Visit the Heart of Virginia Wineries for an event!

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Annual Festivals

There are several festivals that HOVA wineries host that the other HOVA wineries attend. This is a great time to visit a winery while the other 5 also participate... all in one location! Listen to live music, shop local vendors, and grab a bite from gourmet food trucks while you sip your favorite Heart of Virginia wine!

For online ticket purchases, keep your confirmation email and present it at the event gate. Advance ticket sales end at noon the Friday before the event. Tickets will also be sold at the gate the day of the event.

Summer Salsa Wine Festival

June 23rd, 2018


Live music, food, and craft vendors will be onsite! 

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate - Tickets include a wine tasting from all 6 wineries and a souvenir wine glass! Kids get in FREE with a parent.

Food: The Ribernator (BBQ) and The Borinquen (Puerto Rican Food)

Location: Mattaponi Winery

7530 Morris Road

Spotsylvania, VA 22551

Visit or call (540) 582-2897 for more information

Caribbean Beach Party

August 4th, 2018


Join us along with Heart of Virginia Award winning wineries Cooper, Grayhaven, James River, Mattaponi, and Weston Farms wineries for an evening of great wine, exceptional food and Caribbean Music.  Wear your favorite Island Shirt, shop our craft vendors, and dance out on the patio under the stars.  Taste wines from all SIX wineries and kick back with a glass of your favorite.

Location: Lake Anna Winery

5621 Courthouse Road

Spotsylvania, VA 22551

Visit or call (540) 895-5085

for more information

april fool's festival

Stay tuned for 2019 dates!

Join the HOVA wineries for the first big festival of the year!

Listen to live music, taste wine from six different wineries, join in on a tour, visit with local craft vendors, and browse the food truck court. There will be tons to do!

VIP TICKETS: stay tuned for 2019 pricing.

-VIP Hour: Early admission of 11am
-VIP Tour: Tour of James River Cellars begins at 11:45
-Wine Tasting from each HOVA winery in attendance
-Stemless HOVA wineglass 
-Admission to event with live music, food trucks, and local vendors

General Tickets: stay tuned for 2019 pricing.

-Wine Tasting from each HOVA winery in attendance

-Stemless HOVA wineglass 

-Admission to event with live music, food trucks, and local vendors

Location: James River Cellars Winery

11008 Washington Highway

Glen Allen, VA 23059

(804) 550-7516


2018 date TBD


at Grayhaven Winery in Gum Springs, VA

Join 53rd Winery and Vineyard, Grayhaven Winery, James River Cellars,  Lake Anna Winery, and Mattaponi Winery for all things southern and good!

Questions and Info: Contact Grayhaven Winery 804-556-3917