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.
Fred Frank Honored with Perpetual Monteith Trophy Award for Exceptional Contributions to the American Wine Industry
Fred Frank in his vineyard holding a grape cluster at harvest. Preserving a legacy and carrying on the family traditions of innovation and experimentation, Fred Frank is a force in New York winemaking. Since 1993, he has headed Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in...
Richard Leahy, Conference Manager of the Eastern Winery Expo, author of Beyond Jefferson’s Vines, member of the Circle of Wine Writers – has been a distinctive presence on the eastern wine scene for close to forty years. The Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association is...
Saturday, Dec. 10th, 3 – 5 pm: Richard signs copies of Beyond Jefferson’s Vines at Ankida Ridge Vineyards, 1304 Franklin Creek Rd, Amherst, VA 24521. It’s Ankida Ridge’s annual Fete de Noel! Visit ankidaridge.com for more details.