Saturday, August 3, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
3rdAnnual Oyster & Wine Festival
Enjoy unique “merroir-terroir” pairings of oysters and wine from Virginia’s signature Oyster Trial while serenaded by premiere Virginia jazz artists.
Spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon on the farm with your family and friends. It’s an All Virginia Day under the tent! Introducing “High Five”- A showcase of five Virginia oyster culinary preparations – raw, roasted, fried, stewed and baked distinctively paired with an exquisite variety of select Virginia wines from five premiere winery/vineyards outside the valley.
Deborah Pratt – 4 Time National Oyster Shucking Champion
Featured Oyster Purveyors/Vendors/Preparations:
#1 Raw Half Shell Oysters: Big Island Aquaculture
#2 Roasted Half Shell Oysters: Big Island Aquaculture
#3 Fried Oysters: Byrd’s Seafood Food Truck
#4 Oyster Chowder/Stew: Cowarts Seafood/Bevan’s Oyster Company
#5 Oysters Rockefeller: Chessie Seafood and Aqua Farms
#1 Mattaponi Winery
#2 Saude Creek Vineyards
#3 Good Luck Cellars
#4 Williamsburg Winery
#5 Ingleside Vineyards
Featured Performing Artists:
Stephanie Nakasian Trio – Stephanie is an exciting, seasoned vocalist and master of innovative jazz improvisation, completely authentic with a fresh and vibrant sound all her own. Featured on “Fresh Air” with Terry Gross, she has toured and performed with many of the “greats” and brings high energy to every performance. and enthralls listeners with her pure tones and flawless delivery. Stephanie engages listeners on a personal level with a love for the music that is playful, electric and spontaneous in story and song. Stephanie’s trio features guitar virtuoso Chris Whiteman and bassist Karl Kimmel (25 yrs the house bassist at The Homestead, VA) https://www.stephanienakasian.com/
Chris Whiteman – Chris is a jazz guitar virtuoso having performed throughout the United States and Europe. He has worked with Grammy-winning artists and producers, composed music for film and is an active touring artist. https://www.chriswhitemanmusic.com/
Kipyn Martin – Kipyn Martin is an emerging and award-winning Indie Folk artist who currently plays festivals, concert halls, coffeehouses, and house concerts from New England to Texas. 2017 saw the release of Kipyn’s second album, Dance Across the Sky, two songs from which earned Gold Awards in the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest (“Dance Across the Sky” and “God Is Love”). Kipyn also currently tours with duo partner Allison Shapira, performing Joan & Joni: A Tribute to the Music of Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell. See kipynmartin.com or joanandjoni.com and for more information.