Released its first vintage in 1980. From that time, Chateau Morrisette has become one of Virginia's premier wineries offering award winning white, blush, and red wines.
Distance: Next Door
A short walk located directly behind the Rock Castle Cottage featuring Italian grape varieties. Villa Appalaccia wines include Grigio, Pinot, Cabernet, Franc, Malvasia, Sangiovese, and Primitivo.
Distance: 45 minutes
While not in the immediate area it is still a popular winery located just inside Roanoke.
Other area attractions
Trails to hike on
30 miles (25 minutes)
36 miles (30 minutes)
38 miles (45 minutes)
50 miles (1 hour)
The Blue Ridge Parkway's Animals
This area is home to MANY species. At the cottage many have been spotted, including bears, deer, coyotes, raccoons, opossums, rabbits, snakes, eagles, falcons, hawks, foxes, and turkeys.
Don't forget to be consious of the wildlife surrounding you when you enjoy your stay with us.