9th Annual Brandywine "Big Bang" BBQ

Beat the shore crowds and spend a rousing Fourth of July Weekend with great BBQ & Wine outings at the wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail.  Five of our family-owned and operated regional wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail will be offering a variety of wines, food, picnicking, and music to celebrate Independence Weekend.  No Passports or Tickets required to attend. Come join us for wine, food, and fun!  

As you plan your visit, please note that the wineries are offering different activities and specials for this event.  


Black Walnut Winery

3000 Lincoln Highway, Sadsburyville, PA



Friday, July 4 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, July 5 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, July 6 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.



Join us for a great weekend with wine, fabulous food and live music on our outdoor patio!  Play horseshoes and bocce on the lawn.  


FREE outdoor concerts:  1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ~ July 4, 5 & 6

July 4 ~ Casey Alvarez  

July 5 ~ Holt 45

July 6 ~ Michael Kopp

Bring your own wine glass or purchase one of ours for these free outdoor concerts.  Enjoy wine tasting at $6/person to sample 7 wines.  Our wines will be available for purchase by the glass and by the bottle.  **Please note that you cannot bring alcohol to our winery.**


On the afternoons of Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5, enjoy amazing pulled pork, ribs, chicken & sides will be available for purchase from Jimmy's BBQ of Frazer, PA. Check them out at www.jimmysbbq.com




Borderland Vineyard™

332 Indiantown Road

Landenberg, PA 




July 4th and 6th (Noon to 6pm):

Relaxing at the Vineyard

We'll be open for tastings and wine sales by the glass all afternoon on July 4th. Bring a picnic and a blanket or grab a handy chair or two. Ask for a tour of the vineyard or just hang out and enjoy the view!


July 5th (noon to 6pm)

BBQ & Bluegrass

Spend the afternoon at the vineyard listening to bluegrass music by The Unruhlies, sipping Borderland Vineyard wine, and eating roast pig from RD's American Grill and other great BBQ favorites from Daddy's Kitchen!


You can buy tickets online at http://bit.ly/borderbbq


Your ticket covers:

•A heaping plate of BBQ (roast pig, pulled BBQ pork, and pulled BBQ chicken), blush pasta, and sides (cole slaw and other salads galore--pasta salad, potato salad, broccoli salad, tossed salad, and fruit salad)

•Cookie or brownie•Two glasses of Borderland Vineyard wine or sangria or two non-alcoholic beverages

•One bottle of water

We'll have bocce, frisbees, etc. for outdoor fun. And Kurt and crew will offer guided tours of the vineyard.

Families are welcome. Please feel free to bring blankets, chairs, and additional entertainment for your children.


We'll have a tent; so we'll eat, drink, and party rain or shine!



Kreutz Creek Vineyards

553 S. Guernsey Road, West Grove, PA


Hours on Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 



All weekend:  Classic Pop Rock each day from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.   Nosh on food selections from Varsity Dawgs food truck. 



Paradocx Vineyard

1833 Flint Hill Road, Landenberg, PA


Hours on Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday features special concert hours 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.



July 5, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m. and July 6, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.:  Enjoy foods from Midnight munchies food truck.


July 5, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.:  Live music concert featuring Tom Larsen Blues Band.  (Concert admission fee applies)



Penns Woods Winery

124 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford, PA 


Hours:  Friday 12 p.m. to until after the Fireworks show., Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.



July 4th:  Special hours for Independence Day! Stop by and enjoy a glass ... or bottle of your favorite Penns Woods Wine! There will be a Fireworks show at Sunset right across the street! (wine sales will end at 10pm) 

Wine available in flights ( with full sensory analysis), by the glass and bottle. 


July 5th: Enjoy the beautiful day! Wine available in flights ( with full sensory analysis), by the glass and bottle!                

               FREE Lawn Concert John Valerio (Big Bang BBQ) 2:00pm - 5:00pm



July 6th: Pack your own picnic and enjoy the beautiful day! Wine available in flights ( with full sensory analysis), by the glass and bottle! 




Location All Wineries

Sunday July 06, 2014, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

All Dates for 9th Annual Brandywine "Big Bang" BBQ

  • Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Sat Jul 05, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Sun Jul 06, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Seven wineries. Beautiful estate vineyards in the rolling hills of Chester County, PA. Charming tasting rooms and barrel-aging cellars filled with premium wines that showcase our unique terroir. This is what you'll find along the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail. We invite you to gather some friends, pack a picnic lunch, and come visit for a tour, tasting, or one of our great activities!