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Taste Camp 2012: Walking the Vineyards with Virginia Winemaker Jordan Harris of Tarara Winery

It’s not every day you ride through vineyards in a wagon with a glass of Petit Manseng. That’s how we started our Taste Camp vineyard walk with Jordan Harris of Tarara Winery. As we rode across the 475-acre property that stretches along the Potomac River outside of Leesburg, Jordan shared with us the history of […]

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Taste Camp 2012: Walking the Vineyards with Virginia Winemaker Doug Fabbioli of Fabbioli Cellars

Smart, entrepreneurial, industrious…that’s Doug Fabbioli. Now in the business for thirty years, Doug started his career in Sonoma at Buena Vista Winery. When he decided to come to Virginia he went to work with Jim Law at Linden Vineyards. Now he’s growing his own grapes on his seven acre property just outside Leesburg, Virginia…Fabbioli Cellars. […]

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Virginia Wine Evening with the President

Our Founding Father President Washington and his wife Martha opened their lovely Mount Vernon Estate this weekend for their annual Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour. Friday night was the perfect evening for a celebration of Virginia wine with a fruit and cheese picnic overlooking the Potomac River. President Washington opened the evening from the […]

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Virginia Wine Expo: Some Old Favorites, Part 2

In this last article on the 5th Annual Virginia Wine Expo, I’ll cover my last five of my old favorite wineries, all located around Charlottesville, from the last year and my favorite wine they were tasting at the Expo. Blenheim Vineyards Petit Verdot 2010 Varietal: 100% Petit Verdot Aroma: Spicy, jammy Taste: Blackberry jam with […]

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Virginia Wine Expo: Some Old Favorites

For the last year, I’ve been exploring Virginia’s burgeoning wine industry, now over 200 wineries strong. My journey started at last year’s 4th Annual Virginia Wine Expo. The neat thing about attending this year’s Expo is I had favorites to visit. In the next two articles, I’ll share my favorite wine each was tasting at […]

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