Quench Your Thirst in Marion CountyAugust 10, 2021
There’s always something brewing in Marion County. From craft beer to elaborate espresso drinks, sip on some of our favorite beverages across the county.
The Rambling Root
The Rambling Root is the perfect stop for a beer connoisseur! Located in Fairmont, The Root specializes in craft beer from around the state and features an extensive selection of West Virginia IPAs, stouts, porters, and cream ales. While there, grab a bite to eat. The Root’s menu is unique, offering locally sourced entrees with Appalachian, German, and Cajun-inspired flavors. Enjoy your brew on the restaurant’s outdoor patio in the warmer months and catch live entertainment throughout the year.
Whether you are preparing for a girl’s night out or a cozy romantic evening for two, MonValley Vineyards is the place to go for a great bottle of wine! Located in White Hall, MonValley Vineyards offers an assortment of red, white, and blush wines that satisfy all tastes, whether sweet, dry or between. MonValley Vineyards dedicates its efforts to producing various wines, with different blends of grapes and juices from as far as Italy and Chile to berries and fruits from their backyard in Marion County. Visit MonValley Vineyards’ Wine Cellar for your next bottle.
Mountain Dragon Mazery
Stop by Mountain Dragon Mazery, the first of only two mazeries globally, and try Marion County mead! The Mazery offers eight meads and uses only West Virginia honey and other premium all-natural ingredients from the state like roses, wildflowers, and berries. Although Mountain Dragon Mazery offers mead in its most simplistic form, the mazery also provides some of the unique wines on the market by pairing honey with special ingredients. Try the Black Cherry, Rose Petal, or Mulberry mead to get a taste for yourself!
Short Story Brewing
In Rivesville, Short Story Brewing is a family-owned craft brewery with an ever-changing selection of West Virginia beers on tap. In addition to their local beers on tap, Short Story brews their IPAs, stouts, and other libations. Experience this brewery’s hard work and creativity in person at their taproom, which offers a complete selection of beers (including exclusive releases), games, live entertainment, and a fantastic food menu from their restaurant, Small Press Kitchen.
Whether you’re a coffee lover or craft beer enthusiast, The Joe in Fairmont has you covered! From classic pour-overs and French press coffees to decadent blended drinks and flavored lattes, there is something for everyone at The Joe. And don’t forget about the beer! There are over 50 different craft beers available every day from West Virginia-based breweries. The Joe also offers daily lunch specials like salads, sandwiches, and wraps for people on the go.
Tea fanatics can indulge in wonderfully crafted tea drinks at BerTeas in Mannington. BerTeas sells high-quality teas sourced from around the world and hand-packed in Marion County. From herbal teas to aid in sickness recovery to dessert teas for an after-dinner treat, find your perfect cup of tea at BerTeas. Popular tea flavors include Mahalo Mango Rooibos, French Creme Ou Caramel (rooibos), Evening Grey (rooibos), Coco Cabana, Cranberry Echinacea (herbal tea), Flu Fighter (green tea herbal blend), and Emperor Grey. Stop by their Mannington location or order your favorite teas online.
From brews to espresso, find your favorite drinks in Marion County. Looking for some delicious food to go with your drinks? Browse our top dining picks here.