Seven year restaurant anniversary special dinner all week

7th Anniversary

All week enjoy our 7 course anniversary dinner and pairings for $70 each! Come in and celebrate with us!

My fantastic staff

AVA Restaurant and Wine Bar

Remembering to give praise where praise is due is an important value to me both personally and with my restaurant. So please, let me brag on my AMAZING staff!

Trump wine + Virginia foodie dinner May 8th, 2015 at AVA


This wine dinner promises the best of the season from local farms along with award-winning Trump Winery wines. Make reservations for May 8th!

Spring wine dinner with Prince Michel

drink local

A luscious menu and wonderful wine pairings set the stage for a great wine dinner evening. Join us Friday, April 24, for reservations anytime between 6 and 9 pm.

Wine and dine and feel fine!

Wine Dinner

We’re working on new culinary delights for you but meantime are hosting a Bordeaux Wine Dinner this Friday at 6pm.

Pre-Spring Fling specials all week

Pre-Spring Fling

Every night this week we’ll have specials ranging from a St. Paddy’s Day feast with music to a Girls’ Night Out to a Spring Prix Fixe. Check the blog for more.

Trinchero Wine Dinner March 27th

Trencher Wine Dinner at AVA

Join us Friday, March 27th at 6pm for a Trinchero Napa Vineyards wine tasting or tasting with dinner that will teach you how to blend your own Bordeaux!

Democracy Vineyards wine dinner March 13th

Wine dinner

Join us for a 4-course Virginia wine dinner (Democracy Vineyards) on March 13th with meat, vegetarian, or vegan options for all courses except dessert.

Pumpkin pairing dinner

Pumpkin Pairing Menu

As I confessed last week, when it comes to pumpkins, I’m no Martha Stewart. Heck, I’m not even as gifted at carving them as your average 3rd grader. Knife in hand, I’m all thumbs. But in spite of that ineptitude, when it comes to cooking with pumpkin (and many other fall veggies), I humbly proclaim […]

Democracy Vineyards wine dinner

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This Friday, October 10, 2014, we get to do one of the things we love best, and do best: Host a vineyard for a special dinner with wine pairings. This time is Democracy Vineyards from Lovingston, Virginia in Nelson County. Democracy is themed on politics and its many manifestations — non partisan, of course! With […]