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ABC Tasting Events

In keeping with our mission to provide excellent customer service, Virginia ABC is proud to present tasting events at store locations across the state, allowing customers to sample select products before making a purchase. Each sample is limited to ½ ounce of distilled spirits, with a maximum of three samples per person, or up to a total of five ounces of wine. Please check back each week for new event postings.

About ABC Tasting Events

Shot glass with tasting sampleTastings began in ABC stores July 1, 2010. As provided by Senate Bill 26/House Bill 952, representatives of distilled spirits and wine companies are authorized to conduct tastings on ABC store premises. Vendors may choose up to three products to showcase at each tasting event, which can last no more than two hours. ABC store employees do not conduct tastings.

ABC projects that approximately 250 tasting events will be held each month at select store locations. During the first two years of tasting events, approximately 6,050 tastings were held at more than 200 ABC store locations. Tastings are mainly held on Fridays and Saturdays.

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As required by law, a person must be 21 years of age to participate in an ABC store tasting or to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Note: All scheduled ABC tasting events are subject to change or cancellation.

Thursday, April 24 Tastings Schedule


City/Town Address Time Products
Blacksburg 1332 S. Main St. 6-8 p.m. Pinnacle Strawberry Kiwi Hornitos Lime Shot Jim Beam Single Barrel
Harrisonburg 2035 E. Market St. 6-8 p.m. Pinnacle Pineapple Cruzan Peach Hornitos Black Barrel
Richmond 11108 Midlothian Turnpike 6-8 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    

