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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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April 5, 2024

Virginia is home to Wine Region of the Year

2023 Wine Region of the Year Charlottesville, Virginia, and the Monticello AVA win the 2023 Wine Region of the Year at Wine Enthusiast’s 24th Annual Wine Star Awards. In the […]

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March 12, 2024

The 2024 Governor’s Cup goes to…

2024 Reveal After receiving 752 entries, judges awarded 138 gold medals to 79 wineries, cideries and meaderies located across the Commonwealth. Central Virginia wineries earned the highest number of gold […]

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February 15, 2024

Introducing the 2024 Virginia Governor’s Cup Medalists

The 2024 Virginia Governor’s Cup medalists are here! After evaluating over 750 entries, world-class judges, led by competition director Frank Morgan, awarded 138 gold medals to 79 wineries, cideries and […]

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January 5, 2024

A Look into the 2024 Virginia Governor’s Cup

Annually, the Virginia Governor’s Cup Competition is an opportunity to highlight Virginia’s top wines and celebrate the impressive work of winemakers across the state.  As we look forward to the […]

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December 21, 2023

Merlot: Classic & Complex

In the heart of Virginia’s wine country, you’ll discover wines that honor tradition and others that take a daring turn. In both instances, Virginia’s winemakers have taken classic grape varieties […]

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December 7, 2023

Holiday Gift Guide

As the holidays approach, celebrate by sharing the gift of Virginia Wine. From one-of-a-kind experiences to special bottles and unforgettable events, the #vawine holiday gift guide has the perfect gifts […]

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November 30, 2023

Petit Manseng: Tiny & Mighty

Through Virginia Wine’s evolution, winemakers have discovered the grape varieties and wines that are defining the state. Crafting wines that could not have come from any other time or place. […]

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November 9, 2023

Celebrate Cider Week with the Virginia Cider Tasting Pass

This year, from November 10 to 19, marks Virginia Cider Week – a time of celebration that invites cider lovers everywhere to dive into the world of Virginia cider. With […]

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October 16, 2023

Harvest Party: A Virginian Celebration

Virginia’s agriculture plays an integral in the Commonwealth. Winemakers across the state have worked tirelessly to perfect their agricultural art and craft wines that are emblematic of our sense of […]

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September 29, 2023

35 Things to Know in Celebration of 35 Years of Virginia Wine Month

October marks the annual celebration of Virginia Wine Month, a time to raise a glass and honor the community of winemakers and wine lovers that set Virginia apart. Since the […]

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