Eat, drink, shop and explore a gem of American history when the Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival returns to Mr. Jefferson’s south lawn. Join Poplar Forest in celebrating Jefferson’s legacy as the father of Virginia wine with tastings from ten regional wineries. Enjoy live performances by local musicians: The Crooked Road Ramblers and Rendezvous; graze on foods by local vendors; and more. Funds raised support the ongoing restoration, preservation and interpretation of the historic property. General admission tickets—which include tastings and a complimentary Poplar Forest wine glass, while supplies last—are $30; non-tasting tickets are $15; children age 6 and under, free.
Experience the festival as a Jefferson VIP
Enjoy access to a private tent, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a private audience with Mr. Jefferson himself, an exclusive wine tasting and more. Jefferson VIP tasting tickets are $125 per person or $225 per couple; Jefferson VIP non-tasting tickets are $75 per person.
- AmRhein Wine Cellar
- Castle Glen Winery
- Cobbler Mountain Cider
- Jefferson Vineyards
- Rebec Vineyards
- Virginia Mountain Vineyards
- The Williamsburg Winery
- More to be announced!
In order to ensure the safety of all visitors, vendors, and volunteers, we require all unvaccinated attendees to wear face masks while on site (unless tasting), we strongly encourage vaccinated visitors to wear masks (unless tasting). We strongly recommend purchasing wine to consume outside the tents. Poplar Forest reserves the right to cancel this year’s festival and will honor any purchased tickets at the rescheduled event in 2022. There will be no refunds for tickets purchased for this event.