One More Virginia Wine

I know, another Virginia wine. I promise to the other 45 states, the reviews are forthcoming. I wanted to take the opportunity to review a red I enjoyed during my recent visit to Northern Virginia. The wine, a 2007 Cabernet Franc, is produced by Fabbioli Cellars in Leesburg, Virginia. Another great Loudoun County winery, FabbioliRead more

Château Morrisette Black Dog

Tonight’s pour comes to us from Château Morrisette, located in Floyd County, Virginia off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. During our trip to Virginia, I sampled the Château Morrisette Black Dog alongside a nice cheese platter, after our marathon flight. My Southwest flight was delayed in Orlando, and unfortunately, I sat on the tarmac forRead 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