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Afton Mountain Vineyards 2011 Gewürztraminer

Pronounced guh-VOORTS-truh-MEE-nur, this grape takes its name from the German word for spicy “Gewurtz” and the village of “Tramin” in Italy’s Tryol. While often a polarizing wine worldwide, I have found Virginia Gewürztraminer to be fairly well accepted as an … 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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