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.
It's been awhile since I tasted the current releases of Pippin Hill Vineyard, which has in the meantime become a partner in Michael Shaps Wineworks (who has always made the wines for the vineyard nearby at their Carter's Bridge facility). The quality and style of the...read more