Virginia is not an amateur when it comes to the topic of wine. The city of Charlottesville alone boasts of more than 20 wineries in its surrounding areas. Now, while some of you may find more than a dozen wineries to choose from too much to think about, it shouldn’t keep you from trying to […]
Day 8 | The Chateau Bel-Air Ouy, 2000 This bordeaux blend, from the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru area in France, is a great red to bring home to impress the hostess with the mostest or serve with your holiday meal. The dark plum color of the wine is matched in elegance by the fruit-forward taste, with […]
Day 3 | Veritas Vineyard and Winery’s Red Star Veritas Red Star is one of the vineyard’s most popular wines – palate-friendly and light bodied. Red Star is a blend of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Chambourcin, and at only $18.00, it makes a great gift to a wide variety of wine lovers.
*Sorry we’re running a bit behind with the wines. We’ll be caught up to day three today! Day 2| Pippin Hill’s Winemakers Select Red Wine This is a great red for any occassion– it’s smooth on the palette and easily paired with a variety of food. It’s a blend of Cabernet Franc and Chambourcin. Currently only […]
Need a great bottle of wine – red, white, or bubbly – to take to your next holiday party? Well, lucky you. Charlottesville is enveloped by dozens of local vineyards, each unique and with an array of wines to choose from. So don’t hesitate to take a drive in the beautiful country just minutes outside […]
What’s better on a rainy Friday evening than sipping on wine and nibbling on cupcakes? That’s right, boys — Real Men Eat Cupcakes (and Drink Moscato d’Asti)… and Market Street Wine Shop will be separating the boys from the men tonight for their Friday evening wine tasting. But ladies, please, this is really for you. […]