At The Winery
CHURCH CREEK WINE & OYSTER TOURS
Saturdays & Sundays | October through November
A singular and epicurean opportunity to learn about aquaculture and viticulture on Virginia's Eastern Shore with our partners at Shooting Point Oyster Company aboard the Oyster Queen in Church Creek and at Chatham Vineyards. Weekends in October and November 2016.
The tour includes an immersive three hour experience in wine and oyster tasting that begins with an oyster farming tour on Church Creek aboard the Oyster Queen with Shooting Point Oyster Company. The water tour is followed by a wine tasting at Chatham Vineyards with oysters on the half shell. The tour price includes a bottle of Chatham's Church Creek wine and a dozen oysters per couple to take home.
Saturdays and Sundays, 1 pm sharp, weather permitting.
Limited to six persons per tour. $100/person
Please call the winery for more details and arrangements.
MERROIR & TERROIR ~ OYSTER EXTRAVAGANZA
Saturday, November 12 | 4 to 8pm
Raw bar tasting of Shore oysters, unlimited roasted oysters, clam chowder, salad and dessert with a glass of wine, and acoustic music.
Special Events & Festivals
TOWN POINT VIRGINIA FALL WINE FESTIVAL
Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16 | 11am to 6pm
Experience Hampton Roads’ most anticipated Wine Festival of the fall season along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. Wine Enthusiast Magazine has named Virginia one of the 10 best wine travel destinations in the world! This year’s fall favorite will showcase more than 30 wineries with over 200 of the Commonwealth’s finest wine varieties.
Festival guests can enjoy the company of friends and family along the Elizabeth River for a weekend-long harvest of Virginia wineries in Town Point Park. Budding sommeliers and everyday enthusiasts can sample and purchase premier wine vintages and enjoy live musical performances, along with gourmet foods and specialty wares.
VIRGINIA'S EASTERN SHORE WINE & BRINE
Celebrate the Eastern Shore’s distinct viticulture and aquaculture offerings and tout the hyper-local benefits of growing grapes within steps of some of the best aqua farming in the country. A full calendar of events includes traditional Shore oyster roasts, wine & oyster festivals, wine dinners, raw bar tastings, and wine & oyster lover's weekend getaway packages. Restaurants and retailers offer signature Eastern Shore oyster dishes, or products, paired with an Eastern Shore wine. But tasting this place is not limited to the Shore! Restaurants all along the East Coast are participating.