Winter Wine Weekend
February 22-24, 2019
An Educational Tasting Experience
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Taste Wines from Around the World
From the Shenandoah Valley to South Africa
Meet Winemakers and Industry Experts
From Across Virginia


Tickets can be customized depending on the level of participation you choose. The greatest value and experience is found in the All Inclusive Event Ticket, giving you access to all the weekend's fun. If you want to dip your toe in the event this year, tickets to just the Grand Tasting Event are available. The tickets do not include overnight accommodations. To book your room, click here

Ticket Deadline for all Culinary Events (Spanish Dinner, Winemaker's Dinner and Sunday Brunch) is Wednesday, Feb. 20th at 5:00pm. 

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Grand Tasting

Join us from 1-5pm and taste Shenandoah Valley wines featuring Bluestone Vineyard, Barren Ridge Vineyards, Rockbridge Vineyard, CrossKeys Vineyards, Brix and Columns Vineyards, Muse Vineyards, Ox Eye Vineyards, and Cave Ridge Vineyard.

Saturday Day Pass - Sessions + Grand Tasting

Includes access to your choice of 4 sessions on Saturday and entrance to the Grand Tasting from 1-5pm. 
$15.00 per session sold on day of event

Wine Weekend Pass

Includes access for 1 person to the Friday Welcome Reception where wine and apps will be served alongside live music, the "Winemaker's Year" movie showing, all sessions and lunch on Saturday, as well as the Grand Tasting.

Sunday Riedel Tasting Seminar

Riedel, The Wine Glass Company, will be on site for a tasting seminar. A fun experience that highlights the difference between drinking from the highest quality stemware. Price includes a set of 4 Riedel high-quality wine glasses to take home.

Culinary Events

Friday 3-Course Spanish Wine Pairing Dinner

A 3-course dinner with wine pairings inspired by the diverse region of Spain. Brock Kapper of wine distributor Country Vintner will be on hand to discuss each wine and the food it is paired with. The meal will feature three dishes typically found around Spanish dinner tables such as tapas, paella, Jamón, gazpacho, gambas al ajillo (garlic shrimp), etc.  
$60.00 Ticket Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Saturday Winemaker's Dinner

A 5-course Virginia wine pairing dinner prepared by Hotel Madison and JMU Hart School of Hospitality culinary teams. The evening will start with an appetizer and paired wine reception, selected and prepared by Hart School of Hospitality culinary students with the oversite of JMU Professor Tassie Pippert. The meal will continue, featuring two small plate courses such as a soup and salad, followed by an entree and dessert.  Dietary restrictions can be accommodated upon request. 
$99.00 Ticket Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Sunday Champagne Brunch

Join the master of the "methode champenoise" Claude Thibaut for a coursed meal, paired with the finest Virginia sparkling wine and Champagne. Monsieur Thibaut will be on-hand to describe each wine and its pairing. 
$49.00  Ticket Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 20.

*ticket prices do not include tax.

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