This is a Rain or Shine Event

Rain or Shine we will be under the 4800 square foot event tent #onsunnyslopefarm Sunday August 5, 2018 for the 2nd annual #wine and #oyster #festival. 10 wineries, 3 bands, #oysters, #food, #artisan #crafts. $35 ticket includes tastings from all wineries!

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#1 FAQ: What is included in the $35 ticket? ANSWER: A wine glass and all your tastings from all wineries! Plus access to the festival activities, food and craft vendors as well as musical sets from the three bands.

2nd Annual

Wine and Oyster Festival 2018

August 5, 2018

11:00 AM to 5 PM

JOIN US FOR ON SUNNY SLOPE FARM’S 2ND ANNUAL VIRGINIA WINE AND OYSTERS FESTIVAL.

Enjoy tastings from Virginia wineries, coastal oysters and an array of craft foods as you explore our curated, local artisan booths and are entertained with live music and fun activities.

Spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon on the farm with your family and friends. It’s an All Virginia Day!

Join us under the tent as our culinary expert showcases Specialty Oyster Dishes paired with these Exquisite Virginia Wines.

10 Virginia Wineries

White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple WOLF Vineyard

Purple Wolf Vineyard

Our winemaker, Randy Phillips is the owner of Cave Ridge Vineyards in Mt. Jackson, VA. Randy has over 25 years of experience in winemaking and is well renowned in the Virginia region. Randy makes our wines from grapes on our estate, his estate or sourced in the Shenandoah Valley.  We are continuously developing new combinations of grapes and lavender types for new and exciting flavors! We all enjoy this, as someone has to do all the flavor testing!
Brix & Columns Vineyards

Brix & Columns

All of our vines have been planted in the past two years, giving our visitors unique insight into the vineyard start-up process.  We are currently growing six varietals: Cabernet Franc, Chambourcin, Chardonnay, Petit Verdot, Vidal Blanc, and Viognier.  The Shenandoah Valley AVA, established in 1982, is becoming one of the well-known American Vitacultural Areas of Virginia due to its favorable growing conditions and ability to produce a large number of varietals.
Cave Ridge Vineyard
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Cave Ridge Vineyard

Cave Ridge Vineyard is a family-owned and operated vineyard and winery located in the foothills overlooking the Shenandoah Valley, which is world-renowned for its scenic beauty and history. Low rainfall and deep rocky soils make this an ideal location for growing the highest quality grapes used to make Cave Ridge wines.
Bluestone Vineyard
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Bluestone Vineyard

These Virginia wines are aged either in barrels in our climate controlled barrel room or in stainless steel tanks where the temperature is computer controlled to give us the optimal conditions to develop the wine. 
Narmada Winery
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Narmada Winery

Sudha’s knowledge of complex spices acquired during her childhood in India enable her to coax latent flavors from her grapes that perhaps would be overlooked by others. Her focus is to create graceful wines that are a true reflection of the fruit and to produce Virginia wines of the highest possible quality.
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Castle Glen Estates Farm and Winery

Born out of our love of fine wines and delicious food, Castle Glen Estates Farm and Winery has become the premiere boutique winery for the best Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in Virginia. After traveling the world and sampling Cabernet from the old world and the new, we decided to make our way back home and bring the world to you.
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North Mountain Vineyard & Winery | 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival Winery

North Mountain Vineyard & Winery will be joining us this year at the August 5, 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival On Sunny Slope Farm in support of the Artisan Center of Virginia. Come on out to taste their wine as well as wine from 10 other Shenandoah Valley Virginia Wineries.

Crosskeys Vineyards

Crosskeys Vineyards will be joining us this year at the August 5, 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival On Sunny Slope Farm in support of the Artisan Center of Virginia. Come on out to taste their wine as well as wine from 10 other Shenandoah Valley Virginia Wineries.
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Hunt's Vineyard

Hunts Vineyard will be joining us this year at the August 5, 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival On Sunny Slope Farm in support of the Artisan Center of Virginia. Come on out to taste their wine as well as wine from 10 other Shenandoah Valley Virginia Wineries.
Third Hill Winery at DeMello Vineyards

Third Hill Winery at DeMello Vineyards

Third Hill Winery at DeMello Vineyards will be joining us this year at the August 5, 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival On Sunny Slope Farm in support of the Artisan Center of Virginia. Come on out to taste their wine as well as wine from 10 other Shenandoah Valley Virginia Wineries.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

Oysters

Big Island Aquaculture

Big Island Aquaculture

Big Island Aquaculture is a small, family run business serving our customers with great tasting oysters, while helping sustain the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay and promoting it's rich culture.

