Category Archives: Virginia Wine Events

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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Wining the Potomac

It’s Harvest time in Virginia and there are loads of fun things to do, see and taste!  I loved the idea in the following article combining a unique venue, education and excellent wines!  A win-win for wine lovers!  Check it … Continue reading

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Trump Winery Open for Business!

Tuesday, October 4th, heralds the grand opening (or re-0pening) of the former Kluge Estate Winery  in Albemarle County, Virginia under a new name,  (can you guess it?)  Trump Winery.  Donald Trump’s son, Eric Trump is President  and Patricia Kluge and her … Continue reading

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Promises and Celebrations at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

Promises and Contrasts.  Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards  is the newest addition to the Monticello Trail AVA  but has the aura of  generations of history. Set in a valley in the southern end of Albemarle County, this boutique winery promises to be one of … Continue reading

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2011 North American Wine Bloggers Conference in Charlottesville!

In a little over a month, Charlottesville, Virginia will be hosting The North America Wine Bloggers Conference!  They are expecting as many as 325 participants, actually limiting it to that number!  This is quite a coup for Virginia and the efforts … Continue reading

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Today At DuCard!! Artists, Music and Wine!

 The Blue Ridge Foothills Conservancy & DuCard Vineyards proudly present CROSSROADS Unfortunately for me, I have an open house this afternoon or I’d be amongst the vines at DuCard Vineyards with the artists from Firnew Farm listening to music and watching … Continue reading

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Get an “Official” Taste of Spring on The Appellation Trail

 Albemarle County is catching on fast! I try to arrange self-guided wine tours for friends and clients with location and proximity in mind.  Now, the newly formed  Appellation Trail has done just that!   By organizing a mapped tour of four ( soon … Continue reading

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