Mary Beth Albright Forbes Travel Guide — Mar 31, 2014
Different may be good, but let’s face it: Different can be scary. We like the familiar and dislike the unknown, and that continues to be a challenge for wine drinkers, myself included.
Pete Martin Greenville News — Dec 05, 2013
In the past few years, Virginia wine has really taken off. The state is the fifth largest wine- producing state and is home to more than 200 wineries. Although that number may seem small, when you consider that there were only six in the entire state in 1979, that’s a pretty big jump. To bring added awareness to Virginia’s contribution to the nation’s wine scene, the Virginia Wine Board held the Virginia Wine Summit on Oct. 27 and 28.
Teresa Tobat The Daily Meal — Dec 03, 2013
There are wine trails and nine distinct wine regions with companies like New Kent, Saude Creek, Dog and Oyster, and Philip Carter
Alex Palmer Daily News — Dec 01, 2013
Jon Wehner stood at the end of the small pier and pointed to his right, across Church Creek. “Those are our oyster beds over there,” he said, indicating a series of white poles sticking out of the water near the north shore. “And over here to the left, closer to the bay, you can see Shooting Point’s bed.”
As he spoke, a small boat churned slowly toward us from the northwest, the sound of its motor c
Dave McIntyre The Washington Post — Nov 22, 2013
The past several years, however, have brought Jefferson vindication. A new generation of Virginia winemakers has begun to produce wines that can compete with the best of those from California and Europe. Here in the Mid-Atlantic, a petite Bordeaux is taking root. Technological advances in vineyard site selection, viticulture and winemaking have combined to create a critical mass for Virginia, establishing this area as what Decanter magazine in July called “the next big thing in American wine.”
Dana Milbank The Washington Post — Nov 21, 2013
Trevor Baratko Loudoun Times — Nov 06, 2013
Whether you’re an oenophile looking to try exclusive wines or a casual drinker who just wants to picnic, there’s a Virginia winery for you. Here are 19 favorites.
Todd Kliman & Jessica Voelker Washingtonian — Oct 11, 2013