– Upcoming Events: 2015 Calendar –
Graves Mountain Harvest Festival - next door
Saturday-Sunday, October 3-4 (rained out), 10-11, 17-18, and 24-25 2015 10-4 PM
Our neighbors will be having their popular annual festival on three weekends this year. Visit them for hayrides, apples, country crafts and more - and drop by DuCard too while you're in the neighborhood.
JUST ADDED (and why not - beautiful day and all) Music on the Patio with Tony Bruno and Jeff Roberts, and Tours at 2 and 4pm
Saturday, October 10, 1:30-4:30 PM
Come join us for music on the patio with Tony and Jeff as they share with us a blend of R&B vibe, country twang, and pop melodies. Enjoy the great fall weather with us as we start to wrap up harvest season; bring a picnic, pets, and friends! No cover.
Music on the Patio with Wylder! (indie folk from Fredericksburg, with a fresh acoustic sound) and Tours at 2 and 4pm
Sunday, October 11, 2-5 PM
Come join us for music and enjoy the great fall weather with us as we start to wrap up harvest season; bring a picnic, pets, and friends! No cover.
Fall Family Fun Day (rescheduled from 10/3) and Music on the Patio with 2 Wishes
Saturday, October 17, 2-5 PM
Our Family Fun Day is always a blast so be sure to bring out the whole family for lots of fun and games with us! Come see 2 Wishes play a mix of jazz, oldies, and originals to entertain you on the patio. We’ll also have tours at 2 and 4pm. Bring friends and neighbors and join us for this fun day at the vineyard! No cover.
Fall Harvest & Leaf Peep Festival
Saturday, October 24, 11 AM - 6 PM
It’s that time of year again! The leaves are changing, the harvest is in, and we’re celebrating the season with a party! We’ll have rollicking great live music from Smokin’ Trout and Scuffletown from 12-6pm, local BBQ and burgers for sale from Pig & Steak Restaurant, vineyard tours, and more. Come join the fun! No cover.
Winemaker’s Fall Harvest Sunday Wine Brunch
Sunday, November 1, 11:30 AM
Harvest season will be the theme for this gourmet event featuring catered local cuisine by l’Etoile Catering in Charlottesville. You’ll enjoy an elegant meal paired with DuCard wines, plus music through brunch with harpist Vicky Lee. A great fall day celebration. Limited seating; advance reservations required. $50 per person plus tax & gratuity. 15% discount for Wine Club members. For menu and reservations visit our website or call 540-923-4206. Yes, we can handle vegetarian and other special requests made in advance.
Music on the Patio with Tom Guidice
Saturday, November 7, 2-5 PM
Tom Guidice has been performing at DuCard for several years, and we love him so much we even hired him for the tasting room! Today, Tom will share his great blend of talent and love of music. Come join us on the patio (or by the fireside) for a lovely afternoon of wine, music, and beautiful fall scenery. Wine tastings and light fare available for purchase. Pets welcome too! No cover.
Veteran’s Day Special — Complimentary tastings
Monday, November 9, 11 AM - 6 PM
Today we honor our service personnel and their guests with complimentary tastings! A tasty way to say thank you and a relaxing way to spend the day. No cover.
Music on the Patio with Erin Lunsford
Saturday, November 14, 2-5 PM
Come see Erin Lunsford with her soulful voice blend her way through folk, blues, and country melodies on the patio. Erin won the Paramount Idol contest in Charlottesville several years ago and her singer-songwriter skills are really taking off. Bring friends and neighbors and join us for this fun day at the vineyard! No cover.
Music by the Fireside with John Tracy
Saturday, November 21, 2-5 PM
As the chill in the air increases we crank up the fireplace inside just for you. Come join us for wine and music by John Tracy. A lovely way to spend the day in the country. No cover.
Black Friday Party
Friday, November 27, 11 AM - 6 PM
Had enough of shopping and crowds? Take a break to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of the mountains with a great bottle of wine. Aaahhhhh...But hey, if you still have to do some shopping, all our merchandise will be on sale 20% off just for you! Don’t miss it! No cover.
Customer Appreciation Day
Saturday, December 5, 12-6 PM
As the year draws to a close, we take this opportunity to say Thank You to all our customers for all your support. We’ll have live music by Mattie Fuller from 2 to 5pm, merchandise on sale, and special gifts for everyone. Please join us as we raise a toast to you! No cover.
Wine Club Special Event
Sunday, December 13, 12-5 PM
For Wine Club Members Only. Come join the owner and the winemaker at DuCard and discuss what is happening at the winery, experience a private barrel tasting, enjoy tasty hors d’oeuvres and special music, and mix and mingle with other Wine Club members. No fee, but reservations required as space is limited.