The President of Italy’s Council of Ministers has announced the induction of Luca Paschina, winemaker and general manager of Barboursville Vineyards, into the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, with the rank of Commendatore.
The third annual Virginia Wine Summit, hosted by The Office of Governor McAuliffe, will bring wine experts and industry leaders from around the country to Richmond on October 21, 2014 to discuss, taste, and celebrate the exciting state of Virginia's wine and food culture. Panels, tastings, and discussions will be held throughout this day-long event, featuring an address by keynote speaker Ray Isle, Executive Wine Editor of Food & Wine.
Bogati Bodega & Winery is introducing B-Thin Pinot Gris, a new patent pending light wine which possesses all the flavors that you want and expect so you may enjoy it guilt-free. This wine captures wonderful floral notes, ripe apple and prickly pear characters, and shows palate length and freshness. While full of taste and lighter in calories not only will the health conscious wine drinkers savor the wine but even oenophile will find the wine to be outstanding due to the wine’s palate; which is long with intense tropical fruit. The acidity of the wine gives it a length which enables the wine to pair especially well with spicy foods. Starting in June, 2014, Bogati Bodega B-Thin Pinot Gris will be available for purchase.
Gray Ghost’s 2013 Gewurztraminer continues to bring home top honors, winning Gold medals at three consecutive competitions, the Pacific Rim International in California, the Finger Lakes International in New York and the Tasters Guild International in Michigan! In addition to the Gold medals, Gray Ghost swept all three competitions, bringing home a total of seven Silver medals and four Bronze medals.