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Event Details

BALADE GOURMANDE

presented by

BARREN RIDGE VINEYARDS & L'ETOILE CATERING


Barren Ridge invites you to experience a gourmet wine and food pairing event while strolling through our property at picturesque Barren Ridge Vineyards in the Shenandoah Valley. This unique event will feature 5 tasting stations throughout the vineyard and around the winery, each with a carefully selected estate grown wine paired with a gourmet creation from the culinary excellence of L'étoile Catering. A custom designed wine glass will be provided for your wine and culinary adventure. This custom glass is yours to keep!


How it works:

This event is set up for reservations at 20 minute intervals. The first group will begin the Balade Gourmande at 11 AM, and the final group will leave at 5 PM. A total of about twenty spaces are available for each reservation time, so you may reserve for 1-20 people for each available time slot. Please select tickets according to your chosen reservation time, and remember to bring your printed tickets with you to be presented at check in. We ask that you arrive 15 minutes early to allow for an efficient check in process. Please wear shoes suitable to a walk in the vineyard and dress accordingly for this outdoor event.


Dates and Times: Saturday, July 23, 11-6 PM, rain or shine

Groups leave at 20 minute intervals, starting at 11AM and finishing at 5PM

Rain Date: Sunday, July 24th 2022 

This event is non-refundable.

Tickets are $120 plus fees and sales tax; the all in price to you is $135.82.


Dogs & Pets: We are a pet friendly vineyard, however for this event we believe it is in the best interest of your pet's well-being to leave our furry family members at home.


Gourmet menu by l'Étoile catering - Food by Station:

Station 1: Mini salmon cake with a lemon dill aioli & dill garnish

Station 2: Pork rillette on baguette toast points with whole grain

mustard, cornichons, and green onion

Station 3: Cherries jubilee duck confit on baguette toast points

Station 4: Grilled shrimp kabobs with a smoked tomato aioli

Station 5: Hand rolled Belgian chocolate truffles


Live Music: 11:30 PM - 6 PM:

Live music will be provided from 11:30 AM - 6 PM by local musicians Paulien Jazz Quartet (11:30-2:30pm) and The Hot Mamas (3:00-6:00pm)

Paulien, based in Charlottesville, is a Dutch native who lives in the US. She will be singing wonderful French chansons and early 20th century American jazz standards, popular songs, and show tunes. She completes a wonderful quartet of musicians bringing you excellent, lively jazz with a bit of a French touch.


The Hot Mamas, based in Staunton, are an all female music collective featuring various singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists. This entertaining and upbeat trio of vocalists will be performing songs from 1920-1930s New Orleans and other very special music featuring a multitude of different instruments including kazoo, percussion, ukulele, guitar, banjo, and more.

Shaded seating will be available to enjoy the live music.



Location:

Link to Google Maps Location:

Address: 984 Barren Ridge Road, Fishersville, VA 22939

Questions? Please contact us at 540-248-3300 or email us at info@barrenridgevineyards.com



Enjoy a day of gourmet adventure at the winery, explore our history, viticulture, winemaking, and of course delicious food and wine pairings.

Let's not forget the gorgeous Barren Ridge sunset and wonderful mountain views.

This is pure wine-tourism. Enjoy and see you on July 23rd!


Enjoy life!

–Barren Ridge Vineyards–

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