Category Archives: Wines

Sharon Shim

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Have you ever wondered about the story behind the wine label when you pick up a bottle? Who designed it and what was the inspiration? I sometimes judge a wine by its label, which may not be a bad thing because labels do represent what… [Read more…]

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Tim Vidra

Virginia Distillery — Tasting Room

Photo credit: Tom Daly Virginia, ranked among the top 5 states for number of wineries, is also picking up buzz for distilleries. This resurgence is certainly not something new for Virginia, as our founding father, George Washington, was incidentally also one of… [Read more…]

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Nancy Fann-Im

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You’d think wine would be a simple hobby. Grab a glass, pour and enjoy. Heck, on some days, maybe you don’t even need the glass. But instead, there’s something about wine that inspires the endless invention of gadgets … gadgets… [Read more…]

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Tim Vidra

Tasting Room Thyme Ice Cubes

Every spring I look forward to planting my herb garden. It’s so convenient to slip out back, snip a few sprigs of rosemary, thyme, basil or oregano straight from the garden, and add them to whatever you may be creating… [Read more…]

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Sharon Shim

Forget the hard lemonade. With its refreshing flavors and medium-high acidity, Sauvignon Blanc is the drink you should be serving at all your upcoming cookouts. Serve it nice and chilled, or make it the secret ingredient in the cocktails you’re… [Read more…]

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