I recently made my annual summer trip to the Finger Lakes of New York, where I caught up on old favorite wineries, a few new wineries, and a few new releases from the 2018 vintage. I also enjoyed the 30-year old Grass Roots music festival in Trumansburg on west Cayuga...read more
- Following the success of the their 2016 Cabernet Franc, Catoctin Breeze Vineyard in Thurmont has won the 2019 Comptroller’s Cup with their 2017 Estate Cabernet Franc. Standing out from 165 competing wines from 31 wineries, this Cabernet Franc took top honors in its...read more
Author Book Signing Chrysalis Vineyards,
Friday 7/12, 3:00-5:00 pm
Author-signed copies of Beyond Jefferson’s Vines, the definitive book on Virginia wine, will be available for sale and personalization by Richard Leahy at the Ag District, Chrysalis Vineyards, just east of Middleburg.
Gray Ghost Vineyards’ 25th Anniversary Celebration Sat. 7/13
Author and long-time Virginia wine writer Richard Leahy will be the Guest of Honor presenting a keynote address at Gray Ghost Vineyards’ 25th Anniversary Celebration at the winery in Amissville. The keynote is at 10:00 a.m. with a ticketed tasting event to follow starting at 11:00 a.m. and lasting until 4:00 p.m. Tickets $35.00 advance, $40.00 at the door. To RSVP for the 10:00 keynote or purchase advance tickets, phone 540-937-4869.