Happy November! With everyone still catching their breath from the World Series Game this week and counting down the days until Election Day, I think everyone’s ready to have some down time in Loudoun with a glass of wine in hand. Luckily, there are so many great events happening at Loudoun wineries this weekend. Will you Find Your Vine at Sunset Hills Vineyard, 868 Estate Vineyards, North Gate Vineyards or Tarara Winery?

Chili Cook-Offchili cook off – November 5

The chili gauntlet has been thrown down! Sunset Hills Vineyard and 868 Estate Vineyards have challenged each other to a chili cook-off! Visit both of these beautiful wineries this Saturday for a chance to taste their chili, and wine of course. Vote for your favorite and may the best chili win.

OysterFest – November 5fireplace

The annual Oyster Fest is happening this weekend at North Gate Vineyards in Purcellville! Join North Gate in enjoying delicious wine and oysters. Take your pick between raw oysters or grilled oysters with bacon and cheese or jalapeños. Yum! See you there!

 

 

2016 Fall Winemaker TastingTarara grapes at harvest – November 5

The second edition of Tarara Winery‘s Tasting Series will be this Saturday! Tarara’s winemaker, Jordan Harris, will be leading a tasting with a focus on Rhone white wines and Cabernet Sauvignon. This tasting will consist of two flights of high-end, premium wines and will be followed by an exquisite meal created by the Wine Kitchen. Get your last minute tickets today!

As always, make sure to check our events calendar to stay up to date on all that is happening in Loudoun. Here are some other great events this weekend:

Picturing English Pastimes: National Sporting Library & Museum – Until January 15

Pumpkin Village Fall Fest: Leesburg Animal Park – Until November 8

Art Exhibit: National Sporting Library & Museum – Until November 27

Food Truck Fridays: Bogati Winery – November 4

Bordeaux Blends Wine Education Class: Quattro Goomba’s Winery – November 5 & 6

Wood-Fired Saturday: Bogati Winery – November 5

Hangover Brunch: Lost Rhino Retreat – November 6

Book Signing: North Gate Vineyard – November 6

Live Music: North Gate Vineyard – November 6