VIRGINIA WINE BLOG

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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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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September 22, 2022

Fall into Virginia Wine Month this October

The arrival of fall is celebrated with the annual tradition of Virginia Wine Month. Dating back to 1988, each October is a chance to toast to the bountiful harvest and […]

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September 20, 2022

Harvest 2022: Vineyard Update

The Growing Season Cultivating grapes is never easy, and each year we’re reminded of that. It’s the little things about weather and climate during the growing season that inform the […]

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September 7, 2022

Height of Experimentation: Sis Worrall & Elizabeth Furness

Before there were 300+ wineries and over 5,000 acres of grapes, there were pioneers like Elizabeth “Sis” Worrall and her mother Elizabeth Furness who set their sights on producing wine […]

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August 24, 2022

Storyteller of the Vines: Jim Law

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

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August 22, 2022

Protect the Vines: Spotted Lanternfly

First detected in Pennsylvania in 2014, the Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive species that can be detrimental to the country’s grape and orchard industries. Spotted Lanternflies feed on a wide […]

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July 25, 2022

Virginia’s Viticulturist: Lucie Morton

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

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