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Sampling Loudoun's Newest Wineries

Since Willowcroft Farm Vineyards bottled Loudoun’s first wine in 1984, the local wine scene has grown exponentially. Forty years on there are now more than 50 wineries and tasting rooms in Loudoun, with new ones opening every year. While many of these are well-established and even nationally or…

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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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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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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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Best Spring Events in Loudoun

Spring has sprung, the flowers are out, farm fields have turned luminous green and Loudoun’s towns, parks, public gardens and horse racing tracks are set for a busy season. So, what’s on the calendar in Loudoun that can keep you and your family entertained in the pre-summer sun? Here we highlight…

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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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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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Celebrate Black History Month in Loudoun

February is Black History Month - a moment of recognition for the central role African Americans have had in shaping U.S. history. It is also a great time for me to highlight my own experiences as a Black woman living in the U.S. I moved to Leesburg, Virginia a few short months after my 25th…

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