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Join Mount Vernon for its most popular event of the year! Sample wines from Virginia's finest wineries while enjoying spectacular views at the estate.
Join Mount Vernon for its most popular event of the year! Sample wines from Virginia's finest wineries while enjoying spectacular views at the estate.George Washington's Mount Vernon George Washington's Mount Vernon email@example.com MM/DD/YYYY 15
Celebrate the history of wine in Virginia with exclusive evening tours of the Mansion and cellar, appearances by George and Martha Washington, and live jazz on the east lawn overlooking the scenic Potomac River. Bring a blanket, relax on the east lawn, and sample wines from Virginia wineries.
During tours of the Mansion, interpreters will discuss Washington’s attempts at creating a vineyard and highlight various wine-related items inside the Mansion, including the basement’s brick vaults where Washington stored his wine.
All proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation and restoration of Mount Vernon and its educational programs.
To accompany the wine tasting, fruit and cheese boxes are available by advance purchase. A variety of hot and cold food and desserts including baguettes, gourmet sandwiches, and specialty sweets will be available on site from the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant. Outside food and beverages are not allowed.
Private, reserved tables that seat twelve are available. These tables include a fruit, cheese, and meat platter, a dessert platter, three bottles of house wine, and VIP table service.
Mount Vernon’s Wine Festival & Sunset Tour takes place rain or shine. All sales are final. Early ticket purchase is suggested. Guests must be prepared to show identification for wine service. Designated drivers will receive free Coca-Cola soft drinks. Pets are not allowed. There is a $5 transaction fee in addition to ticket price.