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2016 10th Annual Wine & Oyster Festival

September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - September 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm




If you love the combination of great wines, delicious local seafood and fine crafts and artisans, mark your calendar for September 17, 10am – 6pm and September 18, 10am – 5pm. Voted 2015 “Best Of” in Virginia Wine Lovers Magazine, this popular event features wines from Virginia wineries and oysters from Chesapeake Bay and Tidewater oyster growers. See a complete list of participating 2016 vendors below!

This year’s festival will have it all – fun and history! There will be FREE admission to the Great House, Treakle’s train barrel rides, Westmoreland County Miniature Farm Animals and the Gristmill will be open and running! There will be car shows on both Saturday (Mustang Car Clubs) and Sunday (Memory Lane Car Club).  Live music will be provided each day by a line-up of local bands and solo musicians. Transportation will be provided from the parking lots by Bay Transit and Trolley.

Not a fan of wine? This year’s festival will also feature breweries from Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, and Richmond! There will also be tastings offered of a variety of Castle Brands liquors.



  • Online ticket sales have now ended. Tickets will be available for purchase at the gate on both days of the festival.

  • Ticket prices at the gate: Wine-Taster Tickets $25, Non-Wine Taster Tickets $15, Child Tickets (Age 7-13) $5, Children Under 6 FREE

  • Gates open at 10:00 a.m. and close 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, 2016 and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 18, 2016.


    Click to see highlights from last year.

  • If you want to spend the weekend at Stratford, call the Inn at Stratford (804-493-1966) for lodging information.

  • This event is held rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

  • No coolers allowed inside the festival grounds.

  • No outside food or drink.

  • Tickets purchased can be used on either day of the event; a ticket purchased for Saturday can be used on Sunday, a Sunday ticket can be used on Saturday.

  • No ATM machine available on site.


2016 Oyster Growers, Wineries, Brewery and Vendors

OYSTER_GROWERS_HEADERWard Oyster     |     Chapel Creek   |     Dragon Creek     |    Rappahannock Oyster Co.  |   Great Wicomico Oyster Co.   |   Morattico Creek Oyster Company   WINERY_HEADERMonroe Bay Vineyard     |     Lake Anne Winery   |    Saude Creek Vineyards    |    Ingleside Winery     |     Oak Crest Winery     |     Horton Vineyards     |     Glass House Winery          Potomac Point Winery      |     Mattaponi Winery     |     General’s Ridge Vineyard     |     Good Luck Cellars      |     Rogers Ford Farm Winery    |      Democracy Vineyard   |   delFosse Vineyard and Winery   |   Hague Winery   |   Williamsburg Winery   |   Dog and Oyster VineyardCraft-Brewery-&-Craft-Cider_HEADER
Adventure Brewing Company   |   Potter’s Craft Cider   |   Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
FOODVENDOR_HEADERPlan B BBQ   |   Sweet Lew’s Kettle Corn   |   Country Cottage Ice Cream and Fudge     |   Boka Taco Truck     |   Slideways Mobile Bistro   |   Sara Festival Foods   |   Wrights Delights   |   Plum Crazy BBQ   |   Sho-Nuff BBQ   |   Sarin Grill  |  Smoothie Hut  |  Stratford Hall Dining RoomVENDOR_HEADERLone Wolf Trading Company    Tilley’s Favorite Dog Biscuits  |   Tayloe Pottery   |   Divine Baskets by Brenda & Hot Flash Pottery      Shiroko’s Pottery  |   Orkendell Ford   |   Kimary Kreations   |   Potomac Breeze Pottery   |   Perfectly Posh     Renewal by Anderson of Central Virginia     Signs by Donald    |   Burkes Fine Jewelry   |   Cedars Run Farms   |    Darbie Stiches    Artfully Yours   |   Boo Gemes   |    Mid-Atlantic Bath Solutions   |   Origami Owls   |   Hal’s River Gallery   |   Jewelry Designs by Jim and Linda Harrison   |   Spirited Stems & Washed Ashore    |   Beautifully Beaded   |   The Herb Works and Vinegar    King William Alpacas   |   Thirty-One Gifts   |   Plantation Peanuts   |   The Woven Seat & The Crafty Mussos   |   Dave Nagureney   |   Melissa Lane   |   Chesapeake Oysters Lovers Handbook   |   King George Animal Rescue   |   Stratford Fire Substation   |      Steamboat Era Museum   |   Northern Neck Master Gardeners   |   Calvert Marine Museum   |   George Washington’s Birthplace NPS   |   Westmoreland County Museum  |   Virginia Wine of the Month Club   |   Northern Neck Beekeepers   |   The Virginia Institute of Marine Science  |   JK Enterprises & Sales   |   Ladies Victorian   |   Reedville Fisherman’s Museum   |   All American Harley-Davidson   |   Just Because   |   LipSense by SemeGemce   |   Rivahlyn River Glass Jewelry   |   King George Chiropractic   |   Horizons Blue   |   J & R Crafts   |   Lento Products   |   American Oak Barrel   |   Spirit Fire Fine Art


  • Click here to download 2016 vendor application form, release and regulations

  • For information on how to become a sponsor for the Wine and Oyster Festival, call 804-493-1970 or email Kim Packett – kpackett@stratfordhall.org

  • For information on becoming a volunteer or vendor, call 804-493-1972 or email Jon Bachman – jbachman@stratfordhall.org

  • For information on marketing opportunities associated with the Wine and Oyster Festival call 804-493-1971 or email Jim Schepmoes – jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org

  • If you want to spend the weekend at Stratford, call the Inn at Stratford (804-493-1966) for lodging information.



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September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am
September 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

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