First Annual Vintner's Dinner
Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

First Annual Vintner's Dinner

Join us for a lovely night of Black Birch wines paired with an exquisite dinner at our first annual Vintner’s Dinner. Meet and network with members of the wine industry including local farmers, distributors, restaurateurs, liquor stores, and more. Gather around our table as Michelle gives an update on happenings at the vineyard and plans for next year, and Ian’s reflections on farming in Hatfield this past year, and his weather, crop, and wine predictions for 2018.

We will be working with HardyFoard Catering of Brattleboro, VT to put together a decadent 5-course meal with some of our favorite wines. We’ll gather at 6:30 for complementary glass of wine and good company and dinner is served at 7:00.

$95 Per Person

Click here to reserve your seat! Limited space available.

 

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[Members Only] Winter Pick Up & Exclusive Wine Release
Dec
14
5:30 PM17:30

[Members Only] Winter Pick Up & Exclusive Wine Release

Black Birch Vineyard is excited to announce the release of new wines in December... just in time for our Wine Club winter pick-up! We invite our BBV Wine Club members for an exclusive first taste, paired with cheese and charcuterie, and good company. It's a perfect time to purchase a bottle (or two) to give as a special holiday gift this year or keep for yourself!



Check back soon for RSVP details or follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on the latest. 

This is a Members Only event for our seasonal wine allotment pick-up, along with an exclusive first taste of our new wine releases. Join our club to take advantage of Members Only events as well as other special perks.

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Winter Wine Release Party
Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

Winter Wine Release Party

Black Birch Vineyard is excited to announce the release of new wines in December. We invite you to this special tasting, paired with delicious passed hors d'oeuvres, music, and good company. It's a perfect time to purchase a bottle (or two) to give as a special holiday gift this year or to keep for yourself!

General Public: $45



Check back soon for more details or follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on the latest. 

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Special Tasting: Federweisser
Nov
11
12:00 PM12:00

Special Tasting: Federweisser

Join us for a casual tasting event at the vineyard in celebration of fall wine season, Deutsche style! Ian will be offering young Federweisser glasses of Riesling, a traditional fresh wine served before the fermentation process. Swing by during our regular hours, grab a glass of this traditional seasonal treat, and enjoy autumn at the vineyard with us. 

By the Glass: $8

 

 

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Wine Tasting 101 Class
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Wine Tasting 101 Class

Join us for a one-night class on the basics of wine tasting, focusing on varietals from the Northeastern region. The class will be led by our in-house sommelier Angel, and Cory from Provisions in Northampton, MA.

We will be touching upon the basics of how to taste wine; pulling apart the components of wine highlighting acidity, tannin, residual sugar, particular flavors, and more. We will go over basic vocabulary and etiquette, as well as day-to-day wine selection. A true basic wine tasting class for those who want to feel more confident when going to a wine tasting or winery!

BBV Members: $10
General Public: $15

Click here to reserve your spot! Limited space available.

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CRUSH - BBV Harvest Festival, Featuring Abe Loomis
Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

CRUSH - BBV Harvest Festival, Featuring Abe Loomis

We will be hosting our first annual CRUSH, a Black Birch Vineyard harvest festival in October.  There will be music and stomping of grapes... get excited! We will be offering tastings all afternoon and scheduled tours at 2PM and 3:30PM, and music by Abe Loomis from 2-4PM. (Rain date: Sun 10/22 1:00-5:00PM)

Cover: $10 (tickets available at the door)
Under 21: Free



Wine sold by the glass only at this event. No outside alcohol permitted. Bring your own lawn seats and picnic! 

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Cigar & Port Night Benefitting Safe Passage
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Cigar & Port Night Benefitting Safe Passage

We are hosting a Cigar & Port Night benefitting Safe Passage, here at the vineyard. Come sample our new 2015 Ruby port, enjoy a complimentary cigar, and take in a beautiful fall evening on our patio – all of a great cause. Ian will walk us through the process behind our just released fortified port-style dessert wine, and Ed Malinowski from Malinowski Farms of Hatfield will take us through the history of tobacco farming in the Valley. 

Admission includes a choice of CT Valley shade-grown tobacco cigar (Montecristo or Cohiba) and a glass of our just released Ruby port, but guests are also invited to their own cigar to enjoy. $10 from every ticket purchase will be donated to help support Safe Passage's mission to create a world free of domestic violence and relationship abuse. (Rain date: Sat 10/14 7:00-8:30PM)

BBV Members: $15
General Public: $25

Purchase your ticket here. Limited space available.

