News, Events & Tidbits

Announcement: November 2017

With sadness, we are sending you our farewell newsletter. Democracy Vineyards will close at the end of Thanksgiving weekend and will not re-open in 2018. We have been struggling with this decision for the better part of the past year. The reasons behind this decision are many and we feel we owe our loyal patrons an explanation for this outcome.

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Music & More in the Tasting Room

Saturday, 11/4 Painting with Page: Create a beautiful autumn-themed acrylic painting while enjoying the beauty of the vineyard! $40 per person with $15 per person going to Relay for Life. Click to Register
1 to 4 pm
Saturday, 11/25 Join musical minstrel Pete Farnham for an afternoon jam of blues and rock.
1 to 4 pm.
Sunday, 11/26 Close out the year with Ray VanWagner and his easy listening sounds on keyboard
2 to 4 pm

Democracy After Hours

Saturday, 11/4 Electoral College vs. Popular Vote – How many times prior to 2016 has this country experienced a Presidential election where the electoral college vote winner and popular vote winner differed? What was the impact on the country of this dichotomy? General Manager Jim Turpin takes guests through a tour of some of our collection reflecting such contrarian elections of yesteryear in anticipation of Election Day on November 7th.
5:30 pm

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Events and Festivals

  • arlington kiwanis wine tasting
    November 18 | 6 to 9pm
    At the home of Greg & Debbie Craddock in Falls Church. Tickets are $50/pp and include a glass of wine and refreshments. Proceeds support the Jim Thomas Scholarship Fund. For details and to reserve, contact Greg Craddock.
  • annual democracy arlington open house
    November 19 | 2:30 to 5:30pm
    Our annual meet and greet will be at The Brittany Condominium - 4500 S. Four Mile Run Drive - in the club room from 2:30 to 5:30 pm. Please RSVP
    ( If using guest parking, please check in at the front desk for a parking pass.)