Valentine’s Day Celebrations in Wine Country

Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day in Virginia wine country! Nearly every winery offers something special this month– a chocolate and wine pairing, live music, blind tasting classes, wine dinners– grab your special someone, your best friends or your galentine’s and plan a fun and delicious day sipping and savoring! Check out just a few of…

Delaplane Cellars

Delaplane is one of our favorite small towns to visit in the Northern Virginia wine region.  The peaceful town offers great opportunities for hiking, country roads to get lost on and gorgeous mountain views to sit back and enjoy.  It also offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in Virginia viticulture with a handful of wineries…

Taste of Terroir: Stone Tower Winery

World-class wine. Unbelievable Virginia views. Exceptional hospitality.  An elegant and warm atmosphere.  These are just a few of the elements that make Stone Tower Winery one of Virginia’s most popular wine destinations. Located just south of Leesburg in the ever-expanding Middleburg AVA, Stone Tower resides on the rolling hillsides of Hogback Mountain, family land that…

Northern Virginia’s Premier Food and Wine Experience Announces Headlining Chefs and New Partnerships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NORTHERN VIRGINIA’S PREMIER FOOD AND WINE EXPERIENCE ANNOUNCES HEADLINING CHEFS AND NEW PARTNERSHIPS ASHBURN, VIRGINIA – AUGUST 18, 2016 – Top Chef and Top Chef Masters alum Bryan Voltaggio will return to Epicurience Virginia this year as the signature culinary and wine festival makes its debut at a new location, One Loudoun. With the continued support…

Wine + Food at The Wine Kitchen in Historic Leesburg

Located in the heart of Historic Leesburg, The Wine Kitchen is the perfect spot to break up your day of winery hopping through DC’s Wine Country (Loudoun County).  The Wine Kitchen offers a rustic, yet casual atmosphere coupled with seasonal, locally sourced dishes and an exceptional wine list featuring flights, bottles for purchase and glasses. The atmosphere highlights…

12 Wines from Visit Loudoun’s #FindYourVine Contest

This summer, the marketing gurus of Visit Loudoun launched a super fun and engaging instagram contest for Virginia Wine lovers!  Simple to enter, #FindYourVine encouraged instagrammers to photograph their experiences at 12 Loudoun County wineries and hashtag #FindYourVine.  Upon posting your photo with the accompanying hashtag, you were entered to win over $2,000 in winery cash towards the…

It’s Rosé Season!

Spring flowers, pollen, warm weather, rain showers, cool breezes– all of these elements signal the start of Spring!  One other element that tips off Spring’s impending approach?   Why the enormous displays of beautiful Rosé bottles filling the aisles of Wegman’s of course!  That’s right; it’s Rosé season!  In honor of the occasion and it’s impact on…

Chrysalis Vineyards at The Ag District

Taking advantage of the beautiful weather this past weekend, we ventured out to one of our favorite Northern Virginia wineries, Greenhill Winery and Vineyards.  On our way to Greenhill we decided to take a short detour, literally a left turn, to stop by a relatively new tasting room, Chrysalis Vineyards at The Ag District.  Although Chrysalis is…

Zephaniah Farm Vineyard: Why We Love Virginia Wine Country

A few weeks ago we visited a winery that we had previously overlooked on our Loudoun County adventures.  Zephaniah Farm Vineyard is located off of Route 15 in Leesburg and sandwiched between several of our favorite DC Wine Country destinations.  Given the location, it’s almost amazing we hadn’t stopped in before.  Sometimes it’s these spontaneous winery…

Cardamon Family Vineyards

Located on Harpers Ferry Road in Purcellville, Virginia is a food and wine lover’s paradise home to some fabulous old world style wines, Cardamon Family Vineyards. Their craft wine however, is not the only tasty item on the menu at this family owned and operated winery. Winemaker and trained chef, Chuck Cardamon, is also serving…