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Dry Mill Vineyards & Winery

Loudoun County is Virginia’s richest locality in terms of number of wineries.  One of the newer (2009) entries, Dry Mill Vineyards & Winery is nestled in Virginia Hunt Country, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and despite its relative youth considers … Continue reading

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Lovingston 2008 Josie’s Knoll Merlot Monticello Appellation

Despite the volume of Merlot jokes [How do you make a great Merlot?  Use as little as possible] This Bordeaux blender is experiencing a new renaissance. Did it ever really leave?  Four years after the movie Sideway came out Neilson … 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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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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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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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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