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

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 … Continue reading Comedy Night at Winery 32

Music & Crepes & Wine, oh my!

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!

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

First Friday at Northgate

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

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 Spring Farm Tour – part Deux!

Let's see where did we leave off?  Oh yeah, we'd visited Edgegrove Farm in Purcellville and had an encounter with a goat that was very suspicious of our motives and a poor sheep dog who just couldn't get no respect.  If you haven't read the first installment of this thrilling adventure you can find the … Continue reading 2017 Spring Farm Tour – part Deux!

Heading West for a special weekend…

This past weekend, the youngest member of our squad graduated from James Madison University!  I am so excited and proud of him and couldn't wait to attend the graduation.  I was talking to our friends at Terra Nebulo about our weekend trip to Harrisonburg and they told me that Cave Ridge Vineyard, the winery owned … Continue reading Heading West for a special weekend…