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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Wine Events to Check out This First Weekend in May

For many areas of the country, spring is in the air. The weather is getting warmer and it’s the perfect time for a little trip. Wine festivals are already becoming popular. Below are a few wine events this weekend to check out. Montpelier Wine Festival near Orange, Virginia  http://montpelierwinefestival.com/ Wein & Saengerfest in New Braunfels, […]

Wineries Unlimited Moves to Richmond, Virginia

I’m so excited about the move of the annual Wineries Unlimited vineyard and winery conference from Pennsylvania to Virginia. In March of this year, we had the opportunity to visit and write about Wineries Unlimited held in King of Prussia outside of Philadelphia. Due to a prior commitment we were only able to attend the […]

An Italian-style Port from Virginia

This week we visited Loudoun Valley Vineyards in Virginia where we had the chance to taste several wines. The owners of the winery are Cameron and Bree Ann Moore. Bree Ann is also the winemaker as well as a consultant for several wineries. We enjoyed every wine we tasted. The tasting ended with Legacy, an […]

Consider A Visit to a Wine Region for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day weekend quickly approaching consider a trip to a wine region for Mom. If a particular wine region visit is not possible, enjoy a picnic lunch with Mom at a winery in your own backyard. A few of the wine regions we have visited that would make ideal spots to celebrate with your […]

Drinklocalwine.com Conference in Virginia

This past weekend has been an exciting one for Virginia wineries many of which participated in the Drinklocalwine.com conference held in Lansdowne, Virginia. The weekend began Saturday night with a special winemakers dinner (invitation only). At this dinner we met Virginia winemakers and social media bloggers and Tweeters and Facebook users. This event took place […]

If Local Food, why not Local Wine?

The third session of the Drink Local Wine Conference delved into the idea of the “eat local movement” and asked why not add local wine. Dave McIntyre of the Washington Post moderated the session of panelists that included Todd Kliman of Washingtonian magazine, Andrew Stover of the Chef Wino blog and Mary Watson-DeLauder from Lansdowne […]

Social Media Session at DrinkLocalWine Conference

The second session of the DrinkLocalWine Conference focused on social media – “Social media: How regional wineries can get the word out.” Jeff Siegel, the Wine Curmudgeon; Jennifer Breaux Blosser, Breaux Vineyards; Lenn Thomson, New York Cork Report were the panelists. Michel Wangbicker was the moderator. Social media allows people to find the regional wines […]

The Grapes that Do Well in Virginia

The first session of the conference asked the question, what grapes work best in Virginia? The session moderated by Richard Leahy of Vineyard & Winery Management magazine included panelists Matthew Meyert from Williamsburg Winery, Jennifer McCloud from Chrysalis Vineyards and Matthieu Finot from King Family Vineyards. The panelists represent three of Virginia’s nine wine regions: […]

An Eat and Drink Local Dinner in Virginia

Last night a special winemaker dinner event for the drink local wine.com conference was enjoyed in Leesburg, VA at the Tuscarora Mill restaurant. A special menu was planned for the event and accented local wines and local foods. The two really go hand in hand. If one is going to support the eat local food […]

Drink Local Wine Conference Field Trip to Boxwood Winery

The Drink Local Wine Conference began with a reception held at Boxwood Winery in Middleburg, Virginia. Many wineries mention that they have a state of the art facility. Boxwood Winery could easily become the poster child for a state of the art facility.  The technology includes GPS monitering of vineyards and computer controlled stainless steel […]

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