Taste of Terroir: Epicurience Virginia

Last weekend we had the opportunity to attend Epicurience Virginia; a food and wine festival held annually in DC’s Wine Country.  Located for the first time at The Barn at One Loudoun, the event is a true showcase of Virginia Wine Country’s unique terroir as well as the talents of local chefs who are guiding the state’s reputation as a…

Win 2 VIP Tickets to Epicurience Virginia

We are partnering with Epicurience Virginia to give away 2 VIP tickets the EPIC Food and Wine event on Saturday, October 15th at One Loudoun! Held in the East Coast’s premier wine region, Loudoun, Virginia: DC’s Wine Country. It’s where insiders come to savor award-winning wines and seek out noteworthy farm-to-table cuisine. Taste the finest in Virginia…

Taste of Terroir: Greenhill Winery & Vineyards

Middleburg is one of our favorite places to spend time.  Historic homes surrounded by picturesque landscapes, horse farms and polo fields, a quaint town filled with antique shops, fine dining and our favorite spot to spoil the dogs (Wylie Wagg).  Of course, we can’t visit Middleburg without a stop at one of our favorite local…

Taste of Terroir: Zephaniah Farm Vineyard

There is more than just wine that makes an experience in Virginia Wine Country great.  There are the tasting rooms of course, the views, the ambience and the stories; but there is another thing that makes a winery great– the people.  At Zephaniah Farm Vineyard in Leesburg, VA, you will find some amazing people–and the wine…

Taste of Terroir: Stinson Vineyards

Over the summer we brought you a snapshot of California, Oregon and Washington Wine Country through out West Coast Wednesday series.  Along the journey, we were able to sample the award winning and unique flavors of Sonoma Coast, Napa Valley, Walla Walla, the Willamette Valley and other exciting wine regions on the left side of the country….

Armstrong Family Winery: Crafting a Legacy

School is back in session and Fall is right around the corner!  Before we launch our next series in just a few short weeks (Taste of Terroir: A Virginia Wine Series), we wanted to share one last story from the West Coast that resonated with us for many reasons.  On our journey to cover some…

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…

West Coast Wednesdays: Westerly Wines

This week our West Coast Wednesday series brings us back to California Wine Country.  Located in the unique climate of Santa Barbara County, Westerly Wines is a small-production winery in pursuit of crafting the best possible wines from the best possible fruit in the region.  Learn about the terroir of Santa Barbara County, as well as…

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…

West Coast Wednesdays: Adelsheim Vineyard

This week in our West Coast Wednesdays series we are traveling to the Willamette Valley in Oregon to discover one of Oregon’s founding wineries.  Adelsheim Vineyard is a perfect example of how the Oregon wine industry has grown over the last several decades– learn about the history, the region, and their ‘true to its roots’ newly…

The Best of Virginia: Early Mountain Vineyards

A few weeks ago we made our way South for a quick stay in one of our favorite places, Charlottesville.  We spent a great day tasting wines, walking around the downtown mall, enjoying a stroll around the UVA campus, and eating some of the amazing local food.  It was a great trip that was capped off in…