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Taste Camp 2012: Walking the Vineyards with the Winemakers

The most exciting and educational part of Taste Camp 2012 was walking the vineyards with the winemakers. We spent time with four Virginia winemakers and their grapevines...Doug Fabbioli of Fabbioli Cellars, Jordan Harris of Tarara Winery, Ben Renshaw of 8 Chains North in Tranquility Vineyards, Jim Law of Linden Vineyards...discussing everything from canopies to climate. While [...]

Taste Camp 2012: The Wine Stand Outs, Part 2

In The Wine Stand Outs, Part 1, I covered five of the eleven stand out wines from Taste Camp 2012, focusing on wineries I was tasting for the first time. Now let's take a look at the six wines from wineries I've tasted and/or covered before. Boxwood Winery Boxwood 2007 Variety: 42.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42.5% [...]

Taste Camp 2012: The Wine Stand Outs, Part 1

Clearly one of the main reasons forty wine writers came together for Taste Camp 2012 in Loudoun County, Virginia, DC's Wine Country, was to swirl, sip, spit, taste Virginia wine. Throughout the 48 hour journey across this wine country, we had the opportunity to taste wines from 28 wineries, either at their winery or at [...]

Taste Camp 2012: Loudoun County, DC’s Wine Country

Last weekend I had the pleasure of being one of 40 wine writers participating in Taste Camp 2012. After meeting in Long Island, the Finger Lakes and Niagara the last three years, Loudoun County was chosen for 2012...Washington, DC's wine country. Lucky for me, and everyone else that lives in / visits the DC metro area, [...]

Taste Camp Convenes in DC’s Wine Country This Weekend

Taste Camp comes to Northern Virginia wine country this weekend. What is Taste Camp? A gathering of 40 wine journalists and bloggers from all over the U.S. and Canada in an emerging wine region for an immersive wine weekend. The concept for TasteCamp, created in 2009 by Lenn Thompson, executive editor of the New York [...]

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