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    The Taste of Something New: Introducing Solminer Wines

    09.17.2014 The Taste of Something New: Introducing Solminer Wines Many things motivate the ambitious wine lover, but the curious joy of discovery often ranks highest among the forces that drive us to drink widely.

    11 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

    Granite Heights Winery

    After a visit to Magnolia Vineyard, we followed our GPS directions to Granite Heights Winery. The trip was much shorter using the back roads than it would have been to backtrack through Warrenton. The vineyards looked healthy and it is evident that more planting has been accomplished since our last visit. The owners are building a new house on the property.

    7 readers - By Wine About Virginia

      Daily Wine News: Exploring Virginia

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 6 readers - Sep 24 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-24-2014 RdV Vineyards. “Like many of the best Virginia wines, it hits a midpoint between American opulence and European structure and restraint.” In Food & Wine, Ray Isle explores Virginia wine with José Andrés. “We need criticism.

      Daily Wine News: Another Look

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 6 readers - The view from the Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Vinci, Tuscany. (Wikimedia.) “I haven’t been to Australia, but I know from professional tastings, from books and periodicals and from speaking with people in the Australian wine trade that Aussie chardonnay has undergone a stylistic evolution similar to California’s.” In the New York Times, Eric Asimov takes another look at Australian chardonnay.

      Grapes of Wrath and Rave

      Charlottesville UnCorked - - 6 readers - I would like to preface this post by stating the fact that the Ivy Nursery is probably one of my favorite places to shop in Charlottesville. I love to buy gifts there for myself and I love to buy gifts there for people I love. If I had the means, I would furnish my entire home to look like the gift shop at the Ivy Nursery.

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      An unexpected encounter between vines and the Civil War

      … and the correspondence of our Founding Fathers. I read from other sources as well, one of which is The Valley of the Shadow based at the University of Virginia. From this archive I have found a number of personal entries that offer a different perspective than I expected on the vine, wine, and the Civil War. [The 1st Virginia Cavalry at a halt…

      By Hogshead - A Wine Blog

      VAwinechat Monticello AVA

      …This was the first month I participated in the Virginia Wine Chat, a monthly virtual gathering to discuss the wines, winemakers, wineries and regions of Virginia. September's edition focused on wines from the Monticello AVA and was the first winemaker panel discussion focused on one Virginia wine region. Emily Pelton (winemaker, Veritas Vineyard…

      2 readers - By 50 States of Wine

      October Is Virginia Wine Month!

      … of October. Check out their list and plan your celebration of Virginia Wine Month! Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook and check back on the blog to see what we will be doing for Virginia Wine Month. We’ll be Tweeting and Facebooking our winery visits as well as the different Virginia wines we’ll be enjoying this month. Happy Virginia Wine Month!…

      5 readers - By Virginia Wine Time

      Bark, Wag & Wine (perhaps Norton?) and Yappy 10th Anniversary PWSPCA

      …September 26-28, 2014 Each week, the Wine Dogs sniff out the most PAWSOME weekend wine events in Virginia. Saturday, join Ecco and Pomeroy at Bark, Wag and Wine at Chrysalis; Sunday, head to The Winery at La Grange, where the Prince William SPCA is celebrating 10 pawsome years. Got a lead? Send it to Ecco@VAWineDogs.com Saturday, 9/27 (11am - 3pm…

      4 readers - By Virginia Wine Dogs Blog

      Quick stop at Dry Mill on a Sunday

      … of ... Search This Blog Loading... About Us Wine About Virginia Fairfax County, Virginia, United States This Virginia wine blog of ours will mainly cover our visits to Virginia wineries, Virginia wine festivals, Virginia vineyards, and observations about Virginia wine. As we live in Fairfax County, this Virginia wine blog will generally cover Northern Virginia…

      3 readers - By Wine About Virginia

      Grapes of Rave

      … and will gladly come back. Like this: Like Loading... Related About Tricia Traugott Wine is my passion, real estate feeds it! Tricia & Bob are Better Homes & Garden Real Estate III Realtors in Charlottesville, VA, blogging about real estate news, travel and wine. Coming to Virginia? Give us a call! http://www.welcomehomecharlottesville.com This entry was posted in Albemarle County Wineries. Bookmark the permalink.…

      2 readers - By Charlottesville UnCorked

      Grapes of Wrath and Rave

      … are Better Homes & Garden Real Estate III Realtors in Charlottesville, VA, blogging about real estate news, travel and wine. Coming to Virginia? Give us a call! http://www.welcomehomecharlottesville.com This entry was posted in Albemarle County Wineries. Bookmark the permalink.…

      6 readers - By Charlottesville UnCorked

      A Taste of Monticello with the Winemakers

      …A Taste of Monticello Virginia wine fans, join us for a live tasting with three winemakers on Virginia Wine Chat There is still plenty of time to order for this weekends special event! Virginia Wine Chat – 3 Bottles of the finest Monticello wines Virginia wine fans, join us for the September edition of Virginia Wine Chat, Saturday, September 27…

      1 readers - By Charlottesville UnCorked

      Here's my new bio

      … in the popularity of previously little-known California wine, the beautiful countryside of northern California that produces it, and the rise of a young British critic, Clyde Craven-Jones. Meanwhile Penny and I divide our time between Washington, D.C., and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, with frequent trips to California. Our…

      3 readers - By Nose

      The Kings of Charlottesville (Part 2 of 2)

      …-in and connected culture of the new Virginia. But if Finot represents the future, this is in part thanks to the fact that Virginia began to attract winemakers looking for a challenge and interested in making a difference, like Claude Thibault from Thibault-Janneson. Thibault, a vastly experienced winemaker who makes sparklers with the traditional…

      4 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      On Reserve Author to Speak at Wine Law CLE in Virginia

      …On Reserve Author to Speak at Wine Law CLE in Virginia by Lindsey A. Zahn on September 22, 2014 At the end of October, I will be speaking at a winery and vineyard law CLE seminar in Fairfax, Virginia. My discussion is on ethics in wine law and will survey items like jurisdictional issues to engagement letters to avoiding issues during client…

      3 readers - By On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

      Granite Heights Winery

      … with him. She stopped to say hello to us on her way back to the winery. We talked with Brian about neighboring wineries and next year's Wine Bloggers Conference in the Finger Lakes. We also gave him a taste of the Rose. Granite Heights is a small Virginia wine producer making excellent wines, but they also sell some very unique jams and preserves. When you visit, please tell the staff you read about Granite Heights on Wine About Virginia. Granite Heights Winery 8141 Opal Rd. Warrenton, 20186 Phone: 540-349-5185…

      7 readers - By Wine About Virginia
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