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Details: Peaks of Otter Winery

By Robin Soslow
Special to The Washington Post
Thursday, February 24, 2011; 9:57 AM

GETTING THERE

Peaks of Otter Winery & Orchards is about 225 miles from Washington. Take US 81 or Skyline Drive to the Blue Ridge Parkway and exit at Milepost 86/43 south to Bedford. Take Route 43, go right on 682, then right on 680 to 2122 Sheep Creek Rd.

STAYING THERE
Peaks of Otter Lodge

Milepost 86, Blue Ridge Pkwy.

Bedford, Va.

800-542-5927

www.peaksofotter.com

Lodge facing Abbott Lake. Rooms from $80.

EATING THERE
Artisan Cafe

207 E. Depot St. 540-587-8878

www.artisancafe4u.com

Sandwiches, salads and soups named for artists. Lunch $5-$7.

Bedford Social Club

124 South Bridge St.

540-586-9454

www.centertownbedford.com/restaurants/bs c

The chef, a Los Angeles transplant, makes country-cosmopolitan hybrids such as gourmet pot pie and chocolate lava cake. Lunch entrees from $5.95, dinner from $14.

PLAYING THERE
Peaks of Otter Winery & Orchards

2122 Sheep Creek Rd.

540-586-3707

www.peaksofotterwinery.com

Open weekends, noon to 5 p.m., December-March; daily noon to 5 p.m. the rest of the year. Orchards open August-October. Free.

INFORMATION

www.visitbedford.com

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