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Fun Olympic Events at Virginia Winery!

The 2016 Olympics will be starting soon! We hope everyone attending and participating will be safe. Unfortunately  many people will not be able to attend the event. Many of us will be watching the games at home. A Virginia winery, is offering fun Olympic-type events in August. Pearmund Cellars in Broad Run, Virginia has developed […]

Showdown of Virginia Sparkling Wines

We had another opportunity this year to judge Virginia sparkling wines. All the nine entrants were blanc de blancs. The judging was blind and we did not know until after the judging the wineries involved. Eight judges scored the wines and then ranked the wines from favorite to least favorite. The event was hosted by […]

Sip and Paint at Winery 32

Winery 32 in Northern Virginia is offering a “Sip and Paint” event.

Cider Week Virginia Begins November 13

The annual Cider Week Virginia takes place November 13 – 22. Apple lovers, cider lovers and wine lovers will want to participate in this event taking place in various areas of Virginia.

The Virginia Wine & Cigar Trail

I have to admit when I first heard of wine and cigar pairings, I questioned the idea. Growing up one of my favorite uncles, Uncle Elmer, smoked a big cigar. Then I learned about The Virginia Wine & Cigar Trail.

Winter into Spring Wine Events

Celebrate the approach of spring by visiting wineries with special events during March. For instance, on March weekends the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail (with wineries in Maryland and Pennsylvania) offers the annual Tour de Tanks. Farther to the south in Virginia, Pearmund Cellars is offering  Spring Barrel Wine Tastings which also take place on weekends. In […]

Three Fox Vineyards is Ready for the Holidays

Three Fox Vineyards is located in Northern Virginia in Delaplane, Virginia. While visiting during the holidays, discover the story behind the name Three Fox.

Virginia Cider Week Cider Salon Trade Tasting

On Monday we attended a Virginia Cider tasting at the Lemaire Restaurant in the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond. The area for the tasting filled quickly as eight cideries poured their ciders. During the tasting, Virginia’s First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe read a proclamation announcing that November 14th to the 23rd was officially Virginia Cider Week. I […]

Virginia Celebrates Cider

There are activities this weekend through next weekend celebrating cider in the state of Virginia.  Virginia is an old state compared to the rest of the country. When English settlers arrived in the 1500s and 1600s, cider was one of the first fermented beverages made in the colony. Cider (alcoholic) was made for centuries in […]

Discovering Virginia’s Ciders during the Third Annual Cider Week

Starting Friday, November 14, Virginia is celebrating the Third Annual Cider Week. The excitement continues until November 23. Events will take place at cideries and restaurants.

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