Culture

Wine and ‘shine in Smyth and Wythe counties

October 22, 2016

The hollows of Smyth and Wythe counties of Southwest Virginia were legendary for the making of illicit brews. Now this region, about five hours south of Washington, D.C., is fermenting and distilling legal beverages and […]

Breweries

Wine and beer in north central West Virginia

October 7, 2016

When it comes to beverages and West Virginia, your mind might turn more toward moonshine than wine or beer, but the north central part of the Mountain State has its share of wineries and craft […]

Breweries

Shenandoah Valley offers libations along the Spirits Trail

October 4, 2016

Just in time for the annual October Virginia Wine Month, tourism offices, wineries, craft breweries, cideries, and distilleries in the Northern Shenandoah Valley launched the Shenandoah Spirits Trail. The trail spans the area from Winchester […]

Breweries

Five along the Frederick Wine Trail

October 2, 2016

It’s harvest time at the five wineries participating in the Frederick Wine Trail. Grapes hang heavy from the vines as the aromas of new wine fill the air. You don’t even have to like wine […]