June Events: Capsize Wine Can Release, Myra Flynn, Bluegrass & BBQ, Wine & Story

This year, June is absolutely jam-packed with exciting events! Please join us for these wonderful festivities that we will be holding this month:

Thursday, June 15 - Myra Flynn will be gracing us with her presence once again to serenade us while we enjoy glasses of wine. Admission is free, and this event is family friendly, so bring the kids along to boogie! Show starts @ 8pm.

Friday, June 16 - Bluegrass & BBQ is back! Tunes supplied by Old Time and Bluegrass, food supplied by Bluebird Barbecue and Fisher Brothers Farm Ice Cream, libations supplied by Fiddlehead Brewing Company and Shelburne Vineyard, and dancing supplied by you! Admission is free, the event is family friendly, and the party starts at 6pm!

Tuesday, June 20 - Wine & Story Open Mic will be hosted by Recille Hamrell and Emilie Stigliani. Treat yourself to a night of shared stories and award-winning wine. Come just to listen or share your story! Admission is $5, and you will be entered to win a prize provided by Shelburne Vineyard. Doors @ 6:45pm, storytelling begins @ 7:30pm.

Wednesday & Thursday, June 21 & 22 - Capsize Wine: Can Release! Join us at our winery and tasting room in Shelburne, VT to celebrate the release of Capsize Wine, Vermont's first canned wine! We will be selling discounted 4-packs for these two days only, so come get your wine in a can and on the cheap, fresh off the canning line! We will be open from 11am-6pm, so take home a few cans, dust off the canoe, and have no fear because "If you flip the boat, the cans will float!"

A Snow-Coated Start to Spring

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Here in Shelburne, it is hard to believe that spring is upon us. With arctic air rolling in from the north, the fresh coating of snow that arrived last week has turned to a hard sheet of ice. Frigid breezes flow through the open windows in our winery, helping to cold-stabilize our white wines in their frost-covered stainless steel tanks, while the yeast in our ice wine powers through the concentrated grape sugars.

As Winter Storm Stella raged outside, our winery crew braved the snowy road conditions to bottle everyone's favorite white wine: Lake View White. This delicious, semi-dry blend of Cayuga, Gewurztraminer, and Chardonnay beautifully balances sweetness with acidity, while pleasing any palate on a warm spring day. There's a good reason why it's been affectionately nicknamed "The Porch Pounder."

Visit our Shop page to order a case right to your doorstep! Use promo code HALFVINE on orders over $90 to receive 10% off, and promo code FULLVINE on orders over $180 to receive 15% off! In the area? Swing by our tasting room in Shelburne, VT for a glass!

Wine & Chocolate - In Collaboration with Bijou Fine Chocolates

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As December falls upon us, and the temperatures drop, our palates and stomachs urge us to change our diets. Spring time calls for rose', summer beckons for crisp whites, autumn brings in semi-dry wines, and winter demands reds. From light salads, to hearty stews, we fine-tune our meals and culinary desires to the weather that surrounds us. Here at Shelburne Vineyard, summer time means cheese and wine pairings on the patio. To us, nothing screams summer like a flight of our Vermont Grown wines, paired perfectly with a selection of locally produced cheeses, overlooking the lush grapevines. As winter approaches, we duck inside to the winery and tasting room, relaxing in our cozy, warm loft. Personally, my desire for sweets explodes when the holiday season hits.

Fortunately for us, our tasting room and winery is located directly across the street from Bijou Fine Chocolates. Kevin Toohey, alongside his wife Laura, daughter Virginia, and son Rowan produce artisanal, European-style chocolates that are truly mind blowing. From chocolate covered almonds, to Italian orange peels coated in dark chocolate, to a wide assortment of fresh truffles and more, Bijou covers all the bases when it comes to sweets. 

Born from our past years' Valentine's Day Wine and Chocolate Pairing events, our staff here has been working with Bijou to develop a pairing menu to offer regularly in our tasting room. After a long, intensive (and delicious) pairing trial session, we chose the best four Wine and Chocolate pairings to offer to our beloved customers on a regular basis, so no need to wait until Valentine's Day!

For $17, we are now offering a Wine and Chocolate Pairing, featuring four of our carefully selected Shelburne Vineyard wines, and four delicious, fresh truffles, all paired to produce sensory bliss. We are offering this pairing menu any day of the week, from 11am to 5pm. Please bring a friend or a loved one, and stop by the tasting room to explore the world of Wine and Chocolate. Due to the freshness of the truffles, we keep a small supply of chocolate to ensure the absolute freshest products, but have no fear! If we run out, our staff will promptly run across the street to Bijou for a fresh new batch!