I knew it was coming. I'd seen the advertisements, and heard it directly from Mark and Vicki. I even saw the press release when they said they had found someone. But receiving an email from the new owner of North Gate a few weeks ago made it all seem real. Walsh Family Wines has officially … Continue reading North Gate acquired by Walsh Family Wines
We've been members of Club 32 since basically before there WAS a Club 32. I remember sitting in the tasting room on a cold Sunday afternoon and talking with Roxanne and Marlene about the club they were working on setting up. The goal was to create a club that really felt special to the members, and … Continue reading Winery 32 Pickup Day!
Greetings friends! It's been a while, but life has been a bit trying lately, so I hope you'll forgive me. I don't know about you, but to me this has been one of the longest, coldest, and just plain saddest winters I can remember. Just constant cold and gray. Yuck. Then when we finally do … Continue reading Checking out some Maryland wineries…
On Friday, October 13 the Loudoun Wineries Association hosted the third annual Loudoun Wine Awards Banquet at Lansdowne Resort. A friend of mine had attended the awards last year and suggested we join them this year. I happened to mention this to a couple other members of the squad and before you know it we … Continue reading Loudoun Wine Awards!
This past Sunday, North Gate Vineyard in Purcellville hosted their first ever wine blending workshop with winemaker/owner Mark Fedor. Eight of us from the squad were lucky enough to get tickets to attend this incredibly unique event. Thanks for the heads up Chris, you're the best!!!! North Gate and it's owners and team have long been … Continue reading Wine Blending at North Gate
Do you enjoy wine? Do you enjoy stand-up comedy? Did you know you can enjoy them together??? WHOA! Yes, that's right kids. Winery 32 in beautiful downtown Lucketts, Virginia, has been hosting stand-up comedy nights for a couple years now, and I'm not embarrassed to admit that I've been at each and every one. And … Continue reading Comedy Night at Winery 32
Sooooo....since we were back from our out-of-town adventures we decided to get the squad together and have a fun, relaxing Saturday night! One of the best places around to do that during the summer is at Tarara Winery for their Summer Concert Series. They have a great stage set up in front of their beautiful … Continue reading Tarara Winery Concert
So this past Friday the squad decided to spend the evening at North Gate Vineyard for their first Friday event. This one featured live music from Jason Masi and fresh crepes from La Petite Lou Lou Creperie + Bar a Vins, plus discounts on wine and of course a guaranteed great time! We started arriving … Continue reading Music & Crepes & Wine, oh my!
Wow, it's been over two weeks since I've graced my adoring fans with a blog post. So sorry about that but you know how life gets sometimes right? I'm sure you've already forgiven me! This has been a crazy summer, jam packed with tons of fun (and a little work). Two weeks in Florida for … Continue reading The Squad goes to the Outer Banks!
So our summer vacation this year was three nights in Vero Beach, Florida followed by a week at Disney World. Disney is right up there with wine on our list of favorite things, so we end up there way more often than we should. But that's ok, never grow up right?!? We left home on … Continue reading LoCo Wine Squad goes to Florida