– Upcoming Events: 2016 Calendar –
Music on the Patio
Saturday October 29, 2-5pm: Our friends Randy Black Entertainment will be featured. Wine and local noshings too. Bring the pooch - dogs welcome, always.
Music on the Patio
Saturday November 5, 2-5pm: Our very own Tom Guidice steps out in front of the bar for once to play guitar and sing great favorites from '60s to today. No cover.
Fall Winemakers' Harvest Wine Brunch
Sunday November 6, 11:30 am: An annual event, catered by l'etoile from Charlottesville and featuring pairings of our latest wines (and perhaps an older library vintage) with outstanding cuisine, accompanied by classical hard courtsy of Vicky Lee. Advance reservations required, seating is limited. Details and reservations here
Music by the Fire
Saturday November 12, 2-5pm: Annie Stokes will bring it toda - and she can really bring it. Relax inside - or on the patio if it's a nice crisp fall day.
Black Friday Party
Friday November 25, 11-6pm: A getaway from the shopping crowd, with live music by Mattier Fuller. Any yeah, all DuCard merchandise will be on sale.
Customer Appreciation Day
Saturday December 3, 12-6pm: Actually, that's every day, really. Music by Jason Burke, plus a special gift for everyone.
Closing 2 PM
Sunday December 18, 2 PM. Closing early to thank our great staff and spouses. And yeah, 'sample' some of our wines.
Saturday December 24 - Thursday, January 5: We'll be closed during this period, but ready to rock and roll in 2017 - see initial events below and sign up for our e-newsletter too.
– Upcoming Events: 2017 Calendar –
We're planning a Vertical Tasting, two author talks with book signings, and a wine and painting class - check back soon for details.
Valentine's Sunday Wine Brunch
Sunday February 12, 11:30 AM: Join us for our annual Valentine's brunch, an elegant affair catererd by l'etoile catering in Charlottesville, plus our classic harp accompaniest. DuCard wines served with each of the four courses. A tradition at DuCard. Advance reservation, limited seating. Check back for reservation form.
Balance of the year
Our full calendar will be posted soon. Yes, spring and fall oyster festivals, Mother's Day brunch, lots of music on the patio, HOWL, and oh so many other great events. Sign up for our email newesletter and you will get advance announcements on all of these, and more.