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The 32nd Annual Fall Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Returns to Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

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The 32nd Annual Fall Town Point Virginia Wine Festival
Returns to Downtown Norfolk Waterfront
The 2019 Fall Wine Festival to Feature More Than 200 of Virginia’s Finest Wines
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20, 2019
Location: Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk, VA Waterfront
Online Link: bit.ly/FallWine19
Tickets: bit.ly/FesteventsTix

Norfolk, VA – (September 17, 2019) – The 32nd Annual Fall Town Point Virginia Wine Festival is set for Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20, 2019, at Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. The festival runs from 11am to 6pm each day.

Wine Enthusiast Magazine has named Virginia one of the top 10 best wine travel destinations in the world, and the Fall Town Point Virginia Wine Festival brings together the best of the best of Virginia’s wineries, from the mountains of southwest Virginia to right here in Hampton Roads, for a one-of-a-kind tasting experience.

This year’s Fall Town Point Virginia Wine Festival will feature more than 200 of Virginia’s finest wines from over 30 different Commonwealth wineries. Set in Town Point Park along the picturesque Elizabeth River in Downtown Norfolk, the Fall Wine Festival allows budding sommeliers and everyday enthusiasts to sample and purchase premier wine with friends and family, while also enjoying live musical performances, gourmet foods, and specialty wine wares.

Tickets are on sale now at bit.ly/FesteventsTix with prices as low as $25 for single-day general admission. For additional information on ticket prices and options, click the link above or head to the ‘Ticket Information’ section below.

The following Virginia wineries will be participating in this year’s Fall Wine Festival, in addition to exclusive offerings within the Cork & Fork V.I.P. Grand Tasting.

Participating Wineries (Location, VA):
AmRhein Wine Cellars (Bent Mountain)
Barboursville Vineyards (Barboursville)
Blue Toad Cidery (Roseland)
Bright Meadows Farm (Nathalie)
Burnley Vineyards (Barboursville)
Castle Glen Estates Winery (Doswell)
Castle Gruen Vineyards & Winery (Locust Dale)
Chateau Morrisette Winery (Floyd)
Cobbler Mountain Cellars (Delaplane)
Glass House Winery (Free Union)
Haley’s Honey Meadery (Hopewell)
Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery (Nellysford)
Homeplace Vineyard (Chatham)
Horton Vineyards (Gordonsville)
James River Cellars Winery (Glen Allen)
Lake Anna Winery (Spotsylvania)
Lazy Days Winery (Amherst)
Mattaponi Winery (Spotsylvania)
Mermaid Winery (Norfolk)
Naked Mountain Winery & Vineyards (Markham)
Peaks Of Otter Winery (Bedford)
Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery (Leon)
Rebec Vineyards (Amherst)
Rockbridge Vineyard (Raphine)
Stanburn Winery (Stuart)
Williamsburg Winery (Williamsburg)
Veritas Vineyard & Winery (Afton)
Vintner’s Cellar Winery (Yorktown)
West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery (Meadows)

NEW! to the Fall Wine Festival for 2019 is the Cork & Fork V.I.P. Grand Tasting, a celebration of amazing eats and drinks from across Virginia on Sunday, October 20 from 1pm to 4pm. Time-honored tastes and traditions come alive during Cork & Fork, including all-inclusive food and beverage tastings/pairings, an oyster bar, immersive cooking displays, Governor’s Cup award-winning wines (available only in the Grand Tasting area), local world-class chefs, and much more. A limited number of 200 tickets are available for this interactive culinary experience. For more information on Cork & Fork ticket pricing, as well as all ticket options, head to the ‘Ticket Information’ section below.

Cork & Fork Participants (Location, VA):
Amici’s Pizza Café (Portsmouth & Suffolk)
The Atlantic On Pacific (Virginia Beach)
Big Island Oysters (Hayes)
Café Stella (Norfolk)
Press 626 Wine Bar (Norfolk)
The Vanguard (Hampton)
Westside Produce & Provisions (Norfolk)

The 2019 Fall Wine Festival will also feature live music entertainment throughout the weekend at Town Point Park. Festival guests can enjoy live acoustic and folk rock performances from Lewis McGehee, The Mike Proffitt Band, and TBD.