Culinary Pairings

Kraken Cakes

Kraken Cakes

Kraken Cakes isn't just for the cakes! I create different confections for all occasions and even the most important pup in your life. Check out our cakes, desserts, candies, and cupcakes. If there is something you are interested in and don't see it, please send us an email! 
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Mashita

Voted Best Food Truck 2014-2016 & 2018 Readers of the Daily News Record and Rocktown Weekly agree: Mashita means Delicious!
Taj of India

Taj of India

Try us and you'll be convinced! Our recipes are authentic and time-tested. The ingredients are always fresh. The result? A menu that bursts with flavor.
Paella Perfecta

Paella Perfecta

We only use quality ingredients in all our dishes. The finest seafood, Pork, chicken, and produce are the keys to our Delicious Paella. You can taste t​he difference for yourself.
Vine and Grape Kitchen / Hops Kitchen

Vine and Grape Kitchen

Vine and Grape Kitchen / Hops Kitchen's cuisine can be described as the culmination of the tastes, smells, and sights that I experienced traveling and living in Southeast Asia, Central America, Southern Florida, New Mexico, Colorado, Ohio, and now Virginia.

Dayton Tavern | 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival Culinary Pairing

Dayton Tavern will be joining us this year at the August 5, 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival On Sunny Slope Farm in support of the Artisan Center of Virginia. Come on out to taste their food as well as wine from 11 other Shenandoah Valley Virginia Wineries.
Smiley's Ice Cream | 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival Culinary Pairing
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Smiley's Ice Cream | 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival Culinary Pairing

Smiley's Ice Cream will be joining us this year at the August 5, 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival On Sunny Slope Farm in support of the Artisan Center of Virginia. Come on out to taste their ice cream as well as wine from 11 other Shenandoah Valley Virginia Wineries.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

Music

Jordan Mitchell

Jordan Mitchell

Jordan Mitchell will be joining us this year at the August 5, 2018 Wine and Oyster Festival On Sunny Slope Farm in support of the Artisan Center of Virginia. Come on out and listen to their jazz music as you taste wine from 10 other Shenandoah Valley Virginia Wineries.
Randy Pat Scott of Stone Rollin'

Randy Black, Pat, and Scott from Stone Rollin'

Randy has shared the stage with many musicians including Levon Helm from The Band, Muddy Waters guitarist Bob Margolin, and Leon Russell - one of the best rock and country pianists of our time.
Mark Whetzel

Mark Whetzel

Mark has taught guitar privately since 1983. In addition to having previously taught at James Madison University and Bridgewater College, he is currently on the faculty of Blue Ridge Community College as well as Eastern Mennonite University where he teaches all levels of guitar. Mark is also a member of Kaman Music’s Key Player Program. He has studied with some of the most respected and influential guitarists in the country including Andrew York, Tim Reynolds, John Abercrombie.

Artisan Crafts

Designs By Melanie

Designs By Melanie

All of my life I have been drawn to the unique colors and inherent beauty in my native Vermont. In 2009 I moved to Harrisonburg, VA to be closer to family, and I was lucky enough to meet my husband at the local market where I started vending. All of my jewelry designs are created locally on our organic vegetable farm.
BrydgeWorks Glass

BrydgeWorks Glass

At BrydgeWorks Glass Studio, Supplies & Gifts, we believe that creating and incorporating stained glass into your world will spark your imagination, inspire your creativity, and most of all, help illuminate the beauty of your world!
Overlook Farm Herbal Remedies

Overlook Farm Herbal Remedies

We started Overlook Farm Herbal Remedies in 2016 after using many home medicinal recipes for the family and realized these types of products were not readily available online or locally. Since our first day in business we have been bringing…
Rick's Pens
It's In the Bag

It's In the Bag

In the Spring and Summer of 2017 I began my new craft of repurposing fabrics into handbags. I currently only show and vend my purses at Craft Fairs, Wine Festivals, and Farmers' Markets and the response has been terrific. 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

Proceeds from this event goes to the Artisans Center of Virginia, the parent organization of @Virginia’s Artisan Trail Network and the Virginia Oyster Trail.

On Sunny Slope Farm is a member of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Artisan Trail (Trail Site # 48 ) and Fields of Gold Shenandoah Valley’s Farm Trail and is situated in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley in @Rockingham County.

Sponsored by: Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center, Blue Ridge Insurance Services, Inc., Visit Harrisonburg Virginia, 93-7 NOW, Silver Lake Mill, Ruffles & Rust Florals, Another Chance Vintage Rentals,  Visit Rockingham County, VA, Virginia is for Lovers