Winter Wine Festival in Staunton this weekend

The Historic Staunton Foundation and the Stonewall Jackson Hotel are hosting a Winter Wine Festival on Saturday at the hotel in Downtown Staunton.

Fourteen Virginia wineries will provide tastings of their fine products at the 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. event.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Advance tickets are available in Downtown Staunton at The Emporium, Blue Mountain Coffees, and the Museum Store.

Tickets are also available online at and by calling the Foundation at 540.885.7676.

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