Got plans for the MLK holiday weekend? The Route 9 Barrel Tasting takes place Saturday, January 15, and Sunday, January 16, from 11am to 5pm. Take a leisurely cruise down Loudoun’s Route 9 from Waterford through Hillsboro while enjoying a unique wine tasting opportunity. Four of Loudoun’s wineries will be participating in this event which gives visitors a unique opportunity to talk with the winemakers and get a sneak preview of the 2010 wines. Fun times to be had while helping local charity — Inova Loudoun Hospital Foundation will receive 20% of the proceeds from ticket sales. Participating vineyards and wineries include: Doukenie Winery, which is coordinating the event, Hillsborough Vineyards, Sunset Hills Vineyard, and Loudoun Valley Vineyards. Tickets are $40 each and include tastings from two barrels at each winery and a souvenir wine glass.
Contact Maria@doukeniewinery.com or 540-668-6464 x202 for tickets and information.