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The Virginia Wine Club is open to anyone who is interested in, or enjoys wine, whether they are new to wine or an expert. The goal of the group is to provide a fun, casual, snob free environment where people can learn about, enjoy, and share good wine.

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Late Morning at Honah Lee Vineryard

Honah Lee Vineyard

wine tasting at Honah Lee Vineyard You'll also be able to try homemade jams and jellies from BerryWood Crafters. We even sample some Saga Honey Mead. Wine tasting fees are $7.50 per person for 6 wines and a glass. • Well Hung Vineyard • BlueStone Vineyard *We offer gluten-free crackers for tastings of our jams and jellies. The wine tasting room is inside a small building that used to be a barn. Enjoy your wine on our new patio. Spring is just around the corner so we will have the fire pit burning soon! dog-friendly Some of us will leave from here for lunch in Orange and then Chateau MerrillAnne Address: 16234 Marquis Rd, Orange, VA 22960 followed by Hammerstone Cellars Address: 14035 Kendall Rd, Orange, VA 22960 for those who are making the trek!

Gemini Birthdays

Desert Rose Ranch & Winery

$12.00

Over the years, we have had many birthday events, but truthfully, we forget birthdays. So if you are a Gemini, know a Gemini, or we forgot your birthday come out and celebrate with us. I will schedule a seated tasting for those who agree and prepay at 12. For everyone else, we will see you outside around 1pm. (Must prepay for the seated tasting 1 week in advance) Lunch to follow nearby for those interested.

RdV Tasting

RdV Vineyards

$150.00

Library Series Tasting An exclusive tasting experience that begins with a glass of Dom Perignon and a tour of the winery, and ends in our Cellar with a flight of Lost Mountain and Rendezvous wines from older vintages.

7 Night Tuscany Private Villa - SOLD OUT!

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- Never Travel Solo host onsite during the trip. - 7 nights accommodations at a private villa in Tuscany. - Tours and admissions for all attractions listed on the itinerary. - Visit the cities of Florence, Sienna, San Gimignano, and Greve in Chianti. - Roundtrip transportation from the Florence airport to our private villa. - Private transportation for all tours. - 7 continental breakfasts at villa. - 6 dinners. * 3 private chef dinners. * 1 light dinner at villa. * 1 winery dinner. * 1 cooking class. - 4 lunches. * 2 lunches at local restaurants. * 2 light lunches at villa. - 3 winery visits with tastings. - All taxes, fees, surcharges, and currency fluctuations. - A mandatory $100 tip will be collected in addition to the trip price to cover the private chefs, maids, motorcoach drivers, and tour guides. - The prices below do not include airfare to and/or from Italy. - The price for this trip is $2,999 per person double occupancy, $5,998 single occupancy if paying by check. If paying by credit card, there is a fee of $90 for double occupancy, $180 for single occupancy. Our complimentary roommate matching service will match you up with a roommate as long as you're a complete non-smoker/tobacco user and you book at least 120 days prior to the trip. - Deposit is a non-refundable $1,000 double occupancy, $2,000 single occupancy. To book, please contact Paul at [masked] or (571)[masked]. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 09/07/19 (Saturday) - Arrival Day & Welcome Private Chef Dinner We have a group pickup departing the Florence airport at 2:30 PM so please ensure your flight arrives in time to join us. Upon arrival at the villa we'll enjoy some light snacks and wine while we explore our home for the week. Our private chef will prepare us with a delicious Tuscan dinner later that night. NOTE Should you miss our 2:30 PM departure from the Florence airport you will need to make your way to our Tuscan villa at your own cost. 09/08/19 (Sunday) - Chianti Classico Expo Wine Festival Today we'll visit a long running wine festival, the Chianti Classico Expo. Located in the town square of quaint Greve in Chianti and in its 49th year, we'll have a chance to taste from over 60+ wineries that will be exhibiting. http://www.expochianticlassico.com/en/ Afterward, we'll head back to the villa to enjoy everything it has to offer before we enjoy a light dinner. 09/09/19 (Monday) - Winery School, San Gimignano, & Private Chef Dinner With our first stop today at a wine tasting school, we'll get an education on Tuscan wines and enjoy a wine tasting and samples of some local food. In the afternoon we'll visit the beautiful medieval town of San Gimignano. Enjoy your time wandering the narrow streets and you even have a chance to visit a world-champion gelateria. Another amazing meal from our private chef will be offered tonight. 09/10/19 (Tuesday) - Florence Guided Tour & Lunch With our local guide we'll spend the morning exploring Florence and visiting sites such as Il Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, and Piazza della Signoria after a stop to view the Statue of "David" in the Accademia Gallery. After our tour, we'll feast on an included lunch before we set you loose to enjoy some free time exploring the city. Dinner is on your own before we meet back up to head home to our villa. 09/11/19 (Wednesday) - Winery Tours & Winery Dinner Today we'll visit two amazing Tuscan wineries where we'll have guided tours of their properties. We'll taste 3 wines at our first stop and at our second winery we'll enjoy a 4 course Tuscan dinner paired with wine. 09/12/19 (Thursday) - Cooking Class This morning we'll have some time at our villa to relax. Later that day we'll enjoy a cooking class at the villa where we'll learn how to prepare some great Tuscan dishes and enjoy what is cooked. 09/13/19 (Friday) - Siena Guided Tour & Lunch / Farewell Private Chef Dinner We'll head to Siena where we'll have a tour of the city with our local guide. Be amazed at the Piazza del Campo and hear about the famous Palio Horse Race that takes place twice a year. Take in other wonderful sites of this picturesque city before we dine on an included lunch at a restaurant near the city center. Tonight we end our trip with a Farewell Dinner from our private chef. 09/14/18 (Saturday) - Departure Day Today is our departure day and private transportation will leave the villa at 8:00 AM to head to the Florence airport for a 9:30 AM arrival. NOTE Should you decide to leave at another time during the day you will have to pay for your own transportation. We are required to check out of the villa no later than 10:00 AM. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOTES Depending on the size of our group, some of our activities may be part of a larger tour group. The hotel, activities, and/or their order may change and/or be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. In the event this happens, we will try our best to make similar accommodations or changes. Some parts of this trip requires extensive walking (5 - 8 miles over the course of the day as well as uphill/downhill climbing on cobblestone or non stable pathways).

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Sunday at Lake Anna Winery

Lake Anna Winery

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