The Blackthorne Inn and Restaurant
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Today we went wine tasting, which is the primary activity in Fauquier County, other than anything to do with horses. I don't necessarily recommend going wine tasting where the other half lives, as the cost is commensurately inflated. The first winery we went to wanted $10 per person to taste five wines. The cheapest wine on the list was $24 bottle …
Driving north on Friday afternoon isn't too onerous if you leave early enough, and with the exception of one bad spot in Warrenton, where we sat through at least five cycles of one traffic light, we made good time and had a pleasant trip. Checked into the Blackthorne Inn, a B&B housed in a house that once belonged to George Washington, about 4: …
... of elderly passengers emptied and they all piled into the small centre.
Just my luck, however while they were watching a 10min film, I acquired my auto tours and headed for the main film starting at 9. I was the only one in the theatre fior the entire 45 min film!!!!! When I came out and they had all gone.
Anyway, to put the first battle in context,
1860 - Lincoln elected in November on a federalist platform. South Carolina secedes ...
... an amazing breakfast at the Galleria - omelette, fried potato and toast for $3.98. I had soup for lunch for $3.00. Food is very well priced in America.
We revisit the Tasting Room in Reston to buy John and Sharon a thank you gift for their hospitality - a couple bottles of 2011 Petite Sirah. They are closed but they open up early just for us - how nice.
... m not entirely sure where my next adventure will be – I’ve only got one more continent for my bucketlist to check off before I hit the 6 out of 7… Africa. Any suggestions? Or maybe I’ll explore a little of the US? I’m hoping that at least for next summer I’ll head back to Europe and explore a few more countries there! Until then, I’ll try and grow my savings account a little more and continue to dream big. The blessings ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Blackthorne Inn and Restaurant Upperville
This Inn is pricey, but situated in a beautiful part of Virginia on a beautiful piece of land. The staff are friendly and laid back, and we spent a nice, restful, peaceful weekend. The food in the restaurant is outstanding!
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