New craft brewery coming to James City County (via WRIC)
JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday that Billsburg Brewery will invest $1.4 million and create nine new jobs in James City County.
The brewery will be the first craft brewery in the locality, joining the vibrant craft beverage industry across the Commonwealth. The Virginia Tourism Corporation worked with James City County and Billsburg Brewery to secure this project for Virginia.
“With more than 225 breweries across the Commonwealth, craft beer is big business and an important driver for economic growth in Virginia,” said Governor McAuliffe. “The addition of Billsburg Brewery will be an exciting development not only for the residents of James City County but also for visitors who are looking for an authentic destination brewery experience.”