Wine is central to the Thanksgiving table, even in a pandemic year like this, but choosing what’s best can be tricky. There are a lot of different types of food on the table at one time, from sweet potatoes and savory stuffing to gamey dark turkey meat and glazed hams. Finding one or two wines that can work with everything
Just 13 miles from Charlottesville, the small town of Crozet offers a change of pace, with mostly outdoor activities for families and avid bikers and hikers alike.
Beginning in late September, The Festy officially became headquartered at Chisholm in a field carefully potted and partitioned into virtual boxes that allow small groups of vino-music fans to enjoy themselves in the fullness of Virginia’s autumnal countryside.
Looking for adventures in a vineyard this fall? Since wine tasting can happen safely in the great outdoors and fine vintages have been known to ease anxiety, area winemakers have put together a full calendar of events to appeal to those eager to go afield. Here’s our list of what’s best:1. The Festy at Chisholm VineyardsPerhaps the most dramatic and
By Cameron Vest ‘15Charlottesville and her surroundings boast 35 of the state’s 300+ vineyards. Not surprisingly some of the best are led by UVA alumni. We spoke with eight about their vineyards, their love of Charlottesville, and how their UVA experiences shaped the wineries they’ve built.But first, let's set the stage. Twelve years before the University of Virginia was established,