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Embracing the Season with Flower Arranging at Pippin Hill

Embracing the Season with Flower Arranging at Pippin Hill

This summer, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards hosted the first event/workshop in what is tentatively a new agritourism series. The “Cut Flower Workshop” was led by the vineyard’s expert horticulturalist, Diane Burns, and guest host flower grower Jenny Hopkins, owner of Big Arms Farm in North Garden. The delightful afternoon included a tour of Pippin […]

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Remembering Horton Vineyards Founder Dennis Horton

Remembering Horton Vineyards Founder Dennis Horton

We at Ivy Publications and Charlottesville Wine & Country Living would like to extend our deepest condolences to the Horton family for the passing of Horton Vineyards’ founder and winemaker Dennis Horton. We’d also like to express how thankful we are for his influence in the growth of our local wine country. Dennis’ journey as […]

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Horton Vineyards Showcased at Smithsonian

Horton Vineyards Showcased at Smithsonian

Last night, Horton Vineyards was featured at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s Winemakers’ Dinner, an annual fundraiser for the museum’s American Food and Wine History Project. This year, the museum collaborated with and celebrated the Rhône Rangers, a group of 100 U.S. wineries dedicated to strengthening the American Rhone wine movement. The Winemakers’ Dinner followed an informal seminar […]

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Fabulous Floral Creations Bloom at Caspari

Fabulous Floral Creations Bloom at Caspari

As we say so long to spring and hello to summer this week, we want to share one of our favorite events from this Spring—Caspari’s fabulous floral creations event during Historic Garden Week. Over the past 13 years, Caspari, a local retailer of stylish paper products influenced by a variety of materials—fine art, textiles, ceramics […]

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Fathers Day CHO•ho Gift Guide

Fathers Day CHO•ho Gift Guide

To help remind Dad he’s one-of-a-kind this Father’s Day, pick him up something local and unique. Whether you plan to spend the holiday golfing, fishing or visiting one of our beautiful local wineries or craft breweries together, these gifts are sure to be the icing on the cake. For the best of local events and […]

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Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival Celebrates Local Food and Wine

Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival Celebrates Local Food and Wine

The 2018 Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival celebrated its seventh year last week with an expansion of programming. This year, guests could attend a multitude of wonderful wine-paired dinners, brunches and special events during the five days leading up to the festival’s well known “Grand Tasting” event on Saturday. The festival kicked off with […]

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