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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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Potomac Point Vineyard & Winery

Approaching over the gentle rise of the gravel driveway, Potomac Point Winery appears like a mirage perched on the hill. Containing a winery, a bistro as well as a 2,500 square foot ballroom, the red brick façade of the U … Continue reading

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