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    Goodstone Inn & Restaurant Launches Immersive Corporate Retreat Experiences

    11 New Team Building Activities Transform 265-Acres Into A Corporate Playground

    Middleburg, Virginia, (February 15, 2020) – In the heart of Virginia’s wine and hunt country on a historic 265-acre estate, Goodstone Inn & Restaurant unveils dynamic new corporate retreat offerings that encourage collaboration and team building. Groups can book the Complete Retreat Package, and be immersed in new breakout activities from world-class culinary classes and wine tastings, to skeet shooting, axe throwing and hot air balloon rides.

    Located just 45 minutes from Dulles International airport, Goodstone Inn is an ideal setting for corporate retreats that transport executives to a lush, remote country setting. Groups can take over the 265-acre estate with 18 guest rooms and suites across 6 individual cottage residences. The onsite events planning team has introduced team building activities that take advantage of the inn’s distinct amenities, and the natural wonders of Middleburg:

    Culinary Classes: Create culinary masterpieces with Executive Chef Jan Van Haute and his expert team using fresh ingredients straight from the property’s farm.

    Minimum of 4 guests

    Mixology Classes: Learn the finer techniques of making the perfect libation with a private mixology class in the Wine Cellar.

    Minimum of 4 guests | Maximum of 14 guests.

    Greenhouse & Garden Experience: Explore the lush Chef’s Garden and go behind-the-scenes with the inn’s knowledgeable Estate Manager.

    Minimum of 4 guests | Maximum of 14 guests.

    Wine Pairing Dinner: Prepare for a divine six-course culinary journey. Wine Director & Sommelier Stephen Elhafdi will select top wines from the inn’s 820 label Wine Spectator award-winning collection.

    Minimum of 4 guests | Maximum of 12 guests.

    Yoga Classes: Start the day with a yoga session featuring stunning views of rolling hills and farmland, paired with local fresh pressed Greenheart Juice.

    Middleburg & Leesburg Wine Tours: Take your group to the vines! With over 40 wineries in Loudoun County, discover this emerging wine country destination with day trips to nearby wineries and a Goodstone Inn packed lunch.

    Floral Design Classes: For a creative and soothing breakout alternative, groups will arrange handpicked flowers with the help of the team at local Floral & Bloom design studio. Minimum of 5 guests.

    Skeet Shooting: Participants shoot at a clay target, while taking in breathtaking views of this bucolic property. Located at the Manor House.

    Axe Throwing: Your team hits all the goals – now it’s time to hit a few bullseyes! Organize an axe throwing competition for an out-of-the-box team building activity.

    Hot Air Balloon Ride: Take your meetings to new heights with a hot air balloon ride above Loudon County.

    Minimum of 4 guests | Maximum of 8 guests.

    Murder Mystery Party: Work as a team to solve the latest thrilling murder mystery at the Manor House.

    Minimum of 10 guests | Maximum of 26 guests

    The aforementioned team-building activities can be added to The Complete Retreat Package at an additional cost.

    The Base package includes:

    - Luxury overnight accommodations with nightly turndown service

    - 12-hour meeting room rental, with AV set-up

    - Chef’s Choice breakfast, lunch and dinner; plus two chef-curated snacks daily

    - Explore miles of biking and hiking trails followed by a quick dip in the inn’s

    stunning pool (seasonal)

    Goodstone Inn & Restaurant offers various meeting spaces including an elegant Wine Cellar, available for private dining up to 12 guests. Sitting atop one of the highest points on property, the Manor House boasts panoramic countryside views, and is the perfect locale for exclusive corporate retreats. The Manor House features a stately dining table with seating for 16, and living room with wood-burning fireplace. While Goodstone Inn has 18 guest rooms and suites, groups of 50 guests can be comfortably accommodated for special corporate events. The inn also has preferred relationships with other area inns and hotels for additional overnight accommodations for larger group.

    To book a retreat, contact events@goodstone.com or call 540-687-3094. For information about Goodstone Inn & Restaurant, visit. goodstone.com or call toll-free 877-219-4663. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for updates.

    About Goodstone Inn & Restaurant:

    Set among the rolling hills and farmland in the heart of Virginia’s wine and hunt country, Goodstone Inn & Restaurant is a romantic Middleburg country inn featuring two culinary experiences. Overseen by Executive Chef Jan Van Haute, The Conservatory is an award-winning French-inspired restaurant, and The Bistro at Goodstone is a new more casual modern French dining alternative. Located one hour from Washington, DC, the 265 acre property has its own farm growing fresh ingredients and a wine cellar offering an expansive selection of wines from around the world. The inn features 18 elegantly decorated guest rooms and suites in six individual residences restored in English and French Country décor.


    Media Contacts:

    Cathryn Vaccaro / Nadeem Deeb

    Laura Davidson Public Relations

    cathryn@ldpr.com / nadeem@ldpr.co

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