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Checking in with the Locals: Micah LeMon

August 26, 2014 by

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Charlottesville is a city filled with local-loving people, and a spirit of community and collaboration unlike anywhere else. Every week, Cville Niche will celebrate that spirit by featuring a local’s top picks. Check out previous local check-ins! Micah LeMon Known around Cville as the guy who makes incredibly delicious libations, Micah LeMon is a class […]

Cheers Check-in: Cville Niche goes on a Wine Tour

August 4, 2014 by

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This post was written in a single evening, after an afternoon of wine tasting. Please excuse imperfections. On a bright Sunday morning, a duo of Cville Niche staff – Linnea White and myself – set out on a wine tour hosted by the Monticello Wine Tour & Coach Co. to see what the buzz is all about. […]

Cheers Check-in: Barefoot Bucha

July 28, 2014 by

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As a craft beer lover with an addiction to cheeseburgers, a mysterious drink known as kombucha and often found at farmer’s markets and natural foods stores seemed more suited for someone more health conscious than myself. Plus, I figured there was no way this earthy cocktail could taste good. It turns out that my skepticism […]

Cheers Check-in: Monticello Wine Tour & Coach Co.

July 7, 2014 by

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If you’ve ever taken a ride through the picturesque surrounding counties, you’ve probably enjoyed one (or more) of the many wineries, cideries, and breweries in our area. And you’ve probably pined for the day you could be chauffeured along the countryside as you taste and sip to your heart’s content. Introducing Monticello Wine Tour & […]

Booming Brews: Champion taps into mass production

May 12, 2014 by

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It’s only been about a year-and-a-half since Hunter Smith first opened the doors of the Champion Brewing Co. Tap Room in Downtown Charlottesville, but the buzz of the business has led to rapid growth in size, brewing capacity, and personnel. Champion, which first opened its doors in December 2012, has grown from a neighborhood brewpub […]

Cheers Check-in: All-girl beer club teams up with local brewery

April 14, 2014 by

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Girls Drink Craft Beer, Too! Those five words printed on Anne Deery’s business card serve as a not-so-subtle reminder that not all craft beer connoisseurs are men, especially in a brew-friendly city like Charlottesville. While CAMRA (Charlottesville Area Masters of Real Ale) is made up of a variety of brewers, Deery was surprised to find […]

Cheers Check-in: Early Mountain Vineyards

April 7, 2014 by

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Breathtaking views and distinctly Virginian wine. That’s what you’re missing if you haven’t been to Early Mountain Vineyards. Early Mountain Vineyards has an abundance of delicious and complexly flavored wines that are distinctly Virginian, as well as a gorgeous property stretching over 300 acres, which makes for a great range of entertaining environments with event spaces ranging […]

Alley Light Shines in Downtown Restaurant Scene

March 31, 2014 by

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It’s hard for a restaurant to keep a low profile in a city like Charlottesville, where word of mouth travels faster than a downtown businessman to happy hour. Will Richey has discovered that despite his restaurant’s discreet location, tucked away in an alley on 2nd Street, Cville foodies will hunt down the newest place in […]

Cheers Check-in: 22BRIX Wine Room

February 17, 2014 by

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With Cindy’s “big picture” point of view and Cody’s eye for detail, this mother-daughter duo created a quaint wine shop, 22BRIX Wine Room, distributing their family-made wines from Ankida Ridge Vineyards. Thanks to their family tradition of carrying the lucky number 22, as well as their love and passion for wine, Cindy and Cody made […]

Checking in with the Locals: Tim Edmond

February 11, 2014 by

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Charlottesville is a city filled with local-loving people, and a spirit of community and collaboration unlike anywhere else. Every week, Cville Niche will celebrate that spirit by featuring a local’s top picks. Check out previous local check-ins! Tim Edmond From a love of craft beer and a college friendship came what we know as some of […]