The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival Grand Tasting | September 29, 2018

Celebrate Roanoke Island’s history, legends and heritage with wine, handcrafted beer and sumptuous food – all benefiting The Lost Colony

Roanoke Island Historical Association is excited for the upcoming 2nd Annual Lost Colony Wine and Culinary Festival Grand Tasting on Saturday, September 29th. Last year’s inaugural event was a triumphant success with attendees proclaiming it to be the best event on the Outer Banks!

The Grand Tasting takes place on the grounds of The Lost Colony, this event is rain or shine but have no weather woes as the entire Festival is held indoors in the SoundStage Theatre and under our covered breezeways of the Waterside Theatre. Attendees will enjoy a myriad of fabulous food, wine and beer to taste and enjoy, all surrounded by breathtaking views of the Roanoke Sound.

The Wine Tasting will feature over 100 wines and champagnes from around the world as well as an array of local varieties. Peruse the Beer Garden and discover local and regional craft beers, some of which are found ONLY on the Outer Banks. Sample Savory Local Fare from ten Outer Banks restaurants including: Argyle’s, Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café, BlueWater Grill & Raw Bar, Café Lachine, The Dunes, Ortega’z, Pamlico Jack’s, Pigman’s Bar-B-Que, Southern Shores Pizza and Ten O Six.
Want to dazzle your friends with fancy wine, beer or champagne knowledge? Get tickets for one of our Seminar Sessions: Uncovering the Mystery of Sparkling Wine; Wines and Hard Cider from the Russian River Valley; and Taking the Mystery out of the Craft Beer Aisle. You’ll experience a private tasting along with valuable information from professional leaders in the wine and craft beer industries. Get your bid in the Silent Auction featuring exquisite fine art, jewelry, accessories, wine, gift certificates and more! Indulge in all these terrific components with live entertainment from two tremendous artists: BJ Griffin with Jason Brown, from Virginia Beach and local favorite, Joe Mapp. There will be no better way to spend a fall day on the Outer Banks!

The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival’s Grand Tasting opens at 1PM for VIP ticket holders (SOLD OUT) and at 2PM for General Admission ($60) patrons. The Family Coppola’s Virginia Dare Winery partners with the Roanoke Island Historical Association for this “don’t miss” festival in benefit of The Lost Colony.

The festival is generously funded by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau and the Virginia Dare Winery. Other sponsors include local partners, PCL and the TowneBank Family of banking and insurance services. For a full listing of the Festival’s supporters, event details and tickets please see our website, For more information, please call (252) 473-2127.