Barrel Oak Winery

Tonight we continue our travels along the Virginia wine trail with a visit to Barrel Oak Winery (BOW), where we celebrated the Fourth of July. Just over a year old, Barrel Oak is a family and pet friendly winery, located in Delaplane, Virginia on the Fauquier Wine Trail. Surrounded by picturesque views of rolling countrysideRead more

A View From Above, Fox Meadow Winery

Perched atop the Blue Ridge Mountains in Linden, Virginia, Fox Meadow Winery is pairing great views alongside great wine. Located at an elevation of 1700 feet, Fox Meadow provides visitors with panoramic views of breathtaking mountain ranges, landscapes, and vines, all while enjoying a glass of wine on the spacious deck. We visited on theRead more

Doukénie Winery

Just a short drive from Breaux Vineyards is a perennial favorite of mine, Doukénie Winery. I’ve previously written about Doukénie in the past (see my earlier post and review) and always pencil them in when visiting Northern Virginia, especially when on the Loudoun Wine Trail. Winemaker and Vineyard Manager, Sebastien Marquette, produces some of theRead more

Breaux Vineyards

Whenever I visit Northern Virginia, there are three wineries that are must visits. One of those, Breaux Vineyards, is located in Purcellville, VA on the Loudoun Wine Trail. Easily one of the most picturesque wineries in Virginia with sweeping views of the valley between the Blue Ridge and Short Hill Mountains. The 404 acre estateRead more

A Visit to Veramar Vineyard

My vacation in Virginia’s wine country kicked off with a visit to Veramar Vineyard in Berryville, VA. Surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Veramar is located in the Shenandoah Valley AVA. A boutique winery, Veramar produces 4000 cases annually and is a popular venue for weddings and events. Upon our arrival, the tasting roomRead more

A Visit to Virginia’s Wine Country

My long anticipated visit to Virginia’s wine country is now in the books, highlighted by unseasonably-cool weather and wonderful wine. The Virginia wine industry is becoming world-renowned, with 150 wineries on the map, Virginia continues to raise the bar with highly acclaimed wines. I look forward to sharing my adventures beginning with the picturesque BreauxRead more

Wine and Sunshine

We decided to venture out to Lakeridge Winery today for the 18th Annual Harvest Festival and Grape Stomp. Located just outside of Orlando, Florida in Clermont, the 77 acre estate vineyard consists of Florida hybrid bunch grapes as well as varieties of Muscadines including Noble, Carlos, and Welder. Easily the largest and most recognizable wineryRead more