Pioneers

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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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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June 28, 2022

First Lady of Virginia Wine: Felicia Warburg Rogan

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

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May 24, 2022

The Father of Virginia wines: Gabriele Rausse

Before there were 300+ wineries and over 4,000 acres of grapes, there were pioneers like Gabriele Rausse who set their sights on grape growing and winemaking in the Commonwealth— recognizing […]

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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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