Sat. April 8: I will be a panelist with Scott Eliff, proprietor of DuCard Vineyards in Madison Co., for a short film called Decanted at the Little Washington Film Festival in the town of that name, in Rappahannock County, VA. Wine mixer with film makers, 7:00-7:30, films 7:30-9:15, panel discussion 9:15-9:30. For schedule and tickets, visit

Tues. April 11: The Northside branch of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library will feature “Virginia Wine Today” given by me, followed by “painting your own wine glass.” Copies of Beyond Jefferson’s Vines, all about the Virginia wine scene from 1619 to the present, will be available for purchase and autographing. More details at

Sat. April 22, 3-4 p.m. Book signing and sale of  Beyond Jefferson’s Vines, at Chrysalis Vineyards at the Ag District (off Rt. 50 just west of Aldie, Loudoun Co.)