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Events




Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Vine:  Hooray!  It's Rosé!
7:00 pm
Hooray, it’s Rosé! Everyone knows dry rosés are trendy right now, but did you know that Washington DC has the highest per capita consumption of rosé in the US?  Let’s keep it that way as we take a tour of four rosés, each paired with innovative food from Grandale’s Chef Author featuring fresh spring flavors. Grab a friend and rose all day (well, all evening) with us. The Vine is a monthly women’s wine dinner served at 868 Estate Vineyards.…
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Rosé Release Weekend!
11:00 am
It’s Spring and that means it’s time to Rosé the afternoon away!  Join us to celebrate our newest wine release – our 2018 Rosé, a beautiful blend of estate reds.  Dry, and both elegant and complex, our rosé will be your go-to for when you’re looking for something fresh and versatile.   Stop by to taste for yourself!  
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Artist Demo:  A Blooming Good Time
2:00 pm
A Blooming Good Time: M. Jane Johnson, Nancy Ramsey and Marthe McGrath Join us to welcome our current featured artists to the Vineyard for a painting demonstration and spend time enjoying their show, full of exuberant floral displays!   The artists will be available to talk about their painting techniques and the inspiration for the pieces on display in our gallery in the Tasting Room.  Stop by to see what they’re working on and spend the afternoon with us at 868. This…
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Loco Young Guns:  Music All Day
1:00 pm
We’re kicking off the season early with all-day music from 1 – 8PM.  Discover four emerging young artists in the Loudoun County music scene:  Luke Andrews, Caleb Gossage, Everything in Between  (Kirsten Woods and Cole Zimmerman) and Wayne Snow.  Sing and dance to familiar songs and original compositions delivered with energy, heart and soul from our Young Guns, fresh new talent in Loudoun County.  At 5PM, Todd Brooks and Pour Decisions take the stage for a sensational show that will…
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Mother's Day at 868
11:00 am
What does Mom want most?  An no-stress afternoon drinking wine slushies and eating tasty food from The Grill at 868!  We have you covered! We’ve got plenty of space for the kids to explore and, if your “kids” are of the four-legged kind, they are welcome in all of our outside spaces at 868 as well. Adriel Genet,will be playing in our picnic grove from 2 – 5.  His live acoustic repertoire is comprised of unique arrangements of vintage jazz…
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Mother's Day Dining at Grandale
11:00 am
Grandale knows a thing or two about moms – what she really wants is special time with her family.  Bring the mom in your life to Grandale for Mother’s Day to let her know how much she means to you. Our three-course prix fixe has something for everyone – and it’s all fresh and delicious, prepared by Chef Author from tempting spring ingredients provided by our local suppliers.  After lunch, take a walk around the grounds to discover spring flowers popping…
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Music Under the Stars:  Frank Lombardi
6:00 pm
  It’s a “Unforgettable” night of silky romance as Frank Lombardi sings American Standards in the first of our “Music Under the Stars” Concert Series at 868.  Bring your special someone to enjoy an evening of crooner tunes served with a side of great wine and delicious food. Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged.  Food and wine will be available for purchase.
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Taming of The Vine
7:00 pm
Eat, drink and be literary tonight as we share a lighthearted look at Shakespeare and wine.  We’ll enjoy a spring menu from Chef Author tied to some notable quotes from Shakespeare about having a good time with friends and good wine.  Grab a friend and join us for a lovely evening of laughter and friendship at The Vine, the monthly Women’s Wine Dinner at 868.The Vine is a monthly women’s wine dinner served at 868 Estate Vineyards.  Four courses, four…
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
It's Trivia Night!
5:30 pm
Pour House Trivia will be back at 868 all summer long giving you the opportunity to test your knowledge and have a great time together with friends!  Come enjoy food, wine and a chance to win both prizes and glory! Sign up ahead of time using the button below for a reserved spot or sign up when you arrive.  Pre-order your charcuterie board and we’ll throw in two free truffles!   No admission charge.
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Open for Memorial Day
12:00 pm
868 Estate Vineyards will be open on Memorial Day. We look forward to welcoming you to the vineyard on your holiday! Dog friendly, family friendly.  And, this weekend thru Monday, serving beer as well as wine.  Homemade bruschetta (classic, chicken salad and vegan two-bean), hot pretzels and charcuterie boards will be available in the Tasting Room or bring a picnic and enjoy our shaded picnic area with a glass of wine or beer.  
