Black Women Who Wine Loves Barren Ridge

For our April meetup we ventured to Fishersville, VA, to Barren Ridge Vineyards. Co-owner Angela Higgs reached out to invite us earlier this year and this visit was honestly one of the best tasting experiences we’ve had. Angela’s years in the wine industry shine through as she talks about the wines that her family businessContinue reading “Black Women Who Wine Loves Barren Ridge”

Virginia Governor’s Cup Trail: First Stop, Bluestone Vineyard

Over the weekend we started our quest to try some of the wines that took home gold in the 2021 Virginia Governor’s Cup. Our first stop was Bluestone Vineyard. Bluestone is located in Bridgewater, Virginia, and thus part of the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail. This was our first time visiting Bluestone and we chose itContinue reading “Virginia Governor’s Cup Trail: First Stop, Bluestone Vineyard”

What is the Virginia Governor’s Cup?

Virginia wine is in the news as winners of the Virginia Governor’s Cup were announced recently. The annual competition is a big deal, but what is it exactly? The Virginia Wineries Association hosts the competition annually in partnership with the Virginia Wine Board and the Virginia Vineyards Association. For the 2021 competition, 16 judges sampledContinue reading “What is the Virginia Governor’s Cup?”