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Orange Uncorked Wine Festival

May 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am - May 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm


Orange Uncorked Wine Festival

May 5 & 6, 2018

Montpelier Wine Festival has a new name!!  The 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. 2018 is an historic year for our wine festival, as it will be the last year it is held at Montpelier. This wine festival will now be called “Orange Uncorked Wine Festival”!!

While there will still be ALL of the things you love about this wine festival, there will be 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, Gregory’s Grill foods, 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.

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

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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Live Music on Stage:


Midlife Crisis

Billy and the Backbeats


2 Wishes


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


James Madison’s Montpelier
11407 Constitution Highway
Montpelier Station, VA 22957 United States
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