Event — George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour

Where: George Washington’s Mount Vernon

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121

When: Friday, May 13 – Sunday, May 15, 2016, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Details: Join Mount Vernon for the 20th anniversary of the most popular event of the year! Sample wines from 20 of Virginia’s finest wineries while enjoying spectacular views at Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon’s Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour celebrates the history of wine in Virginia with exclusive evening tours of the Mansion and cellar, appearances by “George and Martha Washington,” and live jazz on the east lawn overlooking the scenic Potomac River. Visitors can bring a blanket and relax on the east lawn as they sample wines from 20 Virginia wineries.

During tours of the Mansion, interpreters will discuss Washington’s attempts at creating a vineyard and highlight various wine-related items inside the Mansion, including the basement’s brick vaults where Washington stored his wine.

Cost: Friday, May 13: $40; Sunday, May 15: $36.

Individual tickets for Saturday evening are sold out. VIP tables are still available.

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