Enjoy live blues and spectacular views of the Potomac River while sampling wine from 16 Virginia wineries. Visitors learn about the successes and failures of our Founding Father’s wine endeavors, enjoy live blues music, and meet “George and Martha Washington” on the Mansion's piazza. Guests experience an evening tour of the Washingtons’ home and are invited to visit the basement where he stored his wine. Tickets to the Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour are $38 per person Friday and Sunday night; Saturday night $44 per person, fruit and cheese boxes are $26 each. Ticket sales begin August 25 at 10 a.m. at the Ford Orientation Center or MountVernon.org.