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 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...

January 18, 2020

What happens when you combine the fruit known to represent kindness and a sweet symbol of love and commitment? 

Raspberry Chocolate Pie. 

We recently dug into some old recipes from Williamsburg Winery Founder Patrick Duffeler and uncovered this sweet piece, perfect for a...

January 18, 2020

Bisque. See this on any menu and you know right away you’re getting something rich and thick. 

Cream based. 

A blend of satisfying flavors. 

And you’ll probably want to tell yourself it’s calorie free. 

But it doesn’t really matter. 

In the coldest winter months – and even...

January 14, 2020

As you may have noticed, every one of our corks send an important message to our friends – ENJOY LIFE! 

What better way to do just that than over a Sunday supper with those you love? 

Enjoy this Mushroom and Prosciutto Pasta recipe, pulled from the archives of Williamsbu...

November 20, 2019

A self-proclaimed free spirit, Reba McConnell was the child that would spill the paint on the walls and color outside of the lines. 

Sometimes on purpose…just to see what happened. 

“I was that guy in the family,” she laughed.

But it was also how she learned what she coul...

November 2, 2019

For decades, The Williamsburg Winery Founder Patrick Duffeler has done more than facilitate the hand-making of wine. He’s hand-crafted and personalized Christmas cards each year for friends and family. 

The fronts often feature his own line art, the insides complete wit...

October 10, 2019

Harmony and notes. 

Structure and range. 

Depth and balance. 

Body and variety.

There’s a reason the very terms used in music can be used to describe our most important moments of life, a person we love, or a wine we so thoroughly enjoy. 

Music makes us feel. Perfect harmon...

September 8, 2019

It's been said: “Nothing is better for the soil than the farmer’s footprints.” 

At Wessex Hundred, we certainly believe that to be true. 

This month, we were reminded just how powerful the presence of YOUR footprints can be in the vineyards, too. 

Just as hurricane Dorian...