October 4, 2021

Toast Local with Harvest Party

Learn How to Celebrate Virginia’s Home-Grown Holiday

Each year, on the third Saturday of October, people from all over come together to toast the richness of our region with Harvest Party. Falling on October 16, this year is no different. People in the city, the country and on the shore, will gather safely in restaurants, vineyards, private homes, open fields for a feast of Virginia-grown food and wine.

Beyond dinners and special tastings, Harvest Party is full of local color and unique experiences. Explore the vineyards. Meet with winemakers. Find a celebration or festival.

Take advantage of local wine and food bundles. Extend your stay with a special Harvest Party package at a nearby inn. Or stay at home and toast to Virginia Wine Month with your favorite local bottle. 

Find a Harvest Party Bundle

Blenheim Vineyards

Keswick Vineyards 

Pollak Vineyards

L’Auberge Provencale

Revalation Vineyard

Rosemont Vineyards

Secure a Weekend Stay

The Blackburn Inn: Sip & Explore Package – The Blackburn Inn and Conference Center has partnered with Barren Ridge Vineyards for an overnight package that includes a private winery tour, tasting, and amazing food from two of Staunton’s acclaimed restaurants.

The Tides Inn: Harvest Party Package – Includes admission to Harvest Wine Dinner and a special bottle of Virginia wine each night.

Attend a Harvest Party Celebration

Friday, October 15

Beliveau Farm Winery- Harvest Bonfire

Fifty-Third Winery & Vineyard-  Harvest Cookout Celebration

Paradise Springs Winery- Harvest Wine Tasting

Saturday, October 16

Blenheim Vineyards- Harvest Party Wine Tasting

Breaux Vineyards Harvest- Festival

Cave Ridge Vineyard- Harvest Dinner in the Vineyards

Fable & Feathers Winery- Oktoberfest Harvest Party

Keswick Vineyards- Harvest Party

Narmada Winery- Diwali Harvest Celebration 

Rosemont Vineyards- Annual End of Harvest Celebration 

Springhouse Sundries- Virginia Wine Harvest Tasting

Sunday, October 17

JBR Vineyards & Winery- Harvest Party

Paradise Springs Winery- Harvest Luncheon

See all Virginia Wine Month Events.

Plan Your Own

Looking to host your own Harvest Party? Follow along with the guide below and fill your table with favorite local bottles. Featured Virginia Wine Month partners can help guide your selections. Be sure to pair local foods along with your wines. If you’re searching for some harvest-inspired recipes, head to the bottom of this page.

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