82 of them produce a rosé . That means 36% of Virginia Wineries are making a rosé. That is the same number of wineries that produce a and .(#varosé) is coming up on the 29th of May, so I wanted to take a minute and talk about the importance of rosé wine in . First, out of 228 wineries in Virginia
Last year, the ABC came down hard on Virginia Wineries who engage in barrel tastings. Barrel tastings are a wine tradition the world over. En Primeur in Bordeaux is built around tasting wine from the barrel and the highlight of any premier wine tour in Napa is the ability to try the vintage in the barrel. Barrel sampling also affords consumers the opportunity to purchase futures, based on the way the wine is developing in the barrel.
ABC has made performing barrel tastings so onerous …
…family friendly festival entertainment, food vendors and wine tastings. The festival will spotlight Virginia Wineries as well as many local restaurants and artisans. Burnly Vineyards, Ducard Vineyards, Mountain Cove Vineyards, and Saude Creek Vineyards are just a few of the exciting vineyards that have signed up. Whether you are there to taste wine, enjoy the bounty of fresh food, or purchase unique local merchandise - the Virginia Food and Wine Festival is a fun family environment …
Virginia Wineries Civil War 150th Commemoration
The attractive passport is pocket-sized and has a page for each of the 23 wineries including room for tasting notes, a description of the featured wines, images of the lables and a list of nearby battlefields.
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…family friendly festival entertainment, food vendors and wine tastings. The festival will spotlight Virginia Wineries as well as many local restaurants and artisans including Burnley Vineyards , Ducard Vineyards , Mountain , and Vineyards Saude . Ticket prices are reasonable with an advanced ticket priced at $ 14.00 and $ 20.00 the day of. But why not try for the two free tickets. Vineyard
…Monticello. Bloggers were able to meet winemakers and taste wines from 32 different Virginia Wineries. After a few speeches the wine tasting began. Here are some photos from the evening. It was VERY hot but the wines were cool.
King Family Vineyards
…and we must be proud of that. Promoting our wine for their specificities will make the success of Virginia Wineries.
Stephen Barnard: Virginia has it's fair share of challenges. We have the threat of late season frost, a season that could be wet or hot; and humid with late season rains, so ripening fruit can sometimes be an issue. We also do not have a long history of growing grapes and making wine so we are not quite sure what to plant and what to focus on. Our demographic is starting …
For the second year in a row we are working with several Virginia Wineries to raise money to fight Syrah . at the Sheraton. This year we will be hosting a wine and cheese tasting. The event is May 5th from1:00 to 3:00 and is being held at the
Tickets are $ 15. The ticket entitles you to a tasting of two wines each from 7 (and counting) wineries plus a sampling of different types of cheese. All money from ticket sales and auction items …
…owners, I am going to do it here. Please understand this post is from a position of love, I want all Virginia Wineries to make great wine, but right now, you don't.
First, some things you are doing right: the rumor is you are bringing on Sébastien Marquet, from Doukenie Winery as a consulting winemaker. If this is true, fantastic. Sébastian is great at what he does and he is a perfectionist, his presence will instantly add gravitas to your wines.
Your facility and …
Like many wine bloggers, when I started writing about wine I had dreams about owning a winery. I even had the brilliant idea of blending two cultures by owning a small winery in Virginia and another in Saint-Èmilion.
Now that I am older and wiser I know better, but I still see a lot of people out there who think they want to own a winery. Let me tell you why you don't:
5. Weather is a bitch
Last year was a difficult year for Virginia Wineries because of weather. That was followed …