Final AVA Blog Post


This is my final blog post on what it was like to conceive of and run AVA Restaurant and Wine Bar. And it’s a big thank you to my closest supporters and customers!

Big News — AVA to Close at end of February


It’s time to announce that we’re set to close on February 26. Please plan to visit us this month before closing for V-Day, music, wine, special events and more!

AVA Closed from December 20-29, 2015

Curren Media Group

We’ll be closed for the Christmas holidays (and a little before & after) but open again Dec. 30, and we’re hosting a Black & White New Year’s Eve Ball, too!

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.

Food truck face-off

Food Truck Battle Crowd

The recent Food Truck Battle at the Frontier Culture Museum brought out throngs of supporters to benefit the Madee Project. I was a food judge and had a blast!

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.

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!