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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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August 10, 2023

Planning Your Fall Virginia Winery Visit

With summer dwindling to an end, crisp autumn breezes will soon sweep through the rolling hills of Virginia. As the changing leaves paint the vineyards landscapes with warm hues, there […]

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July 27, 2023

Viognier: Bright & Vibrant

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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June 29, 2023

Cabernet Franc: Elegance & Attitude

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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May 24, 2023

Sip into Summer with Virginia Wine

From light and bright whites to rosé and cider, your new favorite glass awaits. Summertime calls for easy-drinking, refreshing bottles. Taste through the suggested wines below and explore this Light & Brights […]

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May 19, 2023

A Look at What’s Happening in Virginia’s Vineyards

From winter dormancy to growing season and ultimately harvest, there’s always something happening in Virginia’s vineyards. The transition to the spring growing season and into the summer is a particularly […]

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April 27, 2023

Spring Has Sprung: Explore Virginia’s Wine Country

As the weather continues to warm and signs of spring are evident in the vineyard, it’s the perfect time to plan a trip to Virginia’s picturesque wineries and get a […]

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April 4, 2023

A Wine Lover’s Tasting Guide to the 2023 Virginia Governor’s Cup Case

Each year, the top twelve Virginia wines entered in the Virginia Governor’s Cup competition go on to make up the Virginia Governor’s Cup Case. This award-winning lineup is a representation […]

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March 16, 2023

Changemaker: Juanita Swedenburg

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

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March 7, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to the Gold Medal Wine Trail

A Passport to Virginia’s Best Wines Virginia is home to over 300 wineries spread across 10 distinct regions, offering endless opportunities for #vawine lovers to explore. For a narrowed-down curation […]

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