The Innsider
The Mountain Rose Inn eNewsletter — 4th Quarter 2006
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Gift Store
Business Travelers
Christmas Tour
Upcoming Events
Ring in the New Year at the Mountain Rose Inn
Our festivities include a champagne punch
reception as we roast chestnuts over the fire.
An elegant fireside dinner served in five courses.
A fireworks display on the front lawn.
A midnight champagne toast complete
with noisemakers and confetti.
A blissful night’s sleep in one
of our queen guest rooms with fireplace.
Then, start the New Year right with an
extravagant four course brunch!

Price per couple is $425 and includes the New Year’s Eve festivities, two nights lodging and breakfast each morning. Tax and gratuities are additional. Upgrade to king bedded room is $40 extra. Reservations are required and are subject to availability. THIS IS A POPULAR SPECIAL. BOOK EARLY!

Packages and Specials

Celebrate the Holidays Special
Planning for the upcoming holidays can be grand fun and hectic chaos at the same time. To get away from the hustle and bustle, come to the Mountain Rose Inn for a few days. Curl up by the fire for a nap or with a good book, relax on one of our spacious porches on sunny afternoons, spend peaceful nights in one of our luxurious rooms and enjoy decedent four-course breakfasts each morning. While with us, you can find those last few Christmas presents at local winerys and delightful stores in nearby charming towns. All this and at the best price of the year - Stay any two nights, Sunday - Thursday, at the Inn from November 15 - December 22 and receive 50% off of your second night's rate. Don't miss out on this grand holiday special.
Make your reservations online or call us at 276-930-1057 today. (Special can not be combined with other packages or applied to reservations made prior to October 31.)

Romance your sweetheart with our Winter Weekend Getaway.
It all begins with a gourmet meal on Friday night at our local award winning winery, The Chateau Morrisette. When you return, there will be champagne on ice & chocolates waiting in your room for you to enjoy as you snuggle by the fire. Then spend two
nights in one of our luxurious queen rooms with private baths and working fireplaces. Your weekend will be complete as you wake up each morning to the smell of our
four-course breakfast being prepared just for you.The cost of this package is $300 per couple and does not include tax and gratuities. This special is good for Friday and Saturday, November through March. Make your reservations online or call us at 276-930-1057.

The Mountain Rose Inn Gift Store

Are you wondering what you're going to get that special person for Christmas? Browse through the items for sale in the Mountain Rose Inn Gift Store. You might just be inspired and find that perfect gift along the way. To order any of our specialty items, visit our online gift store or email us at

Gift certificates for our rooms and packages are available and make wonderful gifts for those special people in your life or for those not-so-easy-to-buy-for people. Whether it's for Christmas, a birthday, or an anniversary, a gift certificate to the Mountain Rose Inn is always appreciated. Purchase one today.

Our delicious Mountain Rose Blend Coffee is loved by many of our guests and makes a great gift for the coffee lover in your life. We sell this special coffee in 1 lb bags. The cost is $10 per bag plus shipping. Per many requests, we also have the Inn coffee mugs for sale for 1 for $12 or 2 for $10. These 15 oz cream colored mugs with the Inn's logo are the perfect choice for your morning coffee.

Other items in our gift shop include 9 oz. bottles of our private label hand soap and quart jars of that famous Woolwine Apple Butter. We are also temporarily selling copies of Blue Ridge Roadways : A Virginia Field Guide to Cultural Sights by M. Anna Fariello. Let the Inn make your Christmas shopping much easier!

For Business Travelers

The Inn offers special corporate rates, limited faxing and copying services, wireless internet access, satellite TV, a private phone line and a light breakfast-to-go. Corporate rates are available Sunday – Thursday nights and are based on single occupancy. Call us at 276-930-1057 or email for rate details and availability.

Recommend the Inn

Recommend the Inn to fellow travelers - Visit to post your pictures and recommendation. You can nominate the Inn for the Lanier Guide's "Inn of the Year". You can also nominate the Inn in the Southern Living 2006 Readers' Choice Awards and have a chance to win a fabulous vacation trip by filling out the online entry form.

Annual Christmas Tour to Benefit
the American Cancer Society

You are invited to
The Mountain Rose Inn
Annual Christmas Tour.
December 8-10
6-8 pm each night
Tours begin each hour.

All tour proceeds will be given to the American Cancer Society.

The Mountain Rose Inn is partnering with the American Cancer Society during this Christmas Season to bring hope and help to cancer victims and survivors in the communities surrounding the Inn. Come tour this historic home built at the turn of the century by Joseph H. DeHart at the site of the famed Mountain Rose Distillery Number 250 and lend your support to the American Cancer Society in their fight against this deadly disease. Cost is $6 per person and includes a guided tour of the Inn, a dessert buffet in the Inn's Dining Room and holiday musical performances in the Parlor. Each evening following the 8 pm tour, a luminary ceremony will be held around the Tree of Hope. Luminaries and Tree of Hope Bulbs in memory or honor of loved ones are available for a suggested donation of $3 each. Reservations for the tour are required. Email or call 276-930-1057 to make reservations or to donate to the American Cancer Society.

Upcoming Events in the Area

There are many great happenings planned in the surrounding counties in the upcoming months. Pick your favorite event to attend and plan a vacation at the Mountain Rose Inn. Check our online calendar for updates and additions.

  • Autumn Harvest Soup Weekends at AmRhein Wine Cellars (Nov. 11, 12 &
    18, 19
    - 12-5 pm) - Sample award-winning VA-style wines and enjoy homemade soup. Special wine prices. $5 fee includes soup and bread. More information
  • Jennette Williams Band & Clearwater Reunion at the Historic Star Theatre, Stuart VA (Nov. 11 - 7 pm) Tickets $15.
  • Vino Novella at the Villa Appalaccia (Nov. 18-19 - 12-4 pm) - Sample the new harvest, 2006 Sangiovese and learn how to make several pastas in 10 minutes. Demonstrations (and samplings) on the hour. Live music, glass of wine and plate of pasta for $15 per person. Visit their website for more information.
  • Scandinavian Holiday Special at the Villa Appalaccia (Nov 25-26 & Dec 2-3 - 12-4pm) - Enjoy holiday foods with a glass of hot mulled wine. Wine specials to fill up your stockings as well. Visit their website.
  • Dickens of a Night in Floyd, VA (Dec. 1) -
  • Winterfest Arts and Crafts Festival in Floyd, VA (Dec. 2-3) -
  • Holiday Open House at the Chateau Morrisette (Dec 2-3, 9-10, & 16-17 - 12-4 pm) - Celebrate the beauty of the season with us. Enjoy complimentary hors d' oeuvres, mulled wine, wine tasting, sparkling cider and special gift and wine discounts. Click here for more information.
  • 5th Annual “Holly Days” Open House at AmRhein Wine Cellars (December 9-10 & 16-17 - 12-5pm) - Come enjoy holiday gourmet desserts while sampling our award-winning VA-style wines. Special holiday prices, custom-wrapped gift baskets, and gift certificates available. Free admission. More information available.
  • Blue Ridge Christmas Carol at the Historic Star Theatre, Stuart VA (Dec. 15, 16 & 17) Contemporary musical with country music performed by June Bug Center players. Tickets $33. Fri& Sat-6:30pm, Sun-1:30pm.
  • New Year's Eve Repast at the Chateau Morrisette (Dec. 31 - 11 am-5pm) - The Restaurant invites you to share the end of 2006 with a special menu. Click here for more information.
The Mountain Rose Inn
1787 Charity Hwy. Woolwine, VA 24185