Category Archives: Food & Wine

There’s No Place Like Heartwood for the Holidays!

Heartwood Executive Chef Barry Boothe and Group Sales & Marketing Manager, Alex Veatch, talk about what’s in store in today’s podcast of the Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive, which airs each Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time on … Continue reading

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Blues Plate Special!

Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) presents Blues Plate Special, a fundraiser featuring Mac Arnold and the Plate Full of Blues Band, this Saturday, October 6, 6:30 p.m. at The Cradle, 618 State Street in Bristol. Mac’s musical past includes James Brown, Muddy Waters, … Continue reading

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Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest Takes the Stage October 5-7!

The first weekend in October, the air will be filled with the sounds of bluegrass and traditional music in Abingdon as The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail and the Town of Abingdon team up to host this first ever … Continue reading

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West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery

This might sound trivial if it wasn’t so heartfelt — I love everything about West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery. From our Wytheville front door, we can be there in 20 minutes; but when we arrive, I feel transported. It’s … Continue reading

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Fall is Best of All in Southwest Virginia!

One of my favorite things about Southwest Virginia is the change of seasons, and fall is hard to beat! The colors are second to none. Two of my favorite places to take them in are Big Walker Lookout and the … Continue reading

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The Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest & Country Roads Cook-Off

Town of Abingdon Tourism Director, Kevin Costello, and Abingdon Farmers’ Market Manager, Sara Cardinale, talk about the upcoming Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest and Country Roads Cook-Off on today’s Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia podcast, which you can hear by … Continue reading

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Explore Abingdon

One of the first things my husband did to introduce me to my new Southwest Virginia home, a little over four years ago, was to treat me to a night at The Martha complete with drinks at The Tavern, dinner … Continue reading

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