Boxwood Estate Winery Featured in Jancis Robinson’s “American Wine”

Apr 24

Jancis Robinson is the world-renown British wine critic, journalist and editor of wine literature describes in her book American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States, Boxwood Estate Winery is a “Superstar in the Northern Virginia Region Snapshot…With Bordeaux consultant Stéphane Derenoncourt advising, Boxwood produces two exceptional red wines: Boxwood, a Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant blend, and Topiary, a Cabernet Franc-Merlot wine.”

She also writes about the only current Northern Virginia AVA; Middleburg, VA AVA.  “In 2009, Boxwood Estate Winery in Middleburg did just that, proposing a Middleburg AVA that would comprise 198 square miles in and around the towns of Middleburg, Purcellville, and Delaplane in Loudoun and Fauquier counties, known for horse husbandry, fox hunts, and high-level equestrian training. Boxwood’s marketing-savvy executive vice president, Rachel Martin, submitted the AVA petition” At the time of printing, the Middleburg AVA had not yet been approved; however this was accomplished in September 2012.

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