Memorial Day Weekend Adventures

We didn't have a lot of exciting plans for this Memorial Day weekend, honestly life's been busy lately and everyone wanted to keep it kinda low-key.  All we knew was we planned to hit a couple of spots and just hang for a bit.  Maybe do one day of touring with lunch and dinner as …

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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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Comedy Night at Winery 32

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 …

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Tarara Winery Concert

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 …

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