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
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
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
Ahhhhhhh North Gate. It was my first winery love, and to this day it holds a special place in my heart. Our first visit to North Gate Vineyard was a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. No wait, that's a different story. It was definitely a long while back but I still vividly … Continue reading North Gate Vineyard
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…