As the C-VILLE Design Annual returns (p. 16) to look at a rising generation of architects, we ask, What’s Next? I like the question; being C-VILLE’s editor for the past nine years, I’ve spent a lot of time pondering it myself. Putting together a good read each week—and landing on the thing that needs to […]
So many news stories lead us back to the MCP drawing board, such as this week’s look at the region’s poor options for bike commuting.
This week we look at Charlottesville’s fledgling stand-up comedy scene
This week Will Goldsmith tackles the Recession-worthy crystal ball question: What will the next generation of jobs look like?
This is nothing new. Every week we tell you where to go.
This week’s cover story is packed with ideas to festoon your romance
There are worse places to bury yourself than inside a book.
Reality TV stars-turned chronic debtors, Tareq and Michaele Salahi provided one of only a few low moments in Virginia wine this year.
Glass half empty: Looking on as the failed auction commences for Kluge Estate Winery & Vineyard are, from left, Chad Zakaib, former general manager at Jefferson Vineyards; Matthieu Finot, King Family Vineyards winemaker; Virginia Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Matthew Conrad; Jonathan Wheeler, former director of Kluge’s Champagne program; an unidentified observer; and Gregory Brun, […]
"We were probably at the brewery.” Emily Hodson Pelton is recalling a fateful conversation with fellow winemakers Jake Busching and Matthieu Finot, when Busching chimes in. “We said, ‘Wouldn’t it be fun if…?’” Matthieu Finot (left) of King Family Vineyards, Emily Hodson Pelton of Veritas Vineyard and Winery and Jake Busching of Pollak Vineyards combine […]
Good things come with small price tags
The pledge, used to create the community college’s new Kluge-Moses science building, extends over 10 years.
Naturally, it didn’t take long for Patricia Kluge’s news to spread, like red wine on a white linen tablecloth. More than two weeks ago, C-VILLE broke the story that Farm Credit of Virginias have foreclosed on Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard, Albemarle’s largest winery, which is owned by Kluge and her husband Bill Moses. Kluge […]
Sweely’s reprieve leaves only one massive area winery in foreclosure: Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard
Kluge faces foreclosure of her winery and owes a hefty sum in property taxes to Albemarle County.
While an attorney acknowledges the couple transferred land into a trust for Kluge’s son, "they have not fraudulently transferred anything
Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard borrowed $38 million in 2007. Her lender, Farm Credit, seeks $34.8 million.
CEO William Moses issued a statement late last night, blaming the "perfect storm" of economic conditions
When it comes to getting things done, it’s a straight-up question of who you know.
Governor Bob McDonnell was among friends when, on October 22, joined by his wife Maureen and the state’s Secretary of Agriculture Todd Haymore, McDonnell visited King Family Vineyards for the ceremonial signing of legislation that repurposed state wine tax revenue towards marketing and promotion. McDonnell is an enthusiastic wine advocate, and he reminded all who […]
State Enologist Bruce Zoecklein has been a major force in helping winemakers understand what can grow well in Virginia.
VQR Editor Ted Genoways speaks out for the first time to provide a picture of what was going on in his office in the past couple of years.
Billionaire eulogized by poet as one who was "suffering from a disease called generosity"
At first glance, Satch Huizenga seems like a guy who’d be more at home hosting a TV show about fishing and trapping than a man in charge of the city’s best-known theater organization, which, at 20 years of age, has become, despite its best efforts to stay on the edge, an institution, capital I, of […]
Thank the Icelandic ash cloud. Kathleen Burk does. Burk is one of about 10 wine writers from Britain and abroad who visited Virginia earlier this month to learn more about the Commonwealth’s wines. Members of the Circle of Wine Writers, as their group is known (membership nears 300 and includes wine writers of renown such […]