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9 Beers To Try In DC, RVA, CVille!

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Amber Waves Ale, Capitol City Brewing Company

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1100 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
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An American amber ale with loads of American aroma hops from the famed Yakima Valley on the west coast and a healthy malt bill to support them. Initially bitter and finally sweet. Winner: Bronze Medal 2002, Gold Medal 2005, Silver Medal 2006 Great American Beer Festival. Read More

7 VA Wines That Rock!

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Ankida Ridge 2011 Pinot Noir

Ankida

Franklin Creek Rd., Amherst, VA 24521
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The nose shows classic Burgundian character with round black cherry and cassis then evolves into hints of ripe strawberry. Kirsch combines with cardamom and white pepper and the long finish carries with it classic fresh bright cherry notes. Read More

9 VA Beers You Must Drink This Week

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Isabel Chocolate Orange Bourbon Porter, Blue Mountain Barrel House, CVille

Isabel

495 Cooperative Way, Arrington, VA 22922
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A sublime porter aged in bourbon barrels with cacao nibs from Ghana and Spanish orange peel. The deep chocolaty nose gives way to a surprisingly light porter. Pairs beautifully with grilled foods. Read More

6 RVA Breweries You Must Try

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Strangeways Brewing

strangeways

2277 Dabney Rd, Richmond, VA 23230
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In search of something out of the ordinary? So are they. That’s why they spend their days toiling away, creating exquisitely peculiar concoctions to satisfy the most curious of cravings, persnickety of palates and inquisitive of individuals. That said, they strongly encourage you to do two things: Think Strange. Drink Strange. Read More

9 VA Wine Makers You Must Meet

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Tim Gorman, Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery

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9423 Batesville Road, Afton, Virginia 22920
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In 2002, the Gorman family decided to open their own winery. Tim’s years in the vineyard as a respected grape producer have served him well as Winemaker at Cardinal Point. Read More

Meet The 8 Best Brewmasters In Charlottesville

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Taylor Smack, Blue Mountain Brewery

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9519 Critzer Shop Rd, Afton, VA 22920
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Taylor Smack has been brewing beer professionally since early 2000 after receiving the Certificate of Brewing Technology from Chicago’s Siebel Institute, the country’s oldest school for the craft of brewing. Read More

6 VA Wineries You Have Not Tried

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Chateau Morrisette

chateau morisette

287 Winery Road SW, Floyd, VA 24091
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Chateau Morrisette Winery is one of Southwest Virginia’s premier destinations for award-winning wine and fine dining. The winery produces an extensive range of wines, while the restaurant specializes in fresh and delicious regional cuisine. Read More

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