Tag Archives: Virginia

How To Live The Winery Lifestyle

The wine business has a culture all its own. Long days in the vineyard, weekends tending wine in the cellar, bottling, marketing, promoting, wine tastings, tours, wine education……the list never ends. Working with wine is a career that takes no holidays since every customer wants wine for their holidays! You must have incredible patience, passion, and the ability to take

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Cana Vineyards Rkatsiteli 2016

Tempting Tuesday is all about enjoying one of your favorite wines and tonight we spoiled ourselves and enjoyed a Rkatsiteli from Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg in #Virginia! The Rkatsiteli grape is considered one of the oldest varieties in the world and has its “roots” in Russia and the Republic of Georgia. A white wine grape that grows very

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Jefferson Vineyards Viognier

Baked Honey and Chipotle Salmon tonight calls for a dry but fruity style white wine. Voila! A wonderful Viognier from Jefferson Vineyards from the Monticello region of Virginia. A landslide of flavors from citrus, tangerine, tropical fruits, and ripe apricot leading to a long, pleasing finish. Refreshing and elegant and pairs well with chicken, seafood, and fresh salads. Thomas Jefferson said “Wine

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Barboursville Vineyards Barbera Reserve

There are so many fantastic wineries in the Monticello wine region just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia! But one that is hard to pass up is Barboursville Vineyards and for many good reasons. As you drive on to the property, the vineyards and mountains are so visually stellar that you just have to stop and take photo! The wines and tastings

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