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This Saturday, we will be participating in the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail’s Holiday Open House! This will be the perfect time to purchase your gifts for the holidays! There will be SALES ON ALL OF OUR WINES!! Purchase one bottle of your choice, get the second bottle 20% off!! Also, just for this event, Byrd’s Seafood Co will be back offering the now famous Fried Oyster Tacos!! This is a one day only event so make sure to take advantage of our holiday sale!!

Vineyard Hours 11am-5pm

Byrd’s Seafood Co Hours 11am-4pm wine-gifts



December through February we will be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 11am-5pm. Monday through Thursday, by appointment only, call 804.438.6053.

All of our exceptional wines will be available through the holiday season! Perfect for any celebration!!

Although our oyster season has come to an end, Byrd’s Seafood Co will be with us next weekend, starting Friday, December 4, for one last hoorah!! Oyster Stew and the now famous Fried Oyster Tacos will be available!

The Shelter Dog Red paired with the Oyster Stew is a match made in heaven!! Don’t miss the final weekend of the season to try it!

D&O Vineyard

Don’t Miss The Last Weekend For Oysters!!!

Starting tomorrow, November 27th, it will be Byrd’s Seafood Co’s last weekend of the season! Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the fantastic oyster dishes made specifically to pair with The Dog And Oyster’s unique, award winning wines! You don’t want to miss your last chance to have some Fried Oyster Tacos paired perfectly with our Pearl, or our Shelter Dog Red with some Roasted Oysters!

Lunch is available from Byrd’s Seafood Co Friday-Sunday from 11am-4p!

Enjoy all of our palate-pleasing wines Friday through Sunday 11am-5pm!DOG AND OYSTER.


Closed For Thanksgiving!

The Dog and Oyster Vineyard will be closed Thursday, November 26th 2015 for Thanksgiving. We will open again on Friday, November 27th, 11 am-5 pm. Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!!



November hours will be Thursday-Monday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

And don’t worry… Friday-Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. you will still be able  to pair our unique, award-winning wines with the fantastic oyster creations of Byrd’s Seafood Co.!!!wine and oysters

And our hours in 2016 are:

Apr-Oct: Open Daily, 11AM-5PM
Nov&Mar: Thu-Mon, 11AM-5PM
Dec-Feb: Fri, Sat & Sun only, 11AM-5PM
Mon-Thu, call 804-438-6053 for appointment

2015 Fall Oyster Crawl

The 2015 Fall Oyster Crawl is only a week away!!!

November 8 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm

Fright Night w/ Pretty Heavy

@The Dog and Oyster Vineyard  

Friday, October 30 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Are you READY?????

It’s going to be pretty heavy for both kids and adults as there is going to be a haunted house in the vineyard! Bring your ID if you are 21+. The ticket is $10 with costume and $15 without. Free entry for age 14 and under.


Gloucester Wine Festival

October 24 @ 11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.      Ticket: $25

The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, the vineyard of the Hope and Glory Inn, and its culinary partner, Byrd’s Seafood Co. will join force in offering the one and only great pairing of terroir and merroir–wine and oyster–at Gloucester Wine Festival.  See us at booth C and 13-14 in Zone 2, in the center courtyard of the Bulbs Shoppe and Gardens at Brent and Becky’s.

Gloucester Wine Festival

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Newly Launched 2014 Rosie Rosé


Our fabulous French style Rosie rosé is here. Be one of the first people who try this Dog and Oyster 2014 Rosie rosé. It has clear aromas of strawberries and Key Lime combine in aromatic bliss with a smooth and clean finish with a bright pink color and slightly orange hue.

In his very own words, Mark Hollingsworth, winegrower notes, “A fantastic wine for all occasions. The flavors remind me of summer celebrations and fireflies on warm summer nights.”

So come stay at our “America’s Most Acclaimed” boutique Chesapeake Bay Hotel, the Hope and Glory Inn (, in Irvington and hang out at our vineyard drinking our award winning wines with local fresh produce especially oysters from the Rappahannock River.

Check out our website our website ( and our Facebook page for updates and weekly special on lunch such as this Father’s Day weekend, we offer fresh fried green tomatoes by Byrd’s Seafood Co. which pairs exceptionally well with our refreshing Rosie rosé.

See y’all soon!