Winery Spotlight: Hardware Hills Vineyard

In our last winery spotlight of 2022, we’d like to introduce you to Hardware Hills Vineyard. Located in Scottsville, VA, Hardware Hills was previously Thistle Gate Vineyard. The name changed after ownership of the winery changed in 2021. We visited Hardware Hills as the third and final stop of our fall tour this year andContinue reading “Winery Spotlight: Hardware Hills Vineyard”

Support Black Women Who Wine…and own Small Businesses

Black Women Who Wine is lucky to have so many amazing women join us who are also small business owners. This Small Business Saturday, we invite you to learn about just a few and to stay tuned for a business directory we are working on! Renee’s BoutiqueOwner: Crystal NapierCrystal is a longtime supporter of BlackContinue reading “Support Black Women Who Wine…and own Small Businesses”

Oenoverse version 1.1 is over…what I learned

In the fall of 2021, Tracey Love of Blenheim Vineyards reached out to me asking if I’d like to be a host for a new wine club the winery was planning for 2022, the Oenoverse. It was going to be a club to give a voice to a diverse array of wine afficionados and loversContinue reading “Oenoverse version 1.1 is over…what I learned”

Introducing…BWWW’s Wine Cave

Wine caves are built into hillsides and a unique way to store and age wine. While there are only a few Virginia wineries with wine caves, they offer wineries a unique way to store wine and a visually stunning spectacle for wine lovers and vineyard visitors. Sounds like exactly where we need to be! EnterContinue reading “Introducing…BWWW’s Wine Cave”

Black Women Who Wine Experience Pippin Hill

Pippin Hilll ranks among the most visited and lauded wineries in Virginia. Known for its picturesque entrance, mountain views, and cuisine, it is a popular choice for weddings, wine tours and foodies. Over the weekend we got to experience Pippin Hill. Nine Black women in non profits and Black business owners came together for aContinue reading “Black Women Who Wine Experience Pippin Hill”

Eat and Drink Red on Juneteenth

June 19th is Juneteenth. Widely seen as a regional holiday that people in Texas and some other southern states recognized, Juneteenth has come to the forefront nationally in recent years, partially due to the growing desire of others to learn more about Black culture and reckon with the Unites States’ racist systems and backbone ofContinue reading “Eat and Drink Red on Juneteenth”

It’s okay…to not like Rosé

Rosé. It’s trendy. It’s here to stay. I don’t like it. Rosé is made from red grapes, therefore making it a red wine (though with a much lighter hue). Just give me a full-bodied red. It’s more flavorful, has a higher alcohol content and is probably just a better wine. I’ve tried to like rosé.Continue reading “It’s okay…to not like Rosé”