• News Best of Virginia Awards

    We are honored and proud to be in the top four of four of the Best of Virginia awards!

    • 29 November, 2016
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  • News The Art of Toasting

    I think my favorite part of any formal or even informal celebration is the spilling of heart-felt sentiments from some well meaning, overly emotional, partially intoxicated celebrant. The curling of my upper lip into a smirk is almost a Pavlovian response when I hear that tap, tap clinking of some metal object against glassware. I know that in a few short moments someone I know, and most likely love, will be making a complete moronic spectacle of themselves.

    • 11 January, 2016
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  • News The Art of Food and Wine Pairing

    In our wine shop, we are often asked to make food pairing recommendations for our wines. Although this is a fun and interesting aspect of the industry, the answers we give are very subjective and biased due to our own personal preferences. The versatility of the grape offers an array of flavors and textures that complement almost every other edible agricultural product. Aside from an occasional lone glass of wine, I personally look at wine primarily as a food enhancer. This obviously stems from my love affair for both food and wine, but when a great wine is perfectly paired with a dish, the union is heavenly.

    • 11 January, 2016
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