Tasting Room

Walking into our state-of-the-art, tasting room is like a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure experience. Go up the winding drive and through the glass entryway. You’ll be transported to another world.

Community Update

BIG Cork Vineyards is offering indoor and outdoor bottle sales and limited indoor and outdoor seating for guests on a first come, first served basis.

General Information

  • Hours: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Friday, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm. We are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Wine is available by the bottle only. Guests are strongly encouraged to bring their own wine glasses. We will also have logo wine glasses for sale.
  • Wine, grab-and-go food, and merchandise are available to purchase. We also offer shipping and curbside pick-up.

Outdoor Areas

  • Please check in with our greeter upon arrival for details and availability in our outdoor seating areas. Seating is limited and offered on a first come, first served basis.
  • Tables and chairs are spaced outside for social distancing. Please do not move the furniture. Seating on the porches and patios is for groups of no more than 4 per table.
  • The lawn is marked with clear sections for social distancing. Please bring blankets and chairs as needed for seating in the grass. Seating on the lawn is for no more than 6 people per marked off area.
  • Water will be available for sale in single-use bottles. Water stations are prohibited at this time.

Tasting Room

  • Our Tasting Room is open at 50% capacity. Grab-and-go food and retail merchandise is available for purchase. Restrooms will be available for our guests.
  • Seating areas inside the Tasting Room are open at 50% capacity. We currently only offer wine tastings by appointment. For your convenience, we will have an outdoor retail station for wine bottle sales.

Sanitation

  • We are committed to sanitizing all customer contact areas throughout the day to provide a safe and clean environment. Our staff will be wearing facemasks to serve you. Guests must wear a facemask when entering the Tasting Room.
  • A sanitizing station is located inside of the front door, and handwashing is available in our restrooms.
  • Outdoor seating areas will be sanitized between guests.
  • The entire tasting room will be sanitized nightly using ozone technology.
  • We encourage payment via credit card. We will clean all POS equipment after each customer.
  • If you have experienced symptoms related to COVID-19 or have had exposure to COVID-19 in the past 14 days, please refrain from visiting.

Tastings and Tours

We are excited to now be offering BIG Private Tastings and BIG Vineyard Tours. Private tastings will be available on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 am by reservation only. We are only accepting groups of up to six at this time. The cost is $24 per person, and includes six award-winning wines as well as a logo glass. Reserve your spot now. 

BIG Vineyard Tours will include a guided walk through our vineyard and production room. You will learn the history of our vineyard, and all about our winemaking process. The tour includes a taste of three award-winning wines and a barrel sample. Tours will be available on Saturdays at 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm. Your ticket price of $35 includes the tour, wine samples, and a logo wine glass. Tickets are limited; get yours today. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does your tasting cost?

Our tastings are $15 per person and include six tastes of wine.

May I choose my own wine for the tasting?

No. We pick the best wines for you and combine them in the best order so you have a BIG experience.

What style of wines do you offer?

We have a variety of styles for all tastes. The majority of our wines fall in the dry category, along with a few semi-dry wines.

Do I need to make a reservation?

Groups of 7 or more must make a reservation.

Are children and pets welcome?

Yes we love kids and dogs. We ask that children be supervised and that your four-legged friends remain on a leash and remain outside on our patio or grassy areas.

I don’t drink wine; may I bring beer or alcohol to your venue?

That’s a BIG no-no. We do not permit outside alcohol.

Do you offer any food onsite?

We have a robust Grab-and-Go Food Market with all types of cheeses, fresh-baked bread, crackers, charcuterie and other goodies. On Friday nights, you’ll find a food truck here from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

May I bring food with me?

You are welcome to pack a picnic and enjoy it anywhere on the property except the Tasting Room Bar.

We have a group of 10 can we just show up and do a tasting?

Groups of 7 or more must call in advance.

My group wants to come on a Thursday, Friday during the day or Monday. Do we need to bring tables and chairs?

Groups of 7 plus are welcome to enjoy the porches and patios on Thursday, Friday during the day and Mondays. We ask that larger groups up to 24 people may bring tables, chairs and enjoy our grassy areas on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. Groups 25 or more must rent event space.

Do you offer private group tastings?

Yes, they cost $20 per person. Thursday, Friday and Monday we offer them at the time of your choosing. On Saturday and Sunday, we offer group tastings at 11:00 am. You must call, 301-302-8032, to make a reservation.

Are you family friendly?

Children are welcome at our vineyard. However, we are a working farm with inherent dangers. We ask that children remain under their parent's supervision at all times.

May I bring my group of twenty-five to celebrate a birthday?

Groups of twenty-five are required to rent space for their celebrations. Please call 301-302-8032 for more information.

Tasting Room Photo Gallery

Want to see more pictures of our Tasting Room? Enjoy this photo gallery featuring a few of our favorite BIG memories.

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