Wine festivals: The ancient Greeks did it. The ancient Romans were big fans. And this spring, modern Lynchburgers will get their “festivus” on as well.
The James River Wine & Music Festival (JRW&MF) will be Lynchburg’s first fiesta dedicated to the handiwork of Virginia vintners. Scheduled for Saturday, May 11 (that’s AD), the festival will take place in downtown Lynchburg at the Riverfront Park.
Like their classical counterparts, wine aficionados will be entertained by music, plenty of wineries and an assortment of vendors. Unlike the ancients, Lynchburg attendees will be partaking from wine produced exclusively in the Commonwealth.
“This will be the premier wine festival for Lynchburg,” Frank Britt, the festival’s organizer and local wine savant said. “We’ve got a great location. There will be more than 60 different wines offered by 12 Virginia wineries.”
Britt publishes an online newsletter, The Official Virginia Wine Lover, ... Read More
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