Fall Wine Festival Music Schedule:

Saturday, October 19:
11am – 2pm: Lewis McGehee (Folk Rock – Website)
2:30pm – 6pm: TBD

Sunday, October 20:
11am – 2pm: Lewis McGehee (Folk Rock – Website)
2:30pm – 6pm: The Mike Proffitt Band (Acoustic Rock – Website)

In addition, the Fall Wine Festival will also feature a variety of different dishes from Bro’s Fish Tacos, Cogan’s Pizza, Deep Fried Kettle Corn, Granby Bistro, Strawberry Street, and much more. Festival guests are also allowed to bring in their

The Fall Wine Festival also provides a wide range of shopping from specialty wine glasses and artwork to handmade cigars to coastal-themed jewelry. Vendors include Christopher Mize, Jimmy & Mary’s Authentic Body Care, Luna Moon Silver, Peacefrogs, Sequoia Springs, Soco Swings, The Wineyard and much more.

From enthusiastic wine experts to the casual festival fan, the 32nd Annual Fall Town Virginia Wine Festival offers a memorable experience for all guests. A wide range of ticket options are available, ranging from General Admission to Reserved Tables to Corporate Chalets. Read below for additional details on each ticketing option.

Tickets are available for purchase at bit.ly/FesteventsTix.

Ticket Information:

General Admission – Includes admission into festival, does not include tasting privileges.
Saturday: $30
Sunday: $25

Tasting Ticket – Includes admission into festival, souvenir glass, and tasting privileges.
Saturday: $40 (Tier 2 pricing while supplies last) | $45 (Tier 3 pricing)
Sunday: #35 (Tier 2 pricing while supplies last) | $40 (Tier 3 pricing)

Reserved Table Seating – Includes admission into festival, souvenir glass, tasting privileges, and reserved seating with a table for eight guests. Limited quantity available.
Saturday: $390
Sunday: $315

Cork & Fork V.I.P. Grand Tasting – Includes admission into festival, souvenir glass, tasting privileges, and access to the Cork & Fork V.I.P. Grand Tasting on Sunday, October 20, from 1pm to 4pm.
Sunday-Only: $75 (Tier 1 pricing while supplies last)
Sunday-Only: $100 (Tier 2 pricing while supplies last)

Corporate Chalets – Private chalet packages are available for small groups and private parties and can be customized to the group. Contact Claudell Clark at 757-441-2345 or email [email protected] for additional information and to reserve a private chalet.

Docking & Boater Packages – Festival boater packages are available alongside Town Point Park with rates starting at $200. Call 757-441-2345 or email [email protected] for more information.

Please note personal tables of any kind cannot be accommodated on the festival grounds. Wine sampling ends each day at 4:30pm and wine sales end at 5pm. Please remember to drink responsibly and arrange for safe transportation.

The 2019 Fall Town Point Virginia Wine Festival is produced by Norfolk Festevents and the City of Norfolk and sponsored by ABNB, Norfolk Waterside Marriott, The Main, Segra, Southern Auto Group, Waterside District, CFE Equipment Corporation, Virginia Is For Lovers, Customer Magnetism, Oracle, 94.9 The Point, 101.3 2WD, Z104 and 95.7 RNB.

Norfolk Festevents, Ltd., based in Norfolk, Virginia, is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating the most dynamic urban waterfront community in America through innovative programming and imaginative uses of its historic waterfront spaces. An extensive 10-month schedule of diverse outdoor cultural events, festivals, concerts, entertainment, holiday programs, and tall ship visits are presented in two popular and welcoming waterfront environments; Town Point Park located in downtown Norfolk on the banks of the Elizabeth River and Ocean View Beach Park situated on the shore line of the Chesapeake Bay. Norfolk Festevents has served as the City of Norfolk’s official event marketing agency since the city’s downtown waterfront revitalization initiatives began in 1982. The organization has garnered international acclaim for its advocacy for public access to waterfronts, outstanding quality programming and development of public spaces, transforming Norfolk into one of the most progressive, fun and livable waterfront communities in the country. Residents, workers, and visitors to Norfolk and the Hampton Roads region are invited to experience all the fun and excitement of the 2019 season!
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