Here in #LoveLoudoun, we go all out for the season of love! 
Whisk your Valentine off their feet and away to DC’s Wine Country
where you’ll find bunches of love growing on every vine 🍇🍷💜

(Also, chocolate. We’ve got… a LOT of chocolate. You’ll see 👇🍫😅)

 

Conche VDay

DISHING OUT THE LOVE

In our eyes, “Valentine’s Day” means chocolate for every course! Reserve your table at our local chocolate-themed restaurant, The Conche, for a divine menu featuring 5 courses inspired by Hidden Brook wines, and meet the winemakers/owners, Eric and Deborah Hauck, while you enjoy your bottomless glass! (February 9)

Love is in the mountain air! Make your way to Dirt Farm Brewing for a food and beer pairing that is sure to impress your beer-loving sweetie. Indulge in four bites paired perfectly with craft beer! (February 15, 16, 17)

Make this Valentine’s Day unforgettable with a romantic evening in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Gaze upon the night’s skyline of the Loudoun Valley as you indulge in a three-course dinner at Dirt Farm Brewing, prepared by Chef Justin Garrison, accompanied by delicious beer! (February 14)

Valentines, pair wine and beer with elegant dishes featuring a Mediterranean flare! Share a special evening with your soulmate at Hillsborough Vineyards & Brewery as you enjoy five delicious paired courses. A flight pour of Hillsborough’s vintage wine or craft beer will accompany each plate, along with interactive discussion with the Winemaker and Brewmaster! (February 14)

Salamander Jazz Wknd

Jazz up your Valentine's Day and spend the evening at Salamander! Revel in a romantic dinner and live performance by Marcus Johnson for an unforgettable night. The ballroom will transform for the truly enchanting evening of live music, dancing and a multi-course culinary experience. Stay for the whole Weekend of Love & Jazz to enjoy the whole series of events centered on a love of food, libations, and – of course – jazz music. Hearts will beat a little faster as music jives throughout the luxurious resort and couples tune into one another. End the weekend on a high note with a scrumptious  brunch, featuring a full buffet featuring chicken and waffles, raw bar, omelet station, bottomless mimosas, and so much more. (February 15, 16, 17)

Celebrate your love in Lovettsville! Dine at Creek’s Edge Winery and enjoy a special evening of award-winning wine and six excellent courses, finely prepared by the Executive Chef! (February 14)

True love is all about trust, right? Go for the Chef’s Table dinner at Grandale Vintner’s Table this Valentine’s Day to indulge in a 5-course tasting menu, presented in the "omakase" tradition where the guest entrusts the Chef to select exemplary expressions of his creativity and the freshest ingredients of the day. Each farm-to-fork course will be carefully paired with wine by the chef and sommelier! (February 14)

 

Breaux VDay

SWEETS & TREATS 

Even in the frigid temperatures, an {indoor} winery picnic is still one of the most romantic ways to spend Valentine's Day. Doukenie Winery is partnering with the Virginia Picnic Basket Company to present a special Valentine's Day Picnic basket, which includes a placemat, pairings of curated cheeses and artisanal chocolates by The Conche, and four accompanying tasting pours of Doukenie wine. (February 14, 15, 16, 17)

Roses are red
violets are blue
come to Bluemont Vineyard to enjoy wine
and cupcakes, too!
Travel through stations as you indulge in a series of four cupcake and wine pairings, featuring your favorite Bluemont Vineyard vino and Georgetown Cupcakes… perfect for any love story! (February 8, 9, 10, 16, 17)

Whether you come alone, as a couple, or a group, Breaux Vineyards has the perfect tasting experience for you. Enjoy a delicious variety of truffles in a romantically decorated area at the vineyard, paired with the Breauxmance sparkling wine and four samples of award-winning Cabernet. Cheers to love! (February 9, 10, 14)

Forget the candles and flowers! Whether you’re showing how much you appreciate and care for a spouse, a significant other, a grandparent, or even a dear friend, nothing says I Love You quite like handmade, local craft beer and handmade, local chocolate! Old Ox Brewery has partnered with The Conche for a specialty beer and chocolate pairing event! (February 9)

Bogati cupcakes

Fall in love all over again at Bogati Winery as you experience a self-guided pairing of Virginian wine and decadent mini cupcakes by the warm glow of the fireplace! Savor the romance of indulgence with your honey and discover life's greatest pleasures. These sinfully delicious pairings will start your Valentine's Day weekend off right! (February 16)

Willowcroft Farm Vineyard is baking up a big batch of love for a special Valentine's Day Cookie & Wine Pairing! Head to Loudoun’s original winery for some gourmet lovin’ fresh from the oven. (February 17)

Prepare to be barreled over by love! Treat your sweetheart to a special pairing held in front of the Creek’s Edge barrel room, consisting of 5 different chocolates and truffles and 5 wines. Who knew love could be this sweet?! (February 16, 17)

Continue the Valentine magic over the weekend to enjoy a sensuous chocolate fondue plate for two at Hillsborough Vineyards & Brewery! Dipping foods include strawberries, pineapple, marshmallows, pound cake, and other sumptuous yummies! Treat yourself to a tour with Cork and Keg Tours or make it a B&B weekend with a romantic stay at AltaTerra Farm Bed and Breakfast(February 16, 17)

Had too much wine and chocolate? We don't think so! Especially when the wine is Cana Vineyards and Winery’s rich and luxurious Porta Bella dessert wine, and the chocolate is a delicious handcrafted pink peppercorn truffle from local chocolatier, Kingsbury Chocolates. Indulge in one more moment of Valentine's Day sweetness and come out for this special holiday tasting. See you at the winery! (February 16, 17)

 

my bloody valentine wine

CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE? (...No, really. Can you…?)

Shocktober’s Haunted Paxton Manor opens its doors again this FEARbruary for “My Bloody Valentine,” a special 2-night event. This Haunted House event is not your average date night for couples who are celebrating Valentine's Day. Whether you want to hold your loved one closer while going through the haunted Paxton Manor's 32-rooms of terror or whether you are single and want to go out with a bunch of friends because love... stinks, My Bloody Valentine is open to you! (February 15, 16)

For a bit of a bad romance, head out for a dramatic night of love-themed theater at Terra Nebulo for “Till Death Do Us Part - A Murder Mystery Party!” Here’s how the story goes: “It’s a raging Bridezilla versus a Groom who doesn’t seem to care. But there’s more than wedding jitters afoot as the couple prepares for the rehearsal dinner and a murder occurs. Someone is lying. The event planner needs your help to solve a mystery that threatens to turn the rehearsal dinner venue into a morgue with a room full of suspects. To keep the dearly beloved from becoming the dearly departed, speak now… or forever hold your peace!” (February 16)

 




OTHER WAYS TO #LOVELOUDOUN THIS WEEKEND:

#NationalPizzaDay Build-Your-Own - Feb. 9 at Dirt Farm Brewing
Comedy Night - Feb. 8 at MacDowell’s Brew Kitchen
“We are The Music Makers”: Acoustic Review - Feb. 8 at Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center
Crazy Over Love - Feb. 8 at StageCoach Theatre Company
Tales and Ales III - Feb. 8 at Old Ox Brewery
Port Tasting - Feb. 16 & 17 at Breaux Vineyards
Todd Brooks & Pour Decisions - Feb. 17 at Two Twisted Posts Winery
Chinese New Year Event - Feb. 10 at Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center
Sip & Sparkle - Feb. 10 at Willowcroft Farm Vineyards
Martini Madness & Happy Hour - Thursdays at Casa Nostra of Leesburg