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Parts of Virginia suffered freeze or frost damage during the early morning hours of May 14. While this is a late spring frost, it is not unusual for such an event to occur at this date. VVA would like to … Continue reading
This year’s topic for the Summer Technical is Steep Terrain Viticulture. Registration is now open. For more details visit here.
The Summer Technical will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at RdV Vineyards and Glen Manor. Registration will be held at Rappahannock Cellars where we urge members to carpool to the first host vineyard. The Summer Social will begin at … Continue reading
The 2012 Virginia Commercial Grape Report is now available online at VirginiaWine.org. The annual report is compiled by the Wine Marketing Office and provides information on the growing conditions and production from the 2012 harvest in Virginia. Information from this … Continue reading
The National Weather Service is trying to expand the network of weather observations. As part of that effort Anita Silverman, Lead Forecaster of NWS Blacksburg is contacting vineyards and orchards across Virginia to recruit volunteers to report rainfall information. Rainfall … Continue reading
Please save the date for the VWC’s annual Wine & Vine Legislative Day to be held at the Capitol on January 17, 2013. This event is a great opportunity to gather with a group of your industry partners and remind … Continue reading
Last February at our annual meeting, the Virginia Vineyard Association’s Grower of the Year Award was presented to Jeanette Smith of VineSmith. Nominations will be accepted from members for this prestigious award through January 6, 2013. The candidate should meet … Continue reading