Fruit of the vine: Wine events for November

Sip and save: Jessica Schneidman of The Wine Guild of Charlottesville helps member to a hefty discount—only 15 percent above wholesale cost. Photo: Elli Williams Sip and save: Jessica Schneidman of The Wine Guild of Charlottesville helps member to a hefty discount—only 15 percent above wholesale cost. Photo: Elli Williams

Afton Mountain

Our tasting room is open year-round. Here you can taste our wines with our friendly and knowledgeable tasting room staff, enjoy a glass or bottle of our wine on our patio with beautiful panoramic views, or relax at a picnic table in the grass or at the Pavilion surrounded by the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Barboursville Vineyards

November 10th & 11th
Saturday 7:00 pm, Sunday 1:pm
Enjoy a five course truffle feast on Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon, prepared by Guest Chef Primo Piermarini of Ristorante Piermarini, Ferentillo, Italy and Chef Melissa Close Hart. $160 per person, all-inclusive. Reservations required.November 13thHoliday Party & Wine Pairing $120 All cooking classes begin at 6:30pm and last approximately 3½ hours. Reservations required.


Cardinal Point

November 10 – 11th: Ninth annual Oyster Roast

Oysters will be served raw, steamed, fried, and stewed.
Live music and plenty of oysters from our friends at Rappahannock River Oyster Co.!
SATURDAY MUSIC: The Cashmere Jungle Lords (surfabilly rock at its best).
SUNDAY MUSIC: The Atkinsons (roots rock from Richmond, VA). Cover Charge: $8.00* per person in Advance, $10.00 per person at the door; *$5.00 for Case Club members; Kids under 18 admitted free
(Cover charge includes a wine glass and free wine tasting; it does NOTinclude wine to fill your glass or oysters).

November 12- 18: Join as we celebrate Virginia Cider Week!

We’ll be including cider from our friends at Foggy Ridge Cider in Floyd, Va. in our tasting room line up.
Foggy Ridge Cider grows heirloom apples and make artisan hard cider in the Virginia Blue Ridge mountains. Over 30 uncommon apple varieties, all chosen for the sugar, acid and tannin needed for fine cider, are blended in three award-winning ciders—Serious Cider, First Fruit and Sweet Stayman.

Foggy Ridge Cider has been featured in national magazines such as Gourmet, Saveur, Bon Appetit and Martha Stewart Living, as well as on the CBS Sunday Morning Show. In 2011 Food & Wine magazine named Foggy Ridge Cider a Small Batch Superstar. In 2012, MADE: In America awarded Foggy Ridge an American Treasures Award for artisan beverages. Located near Floyd, Virginia, Foggy Ridge Cider is open weekends for tastings and tours.




November 11th at 1 PM
Wine and Food Pairing


Glass House Winery

Music in the Glass House
November 11th – Eric Reitz 2 PM
November 18th – Turtle Zwaldo and Paulo Franco 2 PM


Keswick Vineyards

Winemakers Dinner

Saturday, November 10th, 6:30pm

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with C&O restaurant, one of Charlottesville’s most venerable fine dining restaurants, for our Annual Winemakers Dinner this year!  Please join us for a memorable evening of great wine, great food and great company, hosted by our charismatic winemaker, Stephen Barnard. Cost is $100.00 per person for non-wine club members, $90.00 per person for wine club members.  Reservations are required so please rsvp to Bryant in our tasting room by email or by phone at (434) 244-3341 x105 to purchase your tickets. Look to website for menu details.

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

November 1st – November 23rd

Keswick Vineyards has partnered with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank to help alleviate hunger.  The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is the largest organization alleviating hunger in western and central Virginia.

Thrifty Thursday’s – Every Thursday

Please join us on Thursday’s when all wines by the glass are only $3.50!   Come bring your friends or a good book and sit outside and enjoy the view with one of our award winning wines.

Open daily from 9-5pm


Mountfair Vineyard

Tastings are available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm (March through November) or by appointment.



Stinson Vineyard

Crozet Culinary Competition for Charity
Tasting Room hours are Thursday through Sunday 11am to 5pm, or by appointment.



Trump Vineyards

Wine Tasting, WineStyles, Chantilly, VA

November 9, 5:00 – 9:00PM – WineStyles, Chantilly, VA

Join us for the ultimate tasting experience at WineStyles.  We will be featuring our new vintages and labels.  We hope to see you there

Wine Tasting, Olde Dominion Wine Shoppe, Occoquan, VA

November 10, 1:00 – 5:00PM – Olde Dominion Wine Shoppe, Occoquan, VA
Third Thursday Music Series

November 15, 5:00 – 7:00PM – Tasting Room at Trump Winery

Enjoy FREE live music in the Tasting Room from 5-7PM on the third Thursday of every month. Back by popular demand for November’s Third Thursday is the latin duo Alegria. Tastings, glass pours, bottles of wine and light fare will be available for purchase. Come and join us on the patio beside our toasty fire pits for a relaxing night of good music and great wine!

Tasting Room Hours: Sunday – Friday 11am – 6pm, Saturday 11am-8pm

White Hall Vineyards

White Hall Vineyards is open for tours and tastings, Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.