Potomac Highland 2008 Meritage

Founded in 1992 by Dr. Charles Whitehill, Potomac Highland Winery is located in the Eastern Panhandle in Keyser, West Virginia. Situated in a unique microclimate, the 3-acre vineyard includes more than 2000 vines planted on sloping hills in shale soils. Potomac Highland produces estate vinifera and hybrid wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Pinot Noir,Read more

Watts Roost Vineyard 2008 Chambourcin Reserve

Watts Roost Vineyard is the retirement dream turned into reality for owners Frank & Barbara Tuckwiller. Established in 1998 at the foot of Muddy Creek Mountain near Lewisburg, West Virginia, Watts Roost Vineyard is an estate winery and vineyard with 9 acres of vines. In June of 2010, operations moved from their garage into a 3600 square footRead more

Wild, Wonderful, West Virginia Wine

West Virginia wine? I asked the same question and was surprised to learn there are 18 active farm wineries spread throughout the state. There are 3 designated American Viticultural Areas including the multi-state Ohio River Valley, Kanawha River Valley (part of the much larger Ohio River Valley) and the Shenandoah Valley AVA (which includes a small portionRead more

Pearmund Cellars 2008 Old Vine Chardonnay

Entrepreneur, winemaker, winegrower and consultant are just a few of the many hats Chris Pearmund has worn during his storied career in the Virginia wine industry. Playing a leading role in a number of wineries throughout Virginia including The Winery at La Grange, Vint Hill Craft Winery and his namesake Pearmund Cellars, Chris Pearmund hasRead more

Bluemont Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon

I had no expectations when I pulled the Bluemont Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon from the wine rack. I was in the mood for a Virginia red and decided it was time to pull the cork on the Cab. Renowned for their spectacular panoramic views and farm animal themed wines, Bluemont Vineyard is a favorite onRead more

Serenity Cellars 2008 Viognier

Established in 2002, Serenity Cellars is the winery of Joe Smith, the talented winemaker for Yonah Mountain Vineyards. Available in the Yonah Mountain Vineyards tasting room located at Sautee Junction, just south of Helen, Georgia, the Serenity Cellar wines happened to be some of my favorites on a recent visit (read more here). Under theRead more