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Virginia wine sales set record high

Wineries sold over 520,000 cases, roughly 6.25 million bottles in the 2014 fiscal year.

barrel thief patio

Barrel Thief adds al fresco

- Barrel Thief adding outdoor seating – “Wish us luck on our ABC patio approval!”


The Virginia Wine Summit

It is with a heavy heart, and heavier liver, that I submit this, the last in our series on Virginia Wines. And I can summarize my takeaways in one simple sentence…


Virginia Wine: The Commoner’s Cup

Great Virginia wines all under $20.

Old dusty wine bottles

Virginia wine: Library wines

If you know where to look (and are willing to pay for it) you can score a rare bottle from a classic Virginia vintage.


Polo at King Family Vineyards

Nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, polo matches at King Family make for a dramatic spectacle, even if you don’t have a clue what’s going on.

Kids wine barrel

Virginia wine: Family-friendly wineries

They exist! And you should visit them.


Virginia Wine: Shenandoah Valley

In case the stunning mountain views and beautiful country roads weren’t enough, the Shenandoah Valley offers up some great wine to boot.


Virginia Wine: La Grange & Bull Run

Two wineries in NOVA make for an easy (and history-filled) weekend getaway.

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Drink Something Different: The Class

Although Richmond is coming into its own as a craft beer mecca of sorts, Secco Wine Bar is making sure we learn to appreciate the charm of carefully fermented grapes by offering Drink Something Different wine classes.