Gray Ghost Vineyards

Gray Ghost Vineyards

Gray Ghost's 23rd Anniversary Celebration
Saturday and Sunday, July 8 and 9, 2017
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Join us for a relaxing afternoon at the winery!  This fabulous weekend includes live music, vineyard tours, winery tours, and local vendors.  Food provided by Fork'd (the new food truck driven by The Apple House)!

Wine Tasting Specials!
$5 wine tasting
$10 wine tasting and logo glass
$15 wine tasting, logo glass and glass of wine of your choice


Featured musicians
Saturday:  Robbie Limon (1:00 to 4:00 pm)
Sunday:  Dave Goodrich (1:00 to 4:00 pm)

Tour Schedule
Winery tours with Al Kellert:  11:30, 1:30 and 3:30
Vineyard tours with Cheryl Kellert:  12:30 and 2:30

Winemaker Dinner at The Marriott Ranch in Hume, Virginia
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Please see the Winemaker Dinner page for more information.

While experiencing the winter wonderland and listening to live holiday music, sample Gray Ghost's award-winning wine with local and regional artisan cheeses.  Guess the number of corks on the new decoration to win a selection of Gray Ghost wine!  Collect the 23rd in a series of limited edition holiday wine glasses!  Plan your visit to coincide with one of Al's entertaining and informative winery tours!  Admission includes a festive event filled with live music, wine tasting, cheese tasting, desserts, winery tours and collectible holiday glass. 

Winery tours: 12:00, 1:30, 3:30

Live music on Saturday (1:00 to 3:30 pm):  Valerie Von Fange
Live music on Sunday (1:00 to 4:00 pm):  Dave Goodrich

Gray Ghost's Christmas Cork and Cheese Celebration!
December 3 and 4, 2016
Entry to event:  11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Winery open until 5:00 pm

Revel in the most festive holiday atmosphere at Gray Ghost's all new Christmas Cork and Cheese Festival!  View the world's largest cork Christmas display containing decorations crafted out of over 100,000 corks! 


2017 Calendar of Events
Celebrating 23 years of Excellence!

Annual Barrel Tasting
Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5, 2017
Entry to event: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm,
the winery is open until 5:00 pm

This fun and educational event is held in the underground barrel room!  Taste developing wines and experience blending!  This is the ONLY opportunity to reserve futures of the intense 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon!  No reservations necessary.
$20 per person includes barrel tasting, tasting of current releases, logo glass and light hors d'oeuvres
(Futures orders may be phoned in this weekend only: 540-937-4869)


Mother's Day at Gray Ghost
Sunday, May 14, 2017
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Celebrate Mother's Day at Gray Ghost Vineyards with a day filled with fun!  Enjoy free wine tastings for Mom and her guests, winery tours and live music in the afternoon!

Featured musician: Dave Goodrich

1:00 to 4:00 pm
Bring a picnic or purchase a gourmet picnic special.
540-937-4869

Wine Library Tasting
Sunday, May 7, 2017
2:00 to 4:00 pm
(optional winery tour at 1:00 pm)

Gray Ghost continues its popular wine library tasting series.  Enjoy tasting past vintages of Gray Ghost wines in the wine library with owners and winemakers, Al and Cheryl Kellert.  A limited number of each wine is available for sale for those individuals participating.
Reservations recommended: 540-937-4869
$25 per person includes library tasting and tasting of current releases
Featured wines:
TBD


Father's Day at Gray Ghost
Sunday, June 18, 2017
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Celebrate Father's Day at Gray Ghost Vineyards with a day filled with fun!  Enjoy free wine tastings for Dad and his guests, winery tours and live music in the afternoon!

Live music by Valerie Von Fange: 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Bring a picnic or purchase a gourmet picnic special.
540-937-4869

Live Music - Featuring Valerie Von Fange
Saturday, May 13, 2017

2:00 to 4:00 pm

In case you are not able to join us on Mother's Day, we are starting the festivities a day early!  Treat your Mom to a relaxing afternoon with live music at Gray Ghost!

Wine tastings only $5 per person.

Live Music - Featuring Robbie Limon
Saturday, June 17, 2017

1:00 to 4:00 pm
In case you are not able to join us on Father's Day, we are starting the festivities a day early!  Treat your Dad to a relaxing afternoon with live music at Gray Ghost!
Wine tastings only $5 per person.

Register for Volunteer Harvest Program!
Registration for the 2017 harvest season begins February 4
and runs through August 31.

Harvest takes place in September and October
Visit the Gray Ghost tasting room and register now for the most popular volunteer harvest program in the Commonwealth of Virginia!  Volunteer harvesters enjoy a lavish breakfast, fun-filled morning picking grapes and luncheon with all your favorite Gray Ghost wines!  Each harvester receives a limited edition "Gray Ghost Official Harvester" t-shirt.  There is no charge to participate.  Participants must be over 21.  To register for harvest you must visit the Gray Ghost tasting room (registrations are ONLY accepted in person during tasting room hours).  Questions? Call: 540-937-4869.



