Father’s Day Happenings

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Father’s day is Sunday. Yep, that’s tomorrow. Ok, I’ll admit it…mine is a very large igneous type.  In case, like me, you’re still looking for a great way to spoil the dad or hubby in your life, we’ve put together six great events happening at some of our favorite wineries. Whether your guy is the fishing, bbq, bacon type, or if even if he’s a quinoa, multi-course seated dinner man…we’ve got ya covered.


The Place:   868 Estate Vineyards

The Event:   Beer and Bacon

The Details:

The tent at 868 Estate Vineyards is THE place to be on June 15th for a five-beer tasting from Lost Rhino Brewery and a buffet of bacon-inspired foodincluding:

  • Bacon & blue cheese sliders
  • Pulled Pork and Bacon sliders
  • Bacon Wrapped French Beans
  • Roasted Jalapeno with Bacon and Local Goat Cheese
  • Beer and Bacon Pretzels
  • Bacon and Walnut Toffee and
  • Bacon and Double Chocolate Brownies


Choose a time slot between noon and 2PM or from 2PM to 4PM and come enjoy a fabulous feast at 868!

Tickets available now, $45/pp which includes all beer, food and a souvenir beer glass to take home.


The Place: Amhrein’s Wine Cellar

The Event:  Father’s Day Buffet with a Glass of Wine

The Details:  

Entertainment by Lazy Foot from 1- 4 pm

$25.00 Per Person

$12.50 Children 10 & Under

The Menu

Assorted Salad Bar with

Tossed Field Greens w/

Fresh Vegetables/Vinaigrette

Shrimp Ceviche

Asian Slaw

Quinoa w/ Fresh Mint & Vegetables

Fresh Homemade Breads

Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib Au Jus & Horsey Sauce

Stuffed Baked Potato w/ Fresh Chives & Cheese

Herb Roasted Vegetable Medley

Assorted Dessert Bar

Fresh Cherries Jubilee w/ Sponge Cake or Ice Cream

Chocolate Bourbon Cake w/ Chocolate Grenache’

Blueberry Cheesecake



The Place: CrossKeys Vineyards

The Event: Father’s Day BBQ Lunch

The Details:

Treat the amazing Father in your life to a fantastic plated BBQ lunch at CrossKeys. There will be live music by The Jeremy Staubus Band from 2 pm to 5 pm. Advanced Tickets Required.

Cost : $25.00 – Wine Club Member Discount : $2.50 each on a max. of 6 persons – pre-payment required for online tickets Purchase Tickets


BBQ Plate:

Blackened Bone-In Chicken Cost : $25.00 – Wine Club Member Discount : $2.50 each on a max. of 6 persons – pre-payment required for online tickets Purchase Tickets

1/4 Rack of Ribs

Carolina Pulled Pork

Southern Style Potato Salad

Bacon Mac and Cheese


Fire Roasted Corn and Peppers

Home Style Corn Bread


The Place: Gadino Cellars

The Event: Gadino Cellars Wine Dinner—The Bridge, Warrenton

The Details:

Gadino Cellars is excited be hosting a Six Course Father’s Day Wine Dinner with The Bridge of Warrenton. Follow this link for the latest information, reservations and menu. http://thebridgewarrenton.com/gadino-cellars-wine-dinner/


The Place: Gray Ghost Vineyards

The Event: Father’s Day at Gray Ghost

The Details:

Father’s day from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Bring Dad to Gray Ghost for free wine tastings, live music, winery tours and gourmet box lunches.  Please call ahead for box lunch reservations.  540-937-4869
Live music by Valerie Von Fange from 2:00 to 4:00 pm!

The Flint Hill Public House and Inn will cater box lunches.
$20 per lunch (tax included)
Prepaid box lunch reservations required: 540-937-4869


The Place: Delfosse Vineyards and Winery

The Event: Fishing at Delfosse for Father’s Day

The Details:

Bring your husband and fishing poles to Delfosse on June 15th to celebrate Father’s Day. There will be live music in the plaza and they will be serving their crepes from 1-5 pm. Dads can fish in their pond beside the tasting room for this special day! Select from a menu of 5-8 different crepes. Here’s a sample menu:

Savory Crepes

  • Sauteed Salmon with mango citrus salsa
  • Grilled Brats with caramelized onions and peppers with a Dijon cream sauce
  • Roasted chicken breast topped with avocado and feta
  • Sweet Crepes
  • Strawberries hearts with dark Chocolate
  • Nutella and Bananas
  • French style Crepe, plain sugar and a sprinkling of Grand Marnier

Starting at $5.00 per Crepe
Wine by the glass or bottle for purchase