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  • Monticello AVA in the Charlottesville, VA Area Named World Wine Region of the Year in Wine Enthusiast’s 2023 Wine Star Awards

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) announces that the Charlottesville area and the Monticello American Viticultural Area (AVA) have won Wine Region of the Year in Wine Enthusiast’s 2023 Wine Star Awards. The Charlottesville area was just one of five wine regions nominated around the world for this prestigious award and was the only nominee located in North America. Wine Enthusiast’s executive media […]

  • Guest Winery Review: Jimmy Rosen Evaluates Current Releases at Linden Vineyards

    I’ve been pleased to meet Jimmy Rosen and his wife Robin at the Wine Guild, who moved to Charlottesville from South Carolina almost a year ago and have been delighted to discover so many wineries with such fine wines in the Old Dominion. Here in a guest column, Jimmy shares his tasting notes and other […]

  • Harvest Report 2023: Overall, a Banner Vintage for Virginia

    A growing season without major frost damage, mostly dry with cool nights through mid-September makes it look like 2023 will be a banner vintage for Virginia. Reports so far indicate that the whites were harvested in nice, ripe numbers almost without exception. Early-ripening reds in some parts of the state were hit with heavy rains, […]