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Chateau Morrisette is among the oldest and largest wineries in Virginia. Previous to the Covid-19 pandemic we also operated an award-winning restaurant with a 95% recommendation rate on OpenTable. With fresh vintages, flavors, and events at the winery, restaurant, vineyard, and festival field throughout the year, we will keep you abreast of all the great happenings and the people who make up Chateau Morrisette Winery and Restaurant in this blog and through our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest sites.
FLOYD, Va., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Located along Virginia's scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, Chateau Morrisette Wineryannounces its Spring 2015 events.
Back by popular demand are Mountain Adventure Weekend and live music in the courtyard on Sundays beginning in June. In addition, signature fine dining events include dinner with Guest Chef Paul Schroeder and the Annual Winemaker's Dinner with Brian Cheeseborough at the Restaurant at Chateau Morrisette.
Guest Chef Paul Schroeder, Friday, March 27 - Sunday, March 29, 2015
An award-winning chef from Sonoma, C.A., Paul Schroeder is well-known for preparing innovative rustic Mediterranean cuisine with fresh, local produce, rotisserie meats and seafood. His exclusive menu will be available Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Restaurant at Chateau Morrisette. During these times, the restaurant will be serving Chef Schroeder's menu exclusively. Reservations are highly recommended and are currently available.
Spring Wine Sale Sunday, April 19 - Monday, May 4, 2015
The winery's Spring Wine Sale features 20% off bottles and 30% off cases online, by phone and at the winery.
Open Houses, Saturdays and Sundays, April 25 – 26 and May 2 – 3, 2015, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The winery will host complimentary tastings for visitors during its Spring Open Houses. In addition, Kennel Club Members will enjoy tastings and food throughout the winery including upstairs and in the cellar.
Annual Winemaker's Dinner, Sunday, May 24, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
At the Annual Winemaker's Dinner, Chateau Morrisette's award-winning winemaker and oenologist, Brian Cheeseborough, will be on hand to explain wine pairings, talk about his newest wines, and answer questions. Hosted at the Restaurant at Chateau Morrisette, this event is $95 per person inclusive of wine, food, tax and gratuity. The menu will be available 30 days before the event. Reservations are required and now being taken for this event.
Mountain Adventure Weekend, Friday – Sunday, June 5 – 7, 2015
The winery's annual Mountain Adventure Weekend offers outdoor fun for everyone – horseback riding through the vineyard, kayaking down the river, and hiking the scenic mountain terrain. Stay with the winery's lodging partners and enjoy sumptuous meals at the Restaurant at Chateau Morrisette. Reservations will be available beginning April 1, 2015.
Sunday Sounds Music Series, June 7 – October 25, 1 – 4 p.m.
Free Sunday music in the courtyard returns this summer and fall. Relax and enjoy our delicious wines while listening to a wide variety of music every week. New this year, jazz musicians will perform the first Sunday of every month.
Mountains of Music Homecoming, Sunday, June 14, 2015, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
The winery is proud to host a special Sunday Sounds event in the courtyard as part of the Mountains of Music Homecoming presented by the Crooked Road, Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. The event will feature the Sigmon Stringers, a three-generation bluegrass band from Newton, N.C.
About Chateau Morrisette
A fun day trip from Roanoke, Charlottesville, Blacksburg, Christiansburg or the Piedmont Triad or a great weekend away fromWashington, DC, Richmond, Hampton Roads, Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte, Knoxville or Charleston, W.V., Chateau Morrisette is located at Milepost 171.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County, V.A. Wine tastings are $8 per person. For more information, visitwww.thedogs.com, call (540) 593-2865, or follow us on Facebook.
SOURCE Chateau Morrisette Winery
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