Out-of-state sales grow for one of the East Coast's top wine-producing states.
Lisa B. Zimmerman Wine Business Monthly — Nov 01, 2012
The story of vinifera in Virginia begins—and, for a couple of centuries, ends—with Thomas Jefferson.
Full story: http://www.saveur.com/article/Wine-and-Drink/9-Virginia-Wines
Betsy Andrews Saveur — Oct 16, 2012
Virginia, on the eastern seaboard of the USA, once struggled to establish viticulture. Today there's a vinous gold rush going on, as enthusiastic wine lovers flock to the state to stake their claim. Felicity Carter tours a region that's full of excitement and potential.
Felicity Carter Meininger's Wine Business International — Oct 10, 2012
“In blind tasting you get to see what your palate says, not what your head is telling you.”
Jean Case DC Wine Week — Oct 09, 2012
Gazing at the western slope of Virginia’s northern Blue Ridge Mountains on a sunny afternoon, Jeff White is thinking big. He’d like to make a wine that commands the prestige of a Screaming Eagle Napa Cabernet.
Matt Andrejczak MarketWatch — Aug 23, 2012
Skip the trip to Bordeaux and head instead to one of the world's best wine travel destinations, practically in our own backyard. Story available from www.chesapeakehomeandliving.com.
Kate Parham Chesapeake Home + Living — Aug 15, 2012
Virginia has some superb wines and some fabulous
wineries. Yet most of the people behind the
wineries did not set out to be winemakers. They
were entrepreneurs running their own businesses,
government workers, and doctors. But what they all
shared is a desire to return to the simpler life. Each of
our state’s 209 wineries has a unique story.
Linda Barrett Viva Tysons — Jul 20, 2012
Barrel Oak Winery is one of the most kid—and dog!—friendly wineries in Virginia. Little ones are greeted with juice boxes, and fun photographs of dogs adorn the tasting room walls. Parents can sip the 2010 Bowhaus White, a gold medal winner of the 2010 Indy International Wine Competition, on one of their picnic tables as kids roam the hilly landscape.
Nicole Russell Wine Enthusiast — Apr 24, 2012
Complete list of medals winners from the 2012 Governor's Cup Competition
Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office — Feb 23, 2012
After a history of setbacks, Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia is now on the cusp of a viticultural renaissance. Visit now before the masses catch on.
Katie Kelly Bell Decanter — Feb 16, 2012