To wine lovers and those who long for an epicurean treat:
The annual COVA Wine Fest is returning to Virginia Beach!
Virginia Beach natives, visitors and gourmands alike look forward to this annual event to introduce their palates to some of the best delicacies our region has to offer. Each year, Coastal Virginia Magazine gathers local peddlers of wines, brews and gourmet food to feature some of their wares. This year is set up to be the best year yet!
This must-do event will be located at the spacious Virginia Beach Convention Center on Saturday, January 16 from noon–7 p.m. and Sunday, January 17 from noon–5 p.m.
Besides the amazing wines and delectable treats, past attendees know that a good time will be had by all! Quality, live entertainment will fill the venue as you roam through over 80 vendor booths. This year, local artists Mike Proffitt with Dana Silvercloud will be rocking it up with their acoustic jam. Other activities include a grape stomp competition and a Wine Fest After Party at the Surf Club Ocean Grille on Saturday night, Jan. 16, from 7–10 p.m.
There are a variety of ticket options:
-$40 in advance or $50 at the door
-6 pack tasting: $210 – advance only
-Single non-tasting: $35
-$30 in advance or $40 at the door
-6 pack tasting: $150 – advance only
-Single non-tasting: $25
Two day tickets
-$60 (advance purchase only)
Purchasing a ticket allows you entry to the event, a commemorative glass, swag bag and tastings from wineries, a beer garden and specialty foods.
Past Attendees Keep Coming Back Every Year!
Kathryn, a wine enthusiast who attended last year’s event, says “A hip crowd of thousands of wine lovers flock to this two-day Festival, making this one of the most anticipated wine events in Virginia. There are so many wines, craft beers, and great entertainment, my girlfriends and I go every year! Can’t wait for this one!”
Anne, who also attended, says, “I love the Wine Fest because it’s more than just a place to try new wine. It’s full of fun activities and is a place where I can get to know local food vendors and artists as well.”
Coastal Virginia Magazine Wine Fest Info:
When: January 16-17, 2016
Time: Sat. Noon–7 p.m. & Sun. Noon–5 p.m.
Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center, 2101 Parks Avenue #500, Virginia Beach
For More Info: Check Out the Event Website
So come enjoy this two-day extravaganza! Your taste buds won’t be sorry.