Destinations, Events

Celebrate the 6th Annual Virginia Wine Expo in February

January 8, 2014 by

Wine tasting

The annual Virginia Wine Expo is back for its 6th year in February. This national destination event celebrates Virginia’s outstanding wines along with the region’s culinary, historic and cultural excellence. The event will be held February 18 – 23, 2014 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

In all, there will be more than 35 wine and food events to enjoy including the Opening Night Burger Blast, the legendary Walk-Around Grand Tastings, the new Love Rox Half Marathon and 10k, along with several incredible dinners, brunches, lunches, comparative tastings, tours, excursions and more.

Richmond

More than Wine

Highlights of the Virginia Wine Expo will take place on Saturday and Sunday including the Walk-Around Grand Tastings where guests will have the opportunity to taste and buy wines from a selection of more than 450 Virginia wines.

Wine can be purchased by the glass to enjoy immediately or by the bottle to take home with wines from more than 70 Virginia vintners. However wine is just part of the enjoyment expo goers can expect.

Guests will also have the opportunity to taste dishes created by 30 local chefs and other culinary personalities. Specialty foods will range from fine cheeses, to chocolates, nuts and oils and even include smoked meats, oysters, and more.

Along with the Walk-Around other events to look forward to include:

  • The 2nd annual Burger Blast
  • Thomas Jefferson’s Table at the Jefferson Hotel
  • RVA-List Brunch With a View presented by the Bull & Bear Club
  • Grand Tour of Virginia presented by Style Weekly
  • Real Richmond Culinary Walking Tours
  • Central Virginia Wine Tours
  • More 

Tickets

Now in its 6th year, the Virginia Wine Expo has established itself as a premier wine event in the Mid-Atlantic. Expo goers will converge from across the Greater Richmond area as well as from around the country. Tickets are on sale now and can only be purchased in advance at VirginiaWineExpo.com.

Photo credits: noviceromano, Wikipedia



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