Celebrate Summertime with Lobster and Wine!
Jun
3
11:00 am11:00

Celebrate Summertime with Lobster and Wine!

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

 

Please join us for a day of lobster, wine and fun with live music by Dos Amigos! Cousins Main Lobster Food Truck will be available from 11-5 on Saturday, June 3rd, so bring your appetite!

 Summer Barrel Tastings and Wine Education Classes with Tres Brown from Italy-SOLD OUT
Jun
10
1:00 pm13:00

Summer Barrel Tastings and Wine Education Classes with Tres Brown from Italy-SOLD OUT

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Beat the heat and escape with us to our cool barrel room, while we explore wines and foods from the Italian countrysides. You will have an opportunity to experience our 2016 vintages straight from the barrel along with library wines from years past.

$45 for members and $60 for non-member.Tickets include a barrel and wine tasting along with selected food pairings.These tickets are nonrefundable but easily gifted to a friend if you can't make it. Special dietary requests cannot be accommodated. Limited to 10 guests so reserve your tickets today!

Click here to reserve your spot!

 

Brent Ryan
Jun
10
2:00 pm14:00

Brent Ryan

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Brent Ryan will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Father's Day Wine & Food Pairing Class 1-3 pm
Jun
17
1:00 pm13:00

Father's Day Wine & Food Pairing Class 1-3 pm

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Please bring your appetites and join us for a fun and delicious afternoon as we explore recipes, that pair with our award winning 2015  Rancho Ponte Vineyard wine releases! Tickets include cooking demonstration by Chef Rachel Ponte, 3 full wine and food pairing courses (you won’t go hungry) along with copies of all the recipes! Limited to 20 guests and these classes sell out quickly so reserve your tickets today!

Click here to reserve your spot!

Chef's Bio:

Rachel Ponte has many years of experience in food, wine and recipe development. A trained chef with a degree from the CCA, Rachel honed her skills as an independent culinary instructor and as a recipe developer for Williams Sonoma. After opening Rancho Ponte Vineyard in 2009 with her husband Roberto Ponte, Rachel welcomes guests into our barrel room to further explore the marriage of wine and food!

Menu

Waldorf Salad Cups with Honey and Smokey Bacon; Grilled Skirt Steak with a Spicy Chimichurri Sauce on top of a Roasted, Smashed Golden Potatoes with Charred Asparagus; Pecan Panna cotta with local Fredericksburg Peach/Wine Compote.

Live music by Lord & Lady from 2-5!

BBQ Bash by Axis Smokehouse Food Truck
Jul
8
12:00 pm12:00

BBQ Bash by Axis Smokehouse Food Truck

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Mark your calendars and come celebrate 4th of July weekend with us on Saturday, July 8th! We are excited to have Axis Smokehouse Food Truck! Grab a plate and a glass of your favorite Rancho Ponte wine and enjoy some great music on the patio by Dan West Cowart starting at 2:00 pm! Check out the menu below:

Summer Barrel Tastings and Wine Education Classes with Tres Brown from Spain-SOLD OUT
Jul
15
1:00 pm13:00

Summer Barrel Tastings and Wine Education Classes with Tres Brown from Spain-SOLD OUT

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Beat the heat and escape with us to our cool barrel room, while we explore wines and foods from the Spanish countrysides. You will have an opportunity to experience our 2016 vintages straight from the barrel along with library wines from years past.

$45 for members and $60 for non-member.Tickets include a barrel and wine tasting along with selected food pairings. These tickets are nonrefundable but easily gifted to a friend if you can't make it. Special dietary requests cannot be accommodated. Limited to 10 guests so reserve your tickets today!

Click here to reserve your spot!

Summer Barrel Tastings and Wine Education Classes with Tres Brown from France
Aug
19
1:00 pm13:00

Summer Barrel Tastings and Wine Education Classes with Tres Brown from France

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Beat the heat and escape with us to our cool barrel room, while we explore wines and foods from the French countrysides. You will have an opportunity to experience our 2016 vintages straight from the barrel along with library wines from years past.

$45 for members and $60 for non-member. Tickets include a barrel and wine tasting along with selected food pairings. These tickets are nonrefundable but easily gifted to a friend if you can't make it. Special dietary requests cannot be accommodated. Limited to 10 guests so reserve your tickets today!

Click here to reserve your spot!

Labor Day Tex-Mex & Wine
Sep
9
12:00 pm12:00

Labor Day Tex-Mex & Wine

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Mark your calendars and come celebrate Labor Day weekend with us on Saturday, September 2nd! We are excited to welcome back CC's Tortas Food Truck! They will be serving food from 12-sold out. Grab a plate and a glass of your new favorite Rancho Ponte wine and enjoy some great music on the patio by Dos Amigos starting at 2:00 pm! Seating for wine club members is always available.

Check out the CC's Tortas Menu!

