Aussie Wine Dinner October 10


G’day mates, here’s a bottler — are you ready to go down under for a corker? Then come to AVA’s Australian Wine Dinner October 10th! You’ll be gobsmacked!

October Charitable Events: Taste of the NFL & Can Drive


Please join us in helping to provide meals for Feeding America and donations to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank by participating in our October charitable events.

The 4th Annual Lodge at Old Trail Culinary Competition

4th annual Lodge Culinary Competition

Want to see me battle it out in Western Albemarle for a local Chopped-like cooking competition in September? It all benefits a local cause. Get tickets at AVA now!

Prince Michel Wine Dinner August 21

AVA Restaurant and Wine Bar menu

Join us this Friday for a sumptuous summer wine dinner that you’ll remember with fondness for a long time. Just $45 each for four courses with wine by Prince Michel.

Beating the heat with cool treats


Here’s a top five list of cool summer salads that are hopping with flavor, texture, color, and are just right for a light but satisfying meal or side.

Our fourth Wine Spectator Award

AVA wine award winner

You have to go a ways before your come to another Wine Spectator award winner in the Shenandoah Valley. Unless you come to AVA, the only winner in Staunton.

Local food love

Staunton Augusta Farmers Market

I just thought I’d send out a love note on the blog today to all the local farms and farmers around and a huge thank you for our thriving farmers markets.

Seven year restaurant anniversary special dinner all week

7th Anniversary

All week enjoy our 7 course anniversary dinner and pairings for $70 each! Come in and celebrate with us!

Closed on July 4th to ride the rails

the 611

AVA will be closed on July Fourth but read on to hear the awesome train adventure I have planned for Independence Day.

Last Tuesday dinner (new hours blog)

AVA Restaurant hours

We’re changing our hours to better meet your needs and ours!