Virginia Wine Festivals in October

by / Sunday, 15 September 2013 / Published in Lifestyle
Fun things to do in Charlottesville

GREAT VIRIGINA WINE FESTIVALS IN OCTOBER

 

Fredericksburg Area Wine Festival – Fredericksburg, October 12-13, 2013

Located on the beautiful banks of the Rappahannock River adjacent to downtown Olde Towne Fredericksburg, six Virginia wineries have samples of their wines, as well as a beer garden. Food concessions, local crafters and artisans, live music, and Aubrey Treakle’s Barrel Train for the kids.

 

Fredericksburg Area Wine Festival- Fredericksburg, October 6, 2013  

Renowned Virginia wineries will once again be back to educate and provide samples of their succulent fermentations along with plenty of great food from local restaurants.

 

Taste of Culpeper – Culpeper, October 13, 2013  

Experience the very best in Virginia wines, microbreweries and local cuisine from noon until 5:00 p.m. Discover treasures for your home and your table from local artisans and crafters. Fun and festivities for the entire family will promise an enjoyable fall afternoon.

 

Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival – Amherst, October 12-13, 2013  

The second full weekend in October, the Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival embraces food, wine, live entertainment, arts, crafts and GARLIC! There are five stages with constant music and entertainment, including Garlic Cooking, Garlic King, Queen and Jr. Queen Contests.  For those interested in getting a jump on Christmas, the Garlic Festival provides the opportunity to see over 150 different unique arts, crafts and specialty foods. Wine tastings are available from six local wineries.

 

Town Point Virginia Wine Festival – Norfolk, October 19-20, 2013

This fall festival favorite will showcase over 200 of Virginia’s finest wine varieties and encapsulate the elegant flavor and flair of the region. Festival guests will enjoy a blissful weekend of sampling a wide selection of Virginia Wines in Town Point Park.

 

Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape – Powhatan, October 19, 2013  

Experience the excellence of 25 Virginia wineries at the annual Festival of the Grape at Powhatan’s Historic Courthouse Square. A festival for family fun, tastings of Virginia’s finest wines, delicious food, continuous live music and entertainment featuring Steve Bassett and Casper, arts and crafts. Only a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, Lynchburg and Farmville, don’t miss what is becoming one of the best wine festivals in Virginia.

 

Chesapeake VA Wine Festival – Chesapeake, October 12, 2013

Thousands will gather to enjoy wines not only from Virginia’s finest wineries, but from around the world – and along the way will taste the many foods from the regions best restaurants.

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