Welcome to the VWE


The press and qualified members of the trade are welcome to attend the 2019 Virginia Wine Expo presented by Publix, which will be held at spectacular Main Street Station in historic Shockoe Bottom in downtown Richmond, Virginia!  The Expo is Virginia’s premier wine event, primarily featuring Virginia wine and the wines from our 2019 International Guest Region of Chile and National Guest Region, Central, Santa Cruz Mountains and Southern California.   Virginia distilled spirits will also be available to taste and purchase.

If you have media inquiries, please contact Alex Papajohn at 804.349.6909 or apapajohn@VariantEvents.com.

If you want to request a press pass, then please contact Alex Papajohn.   Please provide the name of your employer, the purpose for wanting to attend, and the specific events you want to attend.   Mr. Papajohn will inform you via e-mail if your request has been approved. 

If you are a member of the trade and want to attend the Expo, then please read the trade information page here and find out the next steps to register your request.