Virginia Wine Festivals

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    Virginia wines are flowing at a festival near you.

    Virginia is a “Commonwealth of Wine” – with more than 230 wineries that stretch across every region of the state, from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Virginia is a wine destination unlike any other, with wineries surrounded by lavish scenery, breathtaking views, quaint small towns and monumental historic sites.

    Virginia is one of the only wine destinations in the country where visitors can kayak to a winery, enjoy bluegrass music while sipping local wines, sample regional wines at a National Park, or enjoy wine at a National Historic Landmark.

    The state’s annual wine festivals vary just as the wineries do, offering wine lovers the chance to savor the flavors of Virginia’s vintages at events big and small. Below is a sampling of some of Virginia’s most popular annual wine festivals, with many more found here.

     

August

Nellysford - Aug. 1 - Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery Blackberry Harvest and Music Festival - Annual Blackberry Harvest and Music Festival at Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery 9AM to 6PM. ...

Independence - Aug. 29 - Grayson County Wine Festival - Come join us and spend the evening on the lawn of the beautiful 1908 Courthouse enjoying the tastes ...

Leesburg - Sep. 4 - 6 - Epicurience Virginia - Epicurience Virginia, the Grand Tasting is a culinary adventure like no other in the heart of ...

September

Floyd - Aug. 8 - Black Dog Music and BBQ Festival - Chateau Morrisette's annual Music and BBQ Festival will be held August 8th, 2015. You can watch an ...

Leesburg - Sep. 4 - 6 - Epicurience Virginia - Epicurience Virginia, the Grand Tasting is a culinary adventure like no other in the heart of ...

Virginia Beach - Sep. 12 - 13 - Neptune's Fall Wine Festival - Join your friends by the oceanfront for an afternoon hosted by Virginia's leading vineyards. Sip ...

Lexington - Sep. 12 - Rockbridge Beer & Wine Festival - Find the cure for what 'ales' you at the Rockbridge Beer and Wine Festival! Enjoy live musical ...

The Plains - Sep. 12, 13 - Virginia Wine Festival - Virginia Wine Festival is the oldest wine festival on the East Coast. Each year, the festival ...

Lynchburg - Sep. 19 - Lynchburg Beer and Wine Festival - The 6th Annual Lynchburg Beer and Wine Festival will take place in Lynchburg, Virginia at the ...

South Hill - Sep. 19 - South Hill Wine Festival - South Hill Wine Festival will be featuring wineries from all over the area, artists, music, food ...

Stratford - Sep. 19, 20 - Stratford Hall Wine & Oyster Festival - Enjoy Fall at Stratford Hall! This popular event features wines from Virginia wineries and oysters ...

Axton - Sep. 19 - Wine by the River Wine Festival - The inaugural Wine by the River Wine Festival will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the ...

Blacksburg - Sep. 20 - Grape Stomping Festival - Save the Date for our third annual Grape Stomping Festival. This family event has stomping tubs for ...

Moneta - Sep. 26, 27 - Annual Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival - 27th Annual Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival** • 27 Virginia Wineries • 85+ Quality ...

Palmyra - Sep. 26 - Fluvanna County Annual Wine Festival - Samples of wine from 8 different wineries! Arts & Crafts Specialty Food Vendors Live Bands ...

October

Lexington - Sep. 12 - Rockbridge Beer & Wine Festival - Find the cure for what 'ales' you at the Rockbridge Beer and Wine Festival! Enjoy live musical ...

Mount Vernon - Oct. 2 - 4 - Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour - Enjoy live blues and spectacular views of the Potomac River while sampling wine from 16 Virginia ...

Fredericksburg - Oct. 3, 4 - Annual Fredericksburg Area Wine Festival - The Fredericksburg Area Wine Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary on October 3 & 4, 2015 ...

Berryville - Oct. 3 - Rock the Grapes Festival at Veramar - Rock the Grapes Festival! Join us for our annual Harvest Festival. October in the Shenandoah Valley ...

Yorktown - Oct. 3 - Yorktown Wine Festival - The Best of Virginia in Yorktown - Come and sample wines from premiere wineries throughout the Commonwealth. Art and food vendors, ...

Floyd - Oct. 10 - The Black Dog Beach Music Festival - Chateau Morrisette's annual Black Dog Beach Music Festival will be October 10, 2015. To help you ...

Amherst - Oct. 10 - 11 - Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival - The second full weekend in October, a small winery in Amherst County hosts the most odiferous wine ...

Norfolk - Oct. 17, 18 - Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Presented by AT&T - Experience the Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Presented by AT&T, Hampton Roads' most ...

Gloucester - Oct. 24 - Annual Gloucester Wine Festival - This year's 6th Annual Gloucester Wine Festival presented by the Chamber of Commerce will be held ...

November

King George - Nov. 7 - Caledon Art and Wine Festival - Enjoy a fall day at the park and see area artisans' finest offerings. Get a jump on holiday ...

Quicksburg - Nov. 14 - Shenandoah Uncorked Wine Festival - Shenandoah Uncorked returns to the Yellow Barn at Shenandoah Caverns November 14, 2015. This will ...

Hopewell - Nov. 21 - Hopewell Kiwanis Wine-Tasting Festival - Hopewell Kiwanis Club sponsors a wine-tasting fund raising festival to raise money for support of ...

Irvington - Nov. 21 - Taste by the Bay: Wine, Food, Arts & Ale - This event kicks off the holiday season with samplings from 10 wineries from the Chesapeake Bay ...

Forest - Nov. 21 - Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival - Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival Saturday, November 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wine was a ...

April

Etlan - Sep. 26 - Fall Oyster Festival with music by Kat and the Travelers - Fall Oyster Festival with music by Kat and the Travelers. Oh yeah! Premium steamed and raw oysters ...

Last Updated: 6/3/2015 5:15 PM
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