Wine enthusiasts can enjoy local wines with events that take them from grape to glass


One of Fairfax County's special events taking place this month is Reston's Oktoberfest festival on October 10th -11th. The festival will feature traditional fare and a selection of classic German beers and wines provided by The Wine Cabinet.

In addition, Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro in Reston is offering half-priced wine flights during the month of October starting at $12.00 for three varieties. To compare Virginia wines to other renowned international wines, stop into the new Wine House in Fairfax City, home to 500 wines from around the world, where guests can taste and contrast some of the finest selections on the market; or visit The Steak House at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner to enjoy wines from the cellar of award winning Wine Director, Vincent Feraud. Evo Bistro in McLean offers a wide variety of wines by the bottle and glass and features an automated self-serve wine tasting station.

There are over forty wineries within a short drive of Fairfax County, each with its own style and unique offerings, and visitors to Fairfax County can find a range of comfortable and luxurious places to stay after a day of tasting and exploring. With almost 100 hotels to choose from, there is sure to be something for every budget and occasion.

Visit Fairfax is the official tourism organization for Fairfax County, Virginia. Charged with destination marketing and tourism promotion, it is directed by many of the County's top tourism and hospitality leaders. For more information, please visit