Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sweely Estate’s Wolftown White

December Sweet Wine Selection Sweely Estate Wolftown White, NV Recently in the news (more about that below) Sweely Estate Winery is situated in the foothills of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains in Madison, Virginia. The vineyard began in 2004, just … Continue reading

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December Vincabulary – “Bordeaux Grapes

Vincabulary Wines labeled Bordeaux must be made from grapes grown in the Bordeaux region of France.  In addition, French law dictates that only six grapes may be included in the blend.  The six Bordeaux grapes are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, … Continue reading

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Prince Michel Vineyards Old Town Cabernet Sauvignon – VA Wine Club Review

Prince Michel Vineyards, Old Town Alexandria Vintner’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon There are some who consider Cabernet Sauvignon to be the “King of Red Wine Grapes”.  Cabernet Sauvignon really established itself as a grape on Bordeaux’s Left Bank there were it … Continue reading

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Barboursville Brut – VA Wine Club Review

Barboursville Brut N.V. Nothing says Happy New Year like the pop of a cork on a bottle of Virginia Sparkling wine.  Continuing a Virginia Wine Club tradition, we present the Barboursville Brut to help you ring in 2012. A classical … Continue reading

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December Winery Feature Prince Michel Vineyards

Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery  Another Virginia viticultural veteran is Prince Michel Vineyards.  Founded in by Jean and Sylviane LeDucq in 1982, a vision was formed out of the love of Virginia and its relationship with the vine. Steeped in … Continue reading

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December Winery – Barboursville Vineyards

When the Zonin family, with a 150 year tradition of Italian winemaking acquired the Barboursville property, the landscape of Virginia wine was forever changed. The 900 acre Barboursville Estate, named after Virginia Governor James Barbour, features the ruins of Barbour’s … Continue reading

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