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Virginia’s Past, Present & Future Signature Wine Dinner at Acacia Mid-Town

Acacia Mid-Town
2601 west cary street Richmond
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

When an all-star chef like Dale Reitzer, a Food & Wine magazine "Best New Chef", is in command, you're in for an extraordinary culinary experience. Chef Reitzer is one of Richmond's most esteemed chefs, who has carved out his niche by turning out inventive and fresh regional American cuisine in a fine dining establishment with a casual, New York-ish vibe. His cuisine focuses primarily on seafood and local, top-quality products with "clean" flavor profiles.

This very special six-course wine pairing dinner will take you on a culinary tour of Virginia's past, present and future.  You'll savor traditional preparations of the bounty of Virginia and then enjoy more contemporary, modern interpretations that demonstrate the evolution of Virginia's cuisine into a more complex, diverse and sophisticated cuisine.

What will you experience?

  • An all-inclusive multi-course wine-pairing dinner
  • You may arrive anytime after 6pm
  • Street parking is free after 6pm; also Acacia-Mid-town offers valet parking
  • If you want to attend the dinner and have special dietary restrictions or preferences, such as vegetarian, gluten-free or particular allergies, please e-mail Alex Papajohn at apapajohn@VariantEvents.com.  

The Virginia Wine Expo benefits the Virginia Distillers Association.

All inclusive.  Price Covers Food & Drink.  21 and over only and no infants or strollers, except at the VIP Walk-Around Grand Tasting Locals Sunday Special. 

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Advance tickets will only be available for sale on this website. Tickets may be available at the door at an increased price unless sold out. All tickets to the Virginia Wine Expo are nonrefundable.

Attendees must be 21 years of age or older to attend all Expo events, except the Sunday Walk-Around Grand Tasting