Events

Aug
17
Fri
2018
Stay Late at 868
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 8:30 pm

Join us for Late Nights Hours at 868 as we stay open every Friday until 8:30.  We’ll pour you a glass of wine on your way home from work or welcome you to meet up with friends for an evening of hanging out together.  Stop by to see us and stay awhile!

Aug
23
Thu
2018
The Vine: Veni, Vidi, Vino!
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

veni, vidi, vinoReach back to high school Latin to get in the spirit of tonight’s meal featuring wines from Italy and Turkey.  Our Roman meal will highlight colorful summer produce grown by local farmers.  Togas optional!

Our menu tonight includes a salad of Farro and Feta Cheese over heirloom Lolla Rossa lettuce, an entrée of Beef Short Ribs over Gnocci with Grandale Tomato Salad and a dessert of Crostata di Ricotta with Orange Honey.  Each course is perfectly paired with wine to match the fresh flavors being served from our garden.

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The Vine is a monthly women’s wine dinner served at 868 Estate Vineyards.  Four courses, four wines, door prizes and more!  Join us in the welcoming environment of Grandale to drink carefully selected wines, eat wonderful food from Chef Author and enjoy the company of lively women.

 

Aug
24
Fri
2018
Stay Late at 868
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 8:30 pm

Join us for Late Nights Hours at 868 as we stay open every Friday until 8:30.  We’ll pour you a glass of wine on your way home from work or welcome you to meet up with friends for an evening of hanging out together.  Stop by to see us and stay awhile!

The Fleet Family Five Daredevil Show – Encore Performance!
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

fleet family five

Come one, come all! to the fast-paced, funny and family-friendly show featuring death-defying daredevil stunts performed by the Fleet Family Five. 

Our daring performers provide the glitter, glamour and gut-wrenching thrills while we provide delicious wine and food from The Grill at 868.  Sword-swallowing, fire-eating, and feats of escape!  Arrive early for a seat close enough to feel the fire!

Our July show was packed!  We recommend arriving early to make sure to get a seat and have a chance to get dinner from The Grill.

Free and no tickets required, but please click HERE to let us know that you’re coming.

 

Aug
25
Sat
2018
Meet the Artist: Painting Demonstration with Nancy Ramsey
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come meet artist Nancy Ramsey as she paints on site at 868!  She’ll be available to talk about her painting techniques and her inspiration for the pieces on display in our gallery in the Tasting Room.  Stop by to see what Nancy’s working on and spend the afternoon with us at 868.

Nancy Ramsey - Potomac-Tributary_St-Mary

Potomac Tributary, St Mary’s by Nancy Ramsey

Aug
31
Fri
2018
Stay Late at 868
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 8:30 pm

Join us for Late Nights Hours at 868 as we stay open every Friday until 8:30.  We’ll pour you a glass of wine on your way home from work or welcome you to meet up with friends for an evening of hanging out together.  Stop by to see us and stay awhile!

Sep
2
Sun
2018
LoCo Musicians Festival
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

LoCo Musicians Fest

Join us for a full day festival featuring our favorite Loudoun musicians, solo and together, as we raise money to support emerging musicians with new equipment.  Like a backyard hangout with all your musician friends, this day of Loudoun’s best music will include over thirty of our local winery and brewery musicians.  Produced by Todd Brooks.  Free admission, suggested donation of $10.

Beer, wine, wine slushies, and food from The Grill and food trucks will all be available.  Come and stay the whole day!

Scheduled to appear:

Emma Rowley * Jimmy Lee * Deane Kern * Todd Brooks and Mark Cooper * Chris Timbers * Mike Fowell of Quasi Flannel and Those Guys *  Stealing Dawn * Joey and The Waitress *  Steve George, Steve Boyd and Gordy Smith of Steve George and Friends *  Quasi Flannel * Those Guys Will Shepherd * Jim Steele *  Bill Kitt of The Wandering Peacocks  * Hillary Veltri * Jeff and Jan *  The Spruce Brothers * Voodoo Blues  * Chris Mangione of Mangione and Benton *  Caleb Madley * Mike Clement *  Joey Hafner of Ghost Pepper and Those Guys *  Mike Ault and Cynthia Tremeau of The Tremault Band *  Mark Cullinane * Gary Smallwood *  Nathaniel Davis * Andrew O’Day * Pete Lapp *  Anthony Semaio * Ken Wenzel *  Jason Masi * Lenny Burridge  *  Laurie Mangold * Julia Kasdorf

The LoCo Musicians Festival, a great chance to mingle with your favorite musicians, is raising money for talented musicians in Loudoun County to purchase equipment that will allow them to further their careers in music. All of the musicians playing today have generously donated their time and their talents in support of this cause.

 

 

 

Sep
8
Sat
2018
Music Under the Stars: Reggae with Miguel Aubertin
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

miguel aubertinOriginally from the island of St. Lucia, the ever-chill Miguel Aubertin brings his smooth reggae sound to the lawn at 868 Estate for tonight’s concert.  Jammin’ tunes, a glass of red, red wine and a plate of Jamaican food makes for a lovely evening under the stars at 868.  Our food truck will be serving up Jamaican fare of curry chicken skewers and rice.

This is an outside concert with twinkling lights and great tunes.  You are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  We also have picnic tables available on a first come basis.  Fire pits and s’mores complete the scene!  Wine, beer and dinner from our food truck will all be available.

Sep
9
Sun
2018
Meet the Artist: Nancy Ramsey at 868
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Nancy Ramsey portraitEnjoy the last day of our current art show, Etched Land, by visiting with Nancy Ramsey in the Tasting Room this afternoon.  She’ll be available to visit and talk with you about the art scene in our area and about her beautiful paintings in our gallery.  Come see us!

Watershed Chesapeake Bay

Sep
27
Thu
2018
The Vine: Awesomely Organic!
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

organic wine dinner

The Organic food and wine movement is hot – but what does it mean to be organic, biodynamic or natural?

Come enjoy a tour of organic wines with us at The Vine and decide whether you can tell a difference and whether organic is important to you.  We’ll taste through three organic wines and break through the noise about what each designation means.  Chef Author is creating a delicious menu, designed to highlight these wonderful wines from around the world!

The Vine is a monthly women’s wine dinner served at 868 Estate Vineyards.  Four courses, four wines, door prizes and more!  Join us in the welcoming environment of Grandale to drink carefully selected wines, eat wonderful food from Chef Author and enjoy the company of lively women.