Cheers to the Weekend #17

We’ve made it! For me, this weekend is a time to use my nearly-expired Groupons. All are wine related because of course they are. Also on the agenda is FINALLY FINISHING MY KITCHEN. I’ve protested…

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WTF is Vinho Verde?

King Family Vineyards just released Verde. From the moment I tasted it, I knew it would be a summertime superstar. It’s lower in alcohol than a typical glass of wine, which means I can drink…

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Septenary, The Winery at Seven Oaks Farm

Septenary isn’t quite like the other vineyards in the Crozet area. Producing only about 3,000 cases of wine each year, it’s a smaller operation that really manages to emphasize family business. As we pulled into the vineyard, we were greeted by owner Todd Zimmerman, who was also kind enough to give us a mini tour of their brand-new barrel room. It was certainly one of the kindest winery welcomes that we received during our long weekend in Virginia’s wine country.

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Cheers to the 2020 Virginia Governor’s Cup Winners!

Last week, I let you know that the Gold Medal winners for the Governor’s cup were selected. This past Tuesday, that list was narrowed into a Top 12, (The Governor’s Case) and one wine was…

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WTF is Bordeaux?

Here we are, folks… the big one. Bordeaux. This is going to be a very introductory guide, as I could literally dedicate a whole blog to the most famous of wine regions. Soooooo, what is…

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