Festival of the Grape

Monday, October 27, 2014

I’m usually not the type to do a weekend re-cap type of post. Frankly, I just don’t do much that’s worth talking about. But this weekend, I actually had plans.

My dad is one of those guys that can make friends with anybody. So he has a friend through work that got us tickets to the Festival of the Grape in the next county over. Let me just tell y’all, I was so excited. If y’all know me, you know I love wine!

Dad and I waiting to taste some wine
It started at 11am and when we got there at 10 minutes after the line was ridiculous. I’m sure there were at least 1,000 people waiting in line as we were going through the gate. (They cut the ticket sales at 8,000 people and I heard the limit was reached by noon) When we went through we got cute wine glasses to carry around with us.

There were 30 Virginia wineries at the festival, but I’m not sure we got to all of them. It was so much fun going around to all of the booths and tasting all kinds of wine. I had four favorites from three different wineries. Luckily, I’m pretty sure that I can order them online since I didn’t buy any of them at the festival.

If you ever get a chance to go to a wine or beer festival, DO IT!!! It was so much fun and the plus side is that you never get thirsty!

PS I promise I’m not a wine-holic!


  1. How fun!! We always went to a big wine-fest in Colorado, so I'm hoping to find something similar in Ohio! It sounds like you had an awesome time! :)

  2. This looks like so much fun!

  3. Sheesh! Yum. That's where I should have been this week. I went to West Virginia to visit family, but man, yummy!!