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Best Date Night Ideas in Loudoun

Loudoun is not only known for its scenic beauty, but also for being a perfect destination for lovebirds; embodying the "Virginia is for Lovers" tagline. Whether you're a local or just visiting, here are 10 date night ideas to share with your special someone, offering a perfect blend of romance and…

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The Life of a Wine Barrel

Winemaking is a complex process. The time taken to plant, cultivate and harvest grapes and then barrel, age and bottle wine can be years, even decades. That Cab you’re drinking had a long life before it touched your lips. Something else in the winemaking process has a long life: a wine barrel…

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The 5 Best Wine Experiences for Spring

Spring is almost here, leaves are turning green and vines are starting to bud. Luckily, you don’t have to wait six months for the new fruit to ripen before sampling some of the good stuff. In celebration of warmer weather (and the 40 th Anniversary of the Loudoun wine industry), here we suggest five…

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Spend Your Spring Break in Loudoun!

We all like sand and the sea but you don’t have to travel to the beach to enjoy Spring Break this year. Less than an hour from DC, yet a world away, a variety of family friendly activities await in Loudoun. From outdoor hikes and educational farm visits to bonding with the young ones over golf and…

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Celebrate Women's History Month in Loudoun

Women have been instrumental in making Loudoun a world-class culinary, wine and craft beverage destination. But talented female artists are also behind the county’s dynamic and thriving music scene. This Women’s History Month we profile five Loudoun singer-songwriters hitting all the right notes…

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Let Love Take Flight

If music is the food of love, then wine be the drink. In ancient Rome drinking wine was thought to bring couples closer together and the gift of a bottle was a symbol of affection. In the Middle Ages wine became associated with the feast of Saint Valentine, the patron saint of love. It was believed…

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National Plan For Vacation Day

As the excitement of the holidays wears off and the long chill of winter sets in, thoughts turn to where to vacation this year. Are you looking for family-friendly outdoor fun or a romantic retreat with your loved one? How about an excursion into DC’s Wine Country ® or a thirst-quenching brewery…

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Celebrate National Cheese Lover's Day in Loudoun

Wine and cheese are the ultimate food pairing, a match made in culinary heaven that is hard to resist. While Loudoun is now known as DC’s Wine Country®, it was once home to a thriving dairy industry. There were so many dairy farms in Loudoun back in the day that the county flag literally has milk…

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