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Wines of the East Coast: Rapid Progress on Many Fronts

The wines of the East Coast are making progress on many fronts.  Noteworthy improvements in the quality of East Coast wines and their unique character are attracting growing numbers of wine enthusiasts. Today, more than ever before, consumers along the … Continue reading

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Paradise Springs: Premium Wines from Coast to Coast*

Paradise Springs is a family owned winery with operations in Virginia and Santa Barbara. It is owned and operated by Kirk Wilde and his mother Jane Kinchiloe along with local partners.  In Santa Barbara it shares  winemaking space in Buelton … Continue reading

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Stinson Vineyards of Virginia: New Releases

We are pleased to have the opportunity to review Stinson Vineyards’ new releases.  We have been tasting their wines over the past four years and have been increasingly impressed with the improvements in quality and their experimentation with new varieties.  … Continue reading

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Virginia Wine: Finally Realizing Thomas Jefferson’s Dream

Over 200 years ago Thomas Jefferson dreamed of producing quality American wines from vitis vinifera vines in Virginia.  Today his dream is rapidly coming to fruition, as we show in our just-released report on the wines of Virginia. The numbers … Continue reading

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Stinson Vineyards: A Boutique Winery in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains

Stinson Vineyards is a new, family run boutique winery (1500 cases) located in White Hall, nestled in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.  When Scott Stinson moved there from Maryland in 2008 he wasn’t really expecting to be a … Continue reading

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