May 30, 2024

Savoring Summer with Virginia Wine


Summer is here, and there’s no better time to dive into the world of Virginia Wine. As the vineyards come to life and the days stretch longer, it’s the perfect season to explore the rich flavors and unique experiences of Virginia’s wine country. Join the journey through events, activities, and summer sips across Virginia.

Sip into Summer Tasting Pass

Embrace the season with the new Sip into Summer Tasting Pass! This mobile pass grants you access to exclusive wine flights across Virginia’s wine country, designed specifically for summertime sipping. By purchasing the pass, you can explore a diverse selection of wineries in your chosen region. Enjoy light and refreshing whites, sparklings, rosés, and ciders. Plus, the first 50 purchasers will receive a #vawine beach towel to elevate your summer sipping experience. Upon purchase you’ll unlock vouchers valid until Labor Day (September 2nd). Your Sip into Summer adventure awaits!

Eastern Virginia

3 tasting vouchers, $32 (40% savings, $55+ in value)

Featured wineries:

  • Good Luck Cellars
  • Ingleside Vineyards
  • Jolene Family Winery
  • Wind Vineyards
  • Zoll Vineyards

Central Virginia

6 tasting vouchers, $64 (40% savings, $100+ in value)

Featured wineries:

  • Chiswell Farm & Winery
  • Cunningham Creek Winery
  • DuCard Vineyards
  • Fifty-Third Winery
  • Hardware Hills Vineyard
  • Horton Vineyards
  • James River Cellars
  • King Family Vineyards
  • Rebec Vineyards
  • River Dog Winery
  • Rosemont Vineyards
  • Southern Revere Cellars
  • Trump Winery
  • Valley Road Vineyards
  • Veritas Vineyard and Winery

Northern Virginia + Shenandoah Valley

6 tasting vouchers, $64 (40% savings, $100+ in value)

Featured wineries:

  • Barren Ridge Vineyards
  • Briede Family Vineyards
  • Chrysalis Vineyards at The Ag District
  • Good Spirit Farm
  • Gray Ghost Vineyards
  • Magnolia Vineyards & Winery
  • Morais Vineyards and Winery
  • Slater Run Vineyards
  • Wolf Gap Vineyard and Winery

Summertime Events

With summer’s arrival, Virginia’s vineyards are in bloom. It’s an ideal time to visit and experience the lush growth and see the start of the next vintage. Walk through the rows of grapevines, watch for the critical veraison stage, and see winemakers hard at work preparing for the 2024 harvest. The vibrant green landscapes and bustling vineyard activity provide the perfect backdrop for your summer wine adventures.

Looking for a special event? Wineries throughout the state are celebrating summer with an array of events from festivals, live music, and special dinners.

Virginia Wine Benefit

The Generous Pour 2024, June 15 7-10pm

Join Virginia Wine Benefit for a night of live music, delicious food, and a chance to meet & mingle with some of Virginia’s winemakers. Participate in an auction featuring priceless Virginia wine experiences. Proceeds benefit Virginia-based programs like the Veraison Project and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Learn more!

As you explore Virginia’s wine country this summer, take the time to savor each experience. Whether visiting new wineries, attending exciting events, or simply enjoying a glass of wine with friends, let the warmth and joy of the season guide you. Cheers to summer sips with #vawine!


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