0
Votes

Food & Drink, Oct. 1-7

Send announcements or events, which are open to the public at no or minimal cost, to The Loudoun Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102 or e-mail <a href="mailto:loudoun@connectionnewspapers.com">loudoun@connectionnewspapers.com</a>. Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call 703-917-6454.

The Ashburn Wine Shop, 44050 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, will hold a Sip & Silver event, Thursday, Oct. 2, from 6-9 p.m. Includes wine tastings and sterling silver jewelry with Sharon Kaufman, a Silpada Designs independent sales representative. Call 723-7575.

Wine country bus tours at Bluemont Vineyards and Veramar Vineyards, Saturday, Oct. 4; and Breaux Vineyards and Notaviva Vineyards, Sunday, Oct. 5. Pick-up and drop-off times vary, visit Web site for details. The Washington Wine Academy and Reston Limousine offer winery tours. Cost: $35 per person, $50 per person with lunch. Call 703-478-0500, Ext. 1 or visit www.washingtonwineacademy.org/wine-tours.htm#Tour1.

Wine country bus tours at Tarara Winery and Hidden Brook Winery, Saturday, Oct. 11, pick-up and drop-off times vary, visit Web site for details. The Washington Wine Academy and Reston Limousine offer winery tours. Cost: $35 per person, $50 per person with lunch. Call 703-478-0500, Ext. 1 or visit www.washingtonwineacademy.org/wine-tours.htm#Tour1.

Friday Night Date Night, Oct. 10, 6:30-9 p.m., Willowcroft Farm Vineyards, 38906 Mt. Gilead Road, Leesburg. Watch James Bond flick "Dr. No" and have dinner catered by Tuscarora Mill Restaurant. Reservations are required. Cost: $50 per person. Call 703-777-8161 or visit www.willowcroftwine.com.