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WINTERGREEN, VA – “Wine down” and celebrate America amidst the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains with â€œFun on the Fourthâ€¦and Fifth!â€
Enjoy wine, music, picnics and fun at Wintergreen Winery on Friday, July 4th and Saturday, July 5th from 10am until 6pm. Sip wine, listen to live music, shop, picnic by the river, soak in the scenery and relax in a setting perfect for kicking back. The wine tasting will include 2007 Black Rock Chardonnay Reserve, 2006 Viognier, Three Ridges White, Thomas Nelson White, Three Ridges Red, Cabernet Franc, Mill Hill Apple and the decadent Raspberry dessert wine served with chocolate. Plan to stay a while and take in the scenery with a picnic outdoors and enjoy live music from noon until 5:30pm. The music will kick off on Friday with South 29, a trio of classically trained and unchained musicians who leave audiences awash in a simmering blend of blues, funk, and rock. On Saturday guests will be treated to the danceable, fun, upbeat and rocking rhythm and blues of Chickenhead Blues Band. The $7 daily admission fee per adult (children are free) includes the wine tasting, live music, a souvenir wine glass, use of the winery grounds and riverside picnic areas plus wine and gift shop specials. The event will be held rain or shine. Light picnic fare will be available for purchase to enjoy at the scenic picnic area on the banks of the Rockfish River.
Wintergreen Winery is surrounded by panoramic mountain views and is located approximately 35 minutes from Charlottesville in the Rockfish Valley of Nelson County near Wintergreen Resort and the Blue Ridge Parkway. For more information visit www.WintergreenWinery.com or call (434) 361-2519.
From Charlottesville and Richmond, Virginia:
Interstate 64 West to Exit 107; US 250 West six miles to left on Route 151 South; fourteen miles to right on Route 664; winery entrance 1/2 mile on right.
From Shenandoah Valley, Virginia:
Interstate 64 East to Exit 99; US 250 East three miles to right on Route 151 South; fourteen miles to right on Route 664; winery entrance 1/2 mile on right.
From the Blue Ridge Parkway:
Exit at Reed’s Gap (MP 13.5) on Route 664 East; winery entrance five miles on left.
Route 29 North to left on Route 151 North; Follow Route 151 for twenty one miles to left on Route 664; winery entrance 1/2 mile on right.