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Keswick Vineyards: There’s a Virginia Viognier for Everyone

January's Virginia Wine Chat (#VAWineChat) hosted by Frank Morgan of Drink What YOU Like took us to Keswick Vineyards for a comparative tasting of Viognier, the state's official white grape. Frank sat down with winemaker Stephen Barnard to talk wine, winemaking, Virginia and more. Stephen hails from Cape Town, South Africa. In 2002 after studying wine, [...]

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It’s Virginia Wine Month: A Look at Virginia’s Official Grape, Viognier

It’s Virginia Wine Month! With nineteen days left in October, there's still time to discover your local Virginia crush...which one of the 210 wineries AND which grape variety? One of my favorite grape varieties is Virginia's official grape, Viognier. A grape and wine variety originating in the French region of Condrieu in Northern Rhône, Viognier grows very [...]

Live Wine Blogging on Reds…it’s like speed dating!

Saturday I participated in my second hour of 'live wine blogging' as part of the fourth annual North America Wine Bloggers Conference. After Friday's round one on whites/rosés, my first ever live blogging, I was ready for round two! It's like speed dating...you stay at one table and 12 wineries come by your table for five [...]