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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 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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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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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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