April 7: Cherry Blossom Celebration
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Blossoms should be in full bloom. Live music, craft vendors, food vendor, and of, course, wine tastings. No cover.
April 7: Comedy Night
Otium Cellars (Purcellville)
Doors open at 7pm. Opening act is Cerrome Russell followed by headliner, Rahmein Mostafavi. Reservations.
April 7: Stuart Wine & Food Festival
Uptown on Slusher St. (Stuart)
Fifth annual with Virginia wineries offering tastings. Variety of foods available for purchase and music by Phonic 45.
April 7: Family Fun Day
Honah Lee Vineyards (Gordonsville)
Fun afternoon with lawn games, adult wine sipping, listening to music by Vintage Silk, and MountainView BBQ.
April 7: Shenandoah Release Party
DuCard Vineyards (Etlan)
Celebrating release of the latest vintage of the namesake wine, Shenandoah. Live entertainment by Jason Burke with American and British inspired rock. No cover.
April 7-8: Spring Vertical Tasting
Barboursville Vineyards (Barboursville)
Sample the next Octagon from barrel. Taste and purchase fine older vintages usually reserved for special events. Charcuterie, cheeses and fresh breads. Reservations.
Fox Meadow Winery (Linden)
April 7-8: Black Glass Blind Tasting
Test your palate and learn the art of tasting a wine blind and deciphering what it is. Smell and taste are the pieces of the puzzle of wine tasting. Reservations.
April 7-8: April Fools' Wine Festival
James River Cellars Winery (Glen Allen)
Taste wine from six wineries, listen to music, tour the winery, visit with craft vendors and browse the food truck courts. Tons to do.
April 8: Wine and Watercolor
Bluestone Vineyard (Bridgewater)
Paint a botanical piece featuring dogwoods in bloom. Designed for all skill levels and includes all supplies and glass of wine. Sign up in advance.
Lost Creek Winery (Leesburg)
April 8: Volcanic Wine Tasting
Session Two in "For Love of Wine" tasting series. One of nature's most impressive phenomena, volcanoes contribution to the making of some distinctive wines.
April 8 & 22: PaintNite!
Three Fox Vineyards (Delaplane)
Paint a masterpiece on a wine glass and enjoy discounted glasses and bottles. Reservations:
April 9: Side Saddle Chase Foundation Benefit
Greenhill Winery (Middleburg)
Third annual wine tasting event where you sip some wine, bid on auction items and participate in the raffle. Wonderful menu items offered by Side Saddle Care.