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Virginia’s 2014 Gold Named: The Virginia Governor’s Cup

Gold was handed out last night in Virginia by new Governor Terry McAuliffe. And the winner of the 2014 Virginia Wineries Association's (VWA) Governor's Gold Cup...The Williamsburg Winery's 2010 Adagio! The Williamsburg Winery's Adagio, from the Italian ad agio, or 'at ease,' is a blend of 42% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and 28% Petit Verdot. [...]

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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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Lodi, California: Historic Zinfandel Capital

When you hear California wine, you most likely think Napa and Sonoma. But there's a great wine region that's been flourishing for 150 years not too far from there...Lodi, California. Lodi is one of California's major wine growing region, located 100 miles east of San Francisco. It's characterized by a rural atmosphere and farms run [...]

Exploring the Wines of South America

At our November Fine Wine Divas event, we explored the wide variety of South American wines tasting from Chile to Uruguay to Argentina. It's a vast country of wine regions to explore. This great map from Wine Folly is perfect guide for finding your way around. As we learned, the South American wine industry is [...]