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Several Greenbrier Valley Businesses Receive Accolades

December 20, 2016

Lewisburg, WV – The Greenbrier County CVB (Convention and Visitors Bureau) is excited to share that the Greenbrier Valley has recently received a slate of honors for local businesses, an elected official and a municipality.

Multiple local entities garnered attention in WV Living magazine’s annual contest, “Best of WV.” WV Living readers picked the winners by online voting. This is the fourth year for the contest and the Greenbrier Valley had six winners; it is the best local showing to date. The 2017 “Best of WV” title holders are as follows:

  • The Wild Bean, Best Coffee Shop

  • The Greenbrier, Best Resort and Best Place for Golf

  • Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, Best Festival

  • Smooth Ambler Spirits, Best Distillery

  • Mayor John Manchester, Best Mayor

  • Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company, Runner-up, Best Mountain State Brewing Company                 

WV Living is a lifestyle, culture and travel magazine that celebrates contemporary life in West Virginia. WV Living is printed quarterly with a circulation of 28,000.

Additionally, Lewisburg, WV is included as a location in the most recent edition of 1000 Places to See in the United States & Canada Before You Die.  This is the third edition of the book which was released on November 30, 2016. The book is written by Patricia Schultz who authored 1000 Places to See Before You Die, the bestselling travel book of all time.  Currently the third edition of 1000 Places to See in the United State & Canada Before You Die is the number one new release in Adventure Travel on 


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