Vermont Wine Industry Update

By Daniel Barlow, Vermont Press Bureau Published: April 24, 2009 Vermont House lawmakers on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would expand wine tastings at select locations across the state. The wine tasting bill allows wineries to begin selling wine by the glass at events at their vineyards and conduct tastings at localRead more

North Carolina On The Rise

On April 29th, North Carolina will welcome Haw River Valley as the states 3rd designated grape growing region, joining Swan Creek and Yadkin Valley. Located in the northern and central portion of the state, the Haw River Valley AVA encompasses approximately 868 sq. miles (555,508 acres). The area presently includes 6 wineries and over 10Read more

Movin’ On Up

Southern Living Magazine recently published a web article, Discover the South’s Best Wineries, highlighting Georgia, North Carolina, Missouri, Texas, and Virginia. In fact, they visit a few wineries previously featured on the other 46, including Biltmore Estate, Linden Vineyards, and my favorite, Tiger Mountain Vineyards in Georgia. The article proves to be a great pocketRead more