We go off the beaten path and into the uncharted hinterlands of Northern Virginia to visit some of the Commonwealth’s most acclaimed wineries.
Is there such thing as a wine that is indigenous to America (besides Mad Dog 20/20)? Why yes, yes there is.
Clearly I’ve been bought off. Why, with so much to cover in the world of Virginia wine, would I dedicate an entire article to a single winery?
Wine can be such an overwhelming topic. Here’s a helpful primer on some of the styles you’ll see coming out of Virginia’s best wineries.
We tend to think of winery visits as a fair-weather activity. Yet, “off-season,” winter visits can often yield a more personalized and all around fulfilling experience.
A bottle of wine is not just a beverage but a story—a drinkable distillation of time and place, dramatically shaped by the conditions in which it was produced.
Kayaking, hiking, skiing: all things that pair perfectly with a glass of Virginia wine.
Our tour of Virginia’s Monticello wine region continues with a look into two of the area’s most popular destinations and a rock star vineyard championing a sustainable agenda.
Our taste in wine has suffered in recent history. It starts where all our alcohol-related woes began: prohibition.