couple toasting at Rock Roadhouse Winery

Rock Roadhouse Winery

03/25/2021 Posted in: Agri-tourism, Beverages, People, Uncategorized

Bath County’s first winery, Rock Roadhouse Winery, welcomed its first guests in 2020. For owners Bob and Rhonda Donze, it’s the culmination of a lifelong passion for good wine and a journey of learning the craft of wine making that has taken them all around the world. Bob and Rhonda are both retired Air Force … Continue reading Rock Roadhouse Winery

courtyard at Inn at Gristmill Square

Celebrating a Decade of Exceptional Hospitality — Meet the Innkeepers at the Inn at Gristmill Square

01/21/2021 Posted in: Family Fun, Food, History, Lodging, People

In the heart of the Village of Warm Springs is a unique business with an appropriately long name — The Inn at Gristmill Square and Waterwheel Restaurant. This charming inn is on the site of a historic gristmill. The iconic waterwheel, which itself is an instagram-worthy photo-op, is on the building that houses a magnificent … Continue reading Celebrating a Decade of Exceptional Hospitality — Meet the Innkeepers at the Inn at Gristmill Square

The Cascades golf course at The Omni Homestead Resort

Golf Legend and Bath County’s Favorite Son

11/23/2020 Posted in: Family Fun, Food, History, People

The main road through Bath County, connecting Hot Springs and Warm Springs, is known as Sam Snead Highway. At the junction of that very highway and Main Street in Hot Springs, sits the highly visible restaurant, Snead’s 1912. Sam Snead is Bath County’s favorite son. It’s time to meet the legend. Samuel Jackson Snead was … Continue reading Golf Legend and Bath County’s Favorite Son

Garden Room & Cafe salmon and brussels sprouts

Destination Dining

10/06/2020 Posted in: Agri-tourism, Beverages, Food, People

Food Tourism is a growing travel trend. For many travelers, food choices are as important a factor as climate and scenery when choosing a destination. For some people, it’s the very reason for traveling. Food Tourism is much more than finding a place to eat in whichever city you happen to be visiting. Food Tourism, … Continue reading Destination Dining

Snead's 1912 Fried Chicken

Southern Style Barbecue in a Tavern Atmosphere at Snead’s 1912

08/27/2020 Posted in: Beverages, Food, People

Just as the legacy of pro golfer Sam Snead is a part of every day life in Bath County, so is the restaurant that honors him. Located in downtown Hot Springs on the corner of Main Street and — what else — Sam Snead Highway, Snead’s 1912 is impossible to miss. And, you definitely do … Continue reading Southern Style Barbecue in a Tavern Atmosphere at Snead’s 1912