Join Mount Vernon for its most popular event of the year! Sample wines from Virginia's finest wineries while enjoying delicious food, live music, and spectacular views at the estate.

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Add to Calendar 05/17/2019 18:00:00 05/19/2019 21:00:00 America/Rio_Branco Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour

Join Mount Vernon for its most popular event of the year! Sample wines from Virginia's finest wineries while enjoying delicious food, live music, and spectacular views at the estate.

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Friday, May 17: $48; Saturday, May 18: SOLD OUT; Sunday, May 19: $42

Celebrate the history of wine in Virginia with exclusive evening tours of the Mansion and cellar and appearances by Martha Washington and other people from Washington’s world. 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.

Live Music

Friday: Sonyx
Saturday: Bruce Ewan and the Solid Senders
Sunday: David Bach Consort

Participating Wineries

Barboursville Vineyards Barboursville, VA
Chateau Morrisette Meadows of Dan, VA
DuCard Vineyards Madison, VA
DelFosse Vineyards & Winery Faber, VA
Early Mountain Madison, VA
Effingham Manor Nokesville, VA
Gray Ghost Vineyards Amissville, VA
Horton Vineyards Gordonsville, VA
Jefferson Vineyards Charlottesville, VA
Lake Anna Winery Spotsylvania, VA
Miracle Valley Vineyard Delaplane, VA
Narmada Winery Amissville, VA
Pearmund Cellars Broad Run, VA
Philip Carter Winery of Virginia Hume, VA
Rockbridge Vineyards Raphine, VA
Rosemont Vineyards La Crosse, VA
Three Fox Vineyards Delaplane, VA
Veritas Winery Afton, VA
Walsh Family Wine Purcellville, VA
Williamsburg Winery Williamsburg, VA
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Food Options

To accompany the wine tasting, fruit and cheese boxes are available by advance purchase for $29.99, plus tax. Outside food and beverages are not allowed.

Mount Vernon Inn Concessions

BBQ pulled pork with coleslaw $8
BBQ beef brisket $10
Italian sausage $10
Crab Cake Sandwich $16
Smoked salmon & Boursin cheese on baguette $12
Chicken Kabob $8
Jumbo hot dog $6
Turkey wrap $8
Veggie wrap $8
Caesar salad $6
Caesar salad with chicken $9
Charcuterie box $10
Fruit and cheese box $8
Baguette with hummus $6
Chipotle spread $7
Colonial soft pretzels $5
Kettle corn $3
Chips $2
Candy $2
Julie's assorted cookies $2
Bottle water $3
Powerade $3
Can soda $2

Alexandria Pastry Shop Menu

Brownie $5
Cupcake $5
Fruit bar $5
Cake $7
Strawberry shortcake $7

Food Options

To accompany the wine tasting, fruit and cheese boxes are available by advance purchase for $29.99, plus tax. Outside food and beverages are not allowed. The Mount Vernon Inn will offer a variety of hot and cold concessions, and the Alexandria Pastry Shop will be selling tasty treats.

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.

$1,200 Friday, $1,300 Saturday, $1,100 Sunday

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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.

Remembering Gordon Murchie

Remembering Gordon Murchie

Gordon Murchie, a champion of Mount Vernon, George Washington, and Virginia wine passed away this spring. As a wine industry great, Gordon was instrumental to the creation and success of Mount Vernon's wine festivals over the last 20 years. We are forever grateful for his contributions to Mount Vernon. 

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