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Pet Friendly Virginia Bed and Breakfast

At our pet friendly Virginia bed and breakfast, I am once again reminded this morning just how much we all (me, Suzanne and all the staff) enjoy our dog guests. It is super to watch the dogs having such a ball running and romping. Usually our lovable Golden Retriever Callie is right in the middle.…

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Montpelier

Montpelier, the home of President James and his wife Dolly Madison is only a few miles from Inn at Meander Plantation and Orange area Bed and Breakfast. A fantastic new day long symposium: The Founding Friendship and Enduring Legacy of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The Founding…

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Vineyard at the Bed and Breakfast

THE VINEYARDS PLIGHT AT INN AT MEANDER PLANTATION in Orange Virginia. Thanks to our friend and neighbor Dean Gruenberg, who has his own Castle Gruen Vineyards and Winery just around the corner from our Virginia wine country bed and breakfast, we have about 2 acres of beautiful grapes growing here at Meander. The vineyard is…

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Chocolate Ameretti Cake

Italian desserts are pretty simple and often involve fruits. A grapefruit zabaglione was simple to make and incredible over fresh berries, and the espresso panna cotta with cranberry-pistachio biscotti was equally easy and amazingly delicious. But the favorite dessert was the Chocolate Amaretti Cake. Ground amaretti cookies and almonds take the place of flour and…

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Virginia Wine Academy: A Guest’s Personal Experience

This was the single most perfect way I could have possibly spent these few days. If you are at all interested in wine, you won’t want to miss the Virginia Wine Academy at Meander Plantation. The most impressive part of this package is the number of experts involved, all willing to share their knowledge and…