Friday, April 25 Tastings Schedule


City/Town Address Time Products
Alexandria Event is cancelled
901 N. Saint Asaph St.
3-5 p.m. American Revolution Vodka    
Arlington 881 N. Quincy St. 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Arlington 2955A S. Glebe Road 6-8 p.m. Bacardi Limon Bacardi Pineapple Fusion Rum Bacardi Mango Fusion
Bailey's Crossroads 3556E S. Jefferson St. 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Bailey's Crossroads 3556E S. Jefferson St. 6-8 p.m. Rebel Yell El Mayor Blanco Tequila El Mayor Reposado Tequila
Blacksburg 1332 S. Main St. 6-8 p.m. Leblon    
Chantilly Rt. 50 13944 Lee Jackson Highway 6-8 p.m. Double Cross Vodka    
Charlottesville 1169 Emmet St. 6-8 p.m. Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka Firefly Skinny Tea Firefly Peach Tea Vodka
Chesapeake 1103 S. Military Highway 6-8 p.m. 99 Cinnamon 99 Peaches 99 Blackberries
Chesapeake 836 Eden Way N. 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Chester 12629 Jefferson Davis Highway 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Chester 12629 Jefferson Davis Highway 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Chesterfield 7048 Commons Plaza 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Christiansburg 290 Peppers Ferry Road 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Clifton 5722 Union Mill Road 6-8 p.m. Grey Goose L'Orange Vodka Grey Goose Cherry Noir Grey Goose Le Melon
Dale City 4255 Cheshire Plaza 6-8 p.m. Rain Organic Vodka Rain Organics Cucumber Lime Rain Organics Honey Mango Melon
Daleville 56 Kingston Drive 6-8 p.m. Bird Dog Bourbon Bird Dog Peach Flavored Whiskey Bird Dog Blackberry Flavored Whiskey
Fredericksburg 4185 Plank Road 6-8 p.m. Skyy Infusions Vanilla Bean Skyy Infusions Georgia Peach  
Hampton 2400 Cunningham Drive 6-8 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Harrisonburg 2035 E. Market St. 6-8 p.m. Tito's Handmade Vodka    
Henrico 3816 Mechanicsville Turnpike 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Kingstowne 5926 Kingstowne Center 6-8 p.m. Caravella Limoncello Amaretto Di Amore Classico  
Leesburg 18 Fairfax St. S.E. 6-8 p.m. Jim Beam Maple Red Stag Hardcore Cider Cruzan Peach
Leesburg 210 Fort Evans Road N.E. 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Manassas 8095 Sudley Road 6-8 p.m. Skyy Infusions Vanilla Bean Skyy Infusions Georgia Peach  
McLean 1446 Chain Bridge Road 6-8 p.m. Chi-Chi's Margarita Chi-Chi's Gold Margarita Chi-Chi's Skinny Margarita
Mechanicsville 7057 Mechanicsville Turnpike 3-5 p.m. Firefly Caramel Moonshine Firefly Apple Pie Mooneshine Benchmark Brown Sugar Flavored Whiskey
Mechanicsville 7057 Mechanicsville Turnpike 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Midlothian 13113 Rittenhouse Drive 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Newport News 4909 W. Mercury Blvd. 6-8 p.m. Pinnacle Pineapple Cruzan Peach Hornitos Black Barrel
Newport News 621 Stoney Creek Lane 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Norfolk 2301 #M Colley Ave. 6-8 p.m. Carlos Murphy Cinnamon Spiced Tequila    
Portsmouth 4020 Victory Blvd. 6-8 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Radford 97 Walker St. 6-8 p.m. 99 Cinnamon 99 Bananas 99 Apples
Reston 1454 North Point Village Shopping Center 6-8 p.m. Sunset Hills Gin Mary Hite Bowman Caramel Cream George Bowman
Richmond 6030 Brook Road 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Richmond 10 N. Thompson St. 6-8 p.m. Tito's Handmade Vodka    
Richmond 8700 W. Broad St. 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Richmond 1601 Willow Lawn Drive 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Richmond 809-823 E. Parham Road 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Richmond 4320-D S. Laburnum Ave. 3-5 p.m. Firefly Caramel Moonshine Firefly Apple Pie Mooneshine Benchmark Brown Sugar Flavored Whiskey
Richmond 4320-D S. Laburnum Ave. 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Richmond 3406 Pump Road 3-5 p.m. Double Cross Vodka    
Richmond 3406 Pump Road 6-8 p.m. Grey Goose L'Orange Vodka Grey Goose Cherry Noir Grey Goose Le Melon
Richmond 11108 Midlothian Turnpike 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Richmond 11108 Midlothian Turnpike 6-8 p.m. New Amsterdam Vodka Shellback Silver Rum Camarena Silver Tequila
Roanoke 5050-C Rutgers St. 6-8 p.m. Skyy Infusions Vanilla Bean Skyy Infusions Georgia Peach  
Roanoke 646 Brandon Ave. 6-8 p.m. Pinnacle Pineapple Cruzan Peach Hornitos Black Barrel
Roanoke 3901 Brambleton Ave. S.W. 6-8 p.m. Jim Beam Maple Red Stag Hardcore Cider Cruzan Peach
Salem 1483 W. Main St. 6-8 p.m. Pinnacle Strawberry Kiwi Hornitos Lime Shot Jim Beam Single Barrel
Springfield 6400 Springfield Plaza 6-8 p.m. Jim Beam Maple Red Stag Hardcore Cider Cruzan Peach
Stafford 2757 Jefferson Davis Highway 6-8 p.m. Bird Dog Bourbon Bird Dog Peach Flavored Whiskey Bird Dog Blackberry Flavored Whiskey
Sterling 46930 Cedar Lakes Plaza 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Vienna 436 E. Maple Ave. 6-8 p.m. Pinnacle Strawberry Kiwi Hornitos Lime Shot Jim Beam Single Barrel
Virginia Beach 2973 Shore Drive 6-8 p.m. Fireball Cinnamon Flavored Whiskey Benchmark Brown Sugar Flavored Whiskey Chila Orchata
Virginia Beach 4334 Holland Road 6-8 p.m. Chi-Chi's Margarita Chi-Chi's Gold Margarita Chi-Chi's Skinny Margarita
Virginia Beach 405 30th St. 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Virginia Beach 405 30th St. 6-8 p.m. Apocalypto Reposado Tequila    
Virginia Beach 1612 Laskin Road 3-5 p.m. Rebel Yell El Mayor Blanco Tequila El Mayor Reposado Tequila
Virginia Beach 1612 Laskin Road 6-8 p.m. Skyy Infusions Vanilla Bean Skyy Infusions Georgia Peach  
Virginia Beach 3333 Virginia Beach Blvd. 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Virginia Beach 3333 Virginia Beach Blvd. 6-8 p.m. Bacardi Limon Bacardi Pineapple Fusion Rum Bacardi Mango Fusion
Virginia Beach Event is cancelled
1067 Independence Blvd.
3-5 p.m. American Revolution Vodka    
Virginia Beach 1067 Independence Blvd. 6-8 p.m. Bombay Gin Bombay Sapphire Gin Bombay Sapphire East Gin
Warrenton 175 Lee Highway 3-5 p.m. Firefly Caramel Moonshine Firefly Apple Pie Mooneshine Benchmark Brown Sugar Flavored Whiskey
Warrenton 175 Lee Highway 6-8 p.m. Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Apple Pie Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Strawberry Junior Johnson's Midnight Moon Blackberry
Woodbridge 13991 Jefferson Davis Highway 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Woodbridge 4292 Merchants Plaza 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    

