Make plans to attend the Mount Vernon Spring Wine Festival.
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’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.
To accompany the wine tasting, Fruit & Cheese Boxes are available by advance purchase only for $26.
Tickets are $35 and are on sale at the Ford Orientation Center or online.
**Please note: Individual tickets for Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19 are sold out.
Guests sample wines from 16 Virginia wineries. Here’s a list of participating wineries:
AmRhein Wine Cellars, Barboursville Winery, Barrel Oak Winery, Chester Gap Cellars, DelFosse Winery, Desert Rose Winery, Fabbioli Cellars, Fox Meadow Winery, Gray Ghost Vineyards, Hiddencroft Vineyards, Horton Vineyards, James River Cellars, Philip Carter Winery, Prince Michel Winery, Rockbridge Vineyard, Veritas Vineyard & Winery and Wintergreen Winery.
Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com
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