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2019 Governor’s Cup Results

Three Valley Road Vineyards red wines added some medal to the winery’s award cabinet. VRV’s 2014 Meritage and 2015 Meritage each received a Silver Medal in the 2019 Virginia Governor’s Cup Awards, announced February 26, 2019. The immensely popular Torn Curtain also received a Silver Medal. The 2019 Virginia Governor’s Cup was presented at a Gala […]

Wine & Country Living Publishes Wine Tasting Tips from Valley Road

Wine Tasting 101 With over 40 local wineries to visit for a tasting, learning to expand your palate has never been so easy—or so pleasurable. Whatever you desire—flowery, fruity, smoky or light—you are sure to find the perfect wine. However, when it comes to wine tastings, the experience should involve more than just your taste buds. […]

Valley Road Vineyards Appoints New Marketing Director

Afton, Va. (July 9, 2018) – Valley Road Vineyards is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Joynes as its Marketing Director. Most recently in the role of Senior Vice President and Director of Account Management at Richmond-based West Cary Group, Barbara has enjoyed over 30 years leading advertising agencies in NYC and Richmond. Prior […]

Valley Road Vineyards 2015 Viognier Wins Governor’s Cup Gold

Valley Road Vineyards is pleased to announce that its 2015 Viognier has won Gold in the 36th annual Virginia Governor’s Cup awards. Born of fruit sourced in the Monticello AVA, made by King Family Vineyards’ Matthieu Finot, and bottled at KFV, Valley Road’s 2015 Viognier was one of ninety-nine wines awarded a Gold Medal out […]

Tastings.com Awards Valley Road Vineyards with Two Silver Medals

Tastings.com recently awarded Valley Road Vineyards with two medals in its 2018 World Wine Championships. Both the 2015 Viognier and 2015 Whitehall Viognier received a silver medal with 87 and 85 points each, respectfully. Visit each wine listed on Tastings.com to read the full reviews: 2015 Whitehall Viognier 2015 Viognier The Tastings.com World Wine Championships […]

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 […]

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 […]

Valley Road Launches Sunday Beach Party Series

With temperatures on the rise in Central Virginia, area wine lovers need a place to cool down. So the team at Valley Road thought, “why not bring the beach to the mountains one day per week?” Relax indoors or out on the patio and enjoy surf tunes, themed selfie stations, and of course Frosé with […]

Valley Road Earns Recognition at the 2017 State Fair Wine Competition

On June 12, 2017, Valley Road Vineyards was awarded a Silver Medal for its 2014 Meritage in the 24th annual State Fair of Virginia Wine Competition. It also received an award for its labels in the Best Contemporary Series category. Valley Road would like to thank its principal design agency, Watermark Design, who is responsible […]

Valley Road Vineyards Earns Coveted Spot in 2017 Governor’s Cup Case®

Valley Road Vineyards is pleased to announce that its Gold Medal-winning 2014 Petit Verdot has won one of the twelve spots in the Governor’s Case in the 35th annual Governor’s Cup awards. Born of fruit sourced in the Monticello AVA, made by King Family Vineyards’ Matthieu Finot, and bottled at KFV, Valley Road’s 2014 Petit Verdot […]