Richard Leahy is a wine author and wine industry consultant specializing in regional wines east of the Rockies. He has been reporting on the wines of Virginia and other regional wine states since 1986. Richard works with numerous wineries, associations and state agencies, and is the Conference Manager for the largest wine industry trade show on the East Coast, the Eastern Winery Exposition.
The 2018 Eastern Winery Exposition, the largest trade show and conference for the production wine and grape industries east of the Pacific states, set a new registration record during its three-day event from March 6-8 at over 1,000 attendees, even with some...read more
2/27/18, Richmond, VA--Virginia Governor Ralph Northam tonight announced that from a field of 99 gold medal wines, King Family Vineyards of Crozet had won the Governor's Cup for their 2014 Meritage, made by winemaker Matthieu Finot, who has been consistently producing...read more