Toast America with Red, White, and Blue(berry)

This Fourth of July, America is celebrating its 239th birthday. That’s nothing to sneeze at, people. As Virginians, or visitors to this region that birthed the very freedom we’re preparing to celebrate, it’s our duty to party like its 1776 (but with better hygiene)!

What better to spend your July 4th than in Virginia Wine Country? Below you’ll find some of our favorite events happening around the state this Independence Day.

 

Red, White, and You! at Phillip Carter Winery

Date: July 4 & 5th 2015
Time: 11:00AM – 5:00PM

Address:
4366 Stillhouse Road
Hume, VA 22639
Date: July 3, 2015
Time: 11:00AM – 5:00PM

Description

Freedom, Independence, Liberty… Red, White & You! Join the PCW Family for a festive three-day holiday weekend. Enjoy live music, yard games, apple pie and vanilla ice cream.

 

Independence Day at Narmada Winery
Date: July 4th and 5th 2015
Time: 11:00AM – 6:00PM

Address:
43 Narmada Lane
Amissville, VA 20106

Description

There are no blue wines, but we have plenty of reds and whites perfect for summer sipping! Join us at Narmada as we celebrate our country’s 239th birthday! Test your cornhole skills by taking part in our first ever Narmada Winery Cornhole Competition out on the lawn by our Tasting Room. A perfect Family Fun Fourth of July!

 

4th of July at Little Washington Winery

Date: July 4, 2015
Time: 11:00AM – 6:00PM

Address:
72 Christmas Tree Lane
Washington, VA 22747
Description

4th of July on the 4th of July!!! Come hang out with us and do the small town America 4th of July! Take a jaunt up skyline drive, do a hike, bring your picnic up to Little Washington Winery and have it with a bottle of “George” the wine named the #1 red in Virginia, get in on a wine bootcamp session, step back in time and tour the town laid out by George Washington, see how Sperryville, the town named best little town in Virginia by Huffington Post, celebrates being an American with the parade, fun day and fireworks. It’s Saturday don’t go home – book a B&B or cabin and stay and enjoy the mountains awhile.

 

Old Fashion Independence Day Celebration at Veramar Vineyards

Date: July 4, 2015
Time: 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Address:
905 Quarry Road
Berryville, VA 22611

Description

Join us for an all American family fun day. Live music, games and picnicking by the vines! We will have tasting available all day and at the grill we will feature Gourmet Hot Dogs Noon until 5 pm.

 

Celebrate Independence Day at Bogati Bodega

Date: July 4, 2015
Time: 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Address:
35246 Harry Byrd Highway
Round Hill, VA 20142
Description

Join us at Bogati Bodega to Celebrate Independence Day with a complimentary glass of Sangria with every paid tasting and live music from 4 pm until 7 pm. Don’t forget to wear your red, white and blue to show your American pride.

 

Birth of Democracy Wine Festival

Date: July 4, 2015
Time: 12:00PM – 6:00PM

Address:
585 Mountain Cove Road P.O. Box 451
Lovingston, VA 22949
Description

Celebrate Independence Day at our Birth of Democracy Festival! In between parades and fireworks, come join us and our friends from Del Fosse Winery, Lazy Days Winery and Mountain Cove Vineyards at our July 4 mini-festival from Noon to 6 pm. For $20 paid in advance/$25 at the gate ($5/non-tasting/designated driver; under 12:free), taste wines from some of central Virginia’s finest vintners, check out offerings from local vendors, have a picnic overlooking the vineyard and enjoy music from Ragtop and Paulo Franco. Call 434-263-8463 to make a reservation or go to www.democracyvineyards.com

 

Gadino Cellars 4th of July Celebration

Date: July 4, 2015
Time: 2:00PM – 5:30PM

Address:
92 Schoolhouse Road
Washington, Virginia 22747
Description

Celebrate America’s 239th birthday! Bring the family, a picnic and enjoy a great day out in Virginia Wine Country. Musical guest Aubrey Driggers will add his talent to the fun. Music begins at 2:00 pm until 5:30 pm. There is no fee for this event though tasting fees do apply.

 

Red White and Blue Valley Release Event at Blue Valley Vineyards

Date: July 4, 2015
Time: 11 am

Address: 9402 Justice Lane Delaplane VA 20144

Description

Come celebrate America’s independence, and the release of our new wines.  We will be releasing the following wines:

2013 Merlot

2013 Cabernet Franc

2013 Sangiovese

2013 Celebration – Blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc & Sangiovese

All of the above were aged in 100% New French & American Oak for 14 months.

We will also be releasing three Rose wines:

2014 Cabernet Franc Rose
Dry Rose that is light and feminine. 100% stainless steel fermented and aged. 

2014 Merlot Rose
Dry Rose with hints of white peper and spice.

2014 Chambourcin Rose
Aged in French Oak for 1 month. A sweet offering perfect for enjoying on the patio.

Enjoy one of new offerings with some BBQ, live music and beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountatins.

 

Swine and Wine for the 4th of July Weekend at Desert Rose Winery

Date: July 4, 2015
Time: 12 PM – 6PM

Address:
13726 Hume Rd.
Hume, Virginia 22639

Description

Desert Rose Hosts Swine & Wine! We have a great weekend planned!
We start the 4th of July weekend off with Hog-It-Up BBQ serving up great BBQ on Saturday & Sunday!
Make sure you try our chocolate ice cream and Port pairing and Ryan Jewel will be entertaining us with live music on Sunday!

 

4th of July at Cooper Vineyards

Date: July 4, 2015
Time: 12:30 pm

Address:
13372 Shannon Hill Rd Louisa, VA 23093

Description

Front Kick Music Productions presents duo with Mike Shiflett and Greg Sullivan

 

July 4 Red, White and You at Peaks of Otter Winery

Date: July 4, 2015
Time:  12pm

Address:
2122 Sheep Creek Rd
Bedford, Virginia 24523

Description

Visit the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford and stop by the our winery for some “Chili Dawgs” and apple-pepper wine. You may taste 3 wines for free – $4 for more than 20 and you can keep your glass.  We’ll be accepting D-Day dollars. Pack a picnic and bring the kids—don’t forget to visit the farm animals!

 

Red White and Tipsy at Attimo Winery

Date: July 4, 2015
Time:  12-5pm

Address:
4025 and 4071 Childress Road Christianburg, VA 24073

Description

Celebrate Independence Day at Attimo!

Food, wine, and live music…everything that makes America great!

 

Independence Day Fireworks and Firecracker Release Party at Blue Bee Cider

Date: July 3rd and 4th
Time: 7pm -10 pm

Address:
212 W. 6th Street Richmond, VA 23224

Description

Join us for the downtown Independence Day riverfront fireworks show on Friday, July 3rd from 7 to 10 p.m.

The show will begin around 9:15 p.m. Arrive early to find parking and set up your camp chairs. Then get to know your new cider-loving friends all around you!

Check bluebeecider.com for additional forethecoming details on the release party for the Firecracker cider to be held July 4th !

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