Monthly Archives: March 2013

EDITOR’S NOTE – Opening Day

By. Neil Williamson VWJ Editor The Virginia Wine Expo always reminds me of Virginia Wine’s equivalent of Opening Day in Major League Baseball.  While it is the first big wine “festival” of the year, most of the wineries have not … Continue reading

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Veramar Vineyard Rooster Red, NV

Most wine consumers have a trusted standard, a wine they consider to be their house wine. Generally, a personal house wine features an expressive but not overbearing flavor profile and an almost chameleon like ability to showcase a variety of … Continue reading

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Veramar Vineyard 2011 Seyval Blanc

In some winemaking circles, Seyval Blanc is considered to be the “Rodney Dangerfield” of white grapes in that it often does not get the respect it deserves. A cold hardy hybrid grape, Seyval Blanc was first crossed in the early … Continue reading

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Veramar Vineyard

By. Neil Williamson Editor Virginia Wine Journal Located less than an hour away from DC, Veramar Vineyards one hundred acre estate sits at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Berryville.  The foothills provide an excellent backdrop to frame … Continue reading

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