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Lansdowne Resort Expands Exclusive Wine Tour Program

Demand for Northern Virginia Winery Experiences Spurs Growth

As demand for wines produced in DC Wine Country increases, tourism to Northern Virginia wineries and vineyards is growing. In response to the success of the Discover DC Wine Country package, Lansdowne Resort announced today the expansion of their Saturday wine tour to also include a Sunday excursion to a pair of wineries. Starting November 2, the Northern Virginia winery resort will offer exclusive wine tours to 868 Estate and Hillsborough Vineyards each Saturday, and visits to Doukénie Winery and Breaux Vineyards each Sunday.

The weekend wine tours depart Lansdowne Resort at 11:00 a.m. and will spend 90 minutes at each wine facility with transportation provided by Reston Limo. The Discover DC Wine Country package can be booked for the entire weekend, or to include one day of winery tours. The package starts from $237 per night and includes overnight accommodations at the AAA Four Diamond resort, transportation to the wineries and complimentary buffet breakfast for two.

Non-package guests can also register for the weekend wine tours by calling the resort at (703) 729-8400. The cost of the wine tour each day is $50 per person and does not include tastings at any of the wineries.

“There is no doubt that the increasing interest in Northern Virginia wines has a direct effect on the interest in area wine tours.” said Michael Snapkoski, director of sales and marketing at Lansdowne Resort. “We are located within 30 minutes of a couple dozen wineries in Loudoun County, and we are fortunate to have some incredible winery partners participating with us to provide a unique wine tour experience for our guests. Plus, offering transportation to the wineries allows our guests to fully enjoy a fun day of tastings and return safely to the resort.”

Lansdowne Resort is located in scenic DC Wine Country about 40 minutes west of Washington DC and eight miles north of Dulles International Airport. The AAA Four Diamond property is International Association of Conference Center (IACC) and Virginia Green certified and has 296 luxury guest rooms and 14 suites. Amenities and resort recreation include five restaurants; an Aquatic Complex with five pools and a waterslide; three tennis courts; 12,000 square foot Spa Minérale with 13 treatment rooms; and The Golf Club at Lansdowne with 45 holes of golf designed by Robert Trent Jones and Greg Norman, and managed by Troon Golf.

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About Lansdowne Resort
Lansdowne Resort is the Washington, DC area's only full-service resort. A recipient of the AAA Four-Diamond Award in every year of its existence, this resort combines impeccable service, urban style, understated luxury and premium amenities.

Situated in the heart of DC Wine Country, Lansdowne Resort combines luxury accommodations, the world-class Spa Minérale, 45 holes of championship golf at The Golf Club at Lansdowne and four dining options. Recognized as one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier resorts and IACC (International Association of Conference Centers) certified conference centers, this 500-acre gem managed  by Destination Hotels & Resorts is located just 40 minutes from the Nation's Capital and only eight miles from Dulles International Airport. See www.LansdowneResort.com for details. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is the country’s fourth largest hospitality management company with a portfolio of extraordinary resorts and hotels that span the nation, from exhilarating alpine adventures to stunning beachfronts to vibrant urban destinations. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2013, Destination manages 40 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, each offering authentic, enriching experiences for the discerning traveler. The company’s award-winning collection features 113 unique restaurants, lounges and bars, 18 golf courses, 17 full-service spas and six IACC certified conference centers. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in premier locales in metropolitan and resort markets including Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Maui, Phoenix, Santa Fe, Aspen, Vail, Lake Tahoe, Seattle, Denver and San Diego. Headquartered in Colorado, the privately owned company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises and the Lowe Hospitality Group.  For more information on Destination Hotels & Resorts, visit www.destinationhotels.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

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