Why not trade the hustle and bustle of the big city for a bit of scenic relaxation? Middleburg, Virginia, is the perfect place to unwind and experience the traditions of the Advent season. The picturesque town, known for its equestrian life, is also a favorite for holiday décor, caroling and other family-filled fun. And the slower pace doesn’t mean you can’t be checking your list. The historic district offers exceptional boutique shopping and fine culinary delights. Below, our guide to A Hunt Country Christmas.
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BOXWOOD ESTATE WINERY
$19 to $45
Treat your wine enthusiast to one of the five blends cultivated in the Bordeaux tradition. These French-certified grapes are grown on the estate. The vineyard offers tours and tastings Thursday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
LE JACQUARD FRANÇAIS
Fleurs de Kyoto Coated Tablecloth $159
Crème de la Crème
In need of the perfect hostess gift? This store, with locations in Middleburg, Frederick and Richmond, houses a curated collection of European home goods that reflect a love for travel, art and design.
Ruby and Diamond Stackable Rings Price upon request
Naughty or nice? Don’t risk it, if you are aiming for one of these gorgeous designs. These jewelers can turn your dreams into reality.
Remember the cook! August Georges offers the specialty foods we love. You will also discover entertaining, dining and living accessories for the well-appointed home.