Your Ultimate Guide to the Wine & Cherries Weekend

If you don’t currently have plans for President’s Day Weekend, that’s about to change. There’s an event that you simply can’t miss! It’s the Wine & Cherries Weekend in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay wine region — a celebration of our remarkable local cuisine and culture. Find out what you need to know and plan to attend this February! You’ll sip exquisite wines, taste decadent desserts, make new friends, and create a whole lot of lasting memories.

The Wine & Cherries Weekend is one of many must-see events in our area. Check out our free Vacation Guide to discover additional foodie festivals, restaurants, museums, and more that you can enjoy during your stay at the Hope and Glory Inn. It’s the key to a spectacular experience on the Northern Neck of Virginia!

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Make the Most of the Wine & Cherries Weekend

Indulge at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard

We put our best foot forward at the Wine & Cherries Weekend every year at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard in Irvington, VA. Not only do you get to taste some of our medal-winning wines, but we always provide visitors with the perfect, cherry-inspired pairing. It’s an unparalleled tasting experience! Make sure you stop by this President’s Day Weekend and see what sets our vineyard apart from the rest. Feel free to bring your loyal, four-legged pal along as well because we’re a dog-friendly destination!

Other Participating Wineries

Once you’ve tasted the special selection at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, feel free to check out some additional spots along the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail. Here’s the list of participating wineries for this year:

  • The Dog and Oyster Vineyard
  • Caret Cellars
  • General’s Ridge Vineyard
  • Good Luck Cellars
  • Ingleside Vineyards
  • Jacey Vineyards
  • Vault Field Vineyards

Of course, all of these local wineries will be serving up their own special pairing for the event. Will you try them all? You have three days to do so! Just keep in mind that each winery has its own schedule of hours when they’ll be open for the event. 

Spend the Weekend at the Hope and Glory Inn

The bed inside Room 2 at the Hope and Glory Inn

You’re going to need somewhere to stay so that you can treat your taste buds during this incredible event. Luckily, we know the perfect place nearby — the Hope and Glory Inn! Our award-winning Irvington inn is in the ideal location to visit local wineries, including The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, that’s just a short walk away. You can sip and savor the flavors at our beautiful vineyard and then return to your luxurious room or cottage for an evening of relaxation. Feel free to purchase a bottle of our wine to bring back with you!

When you’re not indulging in our wines, you’re welcome to enjoy all of the other remarkable experiences at our property. Make reservations for a gourmet dinner at our top-rated restaurant or grab a drink in our charming bar named Detention. The list goes on — there’s simply no better place to stay in the area! Book your visit today!

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Book between now & May 31 two nights (Thursday-Sunday) this Summer along with a dinner reservation for 2 in our fine dining restaurant The Colonnade and receive a $50 credit to your folio upon check out!