What is your Valentine’s Day Personality?
How you celebrate Valentine’s Day says a lot (well…something) about your personality. Do you prefer to spoil your loved one with flowers, lavish her with diamonds, treat him to breakfast in bed and a break from the kids, or skip the day all together because it’s a commercialized conspiracy perpetrated by the greeting card companies?
Take the below quiz to identify your Valentine’s personality. We’ll then help you select the ideal Virginia Wine themed heart-day outing; after all, we know, that whether you’re a die-hard romantic, traditional, or fun-loving free spirit your plans ought to include a bottle (or two) of Virginia Wine and your Virginia Wine Pass.
Take the Quiz:
1.Your favorite way to spend your free time is…
A.Reading “Weathering Heights”
B.Listening to music
2.Your mom lives out of state and you want to do something special for her birthday, what do you do?
A.Write her an original poem
B.Send her a bouquet of flowers and card
C.Surprise her with a visit or a spontaneous getaway
3.Your ideal vacation is…
A.A luxury spa with your significant other (complete with a pre-booked couples massage)
B.Boston, MA (so many sites, so little time)
C. Miami, FL (South beach, a Cuban sandwich and some avant-garde art)
4.Your favorite form of exercise is…
5.If you HAD to choose just one…
Find your Valentine’s Day Personality. Did you score…
Mostly As? You’re a Romantic – a seated, dinner for two is your style
Mostly Bs? You’re traditional – wine pairings are perfect for you
Mostly Cs? You’re a fun-loving free spirit – anything out of the norm is great for you and your Valentine!
The Romantic should check out:
“Raspberries & Roses”
Saturday, February 13 6:30pm
Location: Beliveau Estate Winery
“Raspberries & Roses” is this year’s annual Valentine’s Dinner hosted by Beliveau Estate. The dinner will be a FOUR-Course, romantic, gourmet experience for you and your valentine, made special by our own Chef Makayla. Each course will feature delicious raspberries in a unique way and will be served with a wine paired as perfectly as you and your sweetheart. This decadent dinner served in the romantic ambiance of our candlelit Great Hall will be sure to create memories that will be everlasting.
Cost is $65 per person, by reservation only.
Please call (540) 200-7905 to book your reservation with us NO LATER than Feburary 9th at 6 p.m.
Please plan to arrive by 6:30 for small social with a delicious Valentines Day themed Bellini.
Tuesday, February 9th 6:30 pm
Location: Mermaid Winery
February is the month of love, come and enjoy decadent sweet treats paired with amazing wines. Chocolate pairing will begin at 6:30pm.
“Caramels are only a fad. Chocolate is a permanent thing.”
― Milton Snavely Hershey
Reservations required. Please call 757-233-4155 or email Thomas@mermaidwinery.com to reserve your space.
We are not able to accommodate any food substitutions for this dinner. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.
*Note: No other discounts apply. Reservation must be made with credit card. Cancellations can be made up to 48 hours before your reservation, otherwise you will be charged for the event.
If you’re traditional you would enjoy:
Thursday, February 11th 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Location: CrossKeys Vineyards
Celebrate Valentine’s Day through the weekend of February 11-14, 2016 with our Wine and Dessert Pairing Event. Sample 4 wines and 4 desserts for this unique experience at CrossKeys Vineyards. Cost and full menu to come soon. Reservations are not required, but are recommended.
“Valentine Choco-Vino Pairing Class”
Saturday, February 13, 2016 3pm – 4:30pm
Location: Little Washington Winery
Learn the basics of why the wine experts say wine does not pair with chocolate and then … watch, taste and learn as the Wine Loves Chocolate truffle collection takes on the world’s best wines and wins them over! This class is yum at first sight … our collection of delectible truffles are nothing short of A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. This is not your grandma’s chocolate. Tickets and seat reservations required. Purchase tickets at http://www.littlewashingtonwinery.com/rsvppage.htm
Saturday, February 13, 2016 1-5pm
Location: Granite Heights Winery
Valentine’s Weekend -Select wines paired with Chocolate truffles at Granite Heights Winery. Granite Heights Winery will be opened for tastings on Sat, February 13 for a special Valentine’s Day pairing of our wines with our delicious chocolate truffles. Hours are from 1-5pm. See our website and Facebook page for more details. This will be the only date we will be open for tastings in February.
The fun-loving free spirit should plan on:
“Notavivia Vineyards presents the 5th Annual “My Funny Valentine” comedy show”
Friday, February 12 7pm – 10:15pm
Location: Notavivia Vineyards
5th Annual My Funny Valentine at Notaviva Vineyards With NBC Series Last Comic Standing semi-finalist Jason Weems! Three chances to enjoy an evening of side-splitting comedy with Jason Weems, Adrian Rodney, and Josh Kuderna. $35.00 per person * Light fare will be available for purchase during the show. ** Wine available for purchase by the glass or bottle. 21+ to consume alcohol.
“Rose Release Party”
Saturday, February 13 12-6pm
Location: DuCard Vineyards
Saturday, February 13, 12-6pm: Rosé New Vintage Release Party. We’re so excited to have our Rosé back in the tasting room lineup! Come experience this French style juicy/fruity wine for yourself before it’s gone again! Live music by kat and the travelers (2-5pm; http://www.katandthetravelers.com/) and treats will accompany this event. This is the wine everyone is waiting for so come and get it! No cover.
“Rebec Vineyards Valentine’s Day event”
Saturday, February 13 & 14 12 – 6pm
Location: Rebec Vineyards
Come spend a fun, celebratory time with your Sweetheart, family, or best-friends. We’ll be tasting an array of celebration-worthy wines along with a delicious variety of all kinds of Sweets to satisfy your holiday mood.
“Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Live Music by Josh Lowe”
Saturday, February 13, 2016 2 – 5pm
Location: Magnolia Vineyards & Winery
Bring your Valentine for some smooth wine and sweet music! We’re pleased to welcome the return of Josh Lowe, a member of the band the Dubious Brothers. Josh plays solo acoustic in our tasting room, regaling us with lively tunes from oldies to 80s to now.