Wine in the Time of COVID

Here in Virginia, we’re officially in Phase One (Or heading into it, if you’re in a select few Northern Virginia counties).  We’re straddling the line between normalcy and caution, which can be difficult when sober,…

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COVID-19 Update

Hi everyone! I hope you’re staying safe and healthy. For my own sanity, the blog is going on a bit of a break while I’m quarantined at home. I’ll still be updating my instagram regularly,…

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A Brief History of Wine In America, Part 1: Failure

Sunshine State The year? 1562. The place? Florida. That’s right–Florida, the same place synonymous with bath salt face-eating and wife-swapping retirees, is the original HQ of American wine. Close to 20 years prior to Roanoke…

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How to Get Wine While Staying the Fuck Home

In America, we’re at a fork in the road. One path, the one of staying the fuck home, leads to another few weeks of social distancing. We miss the beginning of spring. The other path,…

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Cheers to Staying Safe and Supporting Local

So… COVID-19 is here and it’s serious. How should that impact your winery visits? Every time I’ve gotten to go backstage at a Virginia winery, I’ve found nothing but the best hygienic practices. Know that…

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