Valentine’s Day in Charlottesville Wine Country!

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IMG_1607If you want to celebrate Valentine’s Day without having to make reservations, stop by Grace Estate for “An Evening of Wine with My Valentine” where they will be having live music, tastings and food truck Morsel Compass.

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The Saddleback Hall at Veritas Vineyards (pictured above decorated for New Year’s Eve) will be the location for a Valentine’s Day Winemaker’s Dinner on Saturday, 2/13 from 6:30 -11pm.  It’s a five course, wine paired dinner with dancing afterwards! $140 per person – hurry up and book before it’s too late!

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If you don’t have time for dinner you could book a couple of seats at White Hall Winery’s 6th Annual Wine and Chocolate Celebration!  They have two private seatings: 1 – 2:45pm and 3 – 4:45pm. You’ll taste four hand-crafted Gearhart’s chocolates paired with six wines while listening to live music! $20 plus tax per person, reservations required.

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Trump Winery is offering an extended sparkling tasting and Gearharts Fine chocolates made with their Cru wine. Carriage Rides are also offered on Saturday, February 13 by reservation. Also a great spot for a light lunch. Open 11am to 5pm Saturday, February 13.

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Cardinal Point Winery has a way to work off your Valentine’s Day excesses! They are holding a Wine Lovers 5 K run around their neighborhood. Race starts and finishes at the tasting room. For details and to register, click here!

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If you missed Valentine’s Day events on Saturday enjoy a paired wine and chocolate tasting with Cao Chocolates in the sunroom at Afton Mountain Winery on Sunday, February 14. Regular hours for the tasting room.

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Blenheim Vineyards located just outside Charlottesville will have Mouth Wide Open Food Truck on Saturday, February 13. On Valentine’s Day February 14 they’ll have Cheesemonger Nadjeeb Chouaf of Flora conducting a cheese chocolate and wine pairing from 3-5 pm in the chapel. Reserve your spot as this is limited to 15 guests at $30 per person.

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“Be Mine with Wine” at Keswick Vineyards on Saturday, February 13 where they are offering a special tasting in the wine cellar. After the tasting enjoy a glass on the enclosed porch by the fireplace.

Tastings will be $10 and held every 15 minutes – please call for reservations at 434-244-3341. Walk-ins are welcome depending on availability.

 

 

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