Top Ten Wine-Tastic Gift Ideas of 2013!

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!   At the South Boston-Halifax County Visitor Center, it is also the Most Wine-Tastic Time of the Year! For the month of December, we are offering a special opportunity for our local wine lovers and gift givers. Purchase 3 bottles of wine and receive a 10% discount, or purchase 6 bottles of wine or more, and receive a 15% discount. Currently available in the Visitor Center's gift shop are wines from Halifax County's own Bright Meadows, Greenwood, Hunting Creek, and Molliver Vineyards, as well as neighboring Rosemont, Sans Soucy, The Homeplace, and Annefield Vineyards and Wineries, all of which are part of the greater Southern Virginia Wine Trail.

Are you looking for fresh and fun gift giving ideas? Do you want to be prepared for the unexpected and handle last minute holiday stress with grace and style? Do you want to support your local friends and neighbors? If you answered "Yes!" to any of these, I present to you my "Top Ten Wine-Tastic Gift Giving Ideas for 2013."

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Did you know about these upcoming events? You do now!

Whenever travelers make an unplanned stop at the South Boston-Halifax County Visitor Center, operated by the Halifax County tourism Department, they often ask with a smile and a question mark on their face, “What is there to do in…South Boston, Virginia?”  Without hesitation, I confidently answer that for a county and town as small as we are, one would be surprised at how much there is to do here!

One way for locals and visitors, alike, to find out what is happening in our community is to view the community calendar at the Halifax County Tourism Department’s  website at www.gohalifaxva.com.  My goal at work today was to add ten events to our calendar for the remainder of November and upcoming December 2013. Within two hours, I had easily surpassed my goal, adding 13 events to the items already on the calendar. Whether you are a local looking for something fun to do or ways to support your local neighbors, or you are visiting the area and in search of local flavor, you might be interested in the following:

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Welcome to South Boston and Halifax County, Virginia! We're so glad you're here!

Welcome to our community, and welcome to the South Boston and Halifax County Tourism Blog.  Feel free to make yourself at home.

From behind the desk of the South Boston-Halifax Visitor Center, a gift shop full of local history books, local wines, and local arts and jewelry is to my left, brochures for restaurants, lodging, attractions and events are to my right, and iconic agriculture, racing, and state park memorabilia are all around.  On the other side of the glass front double doors, cars of locals and visitors cross the intersection of Highway 58 and Route 360.  It is from this point of view that I witness a kaleidoscope of who and what makes up South Boston and Halifax County in this region we call Southside Virginia: the residents, visitors, passersby, the stories,  history, families, and, of course, the friendships.

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