50 West Events
Looking for Live Music?
How about a little live music from a favorite area musician? Here's who's coming up:
Saturday, April 21: August Muller
Saturday, April 28: Ken Wenzel
Sunday, April 29: Tyme + Lace
Want to impress your friends and family with your wine and food paring knowledge? Join us on the second and fourth Friday of each month this spring and we’ll show you how to create the perfect pairing at home. We’ll feature three wines with a corresponding food pairing, explain why it pairs well, and provide you with a recipes that turns the “bites” into an appetizer or course for you to replicate at home.
Friday, April 27th
Pizza Theme paired with Vidal Blanc, Chambourcin, and Aldie Heights Cuvee
Friday, May 11th
Asian Theme paired with Chardonnay, Petit Manseng, and Cabernet Franc
Friday, May 25th
Picnic Theme paired with Vidal Blanc, Chambourcin, and Aldie Heights Cuvee
Enjoy what you tried? Take home a three pack of the featured wine and information on how to make your perfect pairing at home!
Add on the food pairing to your tasting for $10.
2017 Rosé of Sangiovese Special Release!
Saturday, May 5th
11 AM - 6:30 PM
Before you head to your derby party put on your sundresses and searsucker and stop to smell the Rosé at our Rosé Release Garden Party. Enjoy a special rosé tasting of the 16 Rosé and our newly released 17 Rosé paired with a special bite (tasting fee applies). This weekend we will feature a two pack of the featured Rosé that makes a perfect host/hostess gift or enjoy it yourself!
We are excited to announce this year’s Follow the Grape Series! Join us for a unique behind the scenes experience where you will be able to “Follow the Grape” from planting through harvesting by participating in the care of our fantastic vines. Each season we will highlight what is taking place in the vineyard.
Interested in attending? This is a special cross-over event. It's a great opportunity to see the beautiful vineyards at Sunset Hills Vineyard!
Follow the Grape - Planting
Sunday, May 6th, from 9 AM - 12 PM
Sunset Hills Vineyard
Pruning/Canopy Management (Summer)
The first event in the series is planting. Our Winemaker, Corry and Vineyard Manager, Quintin, will guide you through the steps of planting then oversee the group as you plant Vidal Blanc vines. Upon completion of planting you’ll be able to name the row(s) that you planted. We’ll place a sign with the name and planting team on each row and send you updates with pictures on your baby vines.
Spend the day with Mom and the family surrounded by beautiful scenery, live music, and great wine! To celebrate Mother’s Day, we’re adding the 2017 Rosé of Sangiovese to the tasting menu. Looking for a little something different? Try the Sangria! Pair your wine or sangria with fresh baked bread, a variety of cheeses and cured meats, plus tapenades made from our wine – you can’t go wrong!
Sunday, May 13th
11 AM - 6:30 PM
To add to your beautiful Mother’s Day at 50 West, we’ll have a variety of live music all weekend long:
- Friday, May 11th: Mangione & Benton Jazz Duo 5 to 7:30 pm
- Saturday, May 12th: Jessica Endara, 1:30 to 4:30 pm
- Sunday, May 13th, Shane Gamble, 1:30 to 4:30 pm
No time to pack a picnic lunch for mom? You’re in luck – Artemi’s Kitchen will be serving up great Mediterranean dishes for purchase during the afternoon!
Plan your trip:
Friday open from 1 – 8 pm
Saturday & Sunday open from 11 am to 6:30 pm
It’s that time of year again! We are bottling the new vintage of the Sunset Hills Reserve Cab Franc and Mosaic & 50 West Vineyards Aldie Heights Cuvee and Petit Manseng. Join us for this exclusive Cellar Tasting event where you will be able to sample these wines expertly paired with hors d’oeuvres in the Sunset Hills Barrel Room.
Saturday, May 19th
Sessions are 15 minutes on the hour beginning at 1 PM through 4 PM
Wine & Food Pairings:
Sunset Hills' 2016 Mosaic
Paired with - Crostini with Ricotta, Confit Tomato, First-Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Basil
Sunset Hills' 2016 Reserve Cabernet Franc
Paired with - Seared Duck Breast with Local Carrot Puree and Roasted Mushroom
50 West's 2016 Aldie Heights Cuvee
Paired with – Lamb with Melted Onion and Blue Cheese Mousse
50 West's 2017 Petit Manseng
Paired with – Roasted Sweet Chili Pineapple with Herb Sable
Add these wines to your library years before they are released!
The featured wines won’t be released in the tasting room for a few years. You will have the opportunity to pre-purchase all of these wines at the event. Minimum 3 bottle purchase (club discounts apply) and 30% off a purchase of a case or more. Estimated pick up of your purchased wine is July. Don't miss out on the chance to own some of our best wines years before we release them!
Indulge in a special wine and truffle pairing!
Two Loudoun County favorites are paired together - chocolates by The Conche and Virginia wine by 50 West. The truffle pairings were “passionately sourced and tastefully created” by Chef Santosh Tiptur of The Conche.
2016 Chardonnay with Lemon Almond Praline
2016 Petit Manseng paired with Alfonzo Mango
2016 Cabernet Franc paired with 70% Dark Chocolate
$20 for the Wine & Truffle Pairing
Friday Night Flights
Flights are All Right!
Only interested in white wines? Think red is where it's at? Mix and match your perfect self-guided tasting with a flight!
Enjoy three wines of your choice from our tasting menu. You'll receive a two ounce pour of each, allowing for the perfect opportunity to sip and compare.
Flights are $10 each and are always available!