Barren Ridge Vineyards to host Swedish Fire Festival

barren ridge vineyardsThe annual Swedish Fire Festival at Barren Ridge Vineyards is taking place this year on Saturday, January 30th.  Beginning at 6pm that evening, you can come and experience the warmth and celebration of our most enjoyable and unique annual winter event.

The night begins with coming in from the cold to be greeted by a glass of wine paired with Swiss Raclette cheese in the tasting room.

Renowned Chef Mike Lund ( has prepared a four-course Scandinavian-inspired menu with local flare, to be served in the Audrey Blackford Room; table reservations for dinner are available for groups of eight or more.

After dinner, the patio will feature Swiss alpenhorn music under the stars, while watching the lights of the Swedish fire logs.  Additional entertainment will be provided by the dance troupe, The Nordic Dancers and fiddle star Paul Carlson.

Reservations can be made by phone or in person at Barren Ridge Vineyards.  Tickets for the evening are $85 per person and can be purchased over the phone at 540-248-3300 or in our tasting room; they include food, wine, and entertainment, and make perfect gifts.

Additionally, hotel packages are available through the Stonewall Jackson Hotel (

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