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February Editor’s Note – March Madness

While the NCAA made the term March Madness famous, wineries experience a different kind of early spring craziness.  In many ways it is the calm before the storm. Wineries are also ordering glass and labels for the mid spring bottlings … Continue reading

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“The Notebook” – January 2013 Editor’s Note

The Virginia Wine Club membership swells every January.  If this is your first shipment welcome; if this is your umpteenth monthly missive, Happy New Year.  You are the reason we are here. This year, I encourage you to keep a … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note Holiday Whining

As the holiday’s grow near, many folks worry about what to get for those folks either you know have everything they need or you know you need to get a gift for but you don’t know well enough to know … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note – December 2012

Wow have we been bustling this holiday season.  With members shipping sampler packs and subscriptions to family and friends, this December looks to be our busiest in many years. Remember, even as you receive this shipment there is still time … Continue reading

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Crush 2012 Recap & Santa Wine

Happy Virginia Wine Month! Crush 2012 is now pretty much completed and most of the winemakers I have talked to were pretty happy with their harvest.  While there were some minor weather issues on the whole it was an uneventful … Continue reading

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September Editors Note – Halfway Through Crush 2012

As I write this Virginia vineyards are at the midpoint of harvest (also known as Crush 2012).  Most of the white wines are in or almost in and the early reds have started to come in for vineyards located in … Continue reading

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August 2012 Editor’s Note

There are few things I like better than spending time with members of the Virginia Wine Club.  Invariably, I learn something with each and every conversation. While I love catching up with the large group of you on Facebook, there … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note – July 2012

By. Neil Williamson, VWJ Editor One of the joys of working in the Virginia wine industry is the rhythm of the growing season.  July usually finds winemakers in their cellars bottling the last of their previous vintage white wines to … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note – June 2012

Thank you to the many club members that came out to Vintage Virginia and stopped by the booth or the Top 5 Tasting Tent to say hello.  Festivals are a great time to reconnect.July is somewhat the halftime of the … Continue reading

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