Unreleased Merlot: Sneak Peek for Club Members
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

unreleased Merlot

Club Members only… Join us in the Barrel Room for this special event – a private tasting of the unreleased 2017 Merlot with Carl.   This is a ticketed event – look for the ticket link in your email!

Walk off Your Wobble – an 868 Tradition!
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

walk of your wobbleThe tradition continues… come Walk Off your Wobble with us the day after Thanksgiving.  Take the short and easy hike to the top of our hill which is 868 feet high. Make it to the top and we reward you with chocolate truffles!

Once there, you’ll look back across our 39,000 grapevines and have the chance to admire the view which includes the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Short Hill Mountains. Pick up a ticket and head back down to our Tasting Room for a complimentary box of house-made chocolate truffles as your reward for your hike.

Leave the malls to the crazy people and come have a civilized afternoon of wine, chocolate and a chance to walk off your Thanksgiving wobble!


Date Night at Grandale
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

date night at Grandale

We’ll cook tonight so you can enjoy each other’s company!

Join us for date night on the first Tuesday of the month throughout the year when we give you the chance to relax and unwind with someone special to you.  The live music and intimate atmosphere of Grandale will set the mood for reconnecting with each other mid-week, when you need it most.  

Select from three entreés, and enjoy a chef’s choice appetizer and dessert to complete your meal.  Wine, beer and other selections are available by the bottle or glass at an additional cost.  

Gratuity not included.  

$90 per couple

This is a child-free evening at Grandale.

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Prohibition Repeal Day!
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

repeal day

Come exercise your right to drink local Virginia wine!  Celebrate Prohibition Repeal Day with two-for-one standard tastings all day.

Weather permitting, there’ll be a ceremonial burning of the 18th amendment at 4:00.

Book Signing: Ellen Crosby!
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Angels' ShareJoin us for what has become a holiday tradition at 868 – the debut of Ellen Crosby’s newest Wine Country Mystery.  In partnership with The Winchester Book Gallery, we’ll have books on hand for sale and Ellen will gladly autograph them for you – or for a friend.  These books, coupled with a bottle of 868 Estate wine, make a great holiday gift for the readers and wine-lovers on your gift list!

When Lucie Montgonery attends a Thanksgiving weekend party for friends and neighbors, she doesn’t expect the festive occasion to end in death.  But by the end of the party, Lucie and her fiancé, winemaker Quinn Santori, discover the host’s body lying in his wine cellar.  Is one of the guests a murderer?

The Vine: Off the Beaten Path
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Vine December

The Vine is the monthly women’s wine dinner at 868 Estate.

We have carefully selected wines for tonight that will start your holiday season off right.  Join us as we travel the path less taken and discover new wines and varietals to share with friends and family this winter.

The warmth of friendship, a special meal, and wines that spreads holiday cheer… we’ve got these and more!   Maybe we’ll all sing a round of holiday favorites with dessert as we toast another year of fabulous Vine dinners.

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 Thomas and enjoy the company of lively women.

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