Spirit Lab Distilling

Blenheim Vineyards recently released a limited edition wine with proceeds  going to Frontline Foods Charlottesville and World Central Kitchen, organizations that are providing meals to people in need.

Small Bites: June 3

Business not as usual In recent weeks, many local restaurants that decided to take a pandemic pause have started to phase back into action, including well-loved spots like Al Carbon, Bizou, Brazos Tacos, Little Star, Luce, Tavola, and Tilman’s. These restaurants are reaching customers through online ordering with delivery, curbside pickup, or no-contact handoff of […]

Photo: Andrea Hubbell

Great harvest: A look at the economic impact of area wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries

Bordeaux, France. Napa Valley, California. Central Virginia? Possibly. Though Thomas Jefferson first attempted to plant a vineyard back in the late 1700s, our local wine industry is still young, only really emerging in the last 15 years. But in that time, the central Virginia region has become home to the second-highest number of wineries in […]