Governor’s Cup

April 11, 2022

A Wine Lover’s Tasting Guide to the 2022 Virginia Governor’s Cup Case

The Governor’s Cup Case consists of the 12 highest scoring Virginia wines from the Virginia Governor’s Cup competition. As the top-scoring bottles out of 615 entries from across the Commonwealth, these award-winning […]

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March 31, 2022

The Women of Virginia Wine

“We are few, but we are mighty,” said Melanie Natoli, winemaker and vineyard manager at Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg, referring to the strong and growing set of women […]

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March 29, 2022

The 40th Anniversary

Two years after the last in-person event to commemorate the 2020 Virginia Governor’s Cup®, the #vawine community gathered once again on March 24 in honor of the 40th anniversary of […]

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March 10, 2022

Your Virginia Wine Adventure Awaits

With over 300 wineries across the Commonwealth to choose from, the 2022 Gold Medal Wine Trail helps narrow your search and connects you with some of the best #vawine has […]

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February 28, 2022

A Virginia Wine Celebration to Remember

Since 1982, the Virginia Governor’s Cup® competition has been recognizing the top wines produced across the Commonwealth. Normally, it concludes with a special evening where industry, media and trade members […]

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February 24, 2022

10 Facts About the Virginia Governor’s Cup Competition

1. It has a long-lasting history of recognizing the top Virginia wines.  2022 is the 40th anniversary of the first Virginia Governor’s Cup® competition. Since then, hundreds of winemakers have […]

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May 26, 2021

A Wine Lover’s Tasting Guide to the 2021 Governor’s Cup Case

The Governor’s Cup Case consists of the 12 highest-scoring Virginia wines from the Virginia Governor’s Cup competition. As the top-scoring bottles out of 544 entries from across the Commonwealth, these […]

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March 10, 2021

2021 Virginia Governor’s Cup Recap: Unveiling Virginia’s Finest

Each year, the Virginia Wineries Association’s Virginia Governor’s Cup® highlights the exciting things happening here in Virginia’s wine country and recognizes the wineries and wines that continue to put Virginia […]

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March 9, 2021

Remembering Steven Spurrier

Steven Spurrier was one of the most widely respected and beloved people in the wine industry. The entire Virginia Wine community is saddened by his passing and forever grateful for […]

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