Category Archives: editor’s note

Get your tickets now for Top 5 at Vintage Virginia

Once again, I am privileged to host the Top 5 tasting tent at Vintage Virginia.  Under the shade of the Top 5 tent, guests find a more relaxed wine tasting than those outside the ropes.  Guests are seated and served … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note – Virginia History and Virginia Wine

As the parent of a William & Mary Freshman, I thoroughly enjoyed researching Williamsburg Winery’s wine names.  Virginia is blessed to have a deep and rich heritage. As you contemplate trips this summer, consider putting together a wine heritage trip.  … Continue reading

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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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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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