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Trump Winery

In what some might think is a counter intuitive, Charlottesville’s Trump Winery is quietly making big changes a little at a time.  Trump seems to be making all the right moves as they look to grow their Albemarle County winery’s … Continue reading

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Lovingston Winery

Located on the gently rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Nelson County, Lovingston Winery sits about 35 miles south of Charlottesville.  The winery has garnered national attention and a strong regional following by marching to the beat of … Continue reading

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The Williamsburg Winery

The name “The Williamsburg Winery” is as much about history and hospitality as it is about geographic location.  While the pageantry, pomp and circumstance of Colonial Williamsburg (or C.W. as the locals call it) is just a few miles away, … 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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Afton Mountain Vineyards

By. Neil Williamson, Editor, Virginia Wine Journal Set roughly halfway up Afton Mountain, the vineyards have a great backdrop of the Southwest Mountains in the distance. The “Tasting House” is situated near the eastern boundary of the property. The terrace … Continue reading

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Rockbridge Vineyards – January 2013 Wine of the Month Selection

The term “farm winery” fits some Virginia wineries better than others.  From the moment you pull up to the Rockbridge tasting room, in a converted barn, visitors know they are at a true agricultural enterprise.  But the Shenandoah Valley farm, … Continue reading

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Gabriele Rausse Winery

It would be difficult to find anyone in the modern Virginia Wine industry with seven degrees of separation from the “Father” of the modern Virginia industry Gabriele Rausse. Already recognized with lifetime achievement award from the Virginia Wineries Association and … Continue reading

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Barboursville Vineyards

Wine is always about a place; but it also about more than that – it is also about the people and the decisions they make in the vineyard and the winery and how those decisions impact the wine. In 1976, … Continue reading

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Prince Michel Vineyards

Now well into its third decade of winemaking, Prince Michel Vineyards has a proud history and a bright future. Founded in 1980 by French industrialist Jean Leducq, Prince Michel pioneered using old world winemaking techniques and styles with new world … Continue reading

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Ingleside Vineyards

After thirty years in the Virginia Wine Business, one might think awards and accolades become old hat, not so for Ingleside Plantation Vineyards.  Voted the Best Winery in Eastern Virginia for two years in a row by Virginia Wine Lover … Continue reading

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