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
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
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 … Continue reading Tarara Winery Concert
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
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
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
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!
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
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!
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