WTF is Vermouth?

You may have noticed a theme this week. Believe it or not, it wasn’t planned! After my post on Flying Fox Vineyard & Winery, I got a lot of comments from people asking for me…

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Flying Fox Vineyard & Winery

The Afton area cluster of wineries might just be my favorite in the state of Virginia. There are so many choices for truly great wine and I have yet to find a winery in the area that’s a bummer. I’ll have a full travel guide to the area soon, (along with my New Zealand guides–they’re coming, I promise!) but in the meantime wanted to highlight a few of my favorite spots. First up is Flying Fox, where you can get a Bordeaux blended vermouth and feel super hip all at once.

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3 Underrated Virginia Wineries You Should Visit ASAP

Virginia has over 250 wineries. After visiting over 80 of them, it’s been incredible to see the variety of offerings. Somehow, the wineries below tend to be left out of conversation about “must-do” Virginia vineyards.…

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Cheers to the Weekend #15

This weekend is off to a GREAT start. I just signed off on a great opportunity that will teach me more about the winemaking process in Virginia. I’m not quitting my day job anytime soon,…

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WTF are Sulfites?

We all know someone who won’t drink wine (especially red wine) because “the sulfites cause headaches.” WELL FOLKS, I’M HERE TO TELL YOU THAT SULFITE HEADACHES ARE COMPLETE BULLSHIT. The level of sulfites in a…

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