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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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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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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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Take Loudoun Home for the Holidays

From boutique shopping in Leesburg, to the trendy stores and galleries of Middleburg and the craft beverages, produce and artisanal goods in more rural parts of the county, we’re spoiled for holiday gift choices in Loudoun. But sometimes we all need a little help to get the right gift. Here’s our…

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Celebrate Virginia Wine Month in Loudoun

October is Virginia Wine Month! Many wine regions of the world are known for a signature grape: California for Cabernet Sauvignon, Oregon for Pinot Noir, Argentina for Malbec, South Africa for Pinotage and so on. So, what is Loudoun – rapidly establishing itself as a powerhouse of Mid-Atlantic…

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