wine brochure 2015


wine brochure 2015
Uncorking Charlottesville with
Southwest Virginia Higher
Education Center
An Overnight Trip to Virginia Wine Country
October 6-7, 2015
The Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
invites you to explore top-rated Virginia vineyards
along the Monticello Wine Trail.
Featuring Katbird’s Katherine Rose
(276) 619-4300
Come and uncork Charlottesville with us on our annual two day
excursion along the Monticello Wine Trail. We will travel by luxury
coach, with hostess, Katherine Rose of Katbird’s Wine and Gourmet,
who will present a program on the art of tasting wine.
Enjoy educational tours and tastings at three outstanding vineyards as
wine makers share their pride in Virginia’s wine-making heritage. In
addition to the wineries, we will visit a well-known Virginia Cidery. A
private lunch with tasting will be provided at Trump Winery on the
first day. As an added treat, Chef Spencer Crawford of Palladio
Restaurant at Barboursville will prepare a special three course lunch
with wine pairings. We will also enjoy a stop at Blenheim Vineyard, the
popular winery owned by Dave Matthews.
The group will enjoy a night at the lovely Hyatt Place at Stonefield,
complete with full breakfast. We will walk to the popular Travinia
Italian Kitchen for a private happy hour pairing of their delicious
appetizers with selected fine wines.
We promise you two wonderful days full of good tastes and good
Price 440.00 per person double occupancy (extra charge for single
Tour limited to 28 participants
October 6
6:30 am departure for Charlottesville (muffins and coffee)
11:00 am Trump winery private lunch and tasting
1:30 pm Blenheim Vineyards tasting
3:30 pm Hyatt Place at Stonefield check in
6:00 pm Travinia Italian Kitchen for hors-d’oeuvres with
private tasting and pairing
Evening at leisure for dining and/or shopping
October 7
Complimentary full breakfast at hotel
10:30 am Castle Hill Cider
1:00 p.m. Private lunch with pairings at Barboursville’s
Palladio Restaurant
Depart for Abingdon, Virginia
(276) 619-4300 •