Cheers to the Weekend #7

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! Now it’s OFFICIALLY time to eat, drink, and be merry. That’s right… Christmastime is here. Hang your wreaths without guilt, for December officially starts tomorrow. May your days be merry and bright and full of wine. But what should you do your last weekend of November? Check out below.

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Stone Mountain Vineyards

Getting to Stone Mountain Vineyards is a worthwhile adventure. It sits at the top of a long, gravely mountain road, where luckily we only had to pass someone once. In their tasting room, shirts are sold advertising that you survived the drive up and they aren’t kidding! Legend has it that once a Hummer limo containing a bachelorette party got stuck and a tree had to be chainsawed down to get them safely home.

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Molon Lave Vineyards

Molon Lave Vineyards was a gem of a Warrenton find. Located on over 50 acres, they focus on traditional European (mainly Greek) styles. With their vines first being planted in 2003, the winery and tasting room opened its doors 10 years ago this month! On your tasting list, you’ll mainly find 100% varietals of wines–basically, Molon Lave has enough faith in their grapes to let them speak for themselves. However, you’ll also find a few welcome surprises.

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Cheers to the Weekend #6

Oh boy, I can’t wait for the weekend to begin. My husband and I are going back to the B&B where we got married for a nice weekend of relaxation and wine tastings (for me)/fishing…

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WTF is the deal with Wine Clubs?

Have you ever been to a winery and seen the exclusive signs advertising “Club Members Only”? Maybe you’ve noticed special notes on tasting sheets dedicated to “Reduced Prices for Club Members”. Perhaps you’re already in…

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