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.


David King of King Family Vineyards Dies at 64

David King, who founded King Family Vineyards west of Crozet in 1998 with his wife Ellen, died May 2nd of cancer. David had been a corporate lawyer from Houston (no relation to the Kings of the King Ranch), and when the Kings bought the property they were thinking of...

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Author Book Signing and Discussion of Virginia Wine with Robert Muse at Muse Vineyards,

Friday 5/3, 6:00pm

Friday, May 3rd, enjoy the world-class wines of Muse Vineyards east of Woodstock in the Shenandoah Valley while author Richard Leahy and proprietor Robert Muse discuss Virginia wine today and its likely trajectory. Author-signed copies of Beyond Jefferson’s Vines, the definitive book on Virginia wine, will be available for sale. 

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