Events

Oct
19
Fri
2018
Wine and Dance Party
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

dance party

DJ Ralph is taking over the pavilion with his lights and sound show and he’s ready for you to dance the night away!  We’ll dance through the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and beyond.  It’s a family-friendly way to wind down from the week and get your weekend started!  Free admission, but let us know you’re coming…  dance rsvp

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Family Picture Day – SOLD OUT
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

family photo day

Bring your family out for a perfect picture this Fall!

Whatever family means to you, we welcome you to join us and celebrate your loved ones – including those with four legs – with portraits taken by Loudoun County photographer Becky Hart.

Using the barn, the historic stone walls, the grape vines, or our wine barrels, Becky can capture your family or group in a way that will let their personalities shine through.  

For $20, you will receive a twenty-minute portrait session with two digital images to take home.  Additional prints or files may be ordered separately through Becky following your session.

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Oct
25
Thu
2018
The Vine: A Masked Affair
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

the vine october

Make your plans now to join our monthly women’s wine dinner!  We feast on a four course meal, paired with four wines from around the world, with a different theme each month.

Like disguised dancers at a masked ball, our wines will be a mystery tonight! We’ll let you use your senses to identify the varietal in each wine with a helpful chart to guide you on the way.   Is the wine big and bold? Or on the lighter side?  Is the color rich and golden or more a pale shade of yellow?  Using your detective skills, make your best guess on what kind of wine it is and win a prize!

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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.

Oct
26
Fri
2018
Howl at the Moon Tasting Menu
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 9:00 pm

howl at the moon menu

Don’t miss Chef’s Author’s seasonally inspired, late-harvest, farm- to-fork prix fixe menu served all weekend.  

Our local farms are the star of the show as we celebrate the Hunter’s Moon, so named because it shines particularly bright and long in the sky and would give hunters the opportunity to stalk summer-fattened prey at night.  Still warm outside?Enjoy the warm rays of the autumn sun on our back deck.  Crisp and chilly?   Join us inside in front of a warming fire.  

Come howl at the moon with us this weekend!

This wine-paired three-course prix fixe is available throughout the weekend at $55/pp.  Our regular menu is also available.  Reservations suggested. reservation

Oct
27
Sat
2018
Howl-o-ween Costume Contest
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

It’s every dog for themselves in the 868 Estate Howl-o-ween costume contest for our furry friends. 

Join us for the afternoon of October 27th to drink wine, enjoy the crisp fall air and compete for wine-related prizes with your pooch.  Is your dog the Scariest?  Silliest?  Crowd favorite? Or are the two of you the “Best Twinned”?

Registration begins at 1:30 in the pavilion.  Judging begins at 3:00.

Oct
28
Sun
2018
Howl at the Moon Tasting Menu
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

howl at the moon menu

Don’t miss Chef’s Author’s seasonally inspired, late-harvest, farm- to-fork prix fixe menu served all weekend.  

Our local farms are the star of the show as we celebrate the Hunter’s Moon, so named because it shines particularly bright and long in the sky and would give hunters the opportunity to stalk summer-fattened prey at night.  Still warm outside?Enjoy the warm rays of the autumn sun on our back deck.  Crisp and chilly?   Join us inside in front of a warming fire.  

Come howl at the moon with us this weekend!

This wine-paired three-course prix fixe is available throughout the weekend at $55/pp.  Our regular menu is also available.  Reservations suggested. reservation

Nov
2
Fri
2018
Pour House Trivia at 868
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

pour house trivia

Test your knowledge of useless facts while you wind down from the week with Pour House Trivia in the Tasting Room at 868.  Prizes!  Food!  Wine!  Come thirsty for victory!  Bring your own team or join one here.  No admission fee.  Sign up opens on October 15th.  Walk-ins welcome as space allows.

Nov
3
Sat
2018
Reserve Wine Release Party
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

reserve wine bottles

Spend Saturday afternoon savoring the release of our three 868 Estate Reserve wines. 

Winemaker Carl DiManno and label artists Andrea Cybyk and Katherine Rodgers will be on hand to talk about the wine and the label art.  Enjoy tastings of these three new wines (Cab Franc Reserve, Riesling Reserve, Meritage Reserve) and find out for yourself what it means to enjoy handpicked estate grown grapes, carefully crafted into an exclusive small batch reserve wine at 868 Estate.

Looking for the perfect holiday gift?  Carl, Andrea and Kat would be happy to autograph a bottle for you.  Holiday three packs are available.

 

Nov
16
Fri
2018
Pour House Trivia at 868
Nov 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

pour house trivia

Test your knowledge of useless facts while you wind down from the week with Pour House Trivia in the Tasting Room at 868.  Prizes!  Food!  Wine!  Come thirsty for victory!  Bring your own team or join one here.  No admission fee.  Sign up opens on November 1st.  Walk-ins welcome as space allows.

Nov
18
Sun
2018
Meet the Artist: Elaine Florimonte
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

florimonte painting

Join us today in our Tasting Room Gallery to meet Elaine Florimonte and see her show Abstract Landscapes, on display at 868 Estate through December 2, 2018.

In her current body of work, Elaine Florimonte is drawn to the simplicity and consistency of the horizon. The proportions of sky, water and ground are the subject of her solo show. Through her use of acrylic media and collage, Elaine creates abstractions of the landscape in an effort to find balance in an ever-shifting world.

We hope you have the chance to spend some time with Elaine and with us at 868!