Ranger Reserve (Bordeaux Blend)

Blending Class
Saturday, June 3, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make a blended wine?  Now is your opportunity to not only learn, but also to try your hand at it!  Gray Ghost winemaker, Al Kellert, leads participants in the fine art of making a Bordeaux blend.  Participants taste each varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec and then make their own wine blend.
$60 per person includes class, box lunch and glass of wine with lunch
Tickets currently on sale: 540-937-4869

Irresistible Chocolates and Cabernet
Saturday and Sunday, February 11 and 12, 2017
Entry to event:  11:00 am to 4:00 pm,
the winery is open until 5:00 pm

It is the 23rd Anniversary of the most popular Valentine winery event in Virginia!  Indulge in an extensive array of chocolate desserts while enjoying Gray Ghost's Gold-medal winning red wines!  Admission includes wine tasting, chocolate dessert buffet a limited edition, collectible Valentine glass!
$25 per person
Snow, rain or shine.
No reservations necessary.

If you want "real" food, feel free to bring it.  We are only serving chocolate!

Wine Library Tasting
Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:00 to 4:00 pm
(optional winery tour at 1:00 pm)

Gray Ghost continues its popular wine library tasting series.  Enjoy tasting past vintages of Gray Ghost wines in the wine library with owners and winemakers, Al and Cheryl Kellert.  A limited number of each wine is available for sale for those individuals participating.
Reservations recommended: 540-937-4869
$25 per person includes library tasting and tasting of current releases
Featured wines:
TBD


Gray Ghost Vineyards
14706 Lee Highway
Amissville VA 20106
Phone: 540-937-4869
Fax: 540-937-5091
www.grayghostvineyards.com

Gray Ghost's Holiday Kick-off!
Friday, November 24, 2017
11:00 am to 5:00

Start your holiday season with Gray Ghost Vineyards!  Enjoy one-day only gift specials and live music by Valerie Von Fange: 2:30 to 4:30 pm.  This is the perfect event to entertain guests!  The cork Christmas display makes its annual debut!

Wine Library Tasting
Sunday, November 12, 2017
2:00 to 4:00 pm

(optional winery tour at 1:00 pm)
Gray Ghost continues its popular wine library tasting series.  Enjoy tasting past vintages of Gray Ghost wines in the wine library M with owners and winemakers, Al and Cheryl Kellert.  A limited number of each wine is available for sale for those individuals participating.
Reservations recommended: 540-937-4869
$25 per person includes library tasting and tasting of current releases
Featured wines:
TBD

Winemaker Dinner at Gadsby's Tavern in Old Town Alexandria

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Please see the Winemaker Dinner page for more information.

Gray Ghost's Chardonnay (photo courtesy TJ Cabrera)

Vertical Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting
Saturday, April 1, 2017
7:30 to 10:00 pm


This candlelit, black-tie optional evening features past vintages of Gray Ghost's Cabernet Sauvignons and Reserve Cabernet Sauvignons.  For the first time ever, we will compare the different versions of Cabernet Sauvignons from the same year!  The evening includes gourmet, heavy hors d'oeuvres and discussion.  Advanced ticket purchase required.
$135 per person
SOLD OUT

Exceptional Wines, Southern Hospitality

Picnic Specials at Gray Ghost Year-Round!

Gray Ghost offers picnic specials year-round!  A block of cheese and basket of crackers for $6   or cheese, Boar's Head Sopressata, and crackers for $12.  Enjoy a bottle or glass of wine and relax in the gazebo and garden or the gorgeous Mosby Lounge!  We look forward to your next visit! 
(Guests are always welcome to bring their own picnic as well!)

Gray Ghost offers a wide array of choices for seating.  There is both indoor and outdoor seating.

 2016 Calendar of Events
Celebrating 22 years of Excellence!


Plan your visit to the Cork Christmas Display.
The world's largest Christmas display made entirely from corks will open on Friday, November 25.  The display will remain up for viewing through Christmas Eve.  The tank room goes back into service for winemaking purposes, so the display is not available to see after Christmas Eve.
Please plan your visit accordingly!




Civil War Authors at Gray Ghost!
Saturday, December 10, 2016

11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Shopping for Civil War buffs this holiday season?

Two renowned Civil War authors are in attendance at Gray Ghost.  David Goetz and Eric Buckland will be signing and selling books for all your holiday needs!    They will have a number of books available.  Featured books contain extensive history on Colonel John Singleton Mosby as well as Mosby's men.


Santa Visits Gray Ghost
Sunday, December 11, 2016
1:00 to 4:00 pm

Children of all ages are invited to bring their wish lists to share with Santa.  Free gift for each child.  Cameras encouraged.  Free.



For questions concerning any Gray Ghost event, please call the winery: 540-937-4869.