We are happy to announce that this Spring we will be planting an additional two acres of Chambourcin grapes across from the Winery and will once again offer our “Adopt A Vine” program! This was a very successful program when we launched the new field three years ago, and rows sold out quickly, so if you are interested, please let us know as soon as possible!
Chambourcin has become one of the most versatile grapes that we use here at Rosemont and we are in desperate need for more. We use Chambourcin to make our popular dry Rose’, our Sparkling Rosé, and we use it in various red wines as well. We will be DOUBLING our Chambourcin acreage with this planting which will help to ensure that we remain 100% estate grown, and will help us keep up with the growing demand for these iconic wines here at Rosemont of Virginia!
The new vineyard will include 30 rows of grapes, and this is a great opportunity to get in on the ground level and see just what is involved with establishing a vineyard!
Adoption Cost: $300
To participate in this exciting and educational program, we are offering a one-time payment of $300, taxes included. In addition to a handsome plaque engraved with your name that will be displayed on your adopted row of vines for the next 40 to 50 years! You will also receive the following unique experience and benefits:
2019 | Planting: Join us in April to plant some of the vines in your row. Weekend TBD.
2020| Learn to Prune: Join us in March to learn the art of pruning your vines.
2021| Train Your Vine: Join us in March to prune and train your vine for the year ahead.
2021| Harvest: Help harvest your grapes! Harvest will take place in August. We will try to alert you as soon as possible when we will be harvesting grapes, but cannot guarantee a weekend date.
2021 | Harvest Party! We’ll host a large harvest party for a successful harvest of our new Chambourcin field. Date and time to be determined at a later date.
2022| Receive your 1st bottle of wine produced from your grapes: 2021 vintage.
2023 | Receive your 2nd bottle of wine produced from your grapes: 2022 vintage.
2024 | Receive your 3rd bottle of wine produced from your grapes: 2023 vintage.
Of course, you and your friends can visit your adopted vines at any time to check on their progress and see how they’re growing! Talking to them helps encourage them to produce great fruit – we do it all the time!
Click Here for the Vine Adoption Certificate Chambourcin
Please note, that the program is being offered first to our Rosemont Club Members. Beginning on March 15th, we will open up the program for all other interested parties! You may either turn your application into the Winery directly, or you can email them to Aubrey@rosemontofvirginia.com directly.
We will still accept adoptions for vines after planting if there are still rows available. All rows will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.