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It’s Regional Wine Week: Drink Local!

This week marks the fifth annual Regional Wine Week. It's a week put together by Drink Local Wine encouraging wine writers to write about wines from the Other 47 States (wines that aren't from California, Washington or Oregon...the biggest wine producing states in the country) to encourage you readers to drink wines from the Other [...]

Taste Camp 2012: Walking the Vineyards with Virginia Winemaker Jim Law of Linden Vineyards

For our final Taste Camp vineyard walk, we ventured outside of Loudoun County to Fauquier County for a Sunday morning with one of Virginia's great winemakers, Jim Law of Linden Vineyards. As you drive out there, and it is out there (65 miles west of DC), you're struck by the beauty, rolling hills and climate [...]

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Taste Camp 2012: Walking the Vineyards with Virginia Winemaker Ben Renshaw in Tranquility Vineyards

Walking Tranquility Vineyards outside Purcellville with Ben Renshaw was an interesting Taste Camp discussion. We were literally in owners Al and Mary Taylor's backyard. Planted in 1999, Ben has managed the five acre vineyard since 2005. His first season in the business was 2004. Tranquility supplies grapes for Ben's 8 Chains North Winery as well [...]

Taste Camp 2012: Walking the Vineyards with Virginia Winemaker Jordan Harris of Tarara Winery

It's not every day you ride through vineyards in a wagon with a glass of Petit Manseng. That's how we started our Taste Camp vineyard walk with Jordan Harris of Tarara Winery. As we rode across the 475-acre property that stretches along the Potomac River outside of Leesburg, Jordan shared with us the history of [...]

Taste Camp 2012: Walking the Vineyards with Virginia Winemaker Doug Fabbioli of Fabbioli Cellars

Smart, entrepreneurial, industrious...that's Doug Fabbioli. Now in the business for thirty years, Doug started his career in Sonoma at Buena Vista Winery. When he decided to come to Virginia he went to work with Jim Law at Linden Vineyards. Now he's growing his own grapes on his seven acre property just outside Leesburg, Virginia...Fabbioli Cellars. [...]