— upcoming Events — 

 
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Champagne and Bordeaux Wine Pairing Dinner with Xavier Gonet of Vignobles Gonet-Medville

Join us Friday, May 24 for a rare opportunity to experience the wines of prominent Champagne and Bordeaux producer Vignobles Gonet-Medville with Xavier Gonet himself.

We will begin the evening in our cozy cabin next door with hors d'oeuvres and a welcome Champagne at 6:30pm, followed by dinner at 7pm. Chef Brian Volmrich will be preparing four seasonally-inspired courses, each perfectly paired with wines produced by this notable husband-and-wife team. After dinner, you will have the opportunity to order from this selection at discount.

Click below to read more and reserve your spot today. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and dine with a remarkable producer!

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“Celebrate Summer!” Reception

Saturday, June 8 at 5:30pm, Locke Store

The inimitable Jason Bise of Winebow kicks off our Summer Season on our brand new terrace next door!

Experience a curated selection of wines and mixers for all of your celebratory and entertaining needs at this cocktail-style reception, including delicious hors d'oeuvres created by Chef Brian. This is a fantastic opportunity to mingle with Jason and fellow wine enthusiasts in our revamped cabin space, as we open up the porch and the new terrace for this festive event!

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Organic/Biodynamic Wine Pairing Dinner with Hugues Beaulieu

Saturday, June 15 at 6:30pm, Locke Store

Don't miss this unique opportunity to experience a seasonal selection of wines from Elite Wine Imports, which specializes in organic/biodynamic producers. Locke Store has had the good fortune to work with this portfolio for several years, and increasing interest in these wines has made them more readily available. Hugues provides a wealth of knowledge on the subject and is personally acquainted with many of the winegrowers- expect to be entertained AND educated...

Chef Brian prepares a gorgeous menu focusing on locally sourced ingredients. His creations are a feast for the eyes as well as the palate, so be prepared for a sensational evening of wine and food pairings!

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Glen Manor Heirloom Tomato Dinner

Saturday, August 24 at 6:30pm, Locke Store

Locke Store is honored to be hosting the annual Heirloom Tomato Dinner with Jeff and Kelly White of the illustrious Glen Manor Vineyards. Their journey together began right here at the store, when Kelly was our chef and Jeff was on his last delivery run for Jim Law at Linden Vineyards, with whom he worked for twelve years. Jeff is a consummate wine-grower who, along with Kelly, has evolved his Heritage family farm into a preeminent Virginia winery. Don't miss Kelly's phenomenal focaccia when you visit their gorgeous tasting room at the foothills of the Blue Ridge. Jason Bise of Winebow co-hosts the evening with us.

Chef Brian, along with Jeff and Kelly, will be providing heirloom tomatoes from their gardens for a multi-course celebration of this seasonal treat. Chef Brian's culinary creations, paired with the phenomenal Glen Manor wines, are sure to be creative and sensational!

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Second Annual Burgundy Wine Reception

Saturday, September 21 at 5:30pm, Locke Store

Our second annual Cora-Vin Burgundy event hosted by Hugues Beaulieu of Elite Wine Imports. Chef Brian and his team create traditional Burgundian delicacies, as well as a display of regional specialties, to compliment these wines of distinction.

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"Virginia Made" Wine Pairing Dinner

Saturday, October 19 at 6:30pm, Locke Store

Celebrate Virginia Wine Month at a "Farm to Table" wine pairing dinner guided by Virginia wine expert Lucinda Smith of Blue Ridge Libations. Chef Brian embraces the harvest season with a regionally inspired multi-course menu, focusing on local producers and ingredients. This will be a very special evening honoring our agricultural heritage in the great state of Virginia.

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Second Annual Vajra Wine Pairing Dinner

Saturday, November 9 at 6:30pm, Locke Store

Don't miss this opportunity to experience the wines of prominent Barolo producer G.D. Vajra with one of the owners, the dynamic Francesca Vajra. Chef Brian pairs the wines with traditionally inspired dishes and ingredients, bringing the experience of the Piemonte in Italy to the Piedmont of Virginia!

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Holiday Cheer!

Saturday, December 7 at 5:30pm, Locke Store

Lift your spirits with a Holiday Open House/ Reception in the cozy Cabin at Locke Store, featuring our top picks for celebrating the season! Chef Brian offers an array of party-time favorites to enjoy with the wine that will be available to pre-order for your holiday gatherings and festivities.