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A community of artisans draw out the story in every vintage, crafting wines that embody both Old World grace and southern grit. The history of our wine region will continue to be written in the years to come.

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January 22, 2023

6 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Taste the Best of Virginia at the Governor’s Cup Gala

Since the late 1970’s, Virginia Wine has been carving its rightful place in the wine world. Drawing from early discoveries and constantly evolving through experimentation, winemakers across the Commonwealth showcase […]

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January 13, 2023

A Catalyst for Cider: Diane Flynt

Before there were 300+ wineries and over 5,000 acres of grapes, there were pioneers like Diane Flynt who set their sights on producing wine (or cider in this case) in […]

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December 28, 2022

A Toast to Virginia Bubbly

Popping open a bottle of bubbles elevates any celebration, whether it be holiday gatherings, ringing in the new year or commemorating a special occasion. And, with an increase in sparkling […]

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December 19, 2022

Hobbyist turned History: Emma Randel

Before there were 300+ wineries and over 5,000 acres of grapes, there were pioneers like the Smiths who set their sights on producing wine in the Commonwealth— pursuing the potential […]

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December 6, 2022

Winter Experiences with Virginia Wine

Celebrate the season with Virginia Wine! Wineries across the state are offering winter experiences with cozy getaways, festive activities and world-class wine all throughout the holidays.  Looking to share the […]

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December 2, 2022

Virginia Wine Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are hastening on, but be sure to include Virginia Wine in your gifting this season! From one-of-a-kind experiences to special bottles of local Virginia Wine, there’s a perfect […]

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November 14, 2022

Champion of Vinifera: Treville Lawrence

Before there were 300+ wineries and over 5,000 acres of grapes, there were pioneers like Treville Lawrence who set their sights on producing wine in the Commonwealth— pursuing the potential […]

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November 8, 2022

Celebrate Extraordinary Orchards with Virginia Cider Week

This year, Virginia Cider Week takes place November 11 – 20 and offers a chance to experience Virginia cideries and cider firsthand through festivals, tastings, pairing dinners, workshops and open […]

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October 17, 2022

Farmers First: Archie Smith Jr. & Archie Smith III

Before there were 300+ wineries and over 5,000 acres of grapes, there were pioneers like the Smiths who set their sights on producing wine in the Commonwealth— pursuing the potential […]

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October 11, 2022

Celebrating Virginia’s Home-Grown Holiday: Harvest Party

October 15th is a day for the Commonwealth to come together to toast the richness of our region with Harvest Party. People in the city, the country and on the […]

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