A Winery 32 Weekend

It's been a while since I had the time to sit down and write about our adventures.  Actually I realized it's been five months since my last blog.  And what a crazy five months it has been!  They've been busy but also fun and filled with family and friends.  I guess its true that time …

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Twin Oaks Tavern Winery

This weekend we paid another visit to one of our newest favorite spots, Twin Oaks Tavern Winery.  We had joined their club earlier this year (surprise!), so we had a few bottles to pick up and figured it would be a nice outing for the squad on this long weekend.  Full disclosure, it's 'technically' in Clarke …

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North Gate acquired by Walsh Family Wines

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 …

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Winery 32 Pickup Day!

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 …

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Loudoun Wine Awards!

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 …

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Wine Blending at North Gate

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 …

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Faith Like a Mustard Seed Farm

We're taking a break from wineries today to give my liver a bit of a reprieve, and heading back to the bustling metropolis of Lucketts, Virginia to feature another one of my favorite places; Faith Like a Mustard Seed Farm!  I mean, you really should eat before heading out for a long day of winery …

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