 

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Exclusive Release of '15 Ruby Port & Wine Club Fall Pick Up
Oct
5
5:30 PM17:30

Exclusive Release of '15 Ruby Port & Wine Club Fall Pick Up

Black Birch Vineyard is excited to announce the release of our 2015 Ruby, a fortified port-style dessert wine, in October. We invite you to this special tasting, paired with delicious passed plates, music, and good company. Ian will be there to explain the different styles of port that can be made, as well as the process of how our port was made. Sip and learn about what makes our port-style wine special… just in time for fall!

General Public: $20

BBV Members: Free for Wine Club Members

Wine Club Fall Wine List:
- One bottle of '15 Ruby Port
- One bottle from three '16 Riesling choices
- One bottle from our inventory

Reserve your spot here



For BBV Members: We will have our seasonal wine allotment pick-up during at this event. Please RSVP by clicking the link above and choose the “BBV Members” option at checkout. Members must present their Member Card with their free ticket at the event. 

Join our wine club to purchase three bottles per season at a discounted rate as well as other special perks.

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General Release of Three Rieslings
Sep
22
7:00 PM19:00

General Release of Three Rieslings

Black Birch Vineyard is excited to announce the release of three Rieslings in September. We invite you to this special tasting, paired with delicious passed hors d'oeuvres, music, and good company. Sip and learn about the different processes behind each Riesling that highlight and enhance different flavor profiles of riesling grapes. Which will be your favorite?

General Public: $45

Purchase your ticket here. Limited space available. 

Three Rieslings Served:
Gently Pressed, Seriously Crushed, and Happily Married; 2016 Rieslings

Food by Pengyew Catering
Chipotle Vegetable & Avocado, Smoked Trout Spread with Cucumber Rounds, Piri Piri Shrimp with Kaffir on Cucumber Rounds, Indian Chicken Kabob served with Tomato Chutney

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[Members Only] Exclusive Release of Three Rieslings
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

[Members Only] Exclusive Release of Three Rieslings

Black Birch Vineyard is excited to announce the release of three Rieslings in September. We invite our BBV Wine Club members for an exclusive first taste, paired with delicious passed hors d'oeuvres, music, and good company. Sip and learn about the different processes behind each Rieslings that highlight and enhance different flavor profiles of riesling grapes. Which will be your favorite?

BBV Members Only: $35

Purchase your ticket here. Limited space available. 

Three Rieslings Served:
Gently Pressed, Seriously Crushed, and Happily Married; 2016 Rieslings

Food by Pengyew Catering
Chipotle Vegetable & Avocado, Smoked Trout Spread with Cucumber Rounds, Piri Piri Shrimp with Kaffir on Cucumber Rounds, Indian Chicken Kabob served with Tomato Chutney

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BBV @ 2017 NCC Bike Fest
Sep
16
11:25 AM11:25

BBV @ 2017 NCC Bike Fest

Black Birch Vineyard is on the route for Northampton Cycling Club's 2017 Bike Fest this year. Take the "Tour of the Valley Farm" route starting at 11:25 AM at Look Park in Northampton, MA and stop by the vineyard for a refreshing glass of wine. 

Entry fee ranges from $40-$85 and includes the ride, lunch, music, beer, and other festivities. Register now before the event sells out!

Click here for more information on 2017 Bike Fest and to register for the event.

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A Night of Wine & Cheese Pairing
Sep
14
7:00 PM19:00

A Night of Wine & Cheese Pairing

Join us for a lovely night of wine and cheese featuring delightful wines from our vineyard paired with curated cheese selections from Provisions in Northampton, MA. Learn about our wines and how they pair with different cheeses from all around the world.

BBV Members: $25
General Public: $35

Purchase your ticket here. Limited space available. 

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BBV @ The MA Grand Wine Tasting Event
Sep
10
12:00 PM12:00

BBV @ The MA Grand Wine Tasting Event

  • The KITCHEN @ The Boston Public Market (map)
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Black Birch Vineyard will be at the Massachusetts Grand Wine Tasting event at The KITCHEN at The Boston Public Market, hosted by The Trustees. Taste the flavors of Massachusetts-grown grapes with wines from over ten local wineries, and experience what the Northeastern terroir has to offer!

Tasting Times (Choose One): 12:00-1:15PM or 1:30-2:45PM

General Admission: $15
Trustees Members: $9*

Purchase your ticket here.

*You can join The Trustees to receive 20-50% off all classes, workshops, and events at The KITCHEN and all Trustees properties.

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