Category: Virginia Wine
Review: Getting to Know Virginia – 2005 Kluge Estate Red Blend

Those of you who have been reading the blog over the last few weeks have seen my series of posts with Josh from Wine(Explored) contrasting the Texas and Virginia wine industries.  I've really enjoyed getting to know the Virginia wine world a little, and my man Dezel from My Vine Spot helped make the introduction complete by sending on a [...]

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All Good Things Must End – 2010 Texas-Virginia Wine Summit – Part 4

I have had so much fun doing this series with Josh from Wine(Explored), that finishing it up is a little bittersweet.  I loved getting to try some Virginia wines, and to learn more about the wine industry in Virginia.  Thanks for the memories Josh! Today our last post is running on Wine(Explored).  I can say that for my part, I [...]

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Independent Research – The 2010 Texas – Virginia Wine Summit – Part 3

This is part three of the 2010 Texas – Virginia Wine Summit.  For part 1 of the 2010 Texas – Virginia Wine Summit, you can find the Dawn of Cooperation here on Vinotology.For part 2 of the Summit, you can find The Great Tasting here on Wine(Explored) Chairman: Welcome to the third session of the 2010 Texas – Virginia Wine [...]

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The Great Tasting – Texas/Virginia Wine Summit – Part 2

I'm really excited about the continuation of the Texas/Virginia Wine Summit over on the Wine(Explored) blog.  Today we are presenting more of our case for our state's merits when it comes to wine, and this time we have brought physical evidence.  Read the results here. Also, if you are on Twitter, follow Josh from Wine(Explored) @wineaccguy.

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An Era of Cooperation Dawns: The 2010 Texas – Virginia Wine Summit – Part 1

Chairman: The Texas – Virginia Wine Summit will now come to order. After years of jostling for the honor of joining California, Washington, New York, and Oregon as the fifth of the future “Big Five,” we have decided to put this question to you, the panel, for reconciliation. We have to my left, representing the great state of Texas, Ben [...]

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The 2010 Texas / Virginia Wine Summit

Ok, so that sounds far too official for what it really is, but that's just how I like to roll.  Everything is bigger in Texas (obligatory double entendre goes here), but are generally not as big as Texans would have you believe.  Still, this is pretty much huge. One of my new favorite people on Twitter is @wineaccguy, who is [...]

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