The definition of a good wine – old

Come enjoy The Wine Festival at The Plains and the 26th annual Commonwealth Cup of Polo! You’ll LOVE this newly upgraded Virginia tradition. Virginia wines and world class polo make this festival the ULTIMATE wine picnic outing. You’ll find hundreds of artisan wines, fine art, fancy food and two full days of world class polo with a New BONUS EVENT Twilight Symphony hosted by Manassas Symphony Orchestra.
Commonwealth Cup XXVI

The 26th annual Commonwealth Cup of Polo kicks off the event in style on Saturday. Be part of the oldest and most well attended international polo match in the country. Cheer on the US Military Combined Services Team as they square off against an elite team from the British Combined Services. This unique annual challenge match benefits Wounded Warriors & USO.


You’ll LOVE our wildly popular wine seminars…..

Varietal Tastings – taste 5 of the same varietal wines

         side-by-side. You be the judge.

The WINEGEEK Quiz – its been called diabolical!

         Guess the varietal paired with different foods.

Virginia Vs. The World™ Smackdown – Join in the fun.

         Can Virginia take on the world in a blind tasting?

         You get to decide.


USPA Vintners Cup

& Hall of Fame Challenge

Our Sunday polo line-up is HIGH GOAL polo, featuring the best players in the United States. Watch as the top polo players vie for their spot in the USPA Hall of Fame. This is high goal polo at its best!



The HALF TIME WINE DIVOT STOMP during each match

The FANCY HAT CONTEST – Did you see last year’s winner?

The TAILGATE CONTEST – Vote for the best spread!



Twilight Symphony Saturday Evening

Manassas Symphony will host an enchanting outdoor concert

Saturday, September 10th after the Commonwealth Cup.


Ticket sales benefit Great Meadow Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Great Meadow’s open space for community access; The Virginia Farm Wineries Council, a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, protecting farmland with locally grown world-class wine; The Manassas Symphony Orchestra, an all volunteer community service organization dedicated to providing high quality, low cost orchestral experiences for the community; The Wounded Warrior Project and USO, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations dedicated to implementing initiatives that honor and empower our national heros. 



   COME BY METRO WINE TASTING TICKET – $30 online or $40 at the gate

($10 online earlybird discount offer ends August 27)

Our tasting ticket Includes unlimited tastings from all participating wineries, a souvenir tasting glass, all seminars and activities between the hours of 11am and 6pm Saturday and 11am and 5pm Sunday.


NON-TASTING TICKET – $20 online or at the gate

(designated drivers and kids over 12)

Enjoy a gorgeous day at Great Meadow! You may not do any wine tastings with this ticket but you’ll love our exhibits and activities.

KIDS COME FREE – up to age 12



(but going quick)

VIP Tented Seating Available – Click on the Tickets above to Reserve Tented Seating Online

Railside Tailgate Party Space Available – Click on the tickets above to Reserve Online