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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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.

Food Options

To accompany the wine tasting, fruit and cheese boxes are available by advance purchase. Concessions from the Mount Vernon Inn will also be available. Outside food and beverages are not allowed.

VIP Tables

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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