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112 South Street SE, Suite 200
Leesburg, VA 20175
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What We Love About Loudoun

A dozen or so years ago my wife and I packed up our Volvo station wagon and two young kids and moved from Brooklyn, New York to Waterford, Loudoun County – swapping a sprawling metropolis of eight million people for the bucolic charm of a Quaker village with a population of 280. I’ve never…

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Loudoun's Pioneering Winemakers

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Loudoun wine industry. Today the county is home to more than 50 wineries and tasting rooms and has been described by Decanter Magazine as “the most exciting corner of Virginia and among the most intriguing in US wine.” But who are some of the pioneers of…

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Kick off to Summer: The Summer Guide To Loudoun

Summer is here and the livin’ is easy, especially in Loudoun where our wineries and craft breweries are in full swing, public pools and waterparks are opening and concerts, food festivals and pro sports events are ready to entertain. Here we select some not-to-miss summer events in Loudoun. For a…

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The Best Hikes and Trails in Loudoun, VA

From the woodland paths and riverfront views of Algonkian Regional Park and Ball’s Bluff Battlefield to the ups and downs of The Rollercoaster section of the world-famous Appalachian Trail, accessible at Bear’s Den Overlook, Loudoun is a playground for the active and energetic. Add in the paved…

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Celebrate Mother's Day in Loudoun!

Looking for ideas this Mother’s Day? Well, you’re in luck because there are countless ways to show mom love right here in Loudoun! You don’t have to limit yourself, here are some of the best ways to celebrate the mom in your life! Preparing for Mom’s Big Day You don’t have to wait until the…

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5 Wine Varietals to Try in Loudoun

As a relatively young wine industry – 40 years this year! – Loudoun is not yet known for one grape or style, and our winemakers constantly innovate. As a result, a tasting tour of the county can be a trip around the world, trying everything from Austrian Grüner Veltliner to French-style Bordeaux…

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Loudoun's Award-Winning Wineries

In 2017, The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards won the prestigious Governor’s Cup for the best wine in Virginia, the first Loudoun winery to claim the award. At that same ceremony, Breaux Vineyards and Sunset Hills Vineyard won gold medals for their wine. Loudoun wine was no longer the plucky…

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Top 5 Best Tasting Room Atmospheres

Drinking wine is a pleasure but to really enhance a bottle – and a mood – drink it in a spectacular setting. Here we select five great Loudoun tasting rooms for the best wine country ambience. Walsh Family Wine Enter the free-flowing open-plan tasting room of Walsh Family Wine and it’s like you’ve…

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Loudoun’s Most Instagrammable Outdoor Spaces

You know when you spy the ultimate red-orange-yellow ombre leaf and you reflexively whip your phone out for that “It’s fall, y’all!” moment on your Instagram? Ever experienced a feed full of rainbows as soon as that multicolored magic strikes the sky or an avalanche of snow pics after the first…

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