The Central Virgina Wine Festival, an annual benefit event put on by the Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, returns to the Innsbrook SnagAJob.com Pavilion this Saturday, May 14th. Gates open at 12:00 PM and the festival runs until 6:00 PM.
This year’s event, now in its tenth year, features 12 Virginia wineries, including:
- Belle Mount Vineyards
- Byrd Cellars
- DelFosse Vineyards
- James River Cellars
- Horton Vineyards
- Hunt’s Family Vineyard
- Mattaponi Winery
- North Mountain Vineyard
- Rebec Vineyards
- Weston Farm Vineyard
- Elk Island
In addition to the wineries, food vendors and local artisans and craftspeople from around the area will be selling their wares. Live music will be provided by Frankenfut, 41 Diesel, and Big Enough throughout the day.
Tickets are $17 in advance online and $25 at the gate the day of the event. Admission includes tastings from each vendor and a souvenir wine glass. Non-drinker and designated driver tickets are $8 in advance; $10 at the gate. Admission is free for those under 21.
The Innsbrook SnagAJob Pavilion is located at 4901 Lake Brook Drive. Much like with Innsbrook After Hours concerts, free parking is available surrounding the site.
Proceeds will benefit the general scholarship & endowment funds for the Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association.
For more information, visit the Central Virginia Wine Festival website or call 804.723.WINE.
Photo: Central Virginia Wine Festival
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