Trillium - Virginia dessert wine

Valley Road Releases Three Wines in Advance of Virginia Wine Month

In the three weeks preceding Virginia Wine Month (held annually each October), Valley Road Vineyards is releasing one new varietal each Saturday. They include two robust reds, and the winery’s first dessert varietal.

Trillium (release date: September 16)
Appealing flavors of peach and honey blend with a touch of citrus in this Late Harvest style wine. 4.2% residual sugar.
2015 Cabernet Franc (release date: September 23)
Highlighted by bright fruits on the nose and pallet, oak aged with a peppery finish.
2015 Petit Verdot (release date: September 30)
Abundant dark fruits, soft tannins, and a smooth lingering finish are featured in this big Virginia red.
Virginia Tourism Partners

Valley Road Vineyards Hosts Tourism Group

On August 31, area tourism professionals gathered at Valley Road Vineyards for a semi-annual meeting coordinated by the Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau. Speakers included CACVB staff Kurt Burkhart, Executive Director; Bri Warner, Marketing & Public Relations; Ellen Sewell, Digital Marketing Coordinator; Brantley Ussery, Marketing and Sales. In addition, Rita McClenny, CEO of Virginia Tourism Corporation introduced the #StandforLove campaign alongside VTC Board Chairwoman, Susan Payne. “It was our pleasure to host fellow tourism partners and introduce them to our wines and venue,” remarked Stan Joynes, CEO of Valley Road Vineyards.