The Montpelier Wine Festival is a premier spring event for the whole family. Held annually on the grounds of Montpelier, the lifelong home of James Madison, the fourth President of the United States and the "Father of the Constitution," the Festival showcases distinctive arts and crafts; specialty food vendors; live music; "cooking with wine" classes; children's entertainment and rides; and tastings all day.


Hosted by:
Orange County Chamber of Commerce
James Madison's Montpelier

Sponsored in part by:

BB & T

UVA Credit Union

In Kind Sponsors:
Marshall Farms Corner Deli
Wilson Auction Co.
Piedmont Powersports
Virginia Linen
Orange Madison Coop

Special Thanks to:
Gibson Rentals
Orange County Sherriff’s Office
Jones Johns
Aubrey Treakle
Britt Marketing – Official Virginia Wine Lover
Orange County Review
Edible Blue Ridge
OC Magazine
20 South Productions
Reddy Ice
Shenandoah Valley Water
WJMA 103.1
Superhits 95.9 & Thunder 104.5

Last year's festival was recently honored with the Welcome Award!

Welcome Award

Orange County Chamber of Commerce Board members received the Welcome Award from Susan Powell of Ivy Publications & Charlottesville Welcome Book during a meeting at James Madison's Montpelier in the fall of 2014.

Charlottesville Welcome Book readers voted Montpelier Wine Festival a best in category for Wine Festivals in 2014. This 2 day wine festival hosted by the Orange County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2015.

Welcome Award Logo

Follow Montpelier Wine Festival news on social media at #montpelierwinefest.

The Montpelier Wine Festival is organized by the Orange County Chamber of Commerce and James Madison's Montpelier - the historic home of James Madison.
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