Mount Vernon Spring Wine Festival 2014 in Virginia

Mount Vernon, located near Alexandria, Virgini...

Mount Vernon, located near Alexandria, Virginia, was the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington. The mansion is built of wood in neoclassical Georgian architectural style, and the estate is located on the banks of the Potomac River. Mount Vernon was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is owned and maintained in trust by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Aquatint by Francis Jukes (1745-1812) of Mount...

Aquatint by Francis Jukes (1745-1812) of Mount Vernon, near Alexandria, Virginia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Make plans to attend the Mount Vernon Spring Wine Festival.

WHEN: May 17-19, 2014

Mount Vernon’s Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour celebrates the history of wine in Virginia with candlelit tours of the Mansion, including the rarely-open basement where Washington stored his wine, and live jazz on the east lawn overlooking the scenic Potomac River.

Guests can sample wines from 16 Virginia wineries, learn about the successes and failures of our Founding Father’s wine endeavors, and meet “George and Martha Washington” on the Mansion’s piazza.

Concessions by the Mount Vernon Inn are available for purchase. Outside food and beverage are not allowed.

Advance ticket purchase is recommended for this popular event. Tickets are $38 per person, fruit and cheese boxes are $26 each, and VIP tables (for up to 12 people) are $1,000.

NEW – Wine Festival Express: Round trip transportation from the King Street Metro Station is available for Friday, May 17. Shuttle tickets are $30 per person and do not include event admission. Shuttles depart Alexandria at 5:30 p.m. sharp and return from Mount Vernon at 9:15 p.m.

Friday & Saturday, May 17 & 18 – General Admission is SOLD OUT.
VIP Tables are still available for Friday, May 17.
General Admission and VIP Tables are available for Sunday, May 19.

Click here to purchase tickets, fruit and cheese boxes, and VIP Tables. 

Participating Wineries & Vineyards

  • Barboursville Vineyards
  • Cedar Creek Winery
  • DelFosse Vineyard & Winery
  • Early Mountain Vineyards
  • Fabbioli Cellars
  • Fincastle Vineyard & Winery
  • Fox Meadow Winery
  • Gray Ghost Vineyards
  • Horton Vineyards
  • Jefferson Vineyards
  • Old House Vineyards
  • Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery
  • Sunset Hills Vineyard
  • Veramar Vineyards
  • Veritas Vineyard
  • Winery at Bull Run

WHEN: MAY 20, 2012

Tickets are still available for Sunday, May 20! Click here to purchase tickets for the Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour.

Mount Vernon plantation, near Alexandria, Virginia

Mount Vernon plantation, near Alexandria, Virginia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mount Vernon’s Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour celebrates the history of wine in Virginia.

Mount Vernon, is a Georgian structure that is located near Alexandria Virginia. It was George Washington’s plantation home and is a National Historic Landmark that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The neoclassical structure is located on the banks of the Potomac River.

At the Spring Wine Festival, there will be candlelit tours of the mansion with live jazz on the east lawn overlooking the Potomac. Visit the wine cellar and learn about George Washinton’s passion for wine.

US Postage stamp: Mt. Vernon, 1956 issue, 1-1/...

US Postage stamp: Mt. Vernon, 1956 issue, 1-1/2c, carmine-brown (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

View of the Potomac from Mount Vernon

View of the Potomac from Mount Vernon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Photograph of Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, Vi...

Photograph of Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, Virginia. George Washington’s Home. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Map of Virginia highlighting Fairfax County

Map of Virginia highlighting Fairfax County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

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