Posted by on January 19, 2018

Weekend Guide for Middleburg, Virginia: Jan. 19-21

— If you love wine, you’re in luck! This is a great weekend to explore Middleburg’s wineries, with live music at 50 West Vineyards, Boxwood Estate Winery and Greenhill Winery & Vineyards. You can also learn how to create your own Bordeaux at Salamander Resort & Spa or get a taste of West Coast wines with a special wine tasting at Girasole Ristorante. Whatever you decide, share the fun by using #MiddleburgMoment on social.

Salamander Resort and Spa Middleburg VABYOB (Build Your Own Bordeaux) Class at Salamander Resort & Spa: Jan. 20 | 2-4 p.m.

Learn the careful art of wine blending with Salamander Wine Director Michael Foote. Once your wine is blended, put it to the taste test and the best Bordeaux will receive a prize. At the end of the class, bring your wine home to impress your family and friends. $79 per person. For more information, please call 540-326-4070. Price does not include tax and gratuity.

Wine Tasting Girasole Ristorante The Plains VAWest Coast Wine Tasting at Girasole Ristorante: Jan. 21 | 3-5 p.m.

Join Mark Luna of Roanoke Valley Wine Co. for an afternoon tasting of wines from the West Coast. Enjoy Chef Patierno’s light antipasti and 15 wines. Cost: $35 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity. All of the featured wines will be available for purchase at competitive retail prices and a 10% discount will be applied to all cases or mixed-cases ordered. Space is limited, so please call 540-252-5501 to make your reservation.

Also this weekend

Upcoming events

Sean Burch Salamander Resort & Spa Middleburg VAPower Lunch Series with Sean Burch at Salamander Resort & Spa: Jan. 27 | 10 a.m.

Sweat. Eat. Learn. Join eight-time world record holder Sean Burch for the ultimate adventurer’s afternoon. Starting at 10 a.m., take part in an hour and a half group fitness class with workouts Burch customized to prepare him for a hike to the top of Mt. Everest. At noon, then indulge in a healthy lunch while hearing stories about Burch’s adventures and how you can better achieve your goals, no matter your fitness level. $160 per person.

  • Jan. 27: Everest Fitness
  • Feb. 24: Adventure Training 101
  • March 24: Body & Mind Performance Training

Ice Carving with Ice Lab of Baltimore at Salamander Resort & Spa: Jan. 27 | 2-4 p.m.

They’re giving you the tools to construct a frosted masterpiece. Literally! Learn from the ice professionals how to chisel and compete for the best frozen creation. Six people maximum; $210 per person. For more information, please call 540-326-4070. Price does not include tax and gratuity.

“The Very Reluctant Artist” Art Show Opening and Reception at A Place to Be: Jan. 28 | 5-8 p.m.

Learn about Carla Hakim O’Brien’s profound personal transformation to the love of art and her discovery of unwavering faith through her journey into the mystery of intuitive painting.

Three Fox Vineyards Murder Mystery Dinner Girasole Ristorante The Plains VAThree Fox Vineyards Murder Mystery Dinner at Girasole Ristorante: Jan. 28 | 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening of fun, intrigue and deliciousness. Hosted by John and Holli Todhunter of Three Fox Vineyards, you’ll be transported to the famous Camponeschi Ristorante in Rome where a prominent judge is being given an award. Unfortunately, it appears the award will need to be given posthumously. Enjoy a four-course dinner featuring classic Roman dishes and wine pairings by Virginia’s Three Fox Vineyards. With each course, you’ll get clues to help solve the judge’s murder. The cost for this dinner is $85 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Call 540-253-5501 for reservations!

Goodstone Inn & Restaurant spanish Wine Dinner Middleburg VASpanish Wine Dinner at Goodstone Inn & Restaurant: Jan. 31 | 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Enjoy a delightful evening celebrating Spanish cuisine featuring five courses cleverly crafted and prepared by Goodstone Executive Chef Eric Smith, each thoughtfully paired with a Spanish wine.

Gloria Zapatero, USA brand manager at Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España, will be the evening’s guest of honor, sharing her Spanish wine expertise. Guests will be seated in Goodstone’s highly praised conservatory dining room, reserved exclusively for the dinner party.

Reservations are limited and will be confirmed on a first-replied basis, through or by calling Goodstone Inn at 540-687-3333. $135 per person.

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