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I recently passed a major milestone of hitting 10,000 followers on instagram! I am so grateful and excited to be sharing this wine journey with so many people on social media. As a way to say thank you, I reached out to some of my favorite Virginia Wineries to giveaway 10 bottles of wine to 10 different people.
All of these wines are from amazing vineyards here in Virginia. With the help of the winery owners and winemakers, we have selected one of their best summer wines from each place! If you haven’t tried Virginia wine yet, check out these 10 Virginia wines that are perfect for summer!
This wine is a new release for Hark Vineyards! It is 50% Cab Franc and 50% Merlot. 125 Cases produced with notes of rose petal & strawberry. I am in love with this beautiful deep pink color!
This Wisdom Oak wine one of my favorite Virginia Sauvignon Blancs! It is aged in stainless steel and there are 110 cases produced. There are lovely notes of floral and pink grapefruit on the palate.
This is a very popular rosé here in central VA. It is often my go to for weekend sipping. The King Family crosé is merlot based with notes of watermelon, light grass, and grapefruit. 4,000 cases produced.
Known for their Viognier, Jefferson Vineyards has produced a beautiful 2018 perfect for sipping this summer. It has aromas of honeysuckle, lychee, and orange zest with flavors of peach and brown sugar on the palate.
This rosé is a fabulous blend of Cab Sauv, Merlot, Viognier, Petit Manseng and Traminette. The Mount Ida wine features notes of raspberries, wild flowers and peppercorn.
The Five Forks is a white blend of Petit Manseng, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Early Mountain creates this unique blend that is a perfect crisp summer white.
District Winery in DC creates a beautiful rosé made from old vine Grenache grapes. It has notes of watermelon, grapefruit and guava with an expressive texture and long finish.
Veritas creates a beautiful Sauvignon Blanc from the Monticello AVA. This wine has every kind of citrus on the nose and palate with some light grassy notes.
This is our only Pinot Grigio on the list but it is a good one! Knight’s Gambit Vineyard produces a fun and light Pinot Grigio that has notes of Meyer lemon with a hint of honey and a balanced acidity.
You can’t experience Virginia wine without trying a few different Viogniers! Keswick Vineyards 2018 LVA Viognier is a Governor’s Cup Gold Medal Winner! It has notes of yellow fruits, honey and baking spices. Enjoy now or in 2-3 years!