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 … Continue reading Wine Blending at North Gate

The Squad goes to the Outer Banks!

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!

A lazy Saturday afternoon at Corcoran

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

Winery 32

Next in my series of 'Favorite Places' posts (kinda like Oprah's 'Favorite Things' without the free stuff) is an awesome place called Winery 32 in the beautiful metropolis of Lucketts, Virginia!  We've been hanging out at Winery 32 regularly since they opened in July of 2014.  We'd moved to Lucketts in February 2014, so visiting … Continue reading Winery 32

2017 Loudoun Spring Farm Tour – Part 1

We've been participating in the Loudoun Farm Tours for several years now and this year's Spring tour was no exception!  For those of you who have no idea what the farm tour is here's a quick overview; each Spring and Fall Loudoun County hosts a farm tour and invites local agri-businesses such as farms, wineries, … Continue reading 2017 Loudoun Spring Farm Tour – Part 1

Graduation, Veramar, Bogati (and Bojangles)…a perfect day!

Or as I like to call it 'Graduation at JMU in the rain....dear god is it over yet when can we go home I think I can literally feel myself catching pneumonia?'  Remember our trip down to graduation?  If not, see 'Headed West for a Special Weekend' for part 1 of this saga.  The weather … Continue reading Graduation, Veramar, Bogati (and Bojangles)…a perfect day!

Terra Nebulo Vineyards

We stumbled upon Terra Nebulo (like literally stumbled, it was the last stop in what was admittedly a pretty long day….) quite by accident.  We were driving home from somewhere, can’t quite remember where or honestly even who was in the car, when we came upon a handwritten sign stuck in the grass that piqued … Continue reading Terra Nebulo Vineyards