Archives: wine


Barrel Thief hosting ‘Oysters and Muscadet’ night tonight, and it’s for a good cause

Enjoy oysters and wine, and support a worthy cause–everyone wins.

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant opening soon, hiring 180 workers

The restaurant and winery is hosting a job fair Monday and Tuesday, and plans to open December 8th.

Winery grapes

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.