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  • 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 DrinkΒ  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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  • Red Wine Grapes in Virginia

    Red Wine Grapes for Virginia Soil

    Which Red Wine Grapes Grow Best in Virginia?

    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.

    Red Wine Grapes in Virginia

    Virginia vineyards produce amazing red wine.

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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

  • Buying a Winery

    Economics of Owning a Small Winery

      You see the story again and again, many couples and individuals dream of owning a winery Continue reading

  • Wine making – So you want to own a winery?

    Wine. We Drink it. We drink a lot of it. It just so happens that wineries and vineyards happen to be some of the most beautiful places. The dream of owning a winery is one many people have, and few seem to make a reality. How difficult is it to run a vineyard and winery? Here is a peak at one aspect of the process, how wine is made.Β  Continue reading

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