfast included at the hotel
Discover the historic town of Fredericksburg aboard a modern-day trolley on a tour of downtown and quaint neighborhoods. Beautiful homes, some dating to the colonial period, churches and stately downtown architecture line the streets of Fredericksburg.
You'll love what's going on at the Capital Ale House, one of Central Virginia's favoarite restaurants. Cap Al'es executive chef will put on a tasty and entertaining cooking demonstation preparing some traditional Virginia dishes. You bet you'll get to taste them too.
A short ride through the Virginia countryside brings us to Mattaponi Winery where you'll get to experience something new: a pairing of wines with a variety of cheesecake. Mattaponi Winery specializes in fruit wines and these pari gloriously with delicious, locally-made chessecakes. You'll get to try a variety of them and see which one you like best.
Immerse your senses in a visit to Fredericksburg's distillery, A Smith Bowman, a small and privately owned company, balancing time-honored traditions with innovation and creativity to produce hand-craftted spririts.
Dinner tonight is at another favorite of Fredericksburg locals-Brock's Riverside Grill.
After dinner we will join a tavern wench, who will take you through the local tavern as if you just stepped off the stagecoach in the 18th century. During the tour you will learn the origins of such colloquialisms as "Sleep Tight" and AND "Don't bite off more than you can chew".

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Saturday, June 23

Craft beer brewing is all the rage these days, with breweries popping up on nearly every street corner. Somebody's got to grow the hops, a key ingredient. We'll visit a real hops farm this morning and see how this fascinating crop is grown.

Stop by Spencer Devon Brewery, Fredericksburg's newest and only downtown brewery to enjoy flights of some of their premium beers and lunch. Incased in glass the brewery is located in the center of the restaurant and can be viewed from the tasting stations and tables. Tours of the brewery will be available while some of the group takes part in the flights. Around 11:30 am everyone will be invited to site down to enjoy a lunch specially prepared by their head chef, Justin Cunningham. www.spencerdevonbrewing.com

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Cost Per Person:

$553.00 pp Double Occupancy

$525.00 pp Triple Occupancy

$514.00 pp Quad Occupancy

$637.00 Single Occupancy

 

 

Package Includes:

  • 2 Nights –Accommodations @ Comfort Suites

  • 2 Hot Breakfast at hotel

  • 3 Lunches

  • 2 Dinners

 

Highlights:

  • Farm to Table buffet Lunch at Potomac Point Winery

  • Lunch at Capital Ale House

  • Spencer Devon Lunch

  • Plated dinner at Riverside Center for Performing Arts

  • Dinner along the riverside at Brock’s Riverside Grill

  • Premium Wine tasting at Potomac Point Winery

  • Broadway Performance of Always Patsy Cline

  • Trolley Tour of Fredericksburg

  • Chef Demo and tasting at Capital Ale House

  • Fruit wine and cheese paring at Mattaponi Winery

  • Tasting and tour at A. Smith Bowman Distillery

  • Candlelight tour of Historic Rising Sun Tavern

  • Visit to Hops farm

  • Tour and Tasting at Spencer Devon Brewery

 

  • Hotel Taxes and Baggage Handling

  • Tour Fully Escorted by an R&J Tours Company Representative

  • All-Inclusive Motorcoach Transportation

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Pine Grove, PA Christ St. Lot, Behind Boro Building
R & J Lot R & J Lot, RT 183, Cressona, PA
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