 Annual Wine Club Pig Roast 6-9pm
Oct
14
6:00 pm18:00

Annual Wine Club Pig Roast 6-9pm

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

We will be roasting a whole pig with all the trimmings, enjoying live music on the porch and you can work on your horse shoe and bocce ball skills! Chef Rachel Ponte will be preparing and roasting a suckling pig with Cuban spices, garlic and lots of olive oil in a Caja China Roasting box. The pork comes out moist and perfectly crispy for a finger lickin' good time! Join us for this exciting "end of harvest" picnic, filled with excellent award winning wine, food and great company! Limited to 50 guests, This is a wine club only event and tickets sell out quickly so reserve your tickets today!

Purchase your tickets here!

$50, per person (limited to, 2 tickets per wine club membership). Tickets include a pig plate and a glass of your favorite Rancho Ponte Wine! These tickets are nonrefundable but easily gifted to another wine club member.


Camden Jordan
May
27
2:00 pm14:00

Camden Jordan

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Camden Jordan will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Memorial Day Weekend Food Truck Event
May
27
12:00 pm12:00

Memorial Day Weekend Food Truck Event

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

We invite you to come out and celebrate Memorial Day weekend with us on Saturday, May 27th! We are excited to welcome back Burned-Out Pizza & Gyros Food Truck! They will be serving food from 12-5 pm on Saturday only. Grab a delicious pizza or a famous Greek gyro and pair it with a glass of your favorite Rancho Ponte wine! Enjoy live music on the patio by Camden Jordan starting at 2:00 pm! Seating for wine club members is always available. We also offer a 15% discount to all active duty and retired military veterans!

Hogan & Moss
May
20
2:00 pm14:00

Hogan & Moss

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Get your favorite Rancho Ponte wine and join us on the patio for acoustic "scorch-folk" music with nationally touring duo Hogan & Moss!  Jon Hogan and Maria Moss have created a unique, powerful vintage sound with their guitars and voices!

Kathy Bauer
May
13
2:00 pm14:00

Kathy Bauer

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Kathy Bauer will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Mother's Day Wine & Food Pairing Class 1-3 pm
May
13
1:00 pm13:00

Mother's Day Wine & Food Pairing Class 1-3 pm

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Please bring your appetites and join us for a fun and delicious afternoon as we explore recipes, that pair with our award winning 2015  Rancho Ponte Vineyard wine releases! Tickets include cooking demonstration by Chef Rachel Ponte, 3 full wine and food pairing courses (you won’t go hungry) along with copies of all the recipes! Limited to 20 guests and these classes sell out quickly so reserve your tickets today!

Click here to reserve your spot!

Chef's Bio:

Rachel Ponte has many years of experience in food, wine and recipe development. A trained chef with a degree from the CCA, Rachel honed her skills as an independent culinary instructor and as a recipe developer for Williams Sonoma. After opening Rancho Ponte Vineyard in 2009 with her husband Roberto Ponte, Rachel welcomes guests into our barrel room to further explore the marriage of wine and food!

Menu 

Exciting and fun crostini appetizers with fresh seasonal toppings like puree of spring peas with a red pepper and lemon, aioli and fried shallots. Fricassee De Poulet a L'Ancienne. This is a classic French dish with wine, mushrooms, heavy Cream and Tarragon; Decadent chocolate and coffee port mousse with fresh cream and berries.

 

Dos Amigos
May
6
2:00 pm14:00

Dos Amigos

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Dos Amigos will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Lord & Lady
Apr
22
2:00 pm14:00

Lord & Lady

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Lord and Lady will be preforming from 2-5 pm.

Karneigh Royal
Apr
15
2:00 pm14:00

Karneigh Royal

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Karneigh Royal will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Kathy Bauer
Mar
11
2:00 pm14:00

Kathy Bauer

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Kathy Bauer will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Dos Amigos
Mar
4
5:00 pm17:00

Dos Amigos

  • Rancho Ponrte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Dos Amigos will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Dan West Cowart
Feb
25
2:00 pm14:00

Dan West Cowart

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. We are glad to have Dan West Cowart and he will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Karneigh Royal
Feb
18
Feb 25

Karneigh Royal

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Karneigh Royal will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Lord & Lady
Feb
11
2:00 pm14:00

Lord & Lady

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

It is Valentine's Day and love is in the air! Bring your sweetheart this weekend and enjoy a pairing of Rancho Ponte wine along with a delicious cheese tray! There will be romantic tunes by Lord & Lady on Saturday from 2:00-5:00.

Lobster + Wine = Valentine's!
Feb
4
11:00 am11:00

Lobster + Wine = Valentine's!

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Bring your sweetheart for a romantic weekend on our cozy patio and beat the crowds before Valentines Day the following weekend! We are excited to have Cousins Maine Lobster Food Truck out, as seen on the popular TV show Shark Tank! They are known for having delicious and fresh seafood imported from Maine. Pair any of their famous lobster meals with your favorite Rancho Ponte wine and listen to music by Dos Amigos. This is a day you surely won't want to miss! Wine club seating is always available.

