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June 2016

Veritas Vineyard & Winery

Veritas Vineyard and Winery was the second stop on our Charlottesville Wine Tour.  Veritas is well known for many reasons, one being their huge display of corks spelling out the word “LOVE.”  This is part… { read more }

June 29, 2016

Afton Mountain Vineyards

Afton Mountain Vineyards was the first stop on our Charlottesville Wine Tour.  Upon arrival at Afton Mountain Vineyards,  you will notice a saying on their sign: “grapes don’t grow in ugly places.”  This statement… { read more }

June 28, 2016

Charlottesville Wine Tour

Ever since I started this winery adventure, I have been itching to head down to Charlottesville, Virginia to check out a few of the 30+ wineries on the Monticello Wine Trail.   A few weeks… { read more }

June 27, 2016

Creek’s Edge Winery

Creek’s Edge Winery is located in Lovettsville, Virginia, along the Catoctin Creek.  Creek’s Edge opened in 2014 and is part of the Potomac Cluster Wine Trail (along with Fabbioli, Hidden Brook, Lost Creek, and Tarara.)  This… { read more }

June 26, 2016
mint vodka and flying dog imperial stout beer cocktail

The Warhammer

We visited Dragon Distillery a few months back (check out my guest post for Frederick County Housewives here).  The owner, Mark, suggested making a Warhammer- a shot of his Mint Vodka mixed with a stout or… { read more }

June 22, 2016

Great Shoals Winery

A few months back, Sumih, Great Shoals Winery’s Communication Manager,  invited me out to check out Great Shoals Winery‘s tasting room.  She was beyond knowledgeable about the winery itself, as well as friendly and accommodating!… { read more }

June 16, 2016


Vanish is located on over 50 acres of forests and fields at Black Hops Farm in Lucketts, Virginia. The area was set to be a subdivision before the owner, Jonathan Staples, purchased the property.  Staples wants… { read more }

June 13, 2016