Virginia Spirits Month

September is Virginia Spirits Month

The month of September offers plenty to do near Lake Anna. The summer season is winding down, so many spend their last few weeks on the lake’s shores and in the water. Between the watersports and outdoor activities, take some time to explore Central Virginia’s local distilleries during Virginia Spirits Month.

About Virginia Spirits Month

In Virginia, September is designated as Virginia Spirits Month. The month-long holiday is dedicated to educating consumers and travelers about Virginia’s distilled spirits.

“Virginia is the birthplace of American spirits, and our 70 licensed distilleries are a part of the fastest growing sector of the beverage business,” says Governor Ralph Northam. “September is the ideal time to celebrate the rich history and important economic impact of this vital industry.”

Celebrate Virginia Spirits Month near Lake Anna by visiting one of the local distilleries or by having a drink made with Virginia spirits. Virginia Spirits Month will also include festivals, complimentary tastings, cocktail workshops and more throughout the state.

Distilleries near Lake Anna

Virginia is home to several small-batch distilleries, with many in the Central Virginia region. A. Smith Bowman Distillery in Fredericksburg, Belle Isle Craft Spirits in Richmond, Belmont Farm Distillery in Culpeper, Cirrus Vodka in Richmond, James River Distillery in Richmond, Reservoir Distillery in Richmond, Virago Spirits in Richmond and Vitae Spirits in Charlottesville are all on the Virginia Spirits Trail.

Click here to read more about breweries, wineries and distilleries near Lake Anna.

Virginia Spirits Month Events

The Virginia Spirits Roadshow will be at several venues less than an hour from Lake Anna, including the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond and A. Smith Bowman Distillery in Fredericksburg, throughout the month of September.

More Information about Virginia Spirits Month

For more information about Virginia Spirits Month, visit There, you can also find a full map of distilleries across Virginia, as well as other events.