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The 4th Annual Shenandoah Cup went to Cave Ridge winemaker and owner Randy Phillips for his 2019 Fossil Hill Reserve (60% Cab Franc, 20% Petit Verdot, 20% Cab Sauv). Bottles are still available for purchase at the winery or by mail, $35. Buy the wine here and see all the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail wineries here.  

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Love mulled wine, dessert wine, chocolate wine? Of course you do. 37 wineries are offering free pours of their holiday wines. Details here

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The first-ever Norton Challenge was held on Epicurean Classic Weekend at the Omni Homestead Resort. The big winner? Congrats to DuCard Vineyards and winemaker Julien Durantie on taking home the Cup for their 2017 DuCard Estate Norton.  More on that here.

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The Advent Calendar is back! Keswick Vineyards is again doing their wine (yes!) Advent Calendar. Very limited quantities. Order by Nov. 30, here.

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Tickets now on sale for the 2023 Virginia Wine Governor's Cup Gala at Main Street Station in Richmond on February 23. This is only the second time it's been open to the public. It's a great night - maybe we'll see you there? Tickets here.

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Virginia wine expert, author of Beyond Jefferson's Vines: The Evolution of Quality Wine in Virginia, and competition judge Richard Leahy has finally done what he should have done a looong time ago - he's launched a private wine tour biz. Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley areas. Find him here

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