Merlot Meadow is a five-acre piece of Potomac Point Winery’s property and home to over 700 baby merlot vines. Enjoy beautiful views, delicious wines and a casual relaxing experience in Merlot Meadow. This is a self-service area with a walk-up Wine & Food Tent serving picnic foods, wine flights, and wine by the bottle. Merlot Meadow accepts reservations for 2-20 guests and welcomes walk-in groups of up to 6 guests based on availability. Reservations open 30-days in advance!
Merlot Meadow offers four different experiences: Picnics, Outdoor Lounge, Bocce ball & Firepits!
Outdoor Lounge Tent: Enjoy our outdoor lounge for a true grape-to-glass experience! Spend the afternoon in a Merlot Meadow lounge area, surrounded by young merlot vines. Each reservation includes 2.5 hours to enjoy under our large tent. Wine & picnic foods will be available for purchase at our food & wine tent. Different sized Lounge areas are available, perfect for groups of 6-20 based on availability. This is a Self-Service, Adult Only, Pet free Area. $10/person to rent a lounge section.
Bocce Ball: Have a ball at Potomac Point Winery with our new bocce ball court in Merlot Meadow! Fun for any age, it is a great way to take in the scenery while sipping and swirling. Bocce ball rental includes the use of our bocce ball court for two hours, all necessary bocce ball equipment, and seating for up to 16 guests. $20 flat fee. Bocce ball is available on a first come, first serve basis when it’s not privately rented.
Picnic: Reserve a picnic table nestled in merlot meadow, surrounded by newly planted merlot vines. Our most casual and relaxed experience! Wine is available to enjoy by flight or bottle. Picnic foods & wine can be purchased from our Food & Wine Tent. This self-service area is perfect for groups of 2-12. $15 flat fee per picnic table (applied towards future wine purchase).
Firepit: Cozy up with one of PPW’s four firepit areas in Merlot Meadow. Relax in Adirondack chairs, take in the views of newly planted vines, and enjoy your wine fireside. Each reservation includes 2 hours to enjoy. Firepit areas are best for groups of 4-8. $35 Flat Fee.