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Brent Ryan
Jan
28
2:00 pm14:00

Brent Ryan

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Brent Ryan will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Kathy Bauer
Jan
21
2:00 pm14:00

Kathy Bauer

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Kathy Bauer will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Dan West Cowart
Jan
14
2:00 pm14:00

Dan West Cowart

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. We are glad to have Dan West Cowart and he will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Dos Amigos
Jan
7
2:00 pm14:00

Dos Amigos

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Dos Amigos will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Dos Amigos
Dec
17
2:00 pm14:00

Dos Amigos

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Dos Amigos will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Kathy Bauer
Dec
10
2:00 pm14:00

Kathy Bauer

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Kathy Bauer will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Karneigh Royal
Nov
26
2:00 pm14:00

Karneigh Royal

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Karneigh Royal will be performing from 2-5 pm.

 

Burned-Out Pizza & Gyro Food Truck
Nov
20
12:00 pm12:00

Burned-Out Pizza & Gyro Food Truck

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

In case you missed it- the Burned-Out Pizza & Gyro Food Truck will be here from 12-5 pm again Sunday, November 20th! Come out and try some delicious food and pair it with your favorite Rancho Ponte wine!

1st Annual Friendsgiving Event-Food Truck
Nov
19
12:00 pm12:00

1st Annual Friendsgiving Event-Food Truck

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Come celebrate with us at our 1st Annual Friendsgiving Event! Burned-Out Pizza & Gyro Food Truck will be here from 12-5 pm! You can bring your friendly dog and enjoy wine, food and live music performed by Dos Amigos on our patio! A percentage of the proceeds for this benefit will go to the Fredericksburg SPCA.

In order to make this a successful event for all, we have some participation guidelines that ALL must follow at all times while on the Rancho Ponte Vineyard property with your pet.

We are so glad you are participating at our Friendsgiving Event. In order to make this a successful event for all, we have some participation guidelines that ALL must follow, at all times while on the Rancho Ponte Vineyard property with your pet.

  1. Absolutely NO pets in the tasting room! This is a health department requirement.

  2. No Pets off leash, this also includes not leaving your pet unattended or tied up. Please have someone at all times tending your pet. We have other farm animals here to protect from any unwanted harassment.

  3. This is a self cleaning event.You must use designated pottey spots for your pet to relieve themselves and you must poop scoop any waste into the designated receptacles.

  4. Pets with manners only. No, dog on dog or dog on people violence will be tolerated. No whole animals allowed. Your pet must be altered to participate in this event. We reserve the right to determine if your pet is not acting in a safe way and you will be asked to leave.

  5. No male hiking on porches or other fixtures will be tolerated.

  6. No feeding of your pet while here on the property. This can invite territorial behavior with other pets, who aren’t being feed. We’ll have doggie treats for those participating.

 

The Heart Collectors
Oct
22
2:00 pm14:00

The Heart Collectors

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Grab your glass and enjoy music from an Aussie Folk Band known as The Heart Collectors.  Think Mumford & Sons meets Peter Paul & Mary.... With a feeling of sincerity and honesty rarely heard in the music scene these days! 

Dos Amigos
Oct
15
2:00 pm14:00

Dos Amigos

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Dos Amigos will be performing from 2-5 pm.

Annual Wine Club Pig Roast at Rancho Ponte Vineyard
Oct
8
6:00 pm18:00

Annual Wine Club Pig Roast at Rancho Ponte Vineyard

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

We will be roasting a whole pig with all the trimmings, enjoying live music on the porch and you can work on your bocce ball skills! Chef Rachel Ponte will be preparing and roasting a suckling pig with Cuban spices, garlic and lots of olive oil in a Caja China Roasting box. The pork comes out moist and perfectly crispy for a finger lickin' good time! Join us for this exciting "end of harvest" picnic, filled with excellent award winning wine, food and great company! Limited to 50 guests, This is a wine club only event and tickets sell out quickly so reserve your tickets today!

Order Tickets Here SOLD OUT! (Waiting list only)

$50, per person (limited to, 2 tickets per wine club membership). Tickets include a pig plate and a glass of your favorite Rancho Ponte Wine! These tickets are nonrefundable but easily gifted to another wine club member.

Bear Creek WILDERNESS
Sep
17
2:00 pm14:00

Bear Creek WILDERNESS

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join Ken and JudyAnn as they preform live from 2-5pm.

Grab one of our delicious Tasting trays alongside a glass of our award wining wine and stay a while.

Karneigh Royal
Sep
10
2:00 pm14:00

Karneigh Royal

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Karneigh Royal will be preforming from 2-5 pm.

Kathy Bauer
Sep
3
2:00 pm14:00

Kathy Bauer

  • Rancho Ponte Vineyard

Join us for an afternoon of great music and delicious appetizers alongside your favorite Rancho Ponte wines. Kathy Bauer will be preforming from 2-5 pm.