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Food news: Perly’s gets a new owner, Omega coming to the Northside, and Virginia’s best wine

Good food and good wine make RVA great.

Virginia Wine: Sippin’ from the Governor’s Cup

This past February, 45 of the sharpest palates in wine gathered for a blind tasting of 377 Virginia wines. A couple months later, for reasons that remain curious, the Virginia wine powers that be thought it would be a good idea to dump a case on yours truly and see what happened.

Barboursville Vineyards named winner of the 2013 Governor’s Cup

A dash of Merlot with a splash of Cabernet Franc (and a few others) and you’ve got Virginia’s best wine.