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.
I was driving to the Homestead in early April when I saw end posts behind a brick wall which sure looked like evidence of a vineyard. On the way back, I turned and drove up the driveway for a closer look. I came upon what looked like (and turned out to be) a research...read more