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VMV Brands Purchases Downtown CVille Real Estate

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

 
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – One of Virginia’s best advertising and digital media agencies has found a new headquarters near the historic Downtown Mall in Charlottesville, Virginia.

VMV Brands – the parent company of uber popular brands: I Love CVille, Scoutology.com and CVille Food – purchased commercial space in The Maclin Building on Market Street, the company announced this month. Read More

Top 10 CVille Wine And Music Stops In August

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Mercy Creek, Stinson Vineyards, Aug. 7

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4744 Sugar Hollow Rd, Crozet VA 22932
Website | Facebook | Twitter | Photo: Mercy Creek Music FB Page

Mercy Creek are playing at Stinson Vineyards for the first Tailgate Thursday of August! Tailgate Thursdays continue through August 28th! With free admission, great entertainment, and delicious wine, it’s the perfect way to start your almost-weekend. Read More

5 Louisa Main Street Businesses You Have to Visit!

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. The Fabric Hut & Gift Gallery

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203 W Main St. Louisa, Virginia 23093
Facebook | Photo: Fabric Hut & Gift Gallery FB
The Fabric Hut and Gift Gallery, located on main street in the Town of Louisa is celebrating its 42nd year of business this month! Don’t let the name deceive you: not only do they offer a wide array of different fabrics, but also gifts ranging from Willow Tree Friends, flags, locally made goods, and more. Teachers and Senior citizens receive 10% discount everyday as well as free gift wrapping for all customers! Make sure to look out for their open house this fall on the 1st Friday and Saturday in December!

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10 Virginia Wineries To Visit This Weekend!

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Grayhaven Winery

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4675 East Grey Fox Circle, Gum Spring, VA 23065
Website | Facebook | Twitter | Photo: Grayhaven Winery FB Page

Nestled in the heart of Virginia wine country, Grayhaven continues to produce “Old World” style wines that celebrate the many facets of varietal character expressed with each vintage year. Read More

10 Mid-Atlantic White Wines For Summertime

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. 2012 Stainless Steel Aged Chardonnay, Brooklyn Winery

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213 N 8th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Website | Facebook | Twitter | Photo: Brooklyn Winery FB Page

Light in color but intense in aromatics and flavor. Essence of grapefruit, fresh picked strawberries and wet fresh water river stones along with hits of honeydew melon and white peach. Very well balanced with bright acidity and creamy texture. Read More

7 Awesome Festivals To Check Out This July And August

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Daylily and Wine Festival, Saturday, July 19, 2014 – Sunday, July 20, 2014

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994 Long Meadow Rd., Fishersville, VA 22939
Website | Facebook | Photo: Viette’s FB Page

The Daylily Festival is one of the Shenandoah Valley’s largest and most loved summer events. The beautiful rolling hills of the Viette Farm and Nursery offer lush gardens and rows and rows of daylilies, making it a truly beautiful and unique festival backdrop. The Daylily Festival provides attendees a wonderful weekend of entertainment that is sure to tantalize all your senses. From fresh produce right off the farm, to sipping, sampling, and savoring some of Virginia’s most loved wines, beers and locally produced foods, the Daylily Festival is no ordinary summer event. Read More

8 Central Virginia Wineries To Try

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. CrossKeys Vineyards

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6011 E Timber Ridge Rd, Mount Crawford, Virginia 22841
Website | Facebook | Twitter | Photo: CrossKeys Vineyards FB Page

CrossKeys Vineyards is a beautiful 125 acre Estate situated in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. They produce a wide array of award winning, estate, grown, produced, and bottled wines. Surrounded by the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains, CrossKeys Vineyards is the perfect setting for a relaxing day trip, romantic dinner, grand wedding, and everything in between. Read More

Top 6 Virginia Wines To Try

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. 2011 Meritage, Rappahannock Cellars

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14437 Hume Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22640
Website | Facebook | Twitter | Photo: Rappahannock Cellars Facebook

A stunningly complex and subtle “right-bank” styled red blend from the historically challenging 2011 vintage. This medium-bodied jewel begins with aromas dominated by tobacco leaf, leather, and anise, which precede flavors of candied red fruit reminiscent of strawberry-rhubarb pie, all clothed in a thin veil of vanilla, cocoa, and clove, and leading to a lingering finish with soft, enjoyable tannins. Perfect to accompany your favorite veal dish, or try with a saltimbocca venison shank. Read More

7 Virginia Wineries You Should Try

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Barren Ridge Vineyards

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984 Barren Ridge Road, Fishersville, VA 22939
Website | Facebook | Twitter | Photo: Barren Ridge Facebook

Located on the Higgs family’s former apple orchard, Barren Ridge Vineyards is now home to Augusta County’s premier winery, Barren Ridge Vineyards. John and Shelby Higgs cleared the overgrown land and planted it with grapevines that now produce award-winning wines. Read More

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