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Peaks of Otter Winery and Orchards calendar of events for 2014


Open noon to 5  weekends January  – March;
Open noon to 5 daily  April through December;  Other times by chance, special events or appointment.

We are looking for Sponsors for the Horse and Hound Wine Festival, Virginia’s most unique wine festival. This festival is held on July 12th 2014 and has numerous events throughout the day with horses and dogs as the primary attractions such as the Parade of Horses, agility dogs and muskrat racing.  Families enjoy this festival because it appeals to both young, old and dogs.  The event takes place on the spacious and gracious grounds of Johnson’s Orchards 2122 Sheep Creek Rd, Bedford Va 24523 with spectacular Blue Ridge mountain views. Part of the proceeds will benefit 501-3c organizations that benefit horses and dogs. Our Website is www.bedfordwine.com
This sponsorship will benefit many businesses. If you own a business and would like more information about a sponsorship then please call 540-586-3707 or email appleseed@earthlink.net
If you know of a business that you think would benefit with a sponsorship of this kind then please copy this info and send it to them with a personal note
thanks so much
danny

February 14-15-16
Happy Valentines Day  at Peaks of Otter Winery

Just Married? Receive a free gift. Sweethearts love our “grandma’s wines". Come sit by the fire with us and taste. Free

Info: 540-586-3707.
E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net.
Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527

March 17 Saint Patrick’s Day at Peaks of Otter Winery
Visit our winery wearing green and receive an extra discount on wines. We call it the “Luck of the Irish”. Free Noon-5p.m.  You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.    Info: 540-586-3707.
E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527

March 28- 29-30 April 4- 5–6-,11-12-13
Blossom to Bottle Open House at Peaks of Otter Winery

Visit our farm and enjoy the many blossoms here and along the way. Picnic under a blossoming tree. Taste our wines, visit our farm animals and get advance tickets for The Horse and Hound Wine Festival  www.BedfordWine.com  Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527

April 12
Blossom to Bottle 5K Race
Run, Jog, Walk, or Crawl over the Hills and through the blossoms, down in the valley and across the streams in a benefit race for the Cancer Program, “A Path to Healing and A Bridge to Wellness” held at the Bedford YMCA.
Traverse the valley on an off-road course filled with blossoms and spectacular mountain views at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. There will be some bridges and streams to cross and lots of farm animals to see in their pastures with their new born babies.
But mostly it will be a wonderful spring filled breath of fresh air. The competitors will not only feel and see the wonderful renewal of spring, but will know that their entrance fee will help cancer victims  feel that renewal of spring in their life.
The event takes place on the spacious and gracious grounds of Johnson’s Orchards & Peaks of Otter Winery 2122 Sheep Creek Rd, Bedford Va 24523. Site registration 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Race starts at 9:00 am. Sharp! Advanced registration www.BlossomToBottle.com $15/single & $20/single on race day.  Information: Call Bedford YMCA(540)586-3483 or Johnson’s Orchards (540-586-3707) Email Josh Ranes – jdranesymyw@gmail.com or Danny Johnson   –  danny@iwineu.com
Register online: www.BlossomToBottle.com

May 9-10- 11
Peaks of Otter Winery invites you to Mother's Day Weekend

Follow the back roads along the picturesque Blue Ridge for a taste of grandma’s fruit wine. Free Noon-5p.m..Mom gets a gift You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest. 
Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527.
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May 23-24-25-26
Memorial Day Weekend at Peaks of Otter Winery
Start your summer at Peaks of Otter Winery with a glass of wine while gazing at the mountains and enjoying the valleys. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Remember all those that sacrificed for us to be free.. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest
Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527

June 6
Celebrating D-day at Peaks of Otter Winery

Because of the great sacrifices that was made on June 6, 1944, we would like to encourage everyone to visit The National D-day Memorial. Bedford lost more men per captor than any other place. After your visit, you can then visit Peaks of Otter Winery, present your receipt and receive a 10% discount on your purchase. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup.
Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527

June 14-15-16
Father’s Day Celebration at Peaks of Otter Winery

Dazzle Dad with tastes of our many   fruit wines. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup.  Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527

July 4 Red, White and You at Peaks of Otter Winery
Visit the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford and stop by the our winery for some of our “Chili Dawg”, apple-pepper wine. We accept D-Day dollars. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527.

