CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (May 2010) – The Charlottesville Welcome Book invites Virginians, travel-lovers, history buffs and epicureans to enter the Wine & Dine Jefferson Style Getaway sweepstakes for the chance to enjoy a romantic weekend in Charlottesville with limousine-driven vineyard tours, gourmet dinners and a special visit to see the newly renovated wine cellar and dining room at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, all while staying in beautiful accommodations. Enter today at

This summer’s getaway will be hosted by Charlottesville’s premier establishments, including Keswick Hall at Monticello, feast!, Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard, Keswick Vineyards, Hamiltons’ at First & Main, A & A Limo Service, l’étoile and The Downtown Grille.

Charlottesville, named “the #1 Best Small City to Live in America” by Cities Ranked & Rated 2004, attracts millions of visitors each year who come to enjoy its vineyards, museums, sports, shopping and vibrant arts scene. The Wine & Dine Jefferson Style Getaway will showcase Charlottesville’s natural beauty, hallowed halls of history and small city sophistication. Walk in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson at his home of Monticello, a World Heritage Site, relax in the scenic countryside with a glass of wine produced from the Monticello American Viticultural Area, and experience Charlottesville’s growing reputation for world-class chefs and fine accommodations.

There is no purchase necessary but you must be twenty one (21) years of age or older and a legal resident of Virginia at the time of entry to win. See website for complete contest rules.

The Charlottesville Welcome Book debuted in Spring 2009 to meet the need of reaching out to the thousands of newcomers and for tourists visiting the Charlottesville-Albemarle region. The Charlottesville Welcome Book prints a quarter of a million print copies annually and for those considering a visit to our popular region.