Brian Harris, Author at The Williamsburg Winery


The Williamsburg Winery Takes Gold Three Times at Governor’s Cup

Wine

Williamsburg, Virginia — The Williamsburg Winery earned a trifecta— three Gold medals in the 2022 Virginia Governor’s Cup Wine Competition — and a first on Tuesday. While the Williamsburg Winery… Continue reading The Williamsburg Winery Takes Gold Three Times at Governor’s Cup


Williamsburg Winery Introduces Small Batch Field Blend Series

Wine

Williamsburg Winery Wine Club members are in for an exclusive treat. As part of their February wine shipment, they’ll receive the first of the Winery’s Small Batch Field Blend Series.… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery Introduces Small Batch Field Blend Series


Seasonal Ingredients, Four Wines Highlight new Chef’s Notebook Dinner Series at Gabriel Archer Tavern

Eat Local, Food, Wine

Savor Virginia’s bounty on your plate as part of the Williamsburg Winery’s new Chef’s Notebook dinner series. The first of these monthly epicurean journeys will be offered on Thursday, Feb.… Continue reading Seasonal Ingredients, Four Wines Highlight new Chef’s Notebook Dinner Series at Gabriel Archer Tavern


The 2019 Adagio in a Class All Its Own

Wine

After a near-perfect growing season three years ago, is it any wonder that the Williamsburg Winery’s 2019 Adagio is worth touting 10 months before its release? Structure. Depth. Layers. Complexity.… Continue reading The 2019 Adagio in a Class All Its Own


Williamsburg Winery’s 2020 Virginia Viognier Brings Home Gold in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Wine

Williamsburg, Virginia — The Williamsburg Winery’s 2020 Virginia Viognier earned a Gold Medal at the largest competition for North American wines in the country. More than 5,700 wines from approximately… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery’s 2020 Virginia Viognier Brings Home Gold in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Winter Blending and Bottling Notes Give Nod to 2019 Reserves Including a Merlot in Class of its Own

Behind the Scenes, Events, Wine

Even with the vineyards dormant, the Williamsburg Winery is bustling this winter with the typical buzz surrounding blending and bottling. It’s one of the busiest periods at the winery topped… Continue reading Winter Blending and Bottling Notes Give Nod to 2019 Reserves Including a Merlot in Class of its Own


Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: “When I’m homesick for Europe, I go to the Winery”

Culture, Wine

The Williamsburg Winery’s most intimate connection with customers is through its Wine Club, which provides members with the ultimate experience in world-class wine and food. Meet Doris H. Elliott, a… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: “When I’m homesick for Europe, I go to the Winery”


The Art and Craft of Making a Barrel

Behind the Scenes, How To, Wine

Barrel making is an art steeped into history and century-old tradition. While technology has improved the process, it still relies on the handiwork of artisans and craftsmen at every stage.… Continue reading The Art and Craft of Making a Barrel


Tour Wessex Hundred with the Help of Our Guide

Behind the Scenes, Stay

Turn into the pastoral entrance of the Wessex Hundred farm that leads to the Williamsburg Winery and you’re prompted to slow down before you spot the first speed limit sign.… Continue reading Tour Wessex Hundred with the Help of Our Guide


Art, Wine, Motorsports and an Evening to Remember at Wessex Hall on Dec. 9

Culture, Events, Wine

Guests visiting the Williamsburg Winery know its founder, Patrick Duffeler, as a friendly fellow with a warm handshake, a storyteller with an exquisite memory for names and dates and the… Continue reading Art, Wine, Motorsports and an Evening to Remember at Wessex Hall on Dec. 9


Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: Discovering New Tastes While Making Friends

Culture, Wine

The Williamsburg Winery’s most intimate connection with customers is through its Wine Club, which provides members with the ultimate experience in world-class wine and food. Meet Wine Club members Jim… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: Discovering New Tastes While Making Friends


Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: “Everybody is a Big Family and You’re a Part of It.”

Culture, Wine

The Williamsburg Winery’s most intimate connection with customers is through its Wine Club, which provides members with the ultimate experience in world-class wine and food. Meet Kimberly Riley, a longtime… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: “Everybody is a Big Family and You’re a Part of It.”


A Toast to Virginia’s Eighth AVA and the Williamsburg Winery for Making it Happen

Wine

The Commonwealth of Virginia has an official new wine region thanks to the Williamsburg Winery continuing to be a trailblazer on behalf of the industry. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax… Continue reading A Toast to Virginia’s Eighth AVA and the Williamsburg Winery for Making it Happen


Soak in the Art and Wonder of Wedmore Place

Behind the Scenes, Stay

Go to bed in Williamsburg and wake up in Europe — Greece, England, Italy, France, take your pick. Spend the night at Wedmore Place, the hotel on the grounds of… Continue reading Soak in the Art and Wonder of Wedmore Place


Cyclists to Log Miles for Meals During Tour de Virginia

Events

The Williamsburg Winery’s inaugural Tour de Virginia is gearing up to be a memorable experience for cyclists and not just because of the scenery, though that is special, too. The… Continue reading Cyclists to Log Miles for Meals During Tour de Virginia


The Williamsburg Winery’s Newest Chef Returns to His Roots

Behind the Scenes, Eat Local, Fine Dining

The Williamsburg Winery’s new Chef de Cuisine is at home at Wessex Hundred. A native New Yorker, Jake Wechsler moved to Williamsburg with his family at the age of 15… Continue reading The Williamsburg Winery’s Newest Chef Returns to His Roots


Mercedes-Benz of Hampton a Natural Partner for Williamsburg Winery’s First-Ever Tour de Virginia

Events

Partnering with the Williamsburg Winery for the inaugural Tour de Virginia just made sense for Mercedes-Benz of Hampton. The luxury car dealer, looking to expand its footprint in the Williamsburg… Continue reading Mercedes-Benz of Hampton a Natural Partner for Williamsburg Winery’s First-Ever Tour de Virginia


Smell the Difference in Wine Aged in Cognac Barrels

Behind the Scenes, Wine

The nose has it! Not that wine aged in cognac barrels doesn’t taste wonderful, but the aromatics are what truly distinguishes this method. While aging wine in cognac barrels isn’t… Continue reading Smell the Difference in Wine Aged in Cognac Barrels


Get comfortable, get fit, have fun with Conte’s at Williamsburg Winery’s Tour de Virginia

Events

Chris Duffy rode his bike everywhere growing up in picturesque New England. Today’s Director of Road and Fitting for Conte’s Bike Shop competed for teams in Spain and Italy. As… Continue reading Get comfortable, get fit, have fun with Conte’s at Williamsburg Winery’s Tour de Virginia


Cycling’s Hincapies on Board for Williamsburg Winery’s First-Ever Tour de Virginia

Events

When Hincapie Sportswear hosts cycling events, the Williamsburg Winery is a regular at the start line offering sponsorship. Rich Hincapie is happy to return the favor for the inaugural Tour… Continue reading Cycling’s Hincapies on Board for Williamsburg Winery’s First-Ever Tour de Virginia

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