Nelson: Starry Nights Season Kicks Off At Veritas Vineyard & Winery

BlueRidgeLife™2013: Photos By BRLM Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : Folks danced into the sunset to the sounds of Jimi Smooth & Hittime Band this past Saturday night – June 8, 2013 as Starry Nights 2013 kicked off the season.

Nelson County, VA

Mother Nature decided to cooperate and lend beautiful weather for the start of the 2013 Starry Nights series at Veritas Vineyard & Winery. We’ve been telling you about the cool outdoor series for over 5 years.

Emily Scott, Ashley Holden, and Addie Pierce enjoy a glass of wine during the kickoff of the 2013 Starry Nights series at Veritas this past Saturday – June 8, 2013.
As daylight faded, people danced into the night with tunes from Jimi Smooth & Hittime Band at Veritas – Saturday : June 8, 2013
Jimi Smooth & Hittime Band played into the night for people attending the first Starry Nights of the season. Saturday – June 8, 2013
The weather couldn’t have been better. Countless people packed the grounds at Veritas to kickoff the start of Starry Nights 2013.
Hungry? No problem. Roasted Candied Beets and Heirloom Tomato Salad in a Crostini Bouchée with Feta and a Champagne Vinaigrette and Chardonnay Glaze
Seared Salmon with a Rouge Butter Sauce, Creamy Garlic Orzo, Asparagus Bundles, Topped with Micro Greens and Red Pepper Coulis
Raspberry and Chocolate Mousse Parfait with a Caramel Crisp and Fresh Summer Berries were all on the menu as part of the start to Starry Nights 2013. Chef Jonathan Boroughs made it happen!

Didn’t make the kick off to Starry Nights this time around? Not to worry, the series runs every month with the last one on September 14, 2013. The next Starry Nights will be Saturday, July 13th, 2013, 7-11 pm featuring Abbey Road – Beatles Cover Band. Click here to make reservations. And click here to see the menu.


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