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    Orange Uncorked Wine Festival

    May 5 & 6, 2018

    Our Wine Festival has a new name!! 

    Our 28th Annual award-winning wine festival has a NEW name this year!!  For the last 27 years, wine lovers have come out to spend the day on the historic grounds of Montpelier to enjoy unique wines from all over Virginia. This year is an historic year for our wine festival, as it will be the last year it is held at Montpelier. We are excited to announce that our wine festival will now be called “Orange Uncorked Wine Festival”!!  While we will still have ALL of the things you love about our wine festival, we will have an exciting new venue in 2019, along with exciting new wineries and entertainment!! Join us for this year’s historic festival, and be part of the excitement of Orange Uncorked!!

    Over 20 wineries, craft vendors, local artisans, food trucks, plus a great lineup of music to include Scuffletown, Billy and the Backbeats, Midlife Crisis and 2 Wishes!!  

     Sample wines and ciders from Virginia wineries at the 28th Annual Award-Winning Orange Uncorked Wine Festival on the grounds of James Madison's Montpelier, located along Route 20 just south of the Town of Orange.

    The Orange Uncorked Wine Festival is a great place to bring the whole family.  Spend the day tasting wine and enjoying distinctive arts and crafts, enjoying live music, specialty food vendors, participate in the Most Marvelous Hat contest and challenge your friends to a corn hole game!  Children will enjoy the barrel train rides.  Mansion tours are available and begin at the Visitor's Center.   

      Bring a blanket and a picnic - bring your love of Virginia wines and celebrate spring at the Orange Uncorked Wine Festival,

    Saturday and Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2018.

    Please note, the festival takes place in a field on the grounds of James Madison's Montpelier.  

    No outside alcohol permitted. No pets permitted

    Your $2 cash parking donation will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. 

    We look forward to seeing you there, rain or shine as we celebrate our 28th Anniversary!
    Need directions? Click here or use this address: 11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957.

    Advance Tickets! Only $20!!

    Tasting Tickets at the Gate $25 

    Designated Driver Tickets at the Gate $5

    Youth Ticket (age 13-20) at the Gate $5

    Children age 12 and under receive free admission

    At the gate, we will accept cash and credit cards. No personal checks please.

    Photo ID is required.


    Saturday, May 5th 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Sunday, May 6th 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

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    Private Party Packages Available. Updated reservation form coming soon. 

    Committed Wineries for 2018 so far....

    Jefferson Vineyards          Oak Crest Vineyard  & Winery          Narmada       Rockbridge Vineyard
     Lazy Days Winery                 Mattaponi Winery               Peaks of Otter                    Prince Michel

    Live Music on Stage:


    Midlife Crisis

    Billy and the Backbeats


    2 Wishes


    2018 Vendor Application can be accessed here.



  • The Most Marvelous Hat Contest

    Don't forget to wear your most unique, attention getting hat to be a part of our local favorite contest. We have a number of categories to participate in.

    Come have some fun, show off your most marvelous hat and let your silly side loose!

    Categories being judged:

    Largest Hat

    Most Creative/Unique Hat

    Best Wine Themed Hat

    Super Silliest Kid's Hat

    Overall Most Marvelous Hat