Virginia Festival of the Book Returns With Exciting Programs

The Virginia Festival of the Book, a celebration of literature produced by the Virginia Humanities that brings together writers and readers each year, returns March 21-25 to Downtown Charlottesville. The five-day festival features about 250 programs. The 2018 line-up of authors and talks encompasses an exciting range of topics, from biographies and memoirs to food […]

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4 Stunning Wine Cellars to Inspire Any Wine Enthusiast

Part of enjoying Jefferson’s Virginia includes having access to a plethora of award-winning wineries and vineyards. A wine cellar is a fantastic way to store and highlight these local wines in your home. You can even add wine storage to your home without needing a basement or a library-sized space. We teamed up with Purple Cherry […]

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Monticello Wine Trail Shines Again at Governor’s Cup Gala

Last night, the 2018 Annual Virginia Governor’s Cup Wine Competition Gala was held at the Main Street Station, a chic newly-renovated Richmond venue. During the competition, now in its 36th year, esteemed judges sampled over 440 Virginia wines, judging based on appearance, aroma, flavor, overall quality and commercial suitability. The judges awarded 99 Gold Medals […]

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Verdigris Debuts Spring Fashions

Thursday evening, Charlottesville Wine & Country joined a packed house at Old Metropolitan Hall in Downtown Charlottesville to see the latest spring trends at Verdigris Clothier’s celebration of fashion, women and the boutique’s grand re-opening. Owner, Mazi Ochayon, (seen below at right with Elizabeth Irvin, Executive Director of the Women’s Initiative at left) hosted a […]

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For the Love of Hot Chocolate

Throughout the month of February, hot chocolate lovers can warm up with a different decadent flavor of the rich drink each day at the European-inspired MarieBette Cafu00e9 and Bakery. Hot chocolate originated in Mexico and was originally served cold. It was made by mixing hand ground cocoa seeds with water and a few other ingredients, […]

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Local Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Are you looking for a Valentine’s Day gift? Here are a few local ideas we love. Purchase them for your loved one or use them as hints to help your significant other find the perfect present. Artisanal Jewelry: Unique, hand-crafted pieces, like this stunning red diamond ring from Ana Cavalheiro Fine Jewelry, are sure to […]

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