Food & Drink

Barboursville Vineyards makes a delightful barbera. It is bright and crisp with a lighter palate than other red wines. Photo: Courtesy Barboursville Vineyards

It’s all French to me: Say ‘Oui!’ to these best bets with French origins

Virginia is home to many international transplants—residents, tourists, students, laborers, and…vitis vinifera grapes. Every person and every grape planted here has been rooted elsewhere, and many have found a home amongst our mountains, valleys, and ever-changing climate. Thomas Jefferson planted upwards of 30 European grape varieties at Monticello in the 1770s, which did not yield […]