Virginia Wine Month: Virginia Winos

Virginia Wine Month: Virginia Winos

Virginia Winos www.virginiawinos.com Alli and Amy are making their way through all of the wineries Virginia has to offer and sharing their journey on their […]

Virginia Wine Month: Blenheim Vineyards

Virginia Wine Month: Blenheim Vineyards

  Blenheim Vineyards 31 Blenheim Farm, Charlottesville, Va. www.blenheimvineyards.com Wines available for purchase in the tasting room and online This Virginia Wine Month Pairing is […]

Virginia Wine Month: VineMeUp

Virginia Wine Month: VineMeUp

Wine is better with friends, especially wine loving friends. I recently met Sarita of VineMeUp for drinks at a Washington, D.C. wine bar. Over on her […]

Virginia Wine Month: Winery 32

Virginia Wine Month: Winery 32

Winery 32 15066 Limestone Rd., Leesburg, Va. www.winery32.com Wines available for purchase at the winery I love a good love story almost as much as […]

Virginia Wine Month: Lexington Valley Vineyard

Virginia Wine Month: Lexington Valley Vineyard

Lexington Valley Vineyard 80 Norton Way, Rockbridge Baths, Va. www.lexingtonvalleyvineyard.com Click here to purchase wine Situated in the Shenandoah Valley, Lexington Valley Vineyard produces a variety […]

Popeyes & Paradise Springs’ Chardonnay

Popeyes & Paradise Springs’ Chardonnay

A box of Popeyes chicken, biscuits, and red beans and rice recently accompanied me on a trip to Paradise Springs Winery in Clifton, Va. Because […]

Dear flights: A love letter

Dear flights: A love letter

Dear wine flights, I love you. I don’t really need to explain why my love runs deeper than the oldest vines at my favorite winery, […]

When, why and how to decant wine

When, why and how to decant wine

I tend to struggle to know when my wine is fine to drink right out of the bottle and when I should let it sit […]

National Burger Day & Sauvignon Blanc

National Burger Day & Sauvignon Blanc

National Burger Day, a day made just for me. I couldn’t decide if I’d make a burger at home, grab a burger from Smashburger (my […]

Is a Great Palate God Given, Learned or Bought?

Is a Great Palate God Given, Learned or Bought?

Lettie Teague, wine columnist for the Wall Street Journal, recently interviewed researchers, collectors and reviewers to find out how we develop our palate. (Spoiler alert) While […]