Saturday, April 26 Tastings Schedule


City/Town Address Time Products
Alexandria 901 N. Saint Asaph St. 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Arlington 2955A S. Glebe Road 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Arlington 2955A S. Glebe Road 6-8 p.m. Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka Firefly Skinny Tea Firefly Peach Tea Vodka
Bailey's Crossroads 3556E S. Jefferson St. 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Blacksburg 1332 S. Main St. 6-8 p.m. 99 Cinnamon 99 Peaches 99 Blackberries
Chantilly Event is cancelled
Rt. 50 13944 Lee Jackson Highway
3-5 p.m. American Revolution Vodka    
Chantilly Rt. 50 13944 Lee Jackson Highway 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Charlottesville 1169 Emmet St. 3-5 p.m. Pinnacle Strawberry Kiwi Hornitos Lime Shot Jim Beam Single Barrel
Charlottesville 1169 Emmet St. 6-8 p.m. Pinnacle Pineapple Cruzan Peach Hornitos Black Barrel
Chesapeake 1103 S. Military Highway 3-5 p.m. Bacardi Limon Bacardi Pineapple Fusion Rum Bacardi Mango Fusion
Chester 12629 Jefferson Davis Highway 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Dale City 4255 Cheshire Plaza 3-5 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Dale City 4255 Cheshire Plaza 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Dumfries Event is cancelled
4108 Fortuna Center Plaza
3-5 p.m. American Revolution Vodka    
Fairfax 12965 Fair Lakes Shopping Center 3-5 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Fredericksburg 1416 Carl D. Silver Parkway 3-5 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Fredericksburg 4185 Plank Road 6-8 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Harrisonburg 2035 E. Market St. 6-8 p.m. 99 Cinnamon 99 Bananas 99 Apples
Manassas 8095 Sudley Road 6-8 p.m. New Amsterdam Vodka Shellback Silver Rum Camarena Silver Tequila
Mechanicsville 7057 Mechanicsville Turnpike 3-5 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Mechanicsville 7057 Mechanicsville Turnpike 6-8 p.m. Carlos Murphy Cinnamon Spiced Tequila    
Midlothian 7028 Woodlake Commons Loop 6-8 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Midlothian 13113 Rittenhouse Drive 3-5 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Midlothian 13113 Rittenhouse Drive 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Midlothian 14229 Midlothian Turnpike 12-2 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Newport News 621 Stoney Creek Lane 6-8 p.m. Pinnacle Pineapple Jim Beam Honey Skinnygirl Sweet'Arita
Richmond 10 N. Thompson St. 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Richmond 4320-D S. Laburnum Ave. 3-5 p.m. Grey Goose L'Orange Vodka Grey Goose Cherry Noir Grey Goose Le Melon
Richmond 4320-D S. Laburnum Ave. 6-8 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Richmond 3406 Pump Road 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Richmond 3406 Pump Road 6-8 p.m. Jim Beam Maple Red Stag Hardcore Cider Cruzan Peach
Stafford 356 Garrisonville Road 6-8 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Vienna 436 E. Maple Ave. 6-8 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Virginia Beach 3312 Princess Anne Rd 6-8 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Virginia Beach 1615 General Booth Blvd. 12-2 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Virginia Beach 4334 Holland Road 3-5 p.m. Captain Morgan's Spiced    
Virginia Beach 405 30th St. 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Virginia Beach 405 30th St. 6-8 p.m. Tito's Handmade Vodka    
Virginia Beach 1612 Laskin Road 3-5 p.m. Apocalypto Reposado Tequila    
Virginia Beach 1612 Laskin Road 6-8 p.m. Rain Organic Vodka Rain Organics Cucumber Lime Rain Organics Honey Mango Melon
Virginia Beach 3333 Virginia Beach Blvd. 6-8 p.m. Skyy Infusions Vanilla Bean Skyy Infusions Georgia Peach  
Virginia Beach 1067 Independence Blvd. 6-8 p.m. 99 Cinnamon 99 Peaches 99 Blackberries
Williamsburg 4640-3 Monticello Ave. 3-5 p.m. Avion Tequila Silver    
Williamsburg 4640-3 Monticello Ave. 6-8 p.m. Grey Goose L'Orange Vodka Grey Goose Cherry Noir Grey Goose Le Melon
Woodbridge 4292 Merchants Plaza 6-8 p.m. Bacardi Superior Bacardi Gold  

 

 

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