8th Annual Virginia Wine Expo

Break up the Winter Doldrums with a visit to the exciting 8thAnnual Virginia Wine Expo!
  • Walk around, taste and buy both wines and artisan Virginia wine and food.
  • Meet Virginia winemakers and owners.
  • Taste wines of South America, the Guest Wine Region.

There are many seminars and dinners so check the ticket packages available.  Walk around tickets are $10 less if purchased online instead of at the door.  Meals will be available for sale as well as the free food tastings.

Please note that you must bring a valid ID showing you are 21 or older to be admitted for all days but Sunday. As to Sunday, bear in mind there are no activities for children.

Please, no strong perfume, hairspray, colognes or aftershave as it will detract from the tasting experience of others, and once a guest exits the exhibition hall, re-entry is not permitted except to the Smoking Area located outside.
There is a parking deck directly connected to the Greater Richmond Convention Center.
Pets are not permitted
Main Event
Walk-Around Grand Tastings – Saturday and Sunday, February 21-22 
Where:     Greater Richmond Convention Ctr, 403 N 3rd St., Richmond
When:      12:00pm – 6:00pm
Price:        Daily tasting fee: $42 – includes Riedel crystal wine glass
What:       Taste Virginia and Guest Wine from South Africa
Complimentary water will be available – enjoy tasting & shopping local food – cheese, chocolate, oils, vinegar, nuts, smoked meats, etc

Events & Seminars

Tuesday Feb 17

$75      Grand Cru Preview Party at Estilo

Wednesday, Feb 18

$85  FEAST: Virginia Coastal Style at The Boathouse
$70  Chef Mamusu’s African Dinner

Thursday, Feb 19

$75  Best of Virginia & South Africa Premier Tasting
$75  TheMonticello Wine Trail Dinner at Pomegranate
$90  Winemaker Dinner at The Williamsburg Winery’s Cafe Provencal

Friday, Feb 20

$44  Southern Style Lunch at Comfort
$45  Real Richmond Culinary Walking Tour of Both Sides of Broad
$75  South African & Virginia Wine: A Range of Extraordinary Styles
$44  Burger Blast

Saturday Feb 21

$42  GENERAL ADMISSION Walk-Around Grand Tasting
$15  NON-DRINKING Walk-Around Grand Tasting
$50  VIP/EARLYADMISSION  Walk-Around Grand Tasting
$45  Real Richmond Culinary Church Hill Walking Tour: Spies to Pies
$65  Cooking Class: Classic Virginia Cuisine & Virginia Wine
$99  Virginia Wine Country Excursion & Lunch at New Kent Winery
$60  Critic’s Choice Virginia Wine Tapas Lunch at Julep’s
$50  Farm To Table Lunch at Max’s on Broad
$20  Seminar: How to Make Yummy Cocktails w/ Virginia Wine
$75  Seminar: World Class Wines of South Africa & Virginia
$20  Seminar: How to Pair Charcuterie w/ Virginia Wine
$20  Seminar:  Virginia Wine & “Wine-Like” Craft Beer
$20  Seminar:  Amazing Virginia Cider & Cheese Pairing
$15  Seminar:  Pairing Music with Wine

Sunday, Feb 22

Love Rox Half Marathon: 10k & 5k at the Virginia Wine Expo

$55  The Great RVA Brunch Party
$42  GENERAL ADMISSION Walk-Around Grand Tasting
$15  NON-DRINKING Walk-Around Grand Tasting


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