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Fall Harvest Barrel Tasting 2019
October 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Celebrate our 2019 harvest
Be among the first to taste recently fermented wines from the 2019 harvest! You won’t want to miss this chance to sample future wines with members of our production team.
Live music will be performed by Karen Jonas. Fredericksburg, VA-based Americana artist Karen Jonas was a featured showcasing artist at SXSW in 2019 and was named “Best Americana/Country Artist” by the Washington Area Music Awards. Each of her three previous albums have garnered international acclaim and charted on both the US and UK Americana charts. She has shared stages with Dale Watson, Alabama, Joe Ely, Bob Schneider, The Lone Bellow, Brandy Clark, Robert Earl Keen, Josh Morningstar, and Amanda Shires—lighting up venues around the country from intimate house concerts and listening rooms to rowdy honky-tonks and outdoor festivals. Her new album Lucky, Revisited will be released in July 2019.
Light fare will be available for sale at the event by Randolph’s on the River from Port Royal, VA. The menu offerings will consist of:
– Shrimp & Sausage Gumbo with Cornbread
– Crabcake Sliders
– Barbecue Sliders
– Crab Dip (served with bread or pork rinds)
– Several sides
– Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake.
Admission includes the barrel tasting, a regular wine tasting, Ingleside wine glass & live music. Food will be available for sale. Discount tickets will be available for members of our Estate Club. Advance tickets are recommended for this event.
Advance tickets are $20/person ($15 for Estate Club members). Designated driver/Under 21 tickets are $10/person. If available, walk-in tickets on day of event will be $25/person ($20 for Estate Club members).
Please note: Due to ABC licensing, no outside alcohol may be brought onto the premises.
Advance ticket sales have ended. Walk-in tickets will be available at the gate on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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Read below for FAQ’s.
Check out a video of Karen Jonas performing “Oklahoma Lottery” live at Ivystone Records:
Q: What makes our barrel tastings unique?
A: Our barrel tastings take place only once or twice a year. During this time, we allow guests to sample wines from the barrel with our production team. It’s a great way to learn more about the barrel aging process and how barrels impart flavor. Tickets also include a regular wine tasting, a souvenir glass and live music.
Q: Will this event be held indoors or outdoors?
A: This event will take place throughout several sections of our facility. The barrel tastings will take place inside our wine cellar. Regular wine tastings will take place in our Barrel Room. Live music will be held in our outdoor courtyard (weather permitting). Our courtyard will be reserved for event participants only during this event.
Q: I am an Estate Club member. How can I take advantage of my club discounts?
A: Club members may purchase two discounted tickets for this event. Your club discount is available in our Online Store by signing in with the email connected to your wine club. You may also call us to reserve by phone at 804.224.8687. Club members will also receive their normal club discounts on any wine purchases at the event.
Q: I will be a designated driver. Are special tickets available?
A: Yes, we offer designated driver/under 21 tickets for $10 per person. Designated driver tickets do not include the wine tastings or souvenir glass.
Q: I have purchased advance tickets. Where do I pick them up?
A: Come to the check-in gate when you arrive. Your name will be part of the reservations list.
Q: Is smoking allowed on your premises?
A: Smoking is not permitted in our indoor areas and our courtyard is now a smoke-free area. We offer a convenient outdoor smoking area near our Pavilion (please follow signs or ask a member of our staff for details).