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Anniversary Wine Festival at Gray Ghost Winery in Amissville Virginia

Celebrate Gray Ghost’s 18th Anniversary with wine tastings, vineyard and winery tours. There will be plenty of live music by the Seth Kibel Jazz Trio. There will be a Civil War camp, firing of a replica Civil War cannon, local vendors and a silent barrel auction.  Bring a picnic or buy a barbecue lunch.

English: Confederate Cavalry Colonel John Sing...

English: Confederate Cavalry Colonel John Singleton Mosby — “The Gray Ghost” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Gray Ghost, a family owned and operated winery, is placing Virginia on the international wine map by producing internationally acclaimed wines from immaculate vineyards.  All grapes are hand-picked and wine is aged in premium oak barrels.  Full-bodied reds are unfiltered and lighter-styled wines are fermented at lower temperatures to enhance fruit character.  This emphasis on quality resulted in Gray Ghost being named “Best of the East” by Vineyard and Winery Management Magazine four consecutive years!


WHEN: Anniversary Festival at Gray Ghost Winery July 7-8, 2012,  11:00 am to 5:00 pm

WHERE:  – Gray Ghost Vineyards

14706 Lee Highway Amissville, Virginia 20106

Phone: 540-937-4869 Fax: 540-937-5091


Gray Ghost 2011 Gewurztraminer was Awarded “Best in Class” in California!


Winery (Photo credit: Kay Gaensler)

Map of Virginia highlighting Rappahannock County

Map of Virginia highlighting Rappahannock County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here’s the Schedule of events:

Live Music by the Seth Kibel Jazz Trio 12:00 – 4:30 pm
Winery tours with Al Kellert 11:30, 1:30, 3:30
Vineyard tours with Cheryl Kellert 12:30, 2:30

English: Union Regimental Drum Corps from the ...

English: Union Regimental Drum Corps from the American Civil war. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Civil War Living History and Artillery Demonstrations 17th Virginia Infantry throughout the day
Live Cannon Firing Captain Dammit throughout the day
Local Vendors
Tales of Mosby’s Men
Author Eric Buckland Talks throughout the day Books for sale: Mosby’s Keydet Rangers Mosby Men Mosby Men II Mosby Men III Also for sale: Replica Lapel Pins and Cuff Links given to the Rangers at one of their reunions.
Jacqueline Handley Designs Resort Wear Clothing, Handcrafted Semi-Precious Stone Jewelry and Accessories (Handwoven Textiles)
Sherriq Boutique (Sunday Only) Fashionable Ladies Wear and Accessories Dresses. Jewelry. Handbags. Hats. Scarves. Shawls. Sandals. Plus Sizes…and more!
Handcrafted Cedar Birdhouses By: Gary Mullen
Half Fast Crafts Black Walnut Blanket Chests, Cedar Blanket Chests, Coffee Tables (rustic)
Eastham Farms (Saturday only) 100% organic, handcrafted bath and beauty creations for the human race and our canine friends:  handcrafted cold pressed soaps, body moisturizers, bath gels, bath fizzies, lip balms, natural insect repellants, flea and tick protection for dogs, salt scrubs, lotion tins, massaged candles, whipped body butters.
Admission: $10 includes Gray Ghost logo glass and festivities! Barbecue lunch is an additional $10 (all lunch money benefits the Culpeper Food Closet) Please call for lunch reservations.

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com


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