Grab a glass of wine that you can chill to enjoy outside in the hot summer months.
Best Wine to Drink This Summer
While wine is good all year round, some wines hold up better in the summer heat than others. Whether your go-to wine is a heavy red you can’t bring yourself to drink in the summer or you’re just dying to know what the trendiest wines will be, read on to see the best wine for the summer.
If you’re starting a vineyard in Virginia and want to produce white wine, some varietals do better in the soil and weather conditions than others. (If you want to produce red wine, we can help with that too! Check out our guide to the best varieties to grow for red wine here.) A lot of new vineyard owners prefer to grow white wine grapes in Virginia because certain varieties produce fruit very soon after first being planted. Red wine grape varieties, on the other hand, can take a couple extra years to produce fruit at their full capacity. Additionally, white certain white wine grapes in Virginia are resistant to disease and fungus, so your harvest will be safe even if something wipes out red wine varieties. Read on for our recommendations on white wine grape varietals to grow in Virginia.
If you want to make white wine, we can help you choose the right grapes for Virginia soil.
If you’re looking to start a vineyard, you probably have some questions about red wine grapes in Virginia. What grapes grow well? Should I grow red or white? When will the vines produce fruit? Every area has grapes that flourish and others that falter based on the weather, altitude, geography, and soil. While Virginia’s mild climate allows many grapes to grow well, some wine grapes grow better in Virginia than others. If you have questions about what red wine grapes to grow in Virginia, here’s a guide to the best varieties.
Tis’ the season, right? If you are reading this, then chances are you came out of the holidays in one piece. (You might still be reestablishing your sanity, but after that much time with family, aren’t we all?) Well the attack on your emotional health is not over, not just yet. Continue reading