Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Middleburg
— If you want to wow your Valentine this year, Middleburg has plenty of ways to do just that, from a romantic stay at one of our local inns to a gourmet dinner to special tastings at our local wineries. Here, we’ve rounded up our picks of ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one this year:
If you want to wow your Valentine this winter, treat your sweetheart to an elegant dinner at one of Middleburg’s fine restaurants. Harrimans Virginia Piedmont Grill is offering an an enchanting five-course dinner created by Executive Chef Ryan Aresndorf, followed by a sweet finish crafted by Executive Pastry Chef Jason Reeves. The cost is $300 per couple, with an additional $60 for a wine pairing. This special menu will be served Feb. 11-14. For reservations, please call 540-326-4070.
You can also celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone at Goodstone Inn & Restaurant, winner of a 2016 OpenTable Award for the Most Romantic Restaurants in America. This four-course menu will be offered Feb. 11-14 and includes items such as local oysters, seared pheasant and raspberry mousse. The cost is $120 per person, exclusive of wine, alcohol, tax and gratuity. Call 540-687-3333 to make your reservations or book online today!
Another option for Valentine’s Day is the Red Fox Inn, which is featuring a five-course game and seafood dinner on Feb. 14. The menu includes items like bacon and cornbread stuffed quail, lobster bisque, grilled venison and bananas foster crème brûlée. The cost is $165 per person, not including taxes, gratuity and beverages. You can reserve your table online or by calling their front desk at 540-687-6301 between 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday.
If you want to make it a romantic evening or weekend trip, you can also book a room at Salamander Resort & Spa, Goodstone Inn, Red Fox Inn or Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast Inn or book a guest house or hunt box through Hunt Country Accommodations.
Salamander’s Season of Romance getaway includes a $100 resort credit to use towards a romantic dinner in Harrimans, a relaxing treatment in our award-winning spa or a charming trail ride through the country side. And, you can cap your night off with a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate-covered strawberries. You can make your reservations online or by calling 844-303-2723.
Red Fox Inn is offering a special for Valentine’s Day that includes sparkling wine and chocolates in your room upon arrival, preferred tavern seating for the Valentine’s dinner and a hunt country breakfast in the morning. You can make a reservation online or by calling their front desk at 540-687-6301 between 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday.
While you’re in town, be sure to drop by our local vineyards as well. Greenhill Winery & Vineyards is offering a special Wine & Truffle Pairing Feb. 11-14 from noon until sunset. For $26 per person, you can enjoy four exotic flavored hand-made truffles from Zoe’s Chocolate Co., each carefully paired with four of Greenhill’s award-winning wines while a wine educator guides you through them in a seated tasting.
Boxwood Estate Winery is offering a special Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Tasting Feb. 11-12, with seating in “Cupid’s Cave” (the barrel room). The cost is $55 per couple and reservations can be made at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-687-8778.
50 West Vineyards will be transforming the Tack Room to a heartfelt ambiance of wine, cheese and chocolates plus a Featured Flight to make it easy! Their ‘15 Petit Manseng, ‘13 Petit Verdot and newly released ‘14 Aldie Heights Cuvee will be perfectly paired with chocolates by Middleburg’s Finest Chocolates! Middleburg Chocolates will be joining 50 West on Saturday to provide samples and sales for impromptu gift ideas for the loved ones in your life. And, while you’re enjoying handcrafted Virginia wine and chocolates, you can sit back and relax to the live tunes of David Davol on Saturday and Gary Smallwood on Sunday!
Or, you can treat someone special to a fun and romantic Valentine’s weekend at Three Fox Vineyards. Share a bottle of wine with the one you love in their cozy tasting room and let the romance of Three Fox warm your heart and soul Feb. 11-12. They will have a very special hot chocolate made with Three Fox Cabernet Franc and their Thibaut-Janisson Sparkling Chardonnay will be 10% off all weekend.
Gifts and more
If you need to pick up a gift for your Valentine, Middleburg has many unique shops in town with gifts galore. You can find the perfect accessory for your sweetie (from handbags to jewelry) at Lou Lou Boutiques or surprise that special someone with a bouquet from Nature Composed. If your Valentine has a sweet tooth, be sure to stop in Middleburg’s Finest Chocolates for chocolate delights. For a unique gift, try some gourmet popcorn from Popcorn Monkey—whether you’re looking for something sweet, salty or spicy, they have flavors to fit the bill.
To look your best for your Valentine’s date, stop into one of Middleburg’s clothing boutiques and find the perfect outfit. Check out Richard Allen Clothing for menswear and Duchessa for ladies. Or, pop into Highcliffe Clothiers or Country Classics for hunt country fashions.