Nothing Says St. Patty’s Day Like Green Wine (From Virginia…We’re Pretty Sure…)

Whether you’re Irish or you just pretend to be Irish for a day, St. Patrick’s Day is once again upon us and it’s time to celebrate! We’ve, thus, curated a list of happenings around Virginia Wine Country for the upcoming weekend. Hopefully this will help get you in the spirit. 

Also, don’t forget, there is still time to take advantage of coupon code lucky to get a Virginia Wine Pass app membership for 50% off!

 

Miracle Valley Vineyards: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a “Lucky Tasting”

Friday, March 17 – Sunday, March 19

 

Friday through Monday, every customer over the age of 21 can enjoy the following special for $15!

Our special “Lucky Tasting” includes the following:

A delightful Tasting of a flight of Miracle Valley wines including a sample of our Hot Mulled wine

A sample of our delicious “Green wine” prepared especially for our St. Patrick’s celebration

A “Lucky cupcake” (If your cupcake has a green coin in it, you will win a free bottle of Miracle Valley Vineyard wine!!!)

 

The Barns at Hamilton Station: St. Patrick’s Day at the Barns

Friday, March 17– Sunday, March 19

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at The Barns!

Julia Kazdorf will be providing the music for our Friday night festivities.
We will be serving up some delicious Shepherd’s Pie this weekend, make sure to get yours while supplies last

 

Saude Creek: Magic of Motown

Friday, March 17   6:00pm – 9:00pm

Join us, along with Alewerks Brewing Company and the Winstons Duo for A wee bit o’wine, beer, sangria, and some of Motown’s classic hits. You won’t be hungry with The Scottish Pig and Monique’s Crepes offering some of your Irish favorites.

 

Narmada Winery: Holi Festival of Colors

Saturday, March 18  11:00am – 5:00pm

Celebrate the Festival of Colors with us from noon to 5:00pm this Saturday. Holi is the official welcoming of Spring and a fresh start for a new year. Come and enjoy our game! Our version of “throwing colors” is to use ROSE PETALS instead of permanent dyes! So – eco-friendly, family-friendly, and fun! Everyone will receive a handful of rose petals to toss inside the tasting room at 2pm. Come be part of our tradition! We’ll have special pricing on select wines for you to pair with an exotic Indian sampler platter.

 

Little Washington Winery: St. Patrick’s Day

Saturday, March 18   11:00am – 5:00pm

May the luck of the Irish be with ya’ this weekend! We’re bringing some of our favorite UK wines to the tasting and discovering just what pairs perfectly with delicious Soda Bread!

 

Veramar Vineyards: Wine and Chili Weekend  

Saturday, March 18   12:00pm – 5:00pm

Our wine & soup weekends have been such a hit, we’re introducing another way to warm you up this winter: wine and chili! On the third weekend of January, February and March, we’ll be serving up a hot bowl of chili with a glass of wine – bring your family out of hibernation this winter and savor the warm atmosphere of the winery! Glass of any wine and a bowl of chili together are $16 … available on the advertised weekends while supplies last, on a first come, first serve basis

 

Granite Heights Winery: Winter Wine Tasting

Saturday, March 18   12:00pm – 5:00pm

We are opening our tasting room for wine tastings on this Sat in March (3/18/16) form 12-5pm. Luke and Toni will be here to greet you. We will also have a vertical flight of our estate wine-humility (Red Bordeaux blend) at 4pm by reservation only. Seating will be limited to make for a more intimate event. Prepaid reservations will be accepted up to the week prior.

 

Beliveau Estate Winery: Prime Time Wine

Saturday, March 18    12:00pm – 6:00pm

The “Prime Time Wine Series” is an event Beliveau Estate will be hosting twice a year in both the spring and fall. We will be hosting two guest Virginia Farm wineries for each event to not only give wine lovers from Southwest Virginia a chance to try wines from around the state, but also a chance to meet with and chat with their owners/ winemakers in a more personal setting than your typical festivals. Guest Wineries for March 18th, will be Glass House and another winery still tbd. We will also have live music by jazz vocalist, Celie Holmes.

 

Bogati Bodega: Wine and Chili Weekend

Saturday, March 18    12:00pm – 5:00pm

Our wine & soup weekends have been such a hit, we’re introducing another way to warm you up this winter: wine and chili! On the third weekend of January, February and March, we’ll be serving up a hot bowl of chili with a glass of wine – bring your family out of hibernation this winter and savor the warm atmosphere of the winery! Glass of any wine and a bowl of chili together are $16 … available on the advertised weekends while supplies last, on a first come, first serve basis

 

DuCard Vineyards: St. Patrick’s Day Party

Saturday, March 18  1:00pm – 5:00pm

St. Patrick’s Day Party with music by Smokin’ Trout. Join us for a touch of the Irish with the lyrical Celtic rock and ballad/bluegrass music of Smokin’ Trout. We’ll also have some delicious Irish fare for sale provided by Mama’s Caboose, so come hungry and bring your Irish lad or lassie and dance a jig with us! No cover.

 

 

Magnolia Vineyards: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Saturday, March 18    2:00pm – 5:00pm

Get your Irish on, wear some green and come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Magnolia Vineyards! Enjoy specials both Sat & Sun, including an extra 5% off on all bottle purchases if you’re wearing green! Enjoy live music by the Cosmos on Saturday, March 18th, from 2p – 5p. A local favorite, the Cosmos write their own songs and play covers inspired by personal experiences. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day they’ll also throw in some Irish-inspired tunes. Their mission is to “bring order to the world with harmony.”

 

Albemarle CiderWorks: Live Music

Saturday, March 18    2:30pm – 4:30pm

Larry Becker & Brett Twitty @ Albemarle CiderWorks 3/18/17

 

Bluestone Winery: Sunday Brunch

Sunday, March 19    10:30am – 1:30pm

We will be having Sunday Brunch at Bluestone Vineyard on March 19th with seating beginning at 10:30 am and going until 1:30pm. We are working with Chef Brian Gooch to bring guests a wonderful Sunday meal and allow them to enjoy the views that can only be found at Bluestone. Brunch is $16.50 per person. visit us at bluestonevineyard.com for menu. If you would like to make reservations please call the Tasting Room at 540-828-0099.

 

Bluebee cider:  Heirloom apple and cheese pairing

Sunday, March 19     1:00pm – 4:00pm

Part of our Cider Academy workshops and classes, the Heirloom Cider and Cheese Pairing class features vertical tastings of the 2015 and 2016 vintages of two very rare ciders, Hewe’s Crab and Harrison, and cheeses selected by Truckle Cheesemongers. First Seating: 1:00-2:00 pm • Second Seating: 3:00-4:00 pm The tasting will include the 2015 and 2016 vintages of both the Hewe’s Crab and Harrison ciders. The 2016 Hewe’s Crab is otherwise only available to Blue Bee Cider Club members. Ciders will be accompanied by cheese pairings from Richmond pop-up cheese shop, Truckle Cheesemongers. $50 admission includes historical talk, guided tasting of ciders and cheeses, and a copy of Tom Burford’s book, Apples of North America: 192 Exceptional Varieties for Gardeners, Growers, and Cooks. Preferred pricing available for Cider Club members. Register Online. One registration per person.

 

Winery at Kindred Point:  Live Music by Boo Snider

Sunday, March 19    1:30pm – 4:30pm

Boo is a Mid Atlantic Shenandoah Valley traveling musical troubador. He plays acoustical guitar with musical performances reminiscent of James Taylor, Jimmy Buffet, and Neil Young.

 

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