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#VaWine Month Turns 25

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October has arrived, which means it’s time to celebrate wine. We have Wine Week in DC, however, Virginia celebrates for an entire month. This month will mark the 25th anniversary of Virginia Wine Month!

There is a lot to celebrate — with more than 288 wineries, countless award-winning wines and what Forbes calls the potential to become the East Coast Napa.

There are plenty of events for those who want to either explore Virginia wineries or taste Virginia wine at local wine bars. Check out our list of events and specials honoring Virginia Wine Month.

Celebrate Virginia in the metro area:


If you’re out and about, here’s a list of events in Virginia’s wine country:


    Oktoberfest
  • Saturday, Oct. 5, 2–7 p.m.
  • AmRhein’s Wine Cellars
    SoVa Wine Fest
  • Saturday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • The Lawn at Berry Hill