RICHMOND, VA. (WTVR): Summer is a busy time at James River Cellars, The Winery has several weekly events lined up and an inaugural event Smoke & Vine Festival, sponsored by Johnson's Charities & Funkmotor Entertainment. The event is an evening of Wine Tasting by James River Cellars and Cigars by Cigar Realm Premium Cigars, Beer by Brown's Distribution & Live Music by J Tucker and The Krewe & DJ Swirv Dinero. Admission is $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. For tickets call 804-986-2902 or smokevinefestival.eventbrite.com. Transportation from Virginia Center Commons parking lot will be provided when the Winery's lot becomes full.
Other events at the Winery include Sundays In The Shade featuring live music from 1-4pm thorough September, food from a local food truck & wine sapling, tasting fee $5 applies; Fridays On The Patio, from 6:30-9:30pm, local musicians, wine tasting and food from a local food truck, admission is $10.
Other dates to put on your calendar are September 2nd, Labor Day Wine & Cheese Pairing and September 7th, for Harvest wine Festival. For more information about James River Cellars and about events log onto www.jamesrivercellars.com or call 804-550-7516.