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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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April 16, 2020

Spring 2020: Vineyard Update

Virginia’s vineyards are stirring after months of dormancy. With spring comes budbreak, announcing a new growing season across the Commonwealth. Though our lives have been disrupted and thrown into uncertainty […]

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March 5, 2020

Virginia’s Take on Dessert Wines

Dessert wines, also known as sweet wines, are an intrinsic but often overlooked part of the world of wine. From port to sherry, ice wine to late harvest, there’s no […]

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February 27, 2020

2020 Virginia Governor’s Cup

On Tuesday evening, Virginia’s top-scoring wines were served to a crowd of wine lovers at Main Street Station in Richmond, VA. The 38th Governor’s Cup Competition continues to be the […]

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February 12, 2020

Going Out for Valentine’s Day? Celebrate with Virginia Wine.

There are only a few more days until Valentine’s Day, so finding the perfect spot to wine and dine your sweetheart is of the utmost importance. Treat yourself and your […]

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January 1, 2020

A Year in Review

While Virginia’s vineyards rest during the winter season, wine lovers eagerly anticipate what will be in store in the 2020 vintage. While waiting, take a look back at the last […]

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November 26, 2019

Thankful.

Every year, hundreds of articles are written about the perfect Thanksgiving wine — which varietals, regions, and vintages should take their place on one of the most important table settings […]

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November 14, 2019

Here’s How to Celebrate Virginia Cider Week

November 15th marks the first day of Virginia Cider Week, lasting through the Sunday before Thanksgiving. It’s a great time to learn more about the beverage that’s been enjoyed for […]

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October 29, 2019

Love at first site- Crushing on a vineyard and falling in love with a community

A guest post by Sarah Walsh, DipWSET It all started because of a site. The kind of potential in a vineyard that makes the hair on your arms stand up, […]

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October 22, 2019

The Dirt Speaks. We Listen.

A guest post by Matthew W. J. Brown, DipWSET While it is true that every corner of the wine-growing world experiences variation from vintage to vintage, there are few places […]

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