July 12 2014
The 10th annual “Horse and Hound” Wine Festival
Enjoy wine from some of Virginia’s finest wineries while listening to good music and visiting art, craft and food vendors. Virginia’s most unique wine festival has numerous events throughout the day with horses and dogs as the primary attractions such as the Parade of  Horses, lure course and muskrat racing.  Families will enjoy this festival because it appeals to both young and old and we have a Kiddie Korral.  The event takes place on the spacious and gracious grounds of Johnson’s Orchards & Peaks of Otter Winery 2122 Sheep Creek Rd, Bedford Va 24523 with spectacular Blue Ridge mountain views. Part of the proceeds will benefit 501-3c organizations that benefit horses and dogs. 11am-6pm  Tasters $20--Gen. Adm. $15--Children & Dogs $5.  Advance Tickets; Tasters $15--Gen. Adm. $10--Children & Dogs $5. For more info and online advance ticket sales http://www.BedfordWine.com  540-586-3707 appleseed@earthlink.net
Facebook URL  http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Horse-and-Hound-Wine-Festival/281090608562
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July 25-26-27, August 1-2-3-,8-9-10,15-16-17
A “Peachy” Open House at Peaks of Otter Winery

Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup.  Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.   Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527

August 16 10 a.m. to 3 p.m
Plan on coming to the 2013 Bedford County Family Farm Tour, a FREE family-oriented event.  In celebration of agriculture past and present, this year’s tour will highlight agriculture practices.
You will enjoy food samples and informative demonstrations.  You are invited to bring a picnic lunch and a camera, but please leave your pets at home.  Lunch and locally produced foods will be available for purchase.  Farm Tour 2012 is sponsored by Bedford County, Bedford Wine Trail, Bedford Agriculture Council, Poplar Forest, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Bedford Tourism, and Area Businesses. More info will be available at a later date.
For more information on the Bedford County Family Farm Tour, go to www.bedfordfarmtour.org  email scbaker@vt.edu or call the Bedford Extension Office at 540-586-7675.

August 22-23-24, August29-30- 31-September 5-6-7,12-13-14,19-20-21,26-27-28   
An Apple A Day Open House At Peaks of Otter Winery
Enjoy the benefits of eating and sampling our many varieties of apples and taste Fruit of the Farm wine. Johnny Appleseed knew that "an apple a day would keep the doctor away”, long before medical science discovered that three apples a day helped with stomach, colon and other medical problems. Take your children to see the farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.  Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527

October 3-4-5,10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20,24-25-26,29-Nov1-.2,7-8-9-10
Peak Foliage Open House at Peaks of Otter Winery

Enjoy breathtaking views to our farm. Sample apples and fresh cider, along with our Fruit Of The Farm Wines. Enjoy visiting our many farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.   Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527.

October 11
2nd Annual dog walk for K9 cancer at Peaks of Otter Winery

Almost 50% of dog deaths are caused by K9 cancer. Support the funding for a cure for K9 cancer by walking your dog in this event. You may walk your dog, in memory of a dog and you can also make a donation to this fund, Enjoy breathtaking views while walking. Enjoy visiting our many farm animals. Starts at 9:00 am til noon Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.   Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.K9CancerDogWalk.org

November,14-15-16
Thanksgiving for the Bounty of the Harvest at Peaks of Otter Winery

The sweetest cider, the most succulent apples, the jars of preserves, jams and jellies, the warmth of wine and conversation are here to share. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest
Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527

Nov 21-22- 23,NOV 28-29- 30,Dec 5-6-7,12-13-14,19-20-21-22-23    
Christmas Time’s A’Coming Open House at Peaks of Otter Winery
Warm apple cinnamon wine and cider will be in the wine tasting room. Gift packs of wine and canned products will make wonderful Christmas gifts. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup.   Visit the Christmas lights at the Elks National Home in "The Christmas Capital of Virginia"   
Info: 540-586-3707.E-mail: appleseed@earthlink.net. Website: www.peaksofotterwinery.com.
Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527.

 

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