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Summer Camp Guide
Today, we’re seeing a wine renaissance in the Shenandoah Valley. But the history of wine growing in this region goes...
In the spirit of a barn-raising, friends from around the country gathered to help at a vineyard planting party. It...
Dennis Horton was an innovative pioneer for Virginia wine
Dennis Horton of Horton Vineyards died June 19 at age 73, but his enduring vision for Virginia wine lives on. Horton...
Oregon wine’s enduring relationship with Virginia
In most wine shops and restaurants in Virginia, you’ll find an excellent Oregon wine selection—one that locals may...
The new virginia cuisine
As the state’s economy invests heavily in animal farming, agriculture and wine and beer production—and as chefs take...
Worth the wait
It all began with a little generosity from Mother Nature. “We had a Pinot Gris block come in heavier than expected,”...
Magic is being made with Honah Lee Vineyard’s grapes
When Vera Preddy and her late husband, Wayne, purchased their property on Gibson Mountain in 1985, they never...
The sweet spot
Several decades into Virginia’s booming post-Prohibition wine economy, we are starting to home in on some special...
Drink it up
Here in Charlottesville, there’s great enthusiasm for our local wines. The Monticello AVA (American Viticultural...
Grapegrower Chris Hill’s essential contribution to...
“We dodged a bullet,” says vineyard consultant Chris Hill, as he tucks his hand through a grapevine thicket,...
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