Horton Vineyards 2007 Norton – The Tower Series

In the spring of 1992, Dennis Horton re-introduced Virginia to the Norton grape variety with the release of Horton’s Norton. A wine pioneer in Virginia, Dennis Horton is also credited with introducing Viognier to the state and helping put Virginia on the global wine map. Located in Orange County, Virginia, Horton Vineyards is a mustRead more

Breaux Vineyards 2008 Nebbiolo Ice

A Nebbiolo Ice Wine from Virginia? I pondered the same question as I received my first pour from Breaux Vineyards in Purcellville, Virginia over a year ago. First, not many wineries in the state grow and produce Nebbiolo (and by the way, Breaux produces a fabulous varietal Nebbiolo wine that I highly recommend). Second, IRead more

Fall Is In The Air

Contest is closed. Congratulations Mindy for leaving lucky comment 10! Fall is just around the corner which means cooler temps, grape-harvest time and of course local wine. A busy time for winemakers and wineries alike, tasting rooms are busy and new vintages are being poured. That said I thought it would be a great timeRead more