Bacchanalia Reception & Dinner


Tuesday, February 27, 2024

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM


The Mill at Fine Creek
2434 Robert E Lee Rd,
Powhatan, Virginia, 23139


The Expo's Premier Wine Dinner at Historic The Mill at Fine Creek Hosted by Thomas Horsey, National Wine Educator, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Bacchanalia is the Expo's premier wine dinner promising a spectacular evening of elite wines and exquisite, locally sourced cuisine at historic and beautiful The Mill at Fine Creek, which is part of the Fine Creek Historic District where Peter Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's father, lived.   Featuring a masterful six-course dinner, a sparkling wine reception, elite wines selected from Ste. Michelle Wine Estates extensive portfolio, and a special keynote speech from Thomas Horsey, this will be an unforgettable evening you will cherish for years to come.

A Collaboration Between The Mill at Fine Creek & Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

The menu will be created by The Mill at Fine Creek's five chefs and will be designed to pair with wines selected through a collaborative effort between The Mill's chefs and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates' National Wine Director, Thomas Horsey.  Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a collection of distinctive wine estates, each allowed to explore the fullest extent the unique growing conditions and individual winemaking practices that gives the wines from these estates their extraordinary character.  

If you want to see and touch history, you'll be able to look at and touch some of the bricks that used to be part of Peter Jefferson's home.  And you'll have an opportunity to walk the incredible, historic grounds and buildings.

Savor a sparkling wine reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by an exquisite seven-course dinner paired with 8+ premier wines.  Please join us for a decadent and very special culinary experience!

Special Crystal Wine Glasses to Take Home

  • Each guest will be given a premier STARlight high-performance Stoelzle-Lausitz crystal wine glass that will be used during the dinner and then may be kept to take home.   

With Your Ticket, You Will:

  • Savor an exquisite all-inclusive, six-course wine pairing dinner, with presentation of wine and food pairings by The Mill at Fine Creek's chefs and Thomas Horsey, who will curate wines from Ste. Michelle Wine Estates' extensive portfolio of wines.
  • Enjoy a sparkling wine reception upon your arrival
  • Enjoy a keynote speech delivered by Thomas Horsey, National Wine Director, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
  • Enjoy walking around the historic The Mill at Fine Creek grounds 
  • Take home a premier high-performance Stoelzle-Lausitz crystal wine glass

Important Information:

  • You may arrive any time after 6:00 pm
  • We can accommodate special dietary restrictions (please contact us prior to buying tickets)
  • There is ample parking on the grounds of The Mill at Fine Creek
  • Dress is smart casual

Chef Talent

  • Four savory chefs and two pastry chefs will prepare this exceptional dinner.  Details coming soon.