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Greys and Grapes
12:00 pm
Bring your blanket and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with us at 868 Estate!  Join us in the picnic area as we celebrate this wonderful family of dogs with a meet and greet, live music, wine and delicious food in our picnic area under the trees. Vendors will be set up and selling unique items, both dog-related and not.   If you’re curious about adopting a greyhound, there will be plenty of people on hand to answer your questions. Enjoy live…
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summertime Dance Party
6:00 pm
Our pavilion will be rocking with hits from the 80’s, 90’s and beyond as Ralph the DJ gets everyone up and moving to the beat.  Got a request?  Let him know and he’ll make the music sing for you!  No admission charge.  Come early to enjoy plenty of wine and food to energize you for two hours of dancing.  Bring a group or meet one here!
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
Father's Day Beer Weekend!
11:00 am
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
Father's Day Weekend Dining at Grandale
12:00 pm
Make a reservation to bring your favorite Dad out to Grandale in celebration of all of the things he’s done for you!   Our features this week are full of good flavors, highlighted by local bacon and showcasing our chefs’ creativity.  Farm-to-fork dining in a relaxed environment – come see us this weekend!
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Fleet Family Five Thrill Show
7:00 pm
Come one, come all! to the fast-paced show featuring death-defying daredevil stunts performed by the Fleet Family Five.  Fleet Family Five is a fun, freaky, family-friendly, thrill show featuring fire eating, sword swallowing, snake charming, and dangerous children.  All from a very real family of five, Tyler Fyre & Thrill Kill Jill and the boys: Hank Lightning, Duke Dynamite, & Nash Chopper Fleet.  Guaranteed to please audiences of all ages.  Bring a friend!  They’ll thank you for it.  Free and…
Music Under the Stars:  Joey and the Waitress
6:00 pm
Get your dancing shoes ready for Joey and the Waitress – they’ll get you up and moving.   Our favorite Americana rock band will play great covers and smooth originals for a memorable evening under the stars. Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged.  Food, wine, and beer will be available for purchase.
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night with Emma Rowley
6:00 pm
Join us for a fun family-friendly evening of celebrating local talent.  Whether you come to perform, support your friends or just enjoy, it will be a great night of entertainment in the pavilion at 868 hosted by local headliner Emma Rowley. Ready to entertain us?  Sign up for one of our 10-minute slots; walk-ins will be taken as time allows. Your reward for performing?  An appreciative audience and a complimentary glass of wine (soda provided for those under 21). Fine…
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wags and Whine
12:00 pm
Join Lu’s Labs, a Labrador rescue and adoption non-profit, on site for an afternoon of labs, wine and fun! Purchase a ticket from Lu’s Labs and you’ll receive a t-shirt, a wine tasting, and a souvenir glass from the event.  Tickets are $35 and proceeds go to support their mission of rescuing labs from high-kill shelters and finding forever homes for them in our area. Without a ticket, please feel free to stop by and join in our raffle, meet…
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Artist Reception:  The Colors of Summer
2:00 pm
All are welcome – come meet the artists in our Tasting Room Gallery! Abol Bahadori and Claudia Cappelle employ gestural marks and the language of color to infuse their abstract paintings with energy and emotion.  Some pieces speak softly while others pulsate with activity.   Witness their painting process in a live Collaborative Painting Demo on August 11th from 2-4pm as they take turns painting on one canvas to complete a collaborative piece. Show dates:  June 5 – Sept 2, 2019 Reception: …
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Vine:  Luau-Inspired Wines
7:00 pm
Finally, summer’s in full swing! Tonight at The Vine, we are enjoying warm-climate wines that will be equally at home at a summer block party, at an ocean-side cookout or on your front porch.  Chef Author will be serving a delicious menu that celebrates summer, a slower pace and the freshest ingredients from our Virginia gardens. 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…
Jun 29 – Jul 31 all-day
Win Lunch with Carl!
12:00 am
Win lunch for two with our winemaker, Carl DiManno, at our own Grandale Restaurant!  Raffle tickets ($5 each) get you the chance to spend time with Carl talking about wine, travel, or anything else while you enjoy a delicious meal together.  The funds raised go to the Loudoun Wineries Association Harvest Kindness initiative. Increase your chances of winning by purchasing multiple tickets!  The winner will be drawn at random on August 1, 2019. Proceeds benefit Harvest Kindness which is focused…
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Summer Wine Club Pick Up
2:00 pm
Wine Club Members…  Summer is one of the top four seasons to join us for wine at 868!  Plan to join us for the member pick up party Saturday, June 29th from 2 – 5 or stop by anytime after June 28th to pick up your shipment.  Details in your wine club member newsletter. Don’t miss the wine club prix fixe menu  served all weekend at Grandale – make your reservations today!
Jun 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
It's Trivia Night!
5:30 pm
  Preregistration has closed – walk ins are welcome! Pour House Trivia will be back at 868 all summer long giving you the opportunity to test your knowledge and have a great time together with friends!  Come enjoy food, wine and a chance to win both prizes and glory! Sign up ahead of time using the button below for a reserved spot or sign up when you arrive.  Pre-order your charcuterie board and we’ll throw in two free truffles!   No…
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Open on July 4th
11:00 am
Spend some time with us at 868 today playing cornhole or drop in and pick up a bottle of our chilled Chardonel to take to a cookout.  We’re open 11 – 5 today, serving bruschetta, hot pretzels and an assortment of wine, perfectly designed to pair with patriotism, flag waving and neighborhood parades.  Happy birthday, America!
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm
Live Music this Weekend
1:00 pm
Beat the heat and bring on the tunes – we’ve got live music and wine slushies for you all weekend long!   Hear Joey Bauer Saturday, 1 – 4PM, followed by Liza Albright from 5 – 8PM.  On Sunday, Todd Brooks is jamming for us from 2 – 5PM. The Grill is open from noon to close each day serving a casual menu of delicious food including Pulled Pork BBQ, Fish Tacos and more.  Vegan and gluten free options available. 
Fleet Family Five Thrill Show - Encore Performance
7:00 pm
Come one, come all! to an encore performance of this fast-paced show featuring death-defying daredevil stunts performed by the Fleet Family Five.  Fleet Family Five is a fun, freaky, family-friendly, thrill show featuring fire eating, sword swallowing, snake charming, and dangerous children.  Guaranteed to please audiences of all ages.  Bring a friend!  They’ll thank you for it.  Free and no tickets required.  We recommend arriving early to make sure to get a seat and have a chance to get dinner…
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Vine:  Made in America
7:00 pm
This summer’s forecast:  bold and exciting!  It’s a great time to be enjoying local food, and wine from regional American vineyards. There’s delicious wine from so many places around the world, but tonight we are enjoying wines from American vineyards who are nimble, innovative and making a splash in today’s wine scene.   Did you know that wine is made in all 50 states so everyone can “drink local”?  At our monthly women’s wine dinner, we’ve carefully selected three examples that…
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
It's Trivia Night!
5:30 pm
Pour House Trivia will be back at 868 all summer long giving you the opportunity to test your knowledge and have a great time together with friends!  Come enjoy food, wine and a chance to win both prizes and glory! Sign up ahead of time using the button below for a reserved spot or sign up when you arrive.  Pre-order your charcuterie board and we’ll throw in two free truffles!   No admission charge.  
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Artist Demo:  The Colors of Summer
2:00 pm
All are welcome – come meet the artists in our Tasting Room Gallery! Abol Bahadori and Claudia Cappelle employ gestural marks and the language of color to infuse their abstract paintings with energy and emotion.  Some pieces speak softly while others pulsate with activity.   Witness their painting process in a live Collaborative Painting Demo on August 11th from 2-4pm as they take turns painting on one canvas to complete a collaborative piece. Show dates:  June 5 – Sept 2, 2019 Collaborative…
Music Under the Stars:  Southern Charm Band
6:00 pm
Presale has ended, but we have plenty of tickets left at the door!  See you tonight! We’ve got your recipe for a great summer night…  wine and beer under the stars plus a big shot of down-home country rock music with Southern Charm!!   Southern Charm is a modern country and classic rock-influenced cover band hailing from Frederick, Maryland. Their song list features well-known country hits by Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Gretchen Wilson, Shania Twain, Martina McBride, Little Big…

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