Charlottesville is set to celebrate Virginia vineyards with an event this spring. The Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival will happen Saturday, April 21 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion.
There will be 21 wineries on hand, pouring what they have to offer. Guests will be able to sample over 90 wines from the following vineyards:
Afton Mountain Vineyards
Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery
DelFosse Vineyards & Winery
First Colony Winery
Flying Fox Vineyard
Glass House Winery
King Family Vineyards
Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards
Prince Michel Vineyards & Winery
Veritas Vineyard & Winery
White Hall Vineyards
Virginia Wineworks/Michael Shaps Wine
Special VIP packages include parking, early access to the festival VIP area, exclusive catered lunch provided by C&O Restaurant, opportunity to sample select wines not available to general public and a chance to mingle with winemakers.
In addition to many participating vineyards, Taste of Monticello Wine Trail will feature an array of non-wine vendors offering products ranging from jewelry to produce, fine cheeses, and baked goods. Food vendors include Whole Foods Market, Pantheon Popsicles, and more. Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged, as there will be designated areas for picnicking.
Vineyards and vendors are subject to change. Proceeds benefit Jeffersonian Wine Grape Grower's Society.