A sampling of our craft breweries, wine bars, distilleries, cideries and craft cocktail spots

Fuel up with locally roasted coffee at Lamplighter, Black Hand or Blanchard’s

Make sure your Uber or Lyft app is working.

Tour the beverage district in Scott’s Addition and sample brews from Ardent, Hardywood, The Veil, Buskey Cider and Blue Bee Cider. 

Take the GRTC Pulse bus to Rocketts Landing, and walk to Stone Brewing’s only East Coast location.

Go south of the river to enjoy local brews at Steam Bell and Molly's Blind Dog Brewery

Head to the West End’s “secret” cocktail bar, Mix; find out why Mekong was named the #1, #2 and #3 craft beer bar in the country; step next door to The Answer Brewpub; or go northeast to Intermission Beer Company. 

Head to Ashland to visit Center of the Universe Brewing Company, try some test brews at its sister brewery Origin Beer Lab, then head next door for a wine tasting at The Caboose Market & Café.

Designate a driver -- or book New Kent Tours to drive you through Pamunkey River wine country with stops at Gauthier Vineyard, New Kent Winery, and Saude Creek Vineyards.