John and Brian Rimel with Twisted Biscuits food truck

August 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
We are pleased to announce our return to Glass House Winery in Free Union for an upcoming performance on Sunday, August 22 from 3-5:30. I hope you will plan to join me and Brian Rimel for an afternoon of original songs, excellent wine, and handmade chocolates with friends in the winery’s conservatory – a unique, tropical listening space nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge. We invite you to come on out and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon with us! Hope to see you there!
John Rimel is an award-winning songwriter from central Virginia, with credits including songs featured on seven Top 10 Billboard albums, Country Music Song of the Year, and an album considered for a 2019 Grammy. He has toured nationally and is a voting member of the Recording Academy (Grammys). John performs his original repertoire (an eclectic mix of Americana, blues, rock, folk, country, bluegrass, and gospel) in an acoustic duo with Brian Rimel. The paired-down presentation of piano and acoustic guitar, highlighted by family harmony, affords the listener an intimate musical experience and, best of all, a chance to hear his songs as they were written. More information available at and
Twisted Biscuits food truck will be onsite offering a menu of their made from scratch, oh so good, buttermilk biscuit sandwiches, etc.
Please note, weather permitting the music will be outdoors — set up under the eaves on the back deck. Glass House Winery owner Jay has recently added several fire pits along the deck adding a beautiful ambience as well as an aid to keep you cozy on the cooler days.
In the case of inclement weather (or severe temps):
~ the music may be canceled
~ the music may move into the tropical conservatory (with overflow seating on the covered deck)
~ a passing light shower might be okay, but patrons should be prepared
Please check our Social Media posts or call the Tasting Room for an update.
We have plenty of spaced seating areas, the majority of which is outdoors — all seating areas are first come, based on what is available. We also have lots of room for tailgate/picnics on the grass, also first come.
We encourage you to bring your picnic blanket/ chairs. Pop up tents and personal grills are also welcome to be used at the overflow grassy tailgate and picnic areas. Picnics are welcome throughout the property, barring any outside alcohol.
The Tasting Room Bar is closed from Friday at 5 pm through the weekend, EXCEPT for to go sales and wine club pick ups. Wines by the bottle, glass, and self guided Tasting Flights are available to be enjoyed at your seating area.
While we are not offering traditional tastings we have created several Wine Tasting Flights, including a Chocolate and a wine pairing flight.
The following measures are in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all of our guests, as well as our staff:
Fully vaccinated patrons may choose to not wear a face mask.
We will be adhering to, and strictly enforcing, all requirements and guidelines as set forth by the Governor and the CDC, which include increased sanitization and cleaning procedures to ensure the health and safety of guests and staff.
We all know that music and dancing go hand in hand, however, if you are going to get up and groove to the tunes, we kindly ask that you stick to the vicinity of your seated area.
Children are welcome but must stay with you at all times. Consider bringing along games or other items to entertain them while seated. Well behaved dogs are also welcome but must remain on their leash at all times.