The Commonwealth of Virginia has an official new wine region thanks to the Williamsburg Winery continuing to be a trailblazer on behalf of the industry. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) announced Tuesday that the Virginia Peninsula is an approved American Viticultural Area (AVA), a distinction only awarded to areas with distinct geographic features. An AVA is a geographically defined grape-growing zone with boundaries determined by the U.S. government. The W
Go to bed in Williamsburg and wake up in Europe — Greece, England, Italy, France, take your pick. Spend the night at Wedmore Place, the hotel on the grounds of the Williamsburg Winery, for a unique experience. Each room is distinct, reflective of the varied cultural heritages of the European provinces winery founder Patrick Duffeler visited over the years. Considerable thought was given to even the most minute details of Wedmore Place, including the name. What’s in the name?
The Williamsburg Winery’s inaugural Tour de Virginia is gearing up to be a memorable experience for cyclists and not just because of the scenery, though that is special, too. The four-day event through the historical Virginia countryside from Sept. 23-26 will include fun-filled evenings in Richmond, Farmville and Petersburg featuring local food and Williamsburg Winery wine. The ride culminates with an after-party back at the start line at the Williamsburg Winery in the middle