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
Are you a member of any of the winery 'clubs'? If not, you are missing out! I have to admit that we have a bit of an obsession with clubs, it's fun to be a part of things! This obsession has led us to be a member of five, yes five, winery clubs at present. … Continue reading Terra Nebulo Club Member Pickup Party
We recently had a cousin visiting. He arrived by way of San Diego, where he had recently gotten out of the Navy, and South Carolina, where he picked up his new puppy, Lulu. So yeah, four whole days in the car including one with a 10 week old puppy and you're ready to get off … Continue reading A lazy Saturday afternoon at Corcoran
Hi everyone! We're baaaaaaack! Just home from a nice long relaxing vacation in Florida. Just what the doctor ordered. We visited a winery and a couple of breweries while there, more to come on that in a later blog. But today we're back to featuring things to do in good old Loudoun County, VA! Sometimes … Continue reading First Friday at Northgate