Willard Company News
on September 22, 2012 by cfinley
The 24th Annual Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival will be held September 29 and 30. This year, 27 Virginia wineries will be participating as well as 85 juried craft and food vendors. Three popular live bands will also be there to entertain festival-goers. Saturday crowds will enjoy the bands Polychrome and Dragonfly. Sunday’s festivities feature the bands Blue Mule, and Fat Daddy. The Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival will be held at LakeWatch Plantation in Moneta, directly off of Route 122, about 1 mile south of Hales Ford Bridge. This venue allows for easy access to the site, an abundance of free parking and more space for festival-goers to enjoy the festivities.
Directions: Take Route 122 (Booker T. Washington Hwy ) south from the Hales Ford Bridge approximately 2.2 miles and turn left (east) into Lake Watch Plantation to SML Wine Festival parking.
The Festival site is located on VA Route 122, three miles north of Westlake Town Center.
For GPS and Mapquest – street address is 14374 Booker T Washington Highway, Moneta, VA 24121
Participating wineries include Amrhein Wine Cellars, Barboursville Vineyards, Bright Meadows Farm, Brooks Mill Winery, Byrd Cellars Winery, Chateau Morrisette, Cooper Vineyards, Davis Valley Winery, Delfosse Vineyard & Winery, Fincastle Vineyard & Winery, First Colony Winery, Hickory Hill Vineyards, Horton Cellars Winery, Lake Anna Winery, Peaks of Otter Winery, Piedmont Vineyards & Winery, Rebec Vineyards, Rockbridge Vineyards, Rosemont of Virginia, Rural Retreat Winery, Sans Soucy Vineyards & Winery, Savoy – Lee Winery, Tomahawk Mill Winery, Veritas Vineyard & Winery, Virginia Mountain Vineyards, Wintergreen Winery, and Williamsburg Winery.
Advance Tickets(Available until 5pm, September 28th)
$20 – Taster, $12 Non-Taster(Designated Driver)
At-The-Gate Ticket Pricing
Taster Ticket — $25
Designated Driver (Non-Taster) Ticket — $15
For more information call or visit the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center at 16430 Booker T. Washington Highway Moneta, VA 24121 or 540.721.1203. (Tickets can be used either Saturday or Sunday).
Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival Hours:
Sat 11a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sun 11a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rain or Shine
No Pets – No Refunds – Free Parking