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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.
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Celebrate the history of wine in Virginia with exclusive evening tours of the Mansion and cellar and appearances by George and Martha Washington. Bring a blanket, relax on the east lawn overlooking the scenic Potomac River, and sample wines made in Virginia.
During tours of the Mansion, visit the cellar where Washington stored his wine and learn about the successes and failures of our Founding Father’s endeavors with wine.
All proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation and restoration of Mount Vernon and its educational programs.
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 $3 transaction fee in addition to ticket price.
Friday, May 18: Sonyx
Saturday, May 19: Trio Caliente
Sunday, May 20: Anthem String Quartet
Sonyx is a traditional jazz quartet playing instrumental jazz and swing music, as well as contemporary jazz. This group's smooth sound and dynamic repertoire are unbeatable.
Trio Caliente produces fiery Latin music from two guitarists and a female vocalist, seamlessly fusing together elements of Bossa Nova, gypsy rumba and contemporary flamenco.
Anthem String Quartet's repertoire will feature classical styles, including period music George Washington would have heard at Mount Vernon.
To accompany the wine tasting, fruit and cheese boxes are available by advance purchase. Outside food and beverages are not allowed.
BBQ pulled pork with coleslaw $8
BBQ beef brisket $10
Baguette with hummus or chipotle spread $6
Fruit and cheese box $8
Kettle corn $3
Charcuterie box $10
Chicken kabob $8
Colonial soft pretzels $5
Crab cake sandwich $16
Jumbo hot dog $6
Veggie wrap $8
Smoked salmon & boursin cheese on a baguette $12
Turkey wrap $8
Baby green salad $6
Caesar salad $6
Caesar salad with chicken $9
Fruit bar $5
Cake slice $6
Strawberry shortcake $7
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.
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