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Charlottesville Hunter Gatherers Dinner

by Staff on June 19, 2014

On Sunday, June 29, 2014  Grace Estates winery is hosting a unique event for adventurous folks in the Charlottesville VA area.  A secluded area of the property will be the setting for a rustic dinner featuring a menu of foods that have been “hunted and gathered”.  To supply the atmosphere, the dinner will be hosted in a teepee on the property.   Grace Estates will be supplying the wines for this five-course dinner affair and proceeds will benefit the Piedmont Environmental Council.

Tickets are $100 and you can purchase them from in this link

Location:   Grace Estates at 5273 Mount Juliet Farm, Crozet, VA 22932

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Monticello Wine Trail Festival

by Sue on March 24, 2014

Virginia Winery Has New OwnersMark your calendars for the third annual Monticello Wine Trail Festival! This year the festival has turned into a three day event starting on Thursday, April 10th with the Monticello Cup Awards at The Jefferson Theater. Friday you can visit participating wineries who have special activities planned followed by wine maker dinners at some of Charlottesville’s Best Restaurants. The festival will end Saturday with the Tasting event at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion featuring 25 participating vineyards. For tickets and a list of the participating wineries and restaurants please visit Monticello Wine Trail Festival website.

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Virginia Wine Expo

by Sue January 29, 2014

Virginia Wine Expo February 18-23, 2014 The Virginia Wine Expo will take place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. This is the Mid-Atlantic’s premier wine event. At the Walk Around Grand Tastings you can taste and buy over 450 bottles of Virginia Wine! Though that might not be a good idea – They actually encourage […]


Find Your Vineyard Property

by Staff September 28, 2013

For those interested in looking for vineyard properties, here’s a unique tool to help you identify properties that might be suitable for your vineyard.    It’s an online site developed by Virginia Tech specialists that can help you determine whether a property has the characteristics you’d prefer… climate, soils, elevations etc. Here’s a direct LINK TO […]


Fluvanna County’s 3rd Annual Wine Festival

by Sue September 18, 2013

September 28, 2013 11:00AM to 6:00PM Pleasant Grove in Palmyra, VA Fluvanna County’s 3rd Annual Wine Festival will take place on September 28, 2013. You’ll find great wine, food and music here! For more information please visit the Fluvanna County Chamber of Commerce website.


Wings over Wine Country

by Sue August 18, 2013

Hawks, Owls, Eagles and Wine! What more could you want? The Wildlife Center of Virginia will have an exhibit of their feathered ambassadors at the Glass House Winery on September 1, 2013 from 1PM to 5PM and DuCard Vineyards on September 30, 2013 from 1PM to 6PM. Come out and support The Wildlife Center of […]