This is a stop you don't want to miss. From the short 15 minute winery tour to the wine tasting, to a fabulous dinner, you will not be disappointed. The tour guide gives you onsite to the family history and 'Black Dog' labels that you find on their wine bottles. The tasting experience is extensive and lots of fun. Make reservations for dinner after you enjoy the tour / gift shop. Our party of four ordered shrimp and grits, lamb chops and filet entries -- all were extremely tasty and uniquely prepared. The caesar salad was quite nice and my husband and son shared an appetizer egg roll dish that was perfectly prepared. The views over the hills along the Blue Ridge Parkway are not to be missed. This is a great stop for a special occasion dinner - we were there while an outside wedding was being held. We did not feel any less attended to and the staff was focused on those of us in the dining area that were not a part of the wedding group. And, of course, don't forget to try several of the exceptional wines!!