If you’ve sworn off dessert wines as syrupy concoctions that remind you of cough medicines, Fabbioli Cellars’ Raspberry Merlot is the wine to change your mind. You’ll get the opportunity to sample this award-winning red blend during Reston Limousine’s Public Wine Tour on Sunday, June 21.
The first winery on the tour, Fabbioli Cellars, is a boutique winery owned and operated by Doug Fabbioli and Colleen Berg. Located in the southern Lucketts area, the winery produces high quality reds including a Cabernet Franc, Chambourcin, Tre Sorelle (a Bordeaux style blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot), Cabernet Sauvignon, and the lauded Raspberry Merlot.
Your next stop 2 ½ miles north is Lost Creek Winery and Vineyard, owned and operated by Bob and Carol Hauck. Lost Creek grows a diverse collection of varietals, including Niagra, Chardonnay, Vidal Blanc, Chambourcin, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Zinfandel. You’ll get the chance to sample their wide variety of reds, whites and specialties, but pay particular attention to their signature wines a Vidal Blanc and Merlot.
Cost: $35 per person (does not include tasting fees or gratuity)
Lunch options: A catered box lunch from Atlanta Bread. Co. is available for purchase for $15
To book this tour and to request more information, please call Reston Limousine at 703-478-0500 Option 1.