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It’s Virginia Wine Month: A Visit to Early Mountain Vineyards, one of Virginia’s newest wineries

It's the last weekend of October and Virginia Wine Month. With Autumn colors in full bloom, this is a great weekend to get out and enjoy wine country. Early Mountain Vineyards will be a great stop, especially with their Fall Family Festival taking place Saturday. I've visited their picturesque location in Madison, just off Route 29 [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:13-06:00Categories: Wine|Tags: , , |

DC Wine Week: Explore the DC Area Wine Scene

Today marks the kick-off of the 2nd annual DC Wine Week...a week long celebration dedicated to enjoying wine, wine education and an opportunity to help support the DC area’s growing local wineries, wine shops, wine bars, restaurants and merchants. There are hosted events each night this week, as well as paired menus and special offers from participating bars [...]

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 [...]

Inaugural Virginia Wine Summit Officially Kicks Off Virginia Wine Month

Tuesday's Inaugural Virginia Wine Summit marked the official kick off of October as Virginia Wine Month, the 24th annual event, highlighting and celebrating the state's 210 wineries. Hosted by Virginia's Governor Bob McDonnell and First Lady Maureen McDonnell in Richmond, the Summit was planned by the Virginia Wine Marketing Office and brought together domestic and [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:13-06:00Categories: Wine|Tags: , , |
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