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 second annual Best of New England Wine Competition took place on April 25th, with six judges including grape and fruit wine and cider and mead specialists, tasting dozens of entries from New England states resulting in 42 medals; two Double Gold, nine Gold, 13...read more
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