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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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September 22, 2022

Fall into Virginia Wine Month this October

The arrival of fall is celebrated with the annual tradition of Virginia Wine Month. Dating back to 1988, each October is a chance to toast to the bountiful harvest and […]

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March 8, 2019

Recap: 2019 Governor’s Cup Competition

Last Tuesday, the 36th annual Governor’s Cup Competition culminated at Richmond’s historic Main Street Station. There, the top 12 scoring wines were revealed, and after weeks of anticipation, the Governor’s […]

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February 14, 2019

Perfect Pairings: Chocolate

Chocolate and wine: two quintessential elements of Valentine’s day that make for delightful celebration. Yet, these two delicacies can pose a challenge when pairing together considering the complexity of wine […]

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January 20, 2019

Perfect Pairings: Cheese

Cheese and wine: a centuries-old partnership that continues to delight and surprise gourmands all over the world. Today is National Cheese Lovers Day, and because we know those who love wine […]

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January 4, 2019

Virginia Wine: 2018 Recap

A new year has dawned and as we look forward to all the ways Virginia Wine will be sipped, shared and enjoyed this year, we’re also taking a moment to […]

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December 14, 2018

A Holiday Guide to Virginia Wine

The holidays are hastening on but there’s plenty of time to make special plans with Virginia Wine. It’s a terrific gift to give or receive. We hope that you’ll share […]

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December 4, 2018

5 Ways To Celebrate The Season At Virginia Wineries

1. Nibble on seasonal goodies Get into the holiday spirit by satisfying your sweet tooth. Wineries are offering cookie decorating or even an entire weekend dedicated to s’mores. Have more of a savory […]

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October 19, 2018

The Spirit of Virginia Wine

There’s a moment you may encounter when visiting Virginia’s wine country. The sun will peek through the clouds and cast its rays across the vineyards — time stills a bit […]

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October 11, 2018

Introducing Harvest Party: Virginia’s Home-Grown Holiday

Hints of chill are enlivening the air in Virginia and the changing color of the foliage is on the horizon. Autumn is here in the Commonwealth and people everywhere are […]

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October 5, 2018

Here’s to 30 years of Virginia Wine Month.

The Beginning Let’s take it all the way back to 1988. For a few years, Virginia Farm Winery Month had been held in the sweltering heat of August in conjunction […]

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