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Valley Road Vineyards announces partnership with Wintergreen Music

VRV is excited to announce that is has expanded its sponsorship relationship with Wintergreen Music (formerly Wintergreen Performing Arts) for its 2019 Music Festival.   The first event will be July 18th: Mix Mingle & Music IV — Unexpected Pairings: Jazz Violin & Michael White Mix and Mingle during Happy Hour before the performance in Valley […]

Nelson County prepares to Rock The Ridge again for a good cause

BY EMMA SCHKLOVEN, THE NEWS & ADVANCE – June 26, 2019 Two Nelson County businesses have teamed up to once again host Rock the Ridge, a weekend of music in support of a good cause. The event — which is spread over two afternoons, kicking off Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Valley Road Vineyards in […]

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 […]