Tag Archives: white wine

  • Wine for the summer

    2018 Summer Wine List

    Wine for the summer

    Grab a glass of wine that you can chill to enjoy outside in the hot summer months.

    Best Wine to Drinkย  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.

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  • White Wine Grapes in Virginia

    White Wine Grapes for Virginia Soil

    Which White Wine Grapes Grow Best in Virginia?

    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.

    White Wine Grapes in Virginia

    If you want to make white wine, we can help you choose the right grapes for Virginia soil.

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  • summer-wines

    2016 Summer Wine List

    Wine, we drink it no matter the season. Certainly though, we can all agree that there is a perfect summer wine for every time and place. Being in central Virginia, we have gotten a swift breath of summer. The weather giving us a slight preview of the summer we have all been dying for. Continue reading

  • Biodynamic Wine

    New Trend, Old Method

    Biodynamic Farming is no new science or view on farming. In all reality, it dates back to the 1920โ€™s and a man named Rudolf Steiner. Steiner was, in a way, a renaissance man. Continue reading

  • Wineries and Vineyards

    Natural Wine

    Natural Wine movement

    It is no doubt that the natural food movement has taken the United States by Storm. From Trader Joeโ€™s to Whole Foods, people are making their food and whatโ€™s in it a priority. Food in America has gone through quite the cycle. At one point in time, food was generally purchased locally, because that is just how it worked. Continue reading