Governor Bob McDonnell announced today major changes to the Virginia Governor's Cup competition that, once implemented, will make it one of the most stringent and thorough wine competitions in the United States.
Office of the Governor — Dec 12, 2011
Virginia Wine Impresses One of India’s Top Wine Importers, Retailers and Connoisseurs Sanjay Menon
Jeff Caldwell Office of the Governor — Nov 18, 2011
During the 2011 VA-1 Virginia Tourism Summit, which took place October 17-19 in Richmond, two Virginia wineries were recognized by Virginia Green as Green Travel Leaders. Both Cooper Vineyards and DuCard Vineyards made the list of 19 different businesses throughout the Commonwealth that were recognized for their efforts of green businesses in their industry.
Mary Catherine Searson Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office — Nov 04, 2011
New Kent Winery's 2009 Reserve Chardonnay has been awarded the 2011 Virginia Governor's Cup for White Wines.
Karen Batalo Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office — Oct 05, 2011
Governor Bob McDonnell has proclaimed October as Virginia Wine Month for 2011. October Virginia Wine Month is in its 23rd year as a major state initiative to highlight Virginia’s beautiful vineyards, world class wines and festivals during the height of fall foliage season.
Jeff Caldwell Office of the Governor — Sep 30, 2011
This week, Robinson has featured Virginia wines on her award winning website, www.JancisRobinson.com, in the form of two videos, two articles, and tasting notes of the Virginia wines she sampled while visiting the Commonwealth. In her tasting notes, she reviewed 53 Virginia wines from 21 different wineries.
Annette Boyd Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office — Sep 23, 2011
Of the 162 wines entered from 52 wineries, there were seven Gold medalists, 42 Silver medalists and 54 Bronze medalists.
Karen Batalo Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office — Sep 21, 2011
The Virginia Wine Board unveiled the Virginia Sesquicentennial Winery Passport, a guide to 23 Virginia Wineries with special labels commemorating the150th anniversary of the Civil War, and the 42 battlefields located near them (http://www.virginiawine.org/sesquicentennial).
Karen Batalo Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office — Aug 19, 2011
Virginia wines were recently well represented at two prominent wine competitions. Among the 51 Virginia wineries that participated in the International Eastern Wine Competition and Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition, Virginia took away 226 medals including 11 Best in Class, 1 Double Gold and 18 Gold medals.
Mary Catherine Searson Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office — Aug 04, 2011
On Thursday, July 14th at 7:00 pm ET, wine bloggers, winemakers, and general wine enthusiasts alike will sign onto Twitter and Facebook to “virtually” taste six of Virginia’s outstanding Viognier wines.
Mary Catherine Searson Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office — Jul 11, 2011