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
Gray Ghost’s 2010 Adieu captured Gold at the 2011 Monterey Wine Competition held in King City, California! As a result of this award, the Adieu will be featured at the 18th Annual Monterey Wine Competition Grand Tasting held in May.
Amy Payette Gray Ghost Winery — Apr 01, 2011
Under the tutelage of Tom Payette, international winemaking consultant and second generation Emile Peynaud student, Fox Meadow’s 2008 Le Renard Rouge captured top honors at the 2011 Virginia Governor’s Cup wine competition.
Amy Kellert — Mar 11, 2011
“Three winemakers, three vineyards, three varietals, one wine” is the unique tagline for a unique Virginia wine named “3”. A triumvirate effort from winemakers Emily Pelton, Jake Busching and Matthieu Finot was born over a friendly beer and a what-if statement.
Matthieu Finot — Feb 28, 2011
Richmond, Virginia – Gabriele Rausse, of Charlottesville, has been awarded the Virginia Agribusiness Council’s 2011 Distinguished Service Award during the Virginia Wine Expo on February 25, 2011 in Richmond. Rausse, a winery owner, consultant, and educator, was recognized by Virginia Agribusiness Council President Donna Pugh Johnson for his meritorious service to the State’s agribusiness industry.
Katie K. Frazier — Feb 28, 2011
The Virginia Vineyards Association Grape Grower of the Year award was presented to John H. “Rock” Stephens of The Vineyard at Point Breeze, located on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Annette Boyd Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office — Feb 21, 2011