Chateau Morrisette Winery Announces Summer 2014 Events

Enjoy Great Wine, Music and Food Amidst Spectacular Blue Ridge Mountain Views

Apr 23, 2014, 10:47 ET from Chateau Morrisette Winery

FLOYD, Va., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chateau Morrisette Winery announces its summer 2014 events, including its popular music festivals, winemaker's dinner, masquerade ball, and other events. Come for the day or let us help you plan the perfect getaway with our travel packages.

Summer Music Festivals
Music festivals take place at Nancy Morrisette Field adjacent to the winery. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the gate. Children 12 and under accompanied by a paid adult are admitted at no charge. Young adults (13 – 20 years old) and designated drivers are $20. Call 540-593-2865 for more information.

Black Dog Rhythm & Vine Festival, Saturday, July 5, 2014, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Our third annual Black Dog Rhythm & Vine Festival features select Virginia wineries, great food, artists and craftsmen. National recording artist Paul Thorn headlines with an opening performance by The Alternate Routes, whose song "Nothing More" has been featured on the television series "NCIS."

Black Dog Summer Music and Wine Festival, Saturday, August 9, 2014, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This festival is all about the wine and the music. At 2:00 p.m., enjoy national recording artist Railroad Earth, who just completed their seventh studio album "Last of the Outlaws." This year's opening act is The Mastersons, a husband and wife duo lauded at this year's SXSW for their new album, "Birds Fly South." Enjoy exceptional food vendors, Virginia wineries, and artisans.

Black Dog Music and BBQ Festival, Saturday, September 13, 2014, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Our Black Dog Music and BBQ Festival features headliners Mountain Heart at 2 p.m. with Grammy nominated The Greencards opening the show at 11 a.m. Admission includes music, winery tour, and souvenir wine glass. A Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event, our BBQ festival features regional teams competing for over $4,500 in cash awards in up to five different categories: Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, Pork, and new this year, Anything But where all entries are cooked using a selection of Chateau Morrisette wine!

Other Popular Summer Happenings
Whether you are interested in fine dining, music or a formal affair, we've got something for everyone this summer. For couples looking for a special experience, our Winemaker's Dinner and Mid-Summer Masquerade Ball are a gourmand's delight. Every Sunday June through October, enjoy free live music in the courtyard from 1 to 4 p.m.

About Chateau Morrisette
A fun day trip from Roanoke, Charlottesville, Blacksburg, Christiansburg or the Piedmont Triad or a great weekend away from Washington, DC, Richmond, Hampton Roads, Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte, Knoxville or Charleston, WV, Chateau Morrisette is located at Milepost 171.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County, Virginia. Wine tastings are $8 per person. For more information, visit, call (540) 593-2865, or follow us on Facebook.

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