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Saturday, May 8, 2010

Cheers to you, Mom!


Hey you pups out there. Lots of Virginia wineries are putting on the dog for Mother's Day.

NARMADA... has perhaps the most on-point -- release of their MOM wine. Music on both weekend days; on Saturday, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides for Mom(by the Shenandoah Carriage Company),BBQ by Sonny's Best BBQ, and music by Tim Walls and on Sunday, Indian food and music by MagicKat

PEARMUND... Preview of 2009 Petit Manseng and Complimentary Classic tastings and a fresh flower for all Mothers on Sunday!! Special Winemaker's dinner on Saturday starting at 6:30.

PRINCE MICHEL... Mother's Day Champagne Brunch on Sunday.

PHILIP CARTER WINERY... Mother’s Day includes a Glass of Wine of her choice and accompanying assortment of international cheeses.

WINERY AT LA GRANGE... 3-course Champagne Brunch in the manor house on Sunday followed by Deborah Fabian fashion jewelry show.

BARREL OAK WINERY... will have the chocolate fountain running and a 10% discount for all Moms. Paws for a Cause (Susan G Koman Race for the Cure) on Saturday night. Poor Ellen Smith plays Sunday.

GREY GHOST... has winery tours, free wine tastings for Mom and her guests, and the delightful music of Valerie Von Fange, food baskets for picnicking in the garden as well as release of the 2009 Gewurztraminer.

THREE FOX... 10% discount for Moms. Gourmet bruschetta pairings on Saturday; on Sunday, Mother's Day picknicking contest (bring your perfect picnic to spread out on the grounds; judging at 2 PM).

RAPPAHANNOCK CELLARS... Mother's Day wine, music, and BBQ (Folk Harp on Sat'y; Chatham St. on Sunday) plus release of the 2009 Viognier and Solera.

DELAPLANE CELLARS... Bring your Mom to Delaplane Cellars and she will enjoy a free reserve tasting and with the purchase of a bottle of wine, a souvenir Delaplane Cellars crystal wine glass. Verify it's your Mom with a Wallet photo of you -- if Mom forgets the photo, her favorite story of you will do! Blushing allowed.

And where will you be?

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