Wine Festival at On Sunny Slope Farm, Sunday, August 6

“Virginia Wine, Oysters & Artisans at the Cultural Crossroads of the Shenandoah Valley”

Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 11:00am – 5:00pm

Join us…for On Sunny Slope Farm’s inaugural Wine Festival. It’s an All Virginia Day! Enjoy tastings from valley 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.

$20 early bird online, $25 at door.  $10 no-tastings.  $5 children.  VIP level available.  CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Oyster Purveyors, Bruce and Daniel Vogt of Big Island Aquaculture Oysters are joining us from Hayes, Virginia to pair their oysters with Virginia wines for an extraordinary Shenandoah Valley “Merroir to Terroir” experience!

Vineyards/Wineries: Bluestone Vineyard, Castel Glen Winery, Hunt’s Vineyard, North Mountain Vineyard & Winery, Narmada Winery, White Barrel Winery, Barren Ridge Vineyard and Cave Ridge Vineyard.

Craft Foods: Big Island Aquaculture Oysters, Bella Festa, Mashita, Dayton Tavern, Bazzle’s Bakery and Smiley’s Ice Cream.

Join us under the VIP tent as local chefs showcase specialty dishes paired with these exquisite Virginia wines.

Special guest culinary writer, Lisa Hamaker will be providing wine and oyster pairing demos throughout the day.

Lisa Hamaker is a 10th generation Virginian and the founder/owner of Taste Virginia Tours (, offering America’s only guided Oyster/Wine pairing tours.  Dedicated to exalting Virginia’s culinary excellence she is an active leader with Buy Fresh Buy Local Hampton Roads, on the Virginia Oyster Trail management team and a partner of the Birthplace of American Cuisine Tour initiative (  She is a judge of the VA Annual Wine Classic for Virginia Wine Lover Magazine/Savor VA Magazine and a freelance Virginia wine, craft beer and culinary writer.

Curated Artisans: Designs by Melanie, Solace Studios Fine Handcrafts, Woodturnings by Phil, The Copper Patina, Gorgeous Chain, Cottage Crafts, Tamara’s Design, The River’s Edge Exotics, Bowls by Bowles, Hot Flash Pottery/d’vine baskets by brenda and BrydgeWorks Glass Studio, Warehouse & Gifts.

Musicians: The Lion Brothers, RW Smith, Stephanie Nakasian Trio and Strong Water

Proceeds from this event will be going to the Artisan Center of Virginia in support of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Artisan Trail and the Virginia Oyster Trail.

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


Make yours a weekend getaway and come in early for the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Artisan Trail Open Door Tour on Saturday –  for a full day exploring  artisan studios, farms,  cultural sites and more  all across the Cultural Crossroads of  the Shenandoah Valley.