Tag: Virginia wine

Celebrating American Independence with A Renewed Partnership in Wine

Ceremonial vine planting on the top of Montalto (Gabriele Rausse in the center, Francesco Mazzei to the left, and Filippo Mazzei to the right)

On July 3rd, 2013, I had the pleasure of attending an event that represented the renewed partnership between Thomas Jefferson, one of America’s Founding Fathers, and Philip Mazzei, an influential figurehead in both European and American history.  This event featured…

Book Review: American Wine – The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States by Jancis Robinson and Linda Murphy

American_Wine_The_Academic_Wino

I was very excited to crack open American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States by Jancis Robinson and Linda Murphy, and I have to say that I was not disappointed! To purchase American…