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  • Wine Festivals Abound

    by Casey | Posted on August 16th, 2011

    Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival at Poplar HillNumbering just a few shy of 200, Virginia’s wineries pour their best blends at numerous festivals dedicated to the fruits of their labors. Far too numerous for this to ever be a comprehensive post, here are a few key events you’ll want to jot down. Don’t worry, you can dig further and fill up your days by visiting Virginia.org/WineFestivals.



    Couples, Events, Food and Wine | 3 Comments

    3 Responses to “Wine Festivals Abound”

    1. Jamie says:

      Love this, but you’re missing several wine festivals!

      • Casey says:

        We have many more on Virginia.org, as stated in the post. Yet, that probably isn’t even a comprehensive list. We rely on the event organizers, wineries, and local tourism officials to keep us in the know. Thanks for your comment!