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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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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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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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5 Reasons To Plan Your Valentine's Day In Loudoun

With busy schedules and commitments, it is very easy for couples to get caught up in the day-to-day routine of work and other responsibilities. But, sometimes the chore list will just have to wait! Spending quality time with your significant other is important and what better way to escape the…

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The 8 Best Ways to Explore Middleburg!

Nestled in lush Blue Ridge foothills, this gorgeous Piedmont town dates back to 1728 when a fieldstone tavern – today’s boutique Red Fox Inn – was established by a cousin of George Washington. Hailed as the nation’s Horse and Hunt Capital, its picture-perfect downtown is lined with country-chic…

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