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2nd Annual Virginia Wine & Oyster Festival

Perhaps the most scenic, easily accessible and intimate wine festival you will ever attend.


August 5, 2018; 11am- 5pm

Enjoy tastings from Virginia wineries, coastal oysters and an array of craft foods as you explore our curated, local artisan booths and are entertained with live music and fun activities.

Spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon on the farm with your family and friends. It’s an All Virginia Day!


$25 early bird online, $30 later bird and $35 at door. $75 VIP Tickets.

Join us under the TENT as our culinary expert showcases Specialty Oyster Dishes paired with these Exquisite Virginia Wines.


Oyster Purveyor: Bruce and Daniel Vogt of Big Island Aquaculture Oysters from Hayes, Virginia will join us again this year to pair their oysters with Virginia wines for an extraordinary Shenandoah Valley “Merroir to Terroir” experience!


North Mountain Vineyard & Winery

CrossKeys Vineyards

Bluestone Vineyard

Brix and Columns Vineyards

White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple
WOLF Tasting Room

Cave Ridge Vineyard and Winery

Castle Glen Estates Winery

Third Hill at DeMello Vineyards

Narmada Winery

Hunt’s Vineyard

Culinary Pairings:

Dayton Tavern

Paella Perfecta

Hops Kitchen


Taj of India

Smiley’s Ice Cream

Kraken Cakes

Curated Artisans: Announcing soon!

Musical artists include:

Mark Whetzel and his Jazz Guys

Randy Black Entertainment and Stone

and others!

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#VApride #VAfood #VAmusic #onsunnyslopefarm


Proceeds from this 2nd Annual Event will go to the Artisans Center of Virginia, the parent organization of the Virginia Artisan Trail Network and the Virginia Oyster Trail and will be used to support ACV’s mission collaborating in communities statewide.

The Artisans Center of Virginia (ACV) fosters artisan-focused economic growth, develops vibrant communities, and facilitates connective visitor experiences. As an entrepreneur development organization, ACV provides services, resources and networking opportunities to growing small businesses.

On Sunny Slope Farm is a member of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Artisan Trail (Trail Site # 48 ) and Fields of Gold Shenandoah Valley’s Farm Trail and is situated in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley in Rockingham County.

Sponsored by: Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center, Blue Ridge Insurance Services, Inc., 93-7 NOW, Ruffles & Rust Florals, Another Chance Vintage Rentals, Visit Harrisonburg Virginia, Visit Rockingham County, VA, Virginia is for Lovers.


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