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The Virginia wine region stretches from the astonishing Blue Ridge Mountains to the impressive Chesapeake Bay. As an up-and-coming wine region, Virginia offers more than 250 wineries and currently rests at number five on the list for the state with the most. The key factors that shape Virginia’s maritime climate include the Appalachian and Blue Ridge Mountains, Atlantic Ocean, and intricate pattern of rivers and streams. Thriving grapes grown in Virginia include Petite Verdot, Cab Fran, Sauvignon Blanc, and Viognier. Winemakers in the region continue to push the boundaries to create remarkable vintages that will continue to capture attention across the globe.

Why Virginia Wine?

Virginia’s wine country is a pastoral beauty that expands from the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains.
Horseback riding, kayaking or biking to wineries are only some of the amazing experiences you will find in Virginia wine region.
Virginia wines are competing with wines in some of the most popular regions around the world.

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About Virginia

Learn about the region and what makes it unique to any other wine region in the country.

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Our Terroir

The landscape of Virginia offers an array of various characteristics revealed in it’s wines.

Virginia Wines

Virginia Wines

Virginia wine include some of the most amazing varietals, each indicative of the regions best.

In 1990, Viognier’s popularity began to emerge. In May of 2011, the Virginia Wine Board approved the marketing of Viognier as “Virginia’s signature grape”. Today there are 78 wineries sprinkled throughout the state that produce this varietal.

The wines flavors are typically noted as tropical fruit with the standouts being of peach, apple and apricot. White floral flavors, citrus, baking spices and beeswax or mineral is also common. Acidity in the wines is present and the range can vary dramatically depending on the vineyard and the winemaking process.

WHERE DELICIOUS MERROIR & TERROIR AWAIT YOU!

The Virginia region is rich in oysters – largest producer of fresh, farm-raised oysters on the East Coast – and wine and there is no better time to experience the perfect pairing of Virginia Wine & Virginia Seafood. Throughout the region visitors and locals alike can treat ones self  to wine tastings, water tours, and delicious fresh seafood. Make plans to indulge! Learn More…

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