April 4, 2020

When Tracy Shackelford and Harold Philipsen of Northwestern Mutual, in partnership with The Williamsburg Winery, put a call out to the community to help feed hospital workers in Williamsburg, the community did more than just rally. 

They came out in full force.

In a matt...

March 15, 2020

Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant. 


March 14. 

But around Wessex Hundred, and especially at The Gabriel Archer Tavern, you know what else is constant? 


If you want to take a taste of The Williamsburg Winery home in honor of Pi Day...

March 10, 2020

There’s something about a piece of old wood. 

It has character. 


Stories embedded into every grain, every worm hole, every ring of history. 

If you were to “come across a piece of wood that has stood in a barn for over 150 years, you know that this one piece of wood...

March 9, 2020

We think we can all agree, it’s lovely to be recognized, and it’s an honor to receive an award for your work, for your craft.

Sometimes those awards come from judges. Sometimes those awards come from panels of experts. And sometimes, in the grandest of all circumstances...

March 4, 2020

Earlier this year, it was a career Army spouse who was announced as the winner of The Williamsburg Winery’s military spouse appreciation giveaway. It was the least we could do to say thank you to all who have served in support of our servicemen. 

We thought you should h...

March 3, 2020

To write is human. 

To receive a handwritten note is divine! 

In many ways, today, that art – the art of letter writing – is lost. 

It is, after all, much easier (and faster) to type out an email or shoot off a text message. 

But we all get so many of those texts and email...

March 2, 2020

The ingredients are simple. 

House-roasted turkey. 


Granny Smith apple slices. 

Lingonberry preserves. 

Roasted garlic mayo. 

French baguette. 

When it all comes together, it’s the iconic Turkey & Brie sandwich from The Williamsburg Winery. 

And it’s legendary. Not just...

February 25, 2020

If you’re a fan of Virginia Wine, you’ve probably seen your fair share of pictures of tractors rolling through lush, green vineyards. Winemakers and vineyard workers leaf pulling and working with clusters of fully ripe, beautifully colored grapes. And, if you haven’t s...

February 19, 2020

Ages well. 

Big and bold. 

Loves being single or part of a group. 

While this may sound like the beginning of a social media profile, it’s actually referring to Virginia’s idyllic, full-bodied, red wine grape – Petit Verdot.

The deep-purple, thick-skinned grape from Bordea...

February 3, 2020

From home-grown herbs and produce to Eastern Shore oysters and Edwards Surry ham, The Winery takes great care in selecting the finest quality meats, fruits and vegetables to serve to its guests.

The Williamsburg Winery’s commitment to incorporating fresh, locally-source...

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