Here’s How to Make the Most of the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail Oyster Crawl

Wine and oysters are good on their own, but they’re incredible when you pair them together! A fantastic way enjoy them both is by attending the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail Oyster Crawl. Since this event happens twice a year, there’s no excuse for missing out! Start making plans to attend the next one, and make the most of the experience with our help. Don’t forget to explore our free Vacation Guide, too! Look inside to discover everything you need to know about Irvington, VA, before you visit.

Your Guide to the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail Oyster Crawl

We have good news for seafood lovers and wine aficionados. You’re welcome to attend the Oyster Crawl in both spring and fall! Mark your calendars for April and November to enjoy weekends full of tasty oysters, exquisite wines, and plenty of excitement! It’s an excellent opportunity to try some of the offerings along the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail.

Try the Oysters

Oysters are the main attraction, and you’ll quickly find out why. Stop by each participating winery to enjoy creative dishes inspired by this tasty mollusk. Options range from roasted oysters to po’ boys, tacos, stews, and more. Even if you’ve never tried them before, you’re sure to discover a new favorite meal!

For mouthwatering local favorites, be sure to visit our oyster stand, SLURP!

Taste the Wines

The Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail is home to a variety of remarkable wines, and you can find many of them at our local wineries in the Northern Neck of VA! Indulge in the superb flavors at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, Good Luck Cellars, Ingleside Vineyards, and more. Combine your oysters with each winery’s recommended pairing and see which you like the most. You may find it hard to decide!

You’re always welcome to try medal-winning wines at SIP, just a short walk from our inn! Feel free to stop by during your Chesapeake region wine tour!

Save Money

Make sure you’re getting the most for your money during the event. While you don’t need to purchase tickets, each participating winery charges a fee for wine tastings and food pairings. Before you embark on your wine trail adventure this year, pick up your passport and tasting pass. The tasting pass permits one tasting at each winery for an incredible value. As you visit each of them, collect a stamp on your passport to earn special discounts!

Reserve an Elegant Room at Hope and Glory Inn

View of Room 7 at the Hope and Glory Inn

If you need a place to stay along the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail, we’re happy to host you at the Hope & Glory Inn and Vineyard! Our rooms and cottages feature luxury linens, elegant furnishings, and plenty of privacy. Don’t forget to bring your appetite for some incredible gourmet breakfasts and dinners from our culinary staff. Or, you can walk over to our very own oyster stand!

Inside Room 7 is a delightful space with bright decor and a cozy, queen-size bed. With such an inviting atmosphere, you’re sure to feel right at home as soon you open the door. Take the next step toward a peaceful retreat in Irvington, VA. Check our availability and reserve your room today!

If you like oysters, be sure to try some at our favorite restaurants in the Northern Neck! Look inside our free Vacation Guide to see our recommendations!