Category Archives: Virginia Wine Events

The 1st Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

Oh, no! A conflict (unless it rains of course!) between spending time in beautiful Nelson County at the Blue Ridge Oyster Festival or heading to our own Charlottesville nTelos Pavillion for the first ever Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival. … Continue reading

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Wings Over Wine Country

The Wildlife Center of Virginia had literally flown under my radar until recently. Via social media, my attention was called to the fundraiser “Wings Over Wine Country”.  Combining a love of wine and the beauty of the powerful raptors, Bill Sykes, Outreach Ambassador, brings … Continue reading

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An Evening at Pollak: Meet Ed Clark with Junior the Golden Eagle

Wednesday afternoon I had the special opportunity to meet Junior, the Golden Eagle, at the Wildlife Center of Virginia. Courtesy of spokesperson, Bill Sykes, we had a wonderful tour of the facility and were able to see rescuers in action. … Continue reading

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Early Bird Gets the DuCard

2012 VA Wine Expo Pre-Sale Special! Planning on attending the Virginia Wine Expo in Richmond on Feb. 24-26? We have a deal for you! We will be offering ALL of our wines (including wines not being tasted at the Expo!) … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Oyster Festival Pairing with Blenheim Vineyards

 Last weekend my husband Bob and I met at Dave Matthews‘ Blenheim Vineyards with Nick Attaway, VP of Artist Development for Vagrant Records, formerly employed by RED LIGHT MANAGEMENT/ATO RECORDS, ARISTA.  Nick and his partner, Justin Billcheck are coordinating the 2nd Annual … Continue reading

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Siips Wine Bar Closing Its Doors

FYI, they will still be open for Valentine’s Day but this is sad news for  at least some local wine lovers.   Siips Wine Bar Closing Its Doors Siips Wine and Champagne Bar is closing its doors. The Downtown Mall … Continue reading

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Autumn Halloween Fun at Virginia Wineries

Haunt the Wineries this Halloween ▪                                        
October 22-23 — Pick of the Piedmont Fall Wine Festival: Twelve wineries will present their best at this new Orange County event. Beautiful autumn weather and the lure of music and fun will make this … Continue reading

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