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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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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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October 15, 2019

Virginia’s Emerging Varieties — On the Table

A guest post by Aileen Sevier, DipWSET As the modern era of Virginia wine enters its adolescence, innovative and determined boutique producers have been experimenting to determine and define the […]

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October 8, 2019

Old World Grace and Southern Grit

A guest post by Kasia Tomecka White, DWS You can learn a lot about our wine just by looking at a map. Virginia sits halfway between Europe and California. Our […]

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September 30, 2019

A Guide to Virginia Wine Month

October is Virginia Wine Month. A hint of a chill enlivens the air. The foliage bursts with brilliant color and glasses everywhere are raised to celebrate the harvest. Pick a vineyard […]

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September 19, 2019

Harvest Party: Celebrate Virginia’s Bounty

As autumn falls upon the Commonwealth, it is a breathtaking time to step foot in Virginia’s wine country. With harvest coming to a close, foliage bursts with vibrant hues and […]

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August 6, 2019

Summer 2019: Vineyard Update

Summer is an important time in the vineyard and with a climate that’s known to be mercurial, Virginia’s vineyards can start outlining the story of their vintage right now. What […]

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June 21, 2019

A Guide to Spending Summer in Virginia Wine Country

The official start of summer is here! Virginia Wine is the perfect complement to the warm weather and longer days that await you. Read along to be sure to make […]

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June 13, 2019

Virginia Somm Camp 2019

Virginia Wine was humbled to welcome sommeliers from across the country to the Commonwealth for Somm Camp 2019. Over the course of a few days, attendees were introduced to a […]

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June 6, 2019

3 Ways to Celebrate National Rosé Day

June 8th is National Rosé Day — be sure to drink pink in celebration! 1. Visit a local #vawine retailer to pick up one (or two, or three) of your favorite Virginia […]

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May 22, 2019

Summer Sips & Savors

Summertime will be here before we know it. Fill your wine fridge with refreshing #vawine to have on hand for all of your favorite summer activities — porch sitting, lounging […]

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