Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival at Poplar Forest

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Eat, drink, shop and explore a gem of American history when the Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival returns to Mr. Jefferson’s south lawn. Join Poplar Forest in celebrating Jefferson’s legacy as the father of Virginia wine with tastings from multiple regional wineries. Enjoy live music performances, graze on foods by local vendors and shop the artisan market for one-of-a-kind finds. Tour the president’s private retreat at a reduced rate throughout the day.

General admission tickets—which include tastings and a complimentary Poplar Forest wine glass, while supplies last—are $30 in advance, $35 at the door; non-tasting tickets are $15; children age 6 and under, free.

Enjoy access to a private tent, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a private audience with Mr. Jefferson himself, an exclusive wine tasting and more. Jefferson VIP tasting tickets are $150 per person; Jefferson VIP non-tasting tickets are $75 per person. VIP Tickets must be purchased by November 1, 2024 due to catering considerations.

House Tours  are available for purchase the day of the event only for  $10/ages 18+, $7/ages 6-17, free/under 6.

*Please note, there are no refunds for event tickets for any reason.

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Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival at Poplar Forest
  • 1776 Poplar Forest Parkway
  • Lynchburg, VA 24502
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