Posts Tagged ‘Virginia Wine Expo’

Last Chance: Virginia Wine Expo

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

The 2011 Virginia Wine Expo opens Friday, February 25 and runs through Sunday, February 27 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.  Tickets are on sale now!

4th Annual Virginia Wine Expo in Richmond 2/25/2011 through 2/27/2011

Friday night opens with the Virginia Governor’s Cup Grand Tasting. Join the Governor as he announces this year’s outstanding Virginia wines from the 350 wines being showcased by the 60+ Virginia wineries. Reserve wines will be served on Friday only and Richmond’s finest chefs will be serving small plates to give ticket holders a chance to sample some of Virginia’s finest food and wine.

Saturday and Sunday present the opportunity for a walk-around grand tasting between 11 AM and 6 PM. Virginia’s wineries will have set up booths and will be offering tastes of their wines. Whole Foods Market has stocked a cheese pavilion for your enjoyment; and select vendors will be offering unique items for purchase.  Throughout the event, wines will be available for purchase by the bottle for on-premise consumption or to take with you.


This Week in Richmond, Virginia

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

February 22 through February 28, 2011 finds a week packed with exciting events and things to do in VIrginia’s capitol city, Richmond.

Full Calendar of Events in Richmond VA This Week

1. VMFA presents the exhibition “Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musee National Picasso, Paris” featuring 176 works in various media chronicling the famed artist’s entire career. See our other blog post for details! Open 7 days a week, hours 10 AM to 6 PM, extended to 9 PM on Thursdays and Fridays. World class art – not to be missed!

2. Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance” the powerful Irish Dance phenomenon takes the stage at the Landmark Theater  on February 22 at 7:30 PM. Blog Post.

3. John Mellencamp, American rock singer/songwriter known for his own brand of rock that favors organic instrumentation not synthesizers and artificial sounds, will appear as part of his “No Better Than This Tour” on Thursday, February 24 at 7 PM at Richmond’s Landmark Theater. Mellencamp has sold over 40 million albums worldwide and his latest album “No Better Than This” was released to widespread acclaim August, 2010. Tickets from Ticketmaster entitle ticket holder to download one copy of the album. Past hits include “Hurts So Good” and “Jack and Diane.”


Finest of February in Richmond Virginia

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Richmond Virginia is THE place to be in February of 2011.

There is plenty to see and do and here are the top five things to put on your calendar as “not-to-be-missed!”