New Kent County Wine Trail
Richmond Times Dispatch August 19, 2015

New Kent Winery in Talleysville is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm.  7 varieties of New Kent Wine are available for tasting and more for sale.  2009 Chardonnay Reserve judged best from among 162 wines from 52 Virginia Wineries.
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Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Winery, Tasting Room.  Indoor and outdoor facilities for weddings, musical events and celebrations. Open Wednesday – Monday, 11 am to 6:00 pm. (Fridays until 9 pm)  For directions and more information call 804-843-7100 or see www.saudecreek.com 
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Gauthier Vineyards, 5000 Farmers Drive, Barhamsville, VA 23011   11 am to six on Saturday and Sunday. To make reservations for private tastings - a minimum of six is required – please call in advance at 757-634-7527, or contact us via e-mail at  info@gauthiervineyard.com ____________________________

Upper Shirley Vineyards600 Shirley Plantation Road, Charles City, Virginia 23030, located 20 miles southeast from the Capital in Richmond and 31 miles from Jamestown on the banks of the James River in Charles City County.  Tuesday through Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  (Beginning April 18 Upper Shirley Vineyards will be open Wednesday through Sunday.)  Wine Tastings - 7 wines poured for $10 per person. For more information call 804-829-WINE (9463) Upper Shirley Vineyards

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*Tastings and wine sales at the vineyards*

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2017 Wine Calendar

April 22 All American Muscle Car Celebration 11 am to 4 pm at New Kent Winery, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106. 200+ Classic & Contemporary Muscle Cars & Trucks - Sports Cars - Customs - Street Rods & Motorcycles.  Wine, Craft Beer, Oysters, Food Vendors, Rock N’ Roll, Silent Auction and Raffle.  Proceeds benefit the Families of the Wounded Fund and Bridging Communities Regional Tech Center scholarships. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Kent.

May 13 A Taste of  New Kent Wine Festival  11 am to 5 pm at New Kent Winery, just north of  Interstate 64 Exit 211 on Rt. 106.  Pre-Order: $25/Door $35; Military $25 at door; Non-Drinkers and Under 21: at door; Age 10 and under: free.  Wineries, food, and entertainment.  Sponsored by the New Kent Chamber of Commerce.  For tickets see www.atasteofnewkent.com.

June (TBA) Pamunkey River Wine Festival 11 am to 6 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards 16230 Cook's Mill Road, Lanexa, VA 23089.  Overlooking the Pamunkey River.  Rain or Shine.  Local food, music, and wine.  Advance ticket sales begins May 1.  For directions and more information call 804-966-5896 or see  Pamunkey River Wine Festival

September 17-18 Classics on the Green at New Kent Winery in Talleysville, just north of  Interstate 64 on Rt. 106.  Sponsored by Classic Automotive Events of Virginia, Inc., in conjunction with the Central Virginia British Car Club.  Tickets available at New Kent Winery or www.classicsonthegreen.com 
 

Ongoing

Friday Night Music Lounge 6 to 9 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Road.  Join us as we stay open late Friday evenings with live entertainment from 6pm-9pm. Tastings available. Wine for sale by the glass or the bottle. Picnics welcome.

Saturday Afternoon Wine Tunes 2 to 5 pm at Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Road. BBQ available.  Picnics Welcome.  Rain or shine, enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon listening to light music while sipping your favorite Saudé Creek vintage. Admission is free.

Sunday Afternoon Music & Wine - Every Sunday 2 to 5 pm at  Saudé Creek Vineyards, 16230 Cooks Mill Road.  Sip your favorite Saudé Creek vintages.  Free admission.  BBQ available.

See events at Gauthier Vineyards, 5000 Farmers Drive, Barhamsville, VA 23011

See events at New Kent Winery